Amazon Prime Video now offers downloads for offline viewing on iPhone and iPad users


Amazon’s Prime Video streaming service formerly only permitted users of Amazon’s own Fire-branded Android devices to download material for offline watching, however today the company announced it’s expanding that advantage to all iOS and Android users.

Users will certainly have the ability to download both TVs and motion pictures (Amazon didn’t point out if there are any constraints), and the feature is available through the Amazon Video app readily available for both iPhone and iPads.

Amazon makes a point of noting in its press release that this step gives it one up on competitive services like Netflix: “Amazon Video is the only online subscription streaming video service that allows downloads of titles, suggesting unlike other membership streaming services such as Netflix, Prime members can delight in films and TELEVISION programs as part of their membership even when they do not have a web connection readily available.”

The function is readily available to Prime customers at no additional charge and is at first offered for users in the United States, UK, Germany and Austria.

You can access the brand-new download function for offline seeing through the Amazon Video app for iOS now.

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