Why isn’t a movie or TV show available for download?

TV shows and movies from Netflix and other content providers can be downloaded on our Android, iPhone, iPad, Amazon Fire, and Windows 10 and 11 apps.

For general information about downloading titles, see How to download titles to watch offline.

Why are some titles not available for download?

We try to make as many movies and TV shows available for download as possible. When a title is not available to download, it can be for a few different reasons, including:

  • The content rights are currently exclusive to another company.

  • The rights are not available to purchase from the content provider.

  • Popularity, cost, seasonal or other localized factors, or availability.

Why are some Netflix original TV shows or movies not available for download?

Some of our TV shows and movies are produced in partnership with a studio that owns the franchise or intellectual property associated with the content. While we may have the rights to offer them for streaming, we may not be able to offer them for download.

Refer to How Netflix licenses TV shows and movies for more information about licensing and what makes a Netflix original.

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