Netflix right now introduced Downloads For You, an evolution of its sensible obtain options which had been first rolled out a few years in the past.
It really works so much like computerized downloads do on music streaming providers like Spotify and YouTube Music. Whereas Netflix’s earlier computerized obtain function would seize the following episodes of a present you had been already watching, Downloads for You routinely peeks into your recommendations and grabs exhibits or films that you simply had been most probably to look at, after which pulls them down for you.
Once more, as is widespread with music streaming providers that supply this identical performance, you possibly can allocate how a lot storage you need this function to take up. Whether or not your telephone is a ridiculous 512GB or a daily 64GB, you are in a position to tweak the app so it does not eat up all your storage
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Whereas it might appear sort of a superfluous function at a time when most individuals are homebound, it is nonetheless a helpful function for folks in locations the place web entry is weak. It is also the primary time a streaming video service provides a sensible obtain function that is harking back to those provided by music providers. Whereas YouTube Premium recommends particular person movies and a number of curated playlists for obtain, it doesn’t but routinely obtain, nor are subscribers provided the choice to. Maybe Netlix’s adoption of this function could drive different video streaming providers to supply the same function within the coming months.
Downloads For You is obtainable worldwide right now on Android and coming later to iOS.