How to Stream Amazon Music on Volumio - 3 Ways

By Roger Kelly Updated on 2024-03-21 / Update for Amazon Music Tips

Are you curious about how to stream Amazon Music HD on Volumio? In recent years, many users have posted their questions about Volumio Amazon Music. They desire to find ways to make these two services work together. Volumio serves as an application and music player designed for audiophiles to play music from streaming services like Tidal, Spotify, etc. with the highest possible audio quality. You can use it on Raspberry, mobile, and small computers.

See also: How to Connect Volumio with Spotify

But does Volumio support Amazon Music? Unfortunately, although the staff of Volumio said they have been authorized by Amazon to have their SDK, there is still no Amazon Music Volumio integration now. But here we list three methods to integrate Amazon Music with Volumio. Please never miss it!

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Part 1. How to Add Amazon Music to Volumio Free via AudFree Amable

Volumio is easy to use and can run on a web or mobile program. This multipurpose music server supports various formats such as FLAC, MP3, AAC, ALAC, WAV, and DSD. So, you can download Amazon Music in those Volumio-supported formats and then upload the local files to Volumio. To make it, you need to get assistance from a third-party converter - AudFree Amazon Music Converter.

AudFree Amazon Music Converter is an all-in-one solution to download Amazon Prime, Unlimited tracks in HD and Ultra HD quality as permanent local files. It can convert Amazon Music audio to MP3, FLAC, AAC and WAV which are compatible with Volumio. With excellent conversion and decoding technology, this tool won't damage Amazon Music's original audio quality and it will preserve full ID3 tags of tracks. So, you can find the original title, artist, cover, album, year, etc. of each track after transferring local Amazon Music audio files to Volumio.

Beyond that, this powerful tool empowers you to customize Amazon Music output quality. You can change its bit rate and sample rate according to your needs, which is friendly for Volumio audiophiles. Then you can play Amazon Music with lossless high-quality audio on Volumio or any device you want anytime for free.

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How to Download Amazon Music HD/Ultra HD for Volumio

You can install the AudFree Amable on your Windows or Mac. Then please refer to the following user guide to get Amazon Music HD or Ultra HD quality songs for Volumio.

Step 1Drag and Drop Amazon Music Track to AudFree Amable
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Open the AudFree Amable, and the Amazon Music app will launch in sync. Please drag songs, playlists, albums, etc. directly from the Amazon Music app and drop them into AudFree's window. Also, you can opt to copy the URL links of songs and paste them into the search box of the tool. Then click the '+' tab to add Amazon Music audio.
Step 2Reset Amazon Music Output Settings as Volumio-enabled Formats
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For compatibility with Volumio, please head over to the upper-right toolbar to drop down the settings menu. From it, select 'Preferences' > 'Convert'. Here you can customize the output format of Amazon Music to AAC, MP3, WAV, FLAC, and more formats that are supported by Volumio. Furthermore, you can choose the bit rate, sample rate, and other output parameters for exporting Amazon Music losslessly. Setting the output settings as FLAC or WAV is recommended since you can stream Amazon Music at 24 or 32-bit/192kHz quality on Volumio, which is higher than Amazon Music Ultra HD quality.
Step 3Start to Convert Amazon Music for Volumio
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Hit the bottom-right 'Convert' button. Then the AudFree Amable will start to export Amazon Music playlists or songs losslessly and save them to the local folder of your computer. Once finished, you can touch 'Converted' at the bottom of the tool to access Amazon Music downloads.
Step 4Add Amazon Music to Volumio
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Now, you can add local Amazon Music audio to Volumio. Please transfer Amazon Music songs to an SD card or move Amazon Music to a USB drive. Then, on the home screen of Volumio, tap the 'Browse' option at the bottom. Select 'Music Library' and you can see the 'INTERNAL' or 'USB' option. Click it and you will find the Amazon Music downloads. Or directly hit the 'Add New Drive' button. The Volumio will automatically scan your hard drive to add music.

See also: How to Download Amazon Music to USB Flash Drive

Part 2. How to Control Amazon Music on Volumio via AlexaPi

Apart from the AudFree tool, AlexaPi can also help you cast Amazon Music to Volumio. But it requires you to work on a Raspberry Pi device and get an Alexa one. And the process needs some technical requirements, which is a little complicated. Just follow the steps as follows:

Step 1. Click here to the AlexaPi GitHub page to install AlexaPi on a Raspberry Pi device that has Volumio.

Step 2. Tap here to set up your Amazon developer account and register a new Alexa device.

Step 3. Follow the instructions on the AlexaPi GitHub page to configure AlexaPi to use your Amazon developer account credentials.

Step 4. Once finished, you can use voice commands to play Amazon Music Unlimited on Volumio. For instance, please say "Alexa, play [song's name] on Volumio" and Alexa will start playing the music on your Volumio device.

Note: Connecting Amazon Music with Volumio by AlexaPi will violate Amazon's Terms of Use, which is perilous.

Part 3. How to Stream Amazon Music on Volumio via DLNA

Surprisingly, by using DLNA, you can also connect Amazon Music with Volumio. First, you need a Volumio device like Volumio Rivo or Volumio Primo. And you need to subscribe to Amazon Music Prime or Unlimited. Then please follow these steps:

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Step 1. Connect your Volumio device and the Amazon Music app to the same network.

Step 2. Open the Amazon Music app on your smartphone or computer and select the song or playlist you want to play.

Step 3. Choose to 'Cast' or 'Stream' the audio to a DLNA-enabled device such as your PC. You may find the option located in a menu or as an icon within the Amazon Music app.

Step 4. Pick your Volumio device from the list of available DLNA devices. The audio should now come out from your Volumio device. You can use the Amazon Music app or the Volumio web interface to control music playback.

Part 4. More FAQs about Amazon Music Volumio

Q1: What Is Volumio?

A: As we stated at the beginning, Volumio works as an open-source audiophile music player that can be used on a set of cheap, small computers like Raspberry Pi and some embedded devices. It is designed to be easy to use and supports a wide range of audio formats.

Q2: Does Amazon Music Work with Volumio?

A: No. There is no Amazon Music Volumio integration now. Maybe you will receive a piece of good news soon because the staff of Volumio are working hard on this. But now you can try the above 3 methods to stream Amazon Music on Volumio. The most convenient and usable method we think is to use AudFree Amazon Music Converter.

Q3: Is There a Volumio Amazon Music Plugin?

A: No. Since Volumio does not support Amazon Music, you cannot find a Volumio Amazon Music plugin on Volumio.

Q4: What Streaming Services Are Volumio Supported By?

A: Supporting a wide range of audio formats and plugins, Volumio can integrate with various third-party services such as Tidal, Qobuz and Spotify.

See also: How to Stream Tidal to Volumio

Part 5. In Conclusion

You can get 3 methods to stream Amazon Music on Volumio above. Obviously, the second way is complicated and needs technical requirements and the third way may have the Volumio Amazon Music not working issue. Therefore, using AudFree Amazon Music Converter is the best choice. It is secure and legal for personal use. It helps download and add Amazon Music to Volumio simply, which is quite easy to use. Apart from Volumio, this converter allow you to stream Amazon Music on multiple devices. So, give it a shot!

Roger Kelly

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Roger Kelly has been dedicated in content creation about music streaming services and technology for over 6 years. He is an expert and computer geek to provide fixes and tips about various recorders and Amazon Music.

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