The "download function" has been made an official U-NEXT feature. This means that you don't need to record videos. However, this recording technique is useful.

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U-NEXT has the following video titles:

  • Some titles are not available for download.
  • Titles that will be discontinued after a certain period of time
  • Rental titles that require a separate fee from the monthly fee

You can quickly make a recording and save them for later use.

You can also subscribe to U-NEXT and keep track of all titles at once for only $11 per month. U-NEXT can be used in innovative ways, such as with a tablet, smartphone or computer that allows you to view them offline.

Explanation of how to record U-NEXT

This article will show you how to record video content using U-NEXT. The recording method that I will show you is legal. You can therefore record VOD with no worries!

Let's look at how to record video content from the U-NEXT video streaming service.

About U-NEXT recordings

Recording U-NEXT video content on any device is prohibited, including smartphones, tablets and HDD recorders. The "HDCP" technology prevents unauthorized video recording.

HDCP (Highbandwidth Digital Content Protection), is a copyright protection technology. It prevents unauthorized copying digital content. Encryption will be applied to audio and video outputs from HDCP-compliant HDMI, DVI–D, and DisplayPort ports. To play encrypted audio and video correctly, your input device must be equipped with HDCP compliant HDMI, DVI–D or DisplayPort. You will see a black screen if you record normally. However, if you follow the steps in this article you can capture beautiful videos!

What do you need to record U -NEXT?

You can record U-NEXT by preparing the items below.

  • Personal computer (+ internet connection)
  • U-NEXT account
  • Special recording software

A dedicated recording software, called "StreamGaGa UNEXT Downloader", is required to record U-NEXT. You can reduce the cost of U-NEXT by only subscribing when you are using it.

The advantage of being able download all video content that is not being distributed is also quite small. Recording rental movies at an additional cost is also a huge advantage. Recording it will mean that you won't need to worry about its expiration date. And, most importantly, it will allow you to view the same title any time and anywhere you want, without the need to rent it again.

Although the full version has all the functional limitations, it is recommended that you use the full version. However, a trial version of the software is available for free. You can use this free version to test the software's performance.

How do you record on U-NEXT?

This section explains how to record video content from U-NEXT's video streaming service.

Install the StreamGaGa U-NEXT Downloader.

Go to the following URL, and then install the recording software "StreamGaGaU-NEXT downloader" on your computer.

Official site: StreamGaGa U-NEXT Downloader

  • To download the installer, click on the button marked "Free Download".

  • Click "Quick install" when the installation screen appears to initiate the installation.
  • Allow the installation to finish for a few minutes. It should take approximately five minutes, depending on the speed of your internet connection.
  • Click on "Launch Now" when you see it. This will launch the "StreamGaGa U–NEXT Downloader".

Start recording

Click on "VIP Service" on the left side of the "StreamGaGa U-NEXT Downloader" operation screen.

You will see a list of compatible streaming service options, so click "U-NEXT".

To log in, click the "Login" button on the left side. After you have logged in, you can play the video content that you wish to record.

The screen will automatically open and allow you to select the video content that you wish to record. Once you have made your selection, click "Download now" to get it immediately or "Add to queue" to grab all the videos at once.

You will be able to see the video you have selected by clicking "Downloading" on left side of operation screen. You can also click "Home" to view other video titles. Follow the same steps to select them.

After selecting the videos that you wish to record, click on "Start All" and you can start recording (or downloading).

Once the recording is finished (download), click "Download" on left side of operation screen. The recording data for the video that you have just selected will now be visible.

To see the exact destination of the download video file, click on the folder icon to the right of the line.

What should you do if you are unable to download a video?

You may still be unable to download the video despite following these steps. Follow the instructions below to fix the problem.

It's easy. Just right-click the downloaded software installer from StreamGaGa to open the menu. Select "Run as administrator" in order to install the software. You can continue with the rest of the process as before. If you have any issues with the software, please select "Run as administrator" to proceed.

The free trial version has a limit on the number of recordings

"StreamGaGa U–NEXT Downloader" is a simple tool that allows you to record U–NEXT. However, the trial version has a limit on how many times you can record.

You can only record three recordings in the free trial. If you need to record more, the paid version is required. The free trial version is sufficient to test the software's performance, but not enough to be able to use the software for long periods of time.

If you wish to record more video titles with "StreamGaGa U-NEXT Downloader", then purchase the paid version.

How to watch recorded videos?

There are two main ways you can watch a movie. One is on a computer, the other on a tablet or smartphone. This is the most common way to watch a movie from a computer.

It is easy to download a media player for free if you wish to view it on your computer.

The standard, free VLC Media Player is my favorite. It's easy to use and can be used by beginners without difficulty.

You don't need to pay anything for the software.

VLC Media Player available for free

How to play video recorded?

After you have launched VLC Media Player you can click and drag the video data that you wish to play into it. It will automatically play your video.

You'll also be able use the basic operations intuitively, such as the "Play" and "Stop" buttons, so you'll be able to use it right away.

How to put recorded video data on your tablet or smartphone?

You can view the video data captured by this method on your iPhone/iPad.

Let's take a quick record of U-NEXT

Although there are rumors that U-NEXT videos cannot be recorded, this article will show you that it is possible.

Record limited-time delivery video titles or non-downloadable video titles. You can even rent videos. It's a very tasty way to get dozens of videos for a monthly fee, so it's definitely a pretty tasty technique.