Download Hotstar for PC Windows 11

Download hotstar for pcHere I share the complete process to download and install this app on our Windows or Mac computers or laptops.

This app was developed and released by Novi Digital in February 2015 under the name Hotstar. And in April 2020, this app is renamed as Disney+ Hotstar. And added Disney+ content to its platform.

hotstar for pc
developer Novi Digital
Size 25MB
Updated 25 January 2024
Version 12.2.5
Requirements Windows 7, 8 or 10
downloads 500,000,000+
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To download Hotstar for pc we have to use an android emulator or we can use the web version of this app. This is one of the best streaming video app and the only app that offers Live IPL in India.

Currently, this app has more than 500 million downloads and is rated 3.9 stars by millions of people on the Google Play Store.

On the Hotstar app, you can watch movies, TV shows, web series, and many other entertainment things. Also, Hotstar PC app allows you to enjoy Live Cricket which includes IPL, news and some live TV channels.

There are some exclusive web series like ARYA, SPECIAL OPS, HOSTAGES, CRIMINAL JUSTICE, etc. available on this platform.

Now all content in this app is not available for free. For some premium content, you need to purchase a subscription to this app. Currently, there are two plans on PC Hotstar and mobile, one is VIP and one is premium.

The VIP plan cost him Rs. 399/year and the Premium plan costs you Rs. 1499/Year. There is also a monthly option available for the premium plan which costs you Rs. 299/Month.

I recommend that you go with the VIP plan because it offers you good value for money. Here I shared a total of two methods to download Hotstar for PC and you can choose any one of them.

Please follow the installation process step by step to download this app with the first method.

Hotstar App Download for PC → Method 1

Now, to install this entertainment app on our PC, we need to use Android emulator because there is no official version available on Windows or Mac Store.

Follow the step by step process to install Hotstar on our Windows computer or laptop.

  • First, we need an android emulator, you can use any of its options, but here I am going to use bluestacks.
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  • Download the emulator from the official website, install it on your PC and complete the Google login process.
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  • Next, open the Play Store app and search for the Hotstar app on PC and select the official app.
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  • Click on the install button and it will automatically start installing this entertainment app on your emulator.
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  • Once the application is installed, you can see the Hotstar icon on your desktop, click on it to launch the application.
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  • The app screen will look like the screenshot below, but may be different if you are using a different version.
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This was a full install of the Hotstar app on our PC and now you can also watch IPL on your Windows or Mac. Make sure you have a VIP or Premium account to get access to premium content in this app.


Here I have covered some frequently asked questions that can help you download or use Hotstar on your PC.

Is Hotstar a free app?

In this app, you will get access to some content for free, and for premium content, you need to purchase VIP or Premium plans.

Is the Hotstar app available for PC?

There is no official app available on Windows or Mac Store, but you can use the web version of this app or use the app with an Android emulator.

How do I download Disney Hotstar?

If you are an Android user then you can simply download this app from the Google Play Store and if you are an iOS user then download it from the App Store.

How do I download Disney Hotstar on PC?

First install android emulator on your pc and then install this app on android emulator.

Can I play Hotstar on Smart TV?

Yes, definitely now almost all smart TVs come with Hotstar and other entertainment apps.

These are some questions about how to use Hotstar on PC or Smart TV and I hope you like them. Now let’s use the second method to download this application on our Windows or Mac machine.

Install Hotstar on PC Windows 11 → Method 2

You may get an error when downloading the Hotstar app from the Play Store. So, in this method, we will use the apk file of this entertainment app and install it on the emulator.

  • The first step is to download, install and open the Android emulator and complete all the other steps.
  • Here you can skip the Google login process because we will use the Hotstar apk file to install the app.
  • Next, get an apk file, drag and drop the file to the Android emulator to start the installation.
  • It will start the installation of Hotstar on PC when we install the app on our Android devices.
  • Once it is installed, you can use this entertainment app on PC as we discussed in our previous method.

This was the second method to download this app, now there is a drawback of this method.

Sometimes you may not get the latest version if you are not using the latest apk file, so always download and use the latest apk file.

Hotstar PC App Features

Before you download and use this app, check out our features below to get more ideas about this entertainment app.

  • In this app you can watch many movies, TV shows and other entertainment stuff for free.
  • The subscription cost of a Hotstar mobile or PC plan starts at Rs. 399/year so you can afford it very easily.
  • Also, if you have a Jio SIM card, there is a recharge plan available that gives you this app subscription for free.
  • You can enjoy web series like Roar of the Lion City of Dreams, Hostages, Criminal Justice and The Office in this app.
  • Using a Hotstar app on a PC is very easy with the web version, you can directly visit the website and start using it.
  • Also, this is the only app currently available in the market that offers live streaming of cricket including IPL.

These are some of the best features of this app and I hope you liked it. If I missed any important features, please let me know.

Also check out the installation process for Live Net TV, TikTok and Xender apps that we have covered in our previous articles.


This is the complete process to Download hotstar for pcand we also cover some features and frequently asked questions.

If you get any errors while installing, please let me know in the comment box, I will help you to solve it.