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

Updated on 2023-06-30
I'll show you how to download free videos Rakuten TV by operating a simple app using your phone or browser chrome.

If you want to download videos from other video streaming services like Netflix, Disney+, etc., check out this article: [Ultimate Guide] How to Download Videos and Music from All Video Streaming Services

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Rakuten TV (formerly Rakuten Showtime)is a video streaming service where you can watch the latest movies, popular movies, anime, dramas and free videos. You can enjoy a variety of services such as video purchase, rental, unlimited viewing, and live streaming without admission fee or monthly basic fee. You can watch videos not only on the web on your PC or smartphone, but also on smart TVs, smart devices, and mobile applications.

One of the features that we focus on as a video streaming service is of course the download function. By downloading videos to your phone or tablet, you can conveniently play them while on the go and enjoy them anytime, anywhere.

In this article, we will introduce a summary of how to download videos on Rakuten TV. Be sure to read it if you want to use the download function.

Rakuten TV Download Method List

Download videos with Rakuten TV application.

Record Rakuten TV programs with [Free PC] Recording Tool

Download Rakuten TV Video with [IOS, Android] Video Download App

1, [Free and App] Download videos with Rakuten TV App [Compatible with smartphones and tablets].

First is the download function that Rakuten TV arrived. When you use a smartphone or tablet, you can download missed programs to your device and watch them.

How to download videos with Rakuten TV app

  1. Launch the app on the device you want to download videos from, and log in.
  2. Open the detail page of the video you want to download, and click the "Download" icon on the title page.

If there is no download icon, the app is not supported.

  1. When you click the Download button, a screen for selecting "Subtitle / Dubbing" and "Quality" will appear. You can choose the quality you prefer, but we recommend using standard quality to save time and traffic.

  1. Once the download has started, "Download Complete! It will take a little while for the " to appear. While the download is in progress, a sort of control bar surrounds the icon, and it will end when it is 100% covered.

  1. When the download is completed, you can play it from "Download" of the application.

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

Limitation of video download of Rakuten TV app

Downloading is only available on the app version that can be used on smartphones and tablets with Android and IOS, not on computers and TVs.

Downloading is not available for some videos.

When you cancel the service, you will lose the privilege to watch the videos downloaded from Rakuten TV.

Now, I will introduce other download methods.

2, [Free, PC Compatible] Recording Tool to Record Rakuten TV Shows [Software, chrome].

No.1 recording software OBS Studio

Official siteOBS 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 use it to record videos from your computer screen, not only for live streaming, but also for recording, together with Rakuten TV.

It's also free to use, and you can add background music, text and more to enjoy recording and streaming as you wish.

How to record Rakuten TV with OBS Studio

When you want to record a video on your computer, first project the video screen on OBS. Next, configure various settings such as picture 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 point is "Settings" → "Output" → "Encoder" and "Rate Control". The lower the value of "CQP" is, the higher the picture quality will be.

The 2chrome extension Awesome Screenshot [Browser].

URL: https://chrome.google.com/webstore/detail/awesome-screenshot-screen/nlipoenfbbikpbjkfpfillcgkoblgpmj?hl=ja

Here 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 Rakuten TV with 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, the "Sign in" configuration screen will appear, but you can click "Skip" to proceed. On the next screen, press "Next" and "OK, Got it" to complete the setup.

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

3, [Most stable] Rakuten TV video downloader using the download software [Y2mate downloader].

Official Site: Y2Mate Rakuten TV Downloader

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

How to download Rakuten TV with Y2Mate DRM Downloader

Download the downloader from Y2mate official website and launch it.

Click "Rakuten TV" in the left "VIP Service" to access the video you want to save. Or, copy the URL of the video page you want to download, enter it directly in the URL field of the home page, and paste it.

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

Select your preferred quality in the options, click "Download" and you're ready to download. Of course, you can also download it in audio version.

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

4、[IOS・Android correspondence] Rakuten TV movie download by video download application【Clipbox

Official site:Clipbox

How to download Rakuten TV with Clipbox

First, tap "Clip" on the home screen. Tap "Browser" and open the video you want to save.
Then, tap "+" at the bottom of the screen, and click "Are you ok?" & "Really?" in that order. Confirm where you want to save the file, and then press "ok".

Finally, you can see the downloaded video in "My Collection".

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