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How To Download From Amazon Prime Video On Laptop?

How To Download From Amazon Prime Video On Laptop?
How To Download From Amazon Prime Video On Laptop?

Amazon Prime Video is the popular video streaming and OTT platform of American company Amazon. It is a popular streaming platform with over 175 million subscribers in more than 200 countries of the world. Here you can watch the latest TV shows, web series, and movies before television from around the globe. Notably, Amazon’s Prime Video app streams videos on android and iPhone mobiles, tablets, laptops, and television. However, to watch the shows and movies on Prime Video you need a subscription to Amazon Prime. 

If you have a subscription to Amazon Prime and wondering how you can download the movies, web series, and shows from Amazon Prime Video on your Laptop, then here are we to help you out. Downloading movies and shows from Amazon Prime Video is very simple and easy. In a few simple steps, you will get your favourite movie or show on your laptop for offline viewing. 

How To Download From Amazon Prime Video On Laptop?

How To Download From Amazon Prime Video On Laptop?
How To Download From Amazon Prime Video On Laptop?

To download from Amazon Prime Video on your Laptop, first of all, you should have a window version of the Amazon Prime Video app installed on your laptop. If you use an Apple laptop then you should have a compatible Mac version of the Amazon Prime Video app installed on the device. 

To access Prime Video on any device, the user should have a subscription to Amazon Prime. Amazon Prime offers monthly as well as yearly subscriptions to users. Once you got the subscription, sign in to the Prime Video app. In the app select any movie and show you want to watch. In the side section of the show or movie you selected, you will find a download option. Click on the download tap, confirm the downloading option and your video will start to download for offline viewing. To know in detail how to download from Amazon Prime Video, read the full article. 

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Amazon Prime Video App On Laptop

How To Download From Amazon Prime Video On Laptop?
How To Download From Amazon Prime Video On Laptop?

To download from Amazon Prime Video, you need to have the Prime Video app that supports your device. Hence, there are different ways to download the Amazon Prime Video app on Windows and Mac operating systems. First of all, for the Mac operating system, open the App Store on your laptop. Search Amazon Prime Video and click on the install button. Within a couple of minutes, the app will be downloaded to your device.

Similarly, for Windows operating system visit the Microsoft Store on your Laptop. Search for Amazon Prime Video and click on the install button. Once the app is installed, you can follow the next process. 

Once the app is downloaded on your laptop, sign in for the Prime Video with your Amazon id and password. You need to enter the same id and password with which you subscribed for the Amazon Prime membership. After this, the same window will appear on your laptop screen that appears when you open the Prime Video on your mobile. 

Getting Amazon Prime Subscription

Accessing Amazon Prime Video is not possible without an Amazon Prime subscription. Amazon offers a Prime subscription to its users that gives certain benefits to the subscribers. The Prime members of Amazon can avail free delivery options, discounts, and access to Amazon Prime Video and Amazon Prime Music App. 

In more than 200 countries, Amazon offers Prime membership with access to Amazon Prime Video. If you use the Amazon e-commerce website and have an Amazon account, you can get Prime membership in a few simple steps- 

  • On the home screen of the Amazon app, you will see the option- ‘try Prime.’ If the option is not available on the home screen, click on ‘All’ from the menu bar. There you will find the ‘try prime’ option. 
  • Click on the option and a screen will appear to you.
  • From this screen choose a suitable Prime subscription plan. Normally Amazon offers monthly, quarterly, and yearly plans. However, the plans vary from country to country. Amazon also offers a 50% youth discount to young subscribers. 
  • After selecting the plan, go for the payment options and make the payment. 
  • Once, the payment is made you will start receiving Amazon Prime benefits. 

Now, open the Amazon Prime Video app and sign in with your id and password. You will get access to all the video contents of Amazon Prime Video. 

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Downloading Web Series From Amazon Prime Video On Laptop

How To Download From Amazon Prime Video On Laptop?

Once you got the Amazon Prime Video app on your Laptop and signed into it with your id and password of Prime membership, you are all set to download web series and TV serials from the Prime Video app. 

First of all, from the menu bar select the web shows or TV shows option. the screen will show you various show recommendations. Amazon Prime categorizes shows and series on the basis of their genre and your viewing. So, you will get a categorized and customized list of shows and series on your laptop screen.

To download a show for offline viewing, first of all, select that show. You will see various tabs and options when you open a show. A show has multiple episodes, you can either choose to download the whole show at a time or can download episodes one by one according to the pattern of your viewing. 

To download the whole show, select the tab- ‘download show’, and to download a single episode click on the download symbol in front of the episode from the episodes’ list. After clicking the download tab, Prime Video will ask you to choose the quality of your download. Choose the quality keeping in the data required for downloading. Within a few minutes, the show or episode will be downloaded on your laptop. 

Notably, the videos downloaded from Amazon Prime Video do not save on the internal storage of your device. It is available on Amazon Prime only for 30 days and then it will be automatically deleted. Also, once you started watching an episode you have to finish it within 48 hours otherwise it will be deleted. Additionally, if the Prime membership expires, then also downloaded video will disappear from the Amazon Prime app on your laptop. 

Downloading Movies From Amazon Prime Video On Laptop

The method for downloading a movie from the Amazon Prime app is the same as downloading shows or series from the app. From the menu bar of the main Prime Video screen, choose movies. You will see movies categorized into different genres. From the available movies, select the movie you want to get for offline viewing. After clicking the movie, you will be directed to that movie. Now from the available options on the screen, find the download movie option with the downloading symbol. Select the downloading quality and other options and initiate downloading. 

Notably, the downloaded stuff will be available on the ‘Downloads’ menu of Amazon Prime Video. Once, you finish watching the stuff you downloaded, you can delete it from the download. If you won’t delete it, the video will be automatically deleted after 30 days of downloading. Also remember, once you started watching a movie on Prime Video you have to finish it within 48 hours. Otherwise, it will be deleted from your device.   

Additionally, the shows, episodes, or movies downloaded from one device won’t be available on other devices on which you have logged in with the same id. So, be careful while downloading the videos from Amazon Prime Video. 

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How Much Data Is Required To Download From Amazon Prime Video On Laptop? 

How To Download From Amazon Prime Video On Laptop?
How To Download From Amazon Prime Video On Laptop?

The data requirement for downloading movies, shows, series, and episodes from Amazon Prime Video depends upon the quality of download and the duration of the video. Normally, downloading on a laptop consumes more data than downloading on a mobile. So, always try to connect yourself with safe wi-fi before downloading anything from the Amazon Prime Video app otherwise your regular data will be exhausted. 

Amazon Prime Video has categorized its video quality index into four categories. The categories are Best, Better, Good, and Data Saver. According to Amazon Prime Video, it requires 2.4 GB of data and storage for downloading a 1-hour video in the Best quality is HD quality with the highest resolution. However, for the same 1-hour video 1.1 GB of data and storage is required if the video is downloading in better quality. In better quality, a 1-hour video requires 0.5 GB of data and storage on your laptop. Lastly, in the data saving category one hour video requires 0.3 GB of data and storage for downloading. However, the data-saving option does not offer picture and sound clarity at its best. 

Normally, the duration of movies is two to three hours. So, to download a movie in the best quality you will require at least 5 GB to 7GB of data and storage on your laptop. However, in the case of series and shows, you can break down downloading into several episodes. According to the available data and storage, you can download episodes one by one or all together at once. If you don’t have sufficient data and storage for best quality downloading, then you can also move to a better, good, or data saving option. 

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