Where Can I Download Movies From the Internet for Free?

by Meaghan Ellis ; Updated September 28, 2017

Downloading movies from the Internet is a free amenity that can be done by simply putting a minimal amount of effort into an online search engine. It is a legal procedure that many Internet users enjoy. Several websites are available for downloading high quality movies free of charge and without any complication.

Prepping Your Computer for Movie Downloading

There are a couple of things that you will need before you download movies to your computer's hard drive from the Internet: hard drive storage space and a media player. You must have an adequate amount of hard drive space to store the entire movie to your hard drive. You can simply check your computer's hard drive by right-clicking on the "My Computer" icon and selecting the "Explore" action. Your computer's amount of storage space will be displayed automatically. You will then need to download a movie media player. Click on the xVid Movie Player link (see resources. When its screen opens in a new browser window, click on the media player link for your operating system.

Accessing the Movie Downloading Website to View the Movies in Its Database

This is probably the most enjoyable part of it all. You have the priviledge of browsing through all of the movies the Website has to offer for your downloading pleasure. Scroll to the bottom of the screen and access the movie downloading website link, which will open automatically in a new window. A showcase of recently released movies will appear across the top of the screen. If these movies aren't exactly what you're looking for, there are a couple of ways to browse through the site's other available movies. You can either type the title of the movie in the blank data form available or click on the blue tabs directly below the recently released movies. These tabs will give you the ability to search for movies several different ways to ensure you do not miss out on any movies.

Downloading Movies to Your Computer's Hard Drive

Once you have located the movie you desire to download, simply click on its link. The browser will redirect to a screen that will display options specifically for the movie of your choice. Scroll down below the movie's rating and synopsis and click on the green arrow that will be designated for the downloading action. When the download window opens in a new browser window, scroll down to the middle of the screen and click on the title of the movie that will be displayed in green. You will then be prompted to create an account by providing your email address and creating a password. Once you provide this information, click on the "Create Account" link and a file download dialog window will open automatically. Click "Save" in the file download dialog window and the movie downloading process will begin automatically.

About the Author

Meaghan Ellis has been writing short stories, newspaper articles, Web content and product research reports for over 12 years. While double majoring in business management and marketing at Southern University, she runs a home-based graphic design and Web content business.

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