ABEMA "video download" viewing deadline? Full disclosure on how to download for free.
By Kaya

If you want to download videos from other video streaming services such as Rakuten TV and TVer, check out this article: [Ultimate Guide] How to download videos and music from all video streaming services

ABEMA is also called the new future TV, where you can enjoy the hottest videos whenever and wherever you want. You can enjoy a wide variety of programs such as news, love programs, animation, sports, etc.

Among them, the feature that attracts attention as a video distribution service is of course the download function. By downloading videos, you can conveniently play them while on the go and enjoy them anytime and anywhere.

This article provides a summary of how to download ABEMA videos. Be sure to read it if you want to use the download function.

List of ABEMA download methods

Download the video with the ABEMA app.

Download ABEMA videos using the most stable downloader.

ABEMARecord ABEMA programs with [Free, PC compatible] recording tool [Software, chrome].

[Free, App] Download videos with the ABEMA app

Official Site: ABEMAABEMA

The ABEMA app's "Video Downloader" function allows you to download video data in advance under Wi-Fi environment, thereby reducing the amount of communication required for viewing to almost zero.

This function is available for smartphones and tablets running iOS 11.0 or higher or Android 4.4 or higher.

How to download videos with ABEMA

Tap the Download button on the detail page of the movie you like.

Tap the "Play" button of the work that has already been downloaded to play it.
The downloaded data can be used for viewing. Up to 25 programs can be downloaded.

List of icons for the download function

IMG_256Programs that display this icon can be downloaded. Tap the icon to start the download.

IMG_257This is the icon during downloading.

IMG_258The download is paused. Tap this icon to choose to resume or delete the download.

IMG_259Download is complete. You can play the program with almost no communication.

IMG_260The program is not available for download. Programs that display this icon cannot be downloaded.

Some programs are not available for download. If the program is not eligible for download, the "not available for download" icon will be displayed.

However, there are several problems with ABEMA's download function.

ABEMA's video download limitations

Downloading is only available in the app version for Android and IOS-based phones and tablets, not for computers or TVs.

Downloading is only available for the app version for Android and IOS smartphones and tablets.
 a. Within the viewing period of the program.

 bYour viewing plan must be ABEMA Premium.

You may need to re-download the content due to video replacement.
If your smartphone is completely offline, the ABEMA app will not start.

Moreover, if you disconnect from the Internet after launching the application and go offline, the video will not be played.

When you start watching a downloaded video, you can play it as long as you are connected to the Internet.

In other words, the only way to use the download function is to disconnect from the Internet after you start playing the downloaded video. You only need to connect to the Internet when you start watching the video, and once the video starts playing, there is no need to connect to the Internet. Once the video starts playing, there is no need to connect to the Internet. This makes it possible to play videos even in places where the connection is weak, such as in bullet trains or tunnels.

Now, let's take a look at other download methods.

2, [Most stable] ABEMA video downloader using download software [Y2mate downloader].

Official site: Y2Mate ABEMA Downloader

Y2mate Downloader is a professional video downloader that allows you to download videos from any website, including ABEMA of course.

How to download ABEMA with Y2Mate DRM Downloader

Download the downloader from Y2mate official website and launch it.

Click on "Rakuten TV" in the "VIP Services" section on the left to access the video you want to save. Or copy the URL of the video page you want to download and type it directly into the URL field of the home page and paste it.

You may need to log in to your account to access the videos.

You may need to log in to your account to access the video. Of course, you can also download the audio version.

You can check the video you are downloading by clicking "Downloading" on the left.

3, [FreePC supportRecordingToolRecord ABEMA programs with [Software/chrome].

No.1 Recording software OBS Studio

OBS Studio

OBS Studio (hereinafter referred to as OBS) is a free software for video recording and live streaming. with OBS, you can easily record videos from your desktop screen without a capture board. You can record videos from your computer screen, so you can use it for live streaming as well as for recording, together with Rakuten TV.

It is also free to use and allows you to add background music, text, etc. to enjoy recording and streaming as you wish.

How to record ABEMA with OBS Studio

To record a video on your computer, first project the video screen to OBS. Next, set various settings such as image quality in OBS, and then start recording.

However, if you record without changing the default settings, the quality of the video may be poor.

The key points are "Settings" → "Output" → "Encoder" and "Rate Control". The lower the value of "CQP" is, the higher the image quality will be.

No. 2Chrome Extension Awesome Screenshot [Browser].

Official website: Awesome Screenshot

I'd like to introduce Awesome Screenshot, a Chrome extension that allows you to easily record your web browser screen. with Awesome Screenshot, you can record videos of your entire web browser screen, tabs, or any other way you want.

How to record ABEMA with the Chrome extension

From the link above, go to the "Awesome Screenshot" page in the Chrome Web Store, click the "Add to Chrome" button, and you're done.

Once installed, you will see the "Sign in" configuration screen, but you can click "Skip" to proceed. On the next screen, press "Next" and "OK, Got it" to complete the setup.

When you are done, click on the Extensions menu (puzzle piece icon) in the upper right corner of Chrome and click on the Awesome Screenshot pin, the icon will always appear on your toolbar.

Let's download a quick video of ABEMA and watch it.

ABEMA has been criticized for being too restrictive in downloading videos, but this article will show you that ABEMA videos can actually be downloaded.

You can also download limited time offers and non-downloadable video titles, which is definitely a tasty technique.

[Extra] I want to download videos from other sites as well.

If you enjoy videos not only from ABEMA but also from TVer and Nico Nico Douga, please have a look at this page.

[Full disclosure] Summary of how to download TVer [free, chrome, computer, smartphone].

[2022 Newest] Summary of how to download Rakuten TV for free [Browser, chrome, smartphone models].

[Browser, chrome, smartphone compatible] Summary of how to download Nico Nico Douga! [Save].