Different Methods to Download Amazon Music on Mac

Amazon Music is a popular music streaming service. It works on the web player, desktop app, Android, and iOS apps. Amazon Music has three plans: Amazon Music Free, Amazon Music Prime, and Amazon Music Unlimited. You can get access to 100 million songs, thousands of playlists, and personalized streaming stations with Amazon Music Unlimited or Amazon Prime.

Can you download music from Amazon? Of course! The great benefit for Prime and Unlimited subscribers is that they can download music from Amazon for offline listening. In this article, we will provide you with three possible methods to download Amazon Music to Mac, in particular, so let's jump in.

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Method 1. Download Amazon Music for Offline Playback Directly

If you'd like to download your Amazon Music content for offline playback on your Mac, you'll need the Amazon Music app. The following part explains how to download Amazon Music songs and albums for offline listening with Amazon Music Prime or Amazon Music Unlimited.

1. Download, install and start the Amazon Music app on your Mac, and sign in to your account.

2. Search for a song or choose one from your library, then select More Options (three dots).

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3. Tap the Download. You downloaded the song to your Mac.

Method 2. Download Purchased Music Using the Amazon Music for Mac App

If you don't have an Amazon Music subscription, you can still purchase songs from Amazon Music, and then download the purchased music to your Mac using the Amazon Music for Mac app.

1. Navigate to Amazon Music in a web browser and select Buy Music.

2. Select Digital Music. Browse or search for a song, then select Buy song [price]. Select Pay With [your currency] to confirm the purchase.

3. Select Library and click on Songs. Hit on the Purchased to see all the music you own. Click the download icon next to the song or album. You can also drag and drop songs and albums to the Download section under Actions in the right sidebar.

4. Music you have downloaded is typically stored in the Music folder on your Mac.

The download purchased music files are stored locally on your Mac, you can also import them to another media player, like iTunes or Windows Media Player.

Method 3. Alternative Tool to Download Amazon Music on Mac

And for now, Amazon Music Prime and Amazon Music Unlimited titles are not available for download to Mac. You can only listen to them offline within the Amazon Music app. All the offline titles are cache tracks, and they can't be copied onto CDs or other external storage. On the other hand, there's only a limited number of tracks you could purchase and download from Amazon Music. It's not cheap, either.

To save Amazon Music on your Mac, Macsome Amazon Music Downloader is an alternative tool for you. It can help you to download Amazon Music songs, playlists, and albums to your Mac locally. Macsome Amazon Music Downloader is also a handy Amazon Music Converter, which allows you to convert Amazon Music to MP3, FLAC, WAV, AAC, AIFF, and ALAC with ID3 tags preserved. In this case, you can play Amazon Music on your Mac, smartphone, or any other tablets and devices offline. It works well with both Amazon Music Unlimited and Amazon Prime Music subscribers.

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Key Features of Macsome Amazon Music Downloader

  • Support downloading Amazon Music songs, playlists, and albums.
  • Convert Amazon Music to MP3 / AAC / WAV / FLAC / AIFF / ALAC.
  • Support batch conversion and 10X faster conversion speed.
  • Keep high output quality and all ID3 tags information after conversion.
  • Download Amazon Music songs on Mac, MP3 player, iPhone, iPod, Android, etc.
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The following is the complete tutorial to download music from Amazon with Macsome Amazon Music Downloader for Mac. You can use it on the Mac computers running Mac OS X 10.11 to the latest version of macOS. Before getting started, please download and install the latest version of the program on your Mac.

Steps to Download Music from Amazon on Mac

Step 1. Log into Amazon Prime Music or Amazon Music Unlimited Account

Run Macsome Amazon Music Downloader on your Mac. Macsome now supports two downloading modes: from the Amazon Music app or web player. Here we choose the Amazon Music web player as an example. Then the web player will start at the same time, you don't need to install the Amazon Music application. Just use your Amazon Prime Music or Amazon Music Unlimited account to log in by clicking on the Sign In button.

The interface of Macsome Amazon Music Downloader

Please Note: We won't keep records of your account info at any time.

Step 2. Set the Output Format and Output Path

Click on the Settings icon at the bottom left-hand corner, and the Settings window will pop up. Here you can set MP3, AAC, WAV, FLAC, AIFF, or ALAC as output format. If you select AUTO, the output quality is consistent with the original quality.

Furthermore, you can click on the ... button to choose a local folder of your Mac as the output path to save the downloaded Amazon songs. If you'd like to organize the downloaded Amazon Music files, you can set the Output Organized like Playlist, Artist, Album, Artist/Album, or Album/Artist.

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Step 3. Add Amazon Music to Download

Search a playlist or album you'd like to download, tap the item, then you can click the Click to add button to load the playlist to Macsome.

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Step 4. Start to Download Amazon Music to Mac

Hit on the Convert button, the Amazon Music downloading process begins immediately.

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Step 5. Locate the Downloaded Amazon Music on Mac

Once the download is finished, all Amazon Music tracks will be downloaded to the local folder on your Mac. You can find the conversion record on the Converted list. And then locate the downloaded Amazon Music files by clicking the folder icon. Now that you have the downloaded Amazon Music files on your Mac, then you can enjoy Amazon Music offline without limits.

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This article explains three different methods to download Amazon Music to Mac. In contrast, using Macsome Amazon Music Downloader is the most effective and thorough one you can choose. With the help of Macsome Amazon Music Downloader, you can not only download songs from Amazon Music on your Mac with the original audio quality, but also you can extract MP3, AAC, or other common formats from Amazon Music. In this way, you can still keep Amazon Music content after your subscription ends, and enjoy Amazon Music on multiple devices freely.

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Posted by Russell Doe
Russell Doe is the editor-in-chief of Macsome, helping oversee and manage coverage for the entire staff of Macsome writers. He joined Macsome in 2015 and has published daily coverage of music streaming services and related topics since then. Outside of writing, he's passionate about travel and fitness.