[solution] what to do when video download fails on Y2Mate netflix and alternative software.

this article will provide a summary of what to do and alternative software to use when video downloads fail on Y2Mate netflix.

Streamfab Netflix Downloader is one of Streamfab's products that allows you to easily download your favorite Netflix videos and has strong functions.

However, even such a convenient Streamfab Netflix may not always be able to download Netflix videos. Therefore, this article will explain how to deal with video download failure with Streamfab Netflix and alternative software.

Why Streamfab Netflix can't download videos and what to do about it

The video service is not supported.

Only Netflix works with Streamfab Netflix downloader. You cannot download videos from services that do not offer it.

If you want to download videos from Netflix, Amazon Prime, Disney+, Hulu, etc., you will need to change to another Streamfab product or Streamfab All in One.

Without a dedicated downloader that supports many video services like Streamfab All in One, you will not be able to download streaming videos. Here we recommend FlixPal, which is less expensive than Streamfab All in One.

Due to regional restrictions.

Even video services that Y2Mate supports may not be available for download. Some video services are only available in certain regions of the world. If you do not live in such locations, this video service may not be available to you either.

Even if you can access the video service, you may not be able to play the video. For example, video services such as ABEMA and NHK PLUS cannot be received outside of Japan.

So, please try accessing them again using a VPN that provides a stable connection to the Internet in the target region. Otherwise, you will not be able to retrieve the video URL and download the video.

Antivirus program interference

You may not be able to download the video with Streamfab Netflix Downloader because your computer has a multi-virus program.

If this happens, close the antivirus program and try downloading again. When the video download is complete, start the multi-virus program again.

Security Specifications for DRM Specifications

DRM (Digital Rights Management) technology protects digital video from unauthorized copying or use. This is because DRM is better suited to deter piracy the higher the quality of the video.

Therefore, even with Streamfab Netflix Downloader, it may be difficult to record videos from sites that use DRM; switch to another software that can remove DRM.

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Alternative software when Streamfab Netflix can't download videos--FlixPal Downloader

When Streamfab Netflix fails to download videos, we recommend you try FlixPal Downloader as an alternative.

FlixPal downloader can download and save online videos in M3U8 and MP4 formats and works on both Windows and macOS.

FlixPal supports more subscriber video services than Streamfab Netflix, including Netflix, Disney Plus, Amazon Prime Video, and Hulu.

Why we recommend FlixPal downloader?

Download dramas, movies, anime, and more from over 🔘100 video subscription services.

🔘It can save most streaming videos in full HD quality.

🔘Save in MP4 and MKV format for easy transfer to TV and mobile devices.

🔘 Ads can be automatically removed while downloading videos.

🔘 Subtitles of original content from Netflix, Disney+, etc. can be saved as SRT format.

🔘 Safe and maximize GPU screen processing speed, some movies can be downloaded and saved in as little as 15 minutes

How to download movies with FlixPal

  • Windows 11,10,8.1,8,7 (32/64 bit)
  • macOS 10.10 - 13

STEP1 Download and install FlixPal on your computer (Windows or MAC) from the FlixPal homepage.

Homepage FlixPal

STEP2 Open FlixPal and enter the URL of the video site in the address bar of the homepage or click the icon of the video site to go to the site.

STEP3 After moving to the video site, please log in first. Find the video you want to download and go to the playback page.

STEP4 Then, select the video resolution, audio quality, etc., and click "Download Now" to start downloading the video.

STEP5 You can check the download progress under "Downloading".

You can maximize the screen processing speed of your GPU, so you can enjoy your favorite movies offline for a while.


We have explained the causes of video download failure with Streamfab Netflix downloader and what to do about it, and since it is a Streamfab single product, we have determined that it is not possible to download non-Netflix videos.

In addition, you may not be able to download Netflix content due to regional restrictions, antivirus program interference, DRM specification protection, etc.

Furthermore, if you absolutely cannot download Streamfab Netflix downloader, switch to other software. Here we recommend the affordable FlixPal downloader.