Yes, it is possible to download series and movies from Amazon Prime Video to watch offline. However, on Mac it is somewhat more complicated. We explain how to download Amazon Prime series and movies on iPhone, iPad or Mac.
Amazon Prime Video is the platform to watch Amazon series and movies. Currently, it is one of the most popular streaming services. A subscription to Amazon Prime, in addition to allowing you to access its entire gallery of series and movies, offers you other privileges such as receiving shipments from Amazon the next day.
In addition, the cost of this platform is much cheaper than that of other similar ones: you will only pay 4.99 euros per month or 36 euros per year. Other platforms like Netflix charge a minimum of 7.99 a month, which means that Amazon Prime Video is definitely a service to consider.
How to Download Series and Movies from Amazon Prime Video on iPhone or iPad
Both iPhone and iPad have a special application optimized for the device, something that greatly improves the use of the platform. You can download the Amazon Prime Video app for free from the App Store.
To download any series or movie from the platform, you will have to search for the series or movie that interests you. Afterwards, you will clearly see an icon that says ‘Download’. The process is as simple as touching on this option.
Remember that initially the app is configured so that downloads are carried out only if there is a Wi-Fi connection. In case you don’t mind spending data, you can change this in the application settings.
At the bottom of the app, you will see that there is an icon that says ‘Downloads’. If you touch on it, you will see in that section all the content that you have already downloaded. You can see it whenever you want even if there is no Internet connection at that time.
We recommend that once you have seen that series or movie you remember to delete it from your downloads section since otherwise it will be occupying space unnecessarily.
One point to keep in mind is that you can choose the quality of the video you are going to download: the better the quality, the larger the file, so this depends on the space you have available.
It is also important to know that not all the content on the platform is available for download, although according to our personal experience, most series and movies do support downloads.
How to Download Amazon Prime Video Series and Movies on a Mac or MacBook
Now comes the most complicated part, since Amazon Prime Video does not have a specific app for Mac. To access the platform from your Mac, you will have to use the web browser version and in this case, downloads are not supported.
This is not to say that there are no ways you can download Amazon Prime Video content on your Mac to watch when you have no internet. The option we suggest is to share the screen of your iPhone with your Mac using a Lightning cable and the QuickTime Player app.
To do this, follow the steps that we propose below:
- Use the Lightning cable to connect your iPhone to your Mac computer.
- In the QuickTime Player app on your Mac, open ‘File’ and choose the ‘New Video Recording’ option.
- Then choose ‘iPhone’ in the ‘Camera’ section and in the ‘Microphone’ section.
- Then, you just have to open the Amazon Prime Video application on your iPhone and play the movie or series you want from the ‘Downloads’ section.
- When you press the red button in QuickTime Player you will start recording everything you play. Afterwards, you can save the saved video to be able to watch whenever you want, whether you have an Internet connection or not.
If you’re only going to see that series or movie once, you don’t need to record, just playing it from your iPhone on your Mac through QuickTime Player will be enough.