Nowadays, there are various kinds of films, TV shows, and sporting events on Amazon Prime Video, including Amazon Originals like Lord of the Rings: The Rings of Power, The Boys, The Marvelous Mrs. Maisel, and Tom Clancy’s Jack Ryan, and personalized recommendations, and it also supports online viewing, many users still choose to watch Amazon Prime videos offline. One important advantage is that when you download videos in HD, offline viewing is better than online viewing because they don't need to be compressed to load quickly. Another advantage is that when you watch videos offline, you don't need to consider the stability of the network, the speed of the network, and so on. And offline videos are better than online video files for storage, for example, some videos downloaded through third-party tools you can keep for a long time, even if they leave the platform you downloaded them from later. Also, most video streaming services such as Netflix and Amazon Prime store past episodes or seasons of a show so that viewers can easily continue watching from where they left off.
To watch Amazon Prime videos offline, you need to download these videos first. Depending on the device you want to watch offline, there are different ways to download these videos.
How to Download Amazon Prime Videos Offline with the Prime Video App
To download Prime Video titles for offline watching, you need a Fire tablet, or the Prime Video app for iOS, Android, macOS, or Windows 10.
Step 1. Open the Prime Video app.
Step 2. Search or browse for the TV show or movie that you want to download. Tap on it to open the video's Details page.
Step 3. If it's available for download, you should see a downward arrow.
For movies: Select the option to download the title from the detail page.
For TV shows: There’s an option to download the entire season. To download individual episodes, select the download icon on the list of episodes.
At present, the playback of downloaded content over Chromecast or Airplay isn’t permitted. Offline playback to television is possible with supported devices, using the appropriate adaptors. Please note that in the Prime Video app for Android and Windows 10, you’ll be able to select where to save downloaded titles.
How to Download Amazon Prime Videos Offline with Kigo Amazon Video Downloader
If you want to watch these Amazon Prime videos offline on Mac or non-Windows 10 PC, the above approach does not work. Don't worry, you can use Kigo Amazon Video Downloader to download Prime Videos on your Mac or Windows.
Kigo Amazon Video Downloader is another easy and fast way to download Amazon Prime videos. With it you can quickly add a video, select the MP4 or MKV output format, choose the language you need for the audio track and subtitles, and click download. All the operations are done step by step. Even if it's your first time using Kigo, you'll be able to get started easily.
Kigo Amazon Video Downloader
- Download Amazon movies, TV shows, and original series.
- Save Amazon Prime videos to MP4 or MKV formats.
- Select audio tracks and subtitles to keep.
- Support up to 1080p HD videos with 5.1 audios.
- Fast speed and easy to operate.
The next tutorial takes the Windows version as an example, and the Mac version operates the same as it does.
Step 1. Set the output format for the downloaded Prime videos.
Launch Kigo Amazon Video Downloader on your PC, and then click on the "Settings" button in the upper right corner to open the settings window. Here you can set MP4 or MKV as the output format, and select the video quality among Low, Medium and High, output path, and audio track and subtitle language, etc.
To ensure a successful download, please select the appropriate download region. If you want to download videos from primevideo.com. please change the website region to primevideo.com. You can enable the hardware acceleration function for the downloading process by clicking on "Enable hardware acceleration when available".
Step 2. Add Amazon Prime Videos to Kigo.
Input the video's name or one word of the name you want to download, and then search it. Kigo also enables you to copy and paste the video link on Kigo. After you log in to your Prime Video account, all the related Prime titles about "maisel" are listed on Kigo.
Please note that Kigo needs to work with a valid Amazon Video account.
Step 3. Select the download quality, audio track and subtitles.
Choose the season of the TV series you want to download, and click "Download" button to select the episode.
Kigo Amazon Video Downloader also offers the "Advanced Download" option that allows you to select specific video quality, audio tracks, and subtitles with different bitrates. Click on the Advanced Download button in the lower right corner to open the advanced setting window. If you are downloading a movie, click the "Advanced Setting" icon next to the download icon.
Please note that if you want to download high quality 1080p videos, your computer must support HDCP. Otherwise, only 720p downloads are supported at most. This is not a limitation set by the program, but a limitation by Amazon Prime itself.
Step 4. Start downloading Amazon Prime video offline.
Then click the "Download" button to start downloading video from Amazon Prime to your computer and store them in MP4 format with fast speed.
Once the download is complete, you can click on Library to discover all the downloaded TV episodes. Click on the file icon to the right of the video to quickly locate the video.
TVideos downloaded through the Prime Video App are known to have various restrictions, such as “after 30 days these downloaded videos will not be available for viewing whether you have watched them or not.” and other limits. But Amazon Prime Video videos downloaded through Kigo Amazon Video Downloader have no restrictions, you can watch it as long as you want and keep it as long as you want unless you want to delete it.
Please note that only the first 5 minutes of each video can be downloaded with the trial version, please purchase a license to enjoy the full video. It is suggested that to download the trial version and have a test before purchasing it.
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