If you have ever tried to download videos from the Hulu website, you will have probably noticed that most methods don’t work because of the protocol that Hulu uses. Here’s how to download any video you want from the Hulu website.
Note: This will work on both x86 and x64 installations of Windows, however the browser you are using must be 32-Bit.
Downloading Hulu Videos
The first thing you need to do is grab yourself a copy of RTMPDumpHelper from the NirSoft website.
Once it has downloaded, move the file to your desktop and extract it.
Next you need to grab a copy of the RTMPDump toolkit for Windows from here.
The toolkit also comes as a zip file, so move it to your desktop and unzip it as well.
Now create a new folder on your desktop and call it RTMPDownload.
Next take all the files, which were extracted from both downloads, and put them into the RTMPDownload folder.
Then go ahead and run RTMPDumper and launch your web browser.
Once RTMPDumpHelper has attached to your browser head over to Hulu, as soon as you start watching a video you will notice RTMPSuck intercepting it.
Once you have finished watching the video, head into the RTMPDownload folder we created on your desktop. Here you will see an MP4 file which is the video.
Remember if you don’t live in the United States, you can still access Hulu using this trick. That’s all there is to it.
Taylor Gibb is a Microsoft MVP and all round geek, he loves everything from Windows 8 to Windows Server 2012 and even C# and PowerShell. You can also follow him on Google+
- Published 07/9/12