Download and Play Hulu Videos on Apple TV

You usually can find many interesting videos on Hulu. However, Hulu has gone to great lengths to protect their videos from downloaders, primarily because Hulu is home to a lot of television episodes and clips, rather than user-uploaded content. Is it impossible to download videos from Hulu and transfer to your media devices like Apple TV, iPad, Galaxy Tab for playback? The answer is positive. In this article, I will share the tips and tricks about how to download and play Hulu videos on Apple TV 2/3/4 with ease.

Preparation: You’re going to need two programs to start downloading and watching Hulu videos on Apple TV. The first is StreamTransport, the program you will use to locate, capture, and download the videos you’re looking for. The second, which you should have anyway, is Brorsoft Video Converter because it can help you convert Hulu videos to Apple TV friendly format.

Part I. How to Download Videos from Hulu

The first thing you’re going to want to do is run StreamTransport. We’ll be using the program’s built-in browser to locate the videos you’re interested in on Hulu.

Open the program and click on the button at the very top that says Visit Hulu. The top half, browser part of the application will take you to Hulu’s homepage. From there, navigate to the video you would like to capture and play it. Take note of how long the video is because you’re going to need that information in a second.

Once your video starts playing, you will see a list of items in the bottom half of the app. This can vary from video to video, but at least one of the items should be listed as the same duration as the video you’re playing. Click an item that meets that criteria and click the Download button to start downloading the video. If your video doesn’t start downloading in a few seconds, you may need to try one of the other items.

Your download will start in a new window, leaving you free to go back and add more videos to your download queue. Multiple videos can download simultaneously.

After a download is finished, click on the Locate button and you will be taken directly to the folder with your downloaded files. As I alluded to earlier, videos will be in the FLV format. To add and view Hulu videos on Apple TV, you need to go to the second part now.

Part II. Convert Hulu Video(FLV) to Apple TV Supported Video

Step 1. After installation, run the Hulu to Apple TV converter. and click “Add Video” button to load your source files. It supports batch conversion.

Step 2. Click Format bar and select an output format for your Apple TV. There are several Apple TV profiles like “Apple TV 3 Dolby Digital Pass-through (*.m4v)” are provided, just choose a proper one.

Step 3. Start converting Hulu Video to Apple TV by clicking on “Convert” button. When you get the output videos, you can easily transfer them to your Apple TV 4/3/2 via iTunes.

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