How to download videos from hotstar

How to download videos from hotstar:

Hotstar is one of the entertainment site that has a different television channels and their shows. you can watch any of your old or new television shows that is from star television network. Hotstar became very popular for it’s huge collection of videos and shows that are available online, which people won’t miss if they can’t while it’s casted in specific time. But you can’t download the videos from hotstar using any downloading tools like Eagle Get downloader, Internet Download Manager or Free download manager or some other program you may know.

Why unable to download videos from hotstar?

On it’s way you can’t download videos from hotstar as it is using RTMP service. You can download from youtube using any downloading tools like Eagle Get downloader, Internet Download Manager or Free download manager, online downloaders or some other program you may know. But still why i can’t be able to download from hotstar. As i mentioned due RTMP(Realtime Media Playback) service, hotstar restrict downloading contents from it’s site and for copyright things.

hotstar logo
hotstar logo

How to download videos from hotstar:

It’s a simple way to work around if you’re good at using the tools that you get. It doesn’t takes a lot time except your internet speed. To use this downloader you would probably need a minimum of 1mbps internet connection(50kbps min download speed required).

Download the given file and extract it to c: of your system(it won’t work if you don’t)

hostar downloader in c drive
hostar downloader in c drive

Run the hotstarlivestreamer.bat file

hotstarlivestreamer
hotstarlivestreamer

it will ask you for the link.

goto hotstar.com and get the link of any video that you want to download.

Now i have took Kalaka Povathu Yaru Season 5 episode link for download

hotstar link
hotstar link

Simply paste the copied link in the command window and press enter

hotstar link paste
hotstar link paste

Now you will be prompted for the video definition like 240p, 360p, 404p, 720p

Enter the video definition you wish to download. example 720p

hotstar video definition
hotstar video definition

After video definition you’ll be asked whether to stream or download. simply give input as d

hotstar download
hotstar download

 

now your video download will be started and saved in the following location. C:\HotStar Downloader\videos

You can enjoy your downloaded video now anytime.

This is how i managed to download videos from hotstart.in

Hotstar Downloader script credit goes to the original creator biezom.

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