Hulu has lastly launched Downloads. The characteristic permits some customers (however not all) to obtain hundreds of reveals and flicks to watch offline. Hulu could also be late to the celebration, and there are some additional caveats to contemplate, however customers ought to nonetheless welcome the characteristic.
In January 2017, Hulu promised that it was engaged on providing offline downloads, with a timeline of “a few months”. Then, in May 2018, Hulu formally introduced its intention to begin providing downloads “during the 2018-19 upfront season”.
How to Download Hulu Shows to Watch Offline
Now, as introduced in a put up on Hulu Press, Hulu is lastly delivering on its guarantees. Which implies that some Hulu customers can be ready to watch Hulu on the go by downloading reveals and flicks to watch offline. Unfortunately, there are some limitations.
For starters, Downloads are solely obtainable to viewers paying for the Hulu (No Ads) plan. This is the premium plan costing $11.99/month as opposed to the usual plan costing $5.99/month. And anybody on the usual plan can be left with out Downloads.
Hopping on a flight? Take your TV with you! Hulu (No Ads) subscribers can now obtain movies on choose units and watch them later with no need Wi-Fi or knowledge.
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There are additionally limitations on the variety of titles you possibly can obtain without delay, and the way lengthy you’ll have to watch them. You can obtain up to 25 titles without delay, and also you’ll have 30 days to watch them. However, when you hit Play you’ll solely have two days.
Hulu claims that there are “thousands of shows and movies” obtainable to obtain. This consists of Family Guy and Desperate Housewives, in addition to Hulu Originals like The Handmaid’s Tale. You can see extra by clicking “See What’s Downloadable” within the app.
Get Started by Exploring the Downloads Tab
Hulu Downloads can be found on iOS proper now. You simply want to replace the Hulu app on iOS, after which discover the Downloads tab on the backside of the display. Hulu guarantees that it will likely be providing Downloads to Android customers “soon”. Which is suitably obscure.
After a number of years falling behind its rivals resembling Netflix and Amazon Prime Video, Hulu lastly appears to be getting its act collectively. You may even now stream Hulu reveals in 4K. We can’t assist pondering the upcoming arrival of Disney+ is behind this sense of urgency.