Launched in 2007, Amazon Music, one of the most current on-demand music streaming platforms, is the first music store allowing to shop music without digital rights management. It introduces 4 pricing tiers, providing tens of millions of songs for listening on Mac, Windows, Android, iOS, Fire TV devices, Echo devices, and other supported devices.
With its Prime or Unlimited or HD subscription, users can even get an option to download Amazon Music to Mac or any other compatible devices for offline listening. Unfortunately, free users don't enjoy this privilege. So then, is there any other route available to Amazon Music Free users to download music from Amazon on Mac? This article explores solutions.
Part 1. Amazon Music [Mac] Download without Premium
Are there literally methods to download Amazon Music to Mac without premium subscription? Of course, this is beyond question. An easy-to-use Amazon Music Downloader from AudFree can further your goal.
Holding true on both Mac and Windows operating systems, AudFree Amazon Music Downloader is expressly designed to convert and download music from Amazon to local computer for offline listening without limits. It creates an in-built Amazon Music web player, requiring no installation of Amazon Music app to complete the Amazon Music download on Mac.
Moreover, a certain amount of flexibility is built into its output system. This is firstly reflected in the multiple output formats, like Lossless, MP3, M4A, M4B, FLAC, WAV, AAC. According to your needs, you are allowed to select any output format. Besides, its output flexibility is clear to see in the customization of format parameters like channel, bit rate, etc. You have the right to completely personalize the Amazon Music output quality as you wish.
AudFree Amazon Music Converter works perfectly with 4 types of Amazon Music subscription plan, including Amazon Music Free, Amazon Music Prime, Amazon Music Unlimited, and Amazon Music HD. So, even if you don't have a premium account, you are able to use it to download music from Amazon to Mac without trouble.
Before doing as follows to download music from Amazon to Mac, please download and install AudFree Amazon Music Downloader for Mac on your Mac computer.
- Step 1Run AudFree to log into Amazon
- After downloading and installing, simply double-tap the desktop shortcut to open AudFree Amazon Music Converter on your Mac. Once you access its main interface, please choose "Sign In" option to log into your Amazon account.
- Step 2Set output preferences
- In this step, what you should do is to set output profiles. On the upper left corner of your Mac computer, locate the menu bar and then choose "AudFree Amazon Music Converter" from the drop-down list to get into the format setting window. Here, you can freely select any format like Lossless, M4A, M4B, WAV, etc. as output format. If any need, adjust channel, sample rate, bit rate, etc. to customize output quality as you like.
- Step 3Load Amazon Music playlist
Now, it's time to import Amazon Music files to AudFree Amazon Music Converter for downloading to Mac. When adding Amazon Music to AudFree, please note that single Amazon Music track can not be uploaded. You need to search playlist or album from Amazon Music library, then open the playlist or album to upload by click a "+" icon.
If you need to load Amazon Music songs from various playlists to AudFree for downloading, you are required to create a new playlist and add all your favorite tracks to it.
- Step 4Download Amazon Music to Mac
After that, you just tap on the "Convert" button to start downloading music from Amazon to your Mac computer. Wait until you've done downloading. Navigate to "Converted" window and use a search icon to quickly locate the downloaded Amazon Music songs from your Mac local folder.
Part 2. How to Download Amazon Music to Mac with Premium
Amazon Music officially supports downloading music from Amazon for offline playback with premium subscription. With Prime membership with monthly fee of $7.99, Amazon Music users get access to 2 million songs and download them for offline listening on Mac with no additional cost.
Users with Amazon Music Unlimited for $9.99 a month have allowance to enjoy 70 millions songs without ads and also enjoy the right to download for offline playing. As for Amazon Music HD subscribers (14.99 per month), they are provided with more than 60 millions HD songs and millions of Ultra HD songs for online or offline listening.
Though, it is important to note that these downloaded Amazon Music is solely for offline playback with the Amazon Music app on your Mac.
Step 1. Firstly, head to Amazon official website to download and install Amazon Music app for Mac on your macOS computer;
Step 2. After installation, type your email or mobile phone number and password to sign in to your Amazon prime or premium account;
Step 3. On the main window, type the name of a song that you want to download for Mac in the search bar, and choose the right one from the list of search results;
Step 4. In the interface of this Amazon Music song, find a three-dot icon of "More Options" and touch "Download" option to download music from Amazon on Mac;
Step 5. Once downloaded, there will appear a blue download icon next to the song, which indicates this Amazon Music track can be available for offline playback.
Part 3. Bottom Line
Both the above two methods are helpful to download Amazon Music to Mac. The difference lies in that Amazon Music songs downloaded by AudFree Amazon Music Converter can be locally saved to Mac for offline use on any device, while Amazon Music downloaded with prime or premium subscription is only for offline playback with Amazon Music app on supported devices.