November 30, 2016 2:06 pm
Updated: November 30, 2016 2:50 pm

You can now download Netflix Canada TV shows and movies to watch later

Access your Netflix Canada content anywhere with the new download service.

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Slowly but surely, Netflix (and by extension, Netflix Canada) is adapting itself to fit more seamlessly into our increasingly on-the-go lives. How many times have you been mid-binge-watch, only to have to travel and wait weeks before resuming your show?

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Worry no longer, because Netflix subscribers can now download shows and movies to watch during a flight, when travelling by car, or for any other time when there’s limited or no access to the internet.

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The download option, now available worldwide, was announced Wednesday and a number of TV shows and movies were made instantly available, including TV shows Breaking Bad, Orange Is the New Black and Narcos and award-winning movie Spotlight.

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Netflix Inc., based in Los Gatos, Calif., says more downloadable content is coming at no additional charge for users. This news comes following a push by subscribers to get access to Netflix shows offline.

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The new feature is included in all plans and available for phones and tablets on Android and iOS, and it couldn’t be easier to download a program. Full instructions are listed on the Netflix Help Center, but if you can stream a show on Netflix, chances are you’ll have no problem downloading.

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Amazon.com Inc., which runs a rival video streaming service, has allowed users to download select shows and movies for about a year.

— With files from The Associated Press

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