Netflix, an online movie rentals company, is offering a so called 'Watch Now' service since the beginning of 2007 which allows subscribed users to watch streaming movies. This offer lets you watch x hours of movies where x is the amount that you pay in dollars for your monthly subscription.
The movies require a Windows operating system, Internet Explorer 6 or higher and Windows Media Player 11. An experienced user would have already guessed it that there is some sort of DRM involved in this setup and indeed it is. There is no obvious way to download the movies or watch them in your favorite movie player.
All you need to change this is the drm stripper fairuse4wm and a text editor according to DIzzIE from the rorta forum.
Step by Step guide:
nameand save it as movie.html
Update: It is unlikely that this method is still working. Netflix is now offering digital streaming subscriptions that allow users to stream unlimited media to their systems. The service is still locked to a select few countries in the world including the US, Norway and the UK.
Programs like Audials may still allow you to record Netflix video streams.Advertisement
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