Amazon Music is one of the best music streaming services created by Amazon.com. It is an online music store that offers over 10 million songs to its numerous customers from more than 200,000 artists and over 25,000 music labels. Originally, all tracks were sold in 256 kbps variable bitrate MP3 format without per-customer watermarking or Digital Rights Management (DRM). This has changed because today, certain tracks are watermarked. Amazon Music is available in countries such as United States, UK, Canada, Japan, Spain, France, Italy, India, Germany, Switzerland, and Austria.
Amazon Music is ads-free and you can listen offline. You can also access the streaming music catalog from Amazon.com web player or from Amazon Music player apps. The apps support multiple platforms such as Windows 10, Android, macOS, FireOS, Alexa devices, iOS, some smart TVs as well as automobiles. You can download Amazon Music app from their respective app store. The global availability of Amazon Music is subject to Licensing agreements with recording companies, which restrict the number of countries the music is sold.
Classes of Amazon Music Catalog
Apart from digital purchases such as CDs and Vinyl Records, Amazon Music also offers streaming music to subscribers. Below are the classes of Amazon Music that you can choose from:
My Music allows you to listen to music you have purchased from Amazon such as MP3 or AutoRip CDs/Vinyl. Amazon cloud stores for free all your Amazon digital music purchases. This enables you to play music already stored on your Windows 10 device at no extra cost.
Prime Music offers Prime subscribers in several countries the ability to listen or stream up to 2 million songs free. With your Prime membership, you can enjoy a curated catalog of two million songs, playlists, and stations. Prime Music is always ad-free and you can listen to songs offline. It comes with unlimited skips and you can listen on your favorites devices using a hands-free.
Amazon Music Unlimited is a full-catalog streaming service that gives you the ability to choose from tens of millions of songs. It offers thousands of curated playlists and stations with personalized recommendations. Amazon Music Unlimited offers subscribers music playback capabilities. Subscribers can stream the latest music releases from today’s most popular artists on weekly basis. It has a number of plans such as Individual, Family, Single Device and For Student Plans that users can choose from. Some of these plans allow you to stream on up to 6 devices at once. It also includes special pricing for Prime members and a 30-day free trial period.
How to Download Amazon Music App for Windows 10
Below are the steps to use in order to download the App for Window 10 from Microsoft Store:
- Open Microsoft Store on your Windows 10 Laptop or Desktop
- Type on the search bar, “Amazon Music”. A link having Amazon Music will appear.
- Clicking on the link takes you to the download page.
- Tap on “Get” to initiate the download for free.
- Click on Launch to open the player app
- Sign In with your Amazon account by entering your email address (or phone number for a mobile account) and password.
- If you are new to Amazon, create your own personal Amazon account by clicking on Create Your Amazon Account.
Ensure that your device meets certain minimum requirements for optimal performance and best user experience. You should have at least x86 Windows 10 version 14393.0 or higher with a memory capacity of 4 GB. Note that the App has diverse contents, so viewers discretion is advised.