How to Download & Install Amazon Prime Video App on Mac Computer

Streaming on Amazon Prime Video gives you access to thousands of exciting titles to make your binge-watching weekend more exhilarating. With new TV shows and movies to look forward to every time, there are more options for you and your family. 

Amazon Prime Video also features Amazon Originals that you can only stream on the app exclusively. You can watch releases such as Coming to America 2, The Tomorrow War, The Electrical Life of Louis Wain, Bliss, Wheel of Time, The Manor, and My Spy. Check out comedy films, romance TV, Unscripted TV, Anime, Science Fiction, Horror, Sports, and more.

On top of all these exciting titles, you can further extend your content library even more with original collections of films and TV series including live TV from third-party services using the Prime Video Channels add-ons.

What’s more, you can now enjoy streaming on Amazon Prime Video with additional dedicated support to more devices and platforms. Amazon recently launched a native app of its Amazon Prime Video app on the macOS operating system available as a free download. That means Apple desktop and laptop users will be able to stream Amazon Prime Video content on their Mac computer, giving more options and flexibility.

The native Prime Video streaming app will be available via the Mac App Store. You can now download and install the app and enjoy binge-watching on your MacBook laptop or iMac desktop computer.

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How to Download & Install Native Amazon Prime Video App on MacBook or iMac Computer

The Amazon Prime Video app works with Mac computers running on macOS 11.4 Big Sur or later. If you are not using the device software version, you can install the latest macOS first on your Apple computer to get the app.

How to Upgrade & Install Latest macOS Version

  • On the upper left corner of your screen, click the Apple logo.
  • Select System Preferences.
  • Choose Software Update.
  • Click Update Now.

Installing the Free Dedicated Amazon Prime Video App via Mac App Store

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  • Launch the App Store.
  • Click the Search box and enter Amazon Prime Video.
  • Click the Amazon Prime Video icon to open the page details.
  • Install the Amazon Prime Video app.

What Makes Amazon Prime Video App on Mac Different from Amazon Prime Video Web

There are notable features that you can find on the native Amazon Prime Video app on macOS compared to the web version that you can access using a browser.

First, the dedicated streaming app allows offline viewing. You can download content from your Amazon Prime Video app to watch later, even without an Internet connection. Second, Mac devices let you use the picture-in-picture mode. That means you can do something else on your Mac computer while streaming shows on the Amazon Prime Video app.

Third, there are contents that you can buy or rent through the native Amazon Prime Video app. You can use your Apple account for in-app purchases. And then, Mac users can utilize AirPlay through the new streaming app. Lastly, the app supports more user profiles in the same account.

Are you excited to use the new Amazon Prime Video app for a binge-watching escapade using your Mac computer? You can tell us in the comment section below.

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Eddie Mendoza
Eddie Mendoza
With a Bachelor’s degree in IT, Eddie has a natural knack for troubleshooting gadget issues. With more than 10 years of blogging experience under his belt, writing and publishing articles for streaming and related services is one of his main act. When not on his computer, you can find him tinkering his guitars.



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