2 Methods to Record Hulu Videos in High Quality on Windows/Mac


Dec 07, 2018 09:00 / Posted by Lisa Ou

Is it possible to download Hulu videos without software? Well, the answer is Yes. In spite of common online video downloaders, you can get all Hulu programs in original quality. All you need is a screen recorder. Later, you can record Hulu Live TV and other programs freely.

Then here comes the question, which one is the best Hulu video downloader? From this article, you can get the latest and easiest ways to record Hulu Live TV. Let’s read and learn how to get Hulu videos together.

Record Hulu Videos

1. Record Hulu Live TV Streams with Cloud DVR (Up to 200 Hours)

Hulu releases the auto-download feature named Cloud DVR. Generally speaking, you can record Hulu Live TV with Cloud DVR over the air automatically. Just add available, not available on-demand and available on-demand Hulu movies and TV shows to the My Stuff section in schedule.

1. What You Can Record with Cloud DVR

New episodes and reruns of Hulu TV shows, games, daily broadcasts, televised movies and special events.

2. What You Can’t Record with Cloud DVR

Hulu live broadcasts subject to blackout restrictions.

3. How to Get Hulu Cloud DVR Storage

If you want to download Hulu episodes to watch offline, you need to activate the Cloud DVR feature for recording Hulu with Live TV. The basic subscription charges $39.99 for 50 hours. Well, you can upgrade to Enhanced Cloud DVR with $14.99 per month for 200 hours.

Record with Cloud DVR

2. Record Hulu Movies and TV Shows with FoneLab Screen Recorder (No Time Limit)

It is not cheap to download videos from Hulu using Cloud DVR, especially when you have lots of Hulu videos need to be downloaded. Sometimes the Hulu Cloud DVR not working due to these or those reasons. Why not get the cheaper and more reliable Hulu downloader for Mac and Windows PC?

During this time, you can record Hulu Live and other online live streams with FoneLab Screen Recorder effortlessly. There is no such a time limit. You can also set a timer or task schedule to record Hulu videos smartly.

Furthermore, you can record any video clip from Hulu app. Its pause/resume feature allows users to extract any Hulu content directly.

1. Main Features of the Hulu Recorder

  1. Record live streams from Hulu, Netflix, HBO, Fox, YouTube, Twitch and other sites.
  2. Record screen video with system audio and microphone voice.
  3. Take a screenshot to grab any moment from Hulu live streaming video.
  4. Set hotkeys to start or stop recording Hulu movies instantly.
  5. Edit the Hulu video recording or picture with text, line, arrow, ellipse, rectangle and other labels.
  6. No time limit or technology background is required.

2. How to Record Hulu Live on Windows

Launch the video downloader for Windows.

launch hulu downloader

Choose Video Recorder for Hulu video recording.

choose video recorder

Record on Hulu

Set the screen area to capture. Turn on System Sound and adjust the input volume. If you want to add your voice, you can enable Microphone too. Then click REC to start recording Hulu shows.

record on hulu

Choose Save followed by Next after screen recording.

save iphone recording video


  1. The Hulu recorder software work with Windows 10/8.1/8/7/Vista/XP (SP2 or later).
  2. You can record Hulu video in full screen or customized region.
  3. You can set a 3-second countdown in More settings before recording.

3. How to Record Live TV on Hulu on Mac

Download, install and launch the video downloader for Mac.

run mac video recorder

Record and download Hulu on Mac
Enable the Screen option. Drag and draw around the Hulu window. You can enter the width and length of the region you want to capture accurately if necessary. Then turn on the Audio option and adjust the input volume.  

record hulu video on mac

Pause and resume Hulu video recording freely.

Choose Stop to end up Hulu video and audio recording. 

Open Media Library to get your recorded Hulu video for sharing or other customizations.

share mac video recorder


  1. The Hulu video downloader is fully compatible with Mac OS X 10.6 or above.
  2. During the Hulu video recording process, you can click the Edit icon to access all labels and filters.
  3. You can click the Screenshot icon to take a screenshot of Hulu video, which looks like a camera.
  4. In the Preferences window, you can set mouse actions, change video frame rate, bitrate and other settings.

You can record Hulu video with audio as long as possible. No extra requirements or hidden fees. Thus, it is a really a big deal to use FoneLab Screen Recorder as your best Hulu downloader. Of course, you can record ustream and audio files with the above steps through FoneLab.

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