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Amazon releases Instant Video app for iPad


Amazon has released its new Amazon Instant Video app for the iPad. The app, which requires iOS 4.3 or later, allows users to watch movies and TV shows from Amazon’s streaming library. Amazon Prime members can watch titles from Prime Instant Video for no additional cost, while all users can watch over 120,000 videos available from the Amazon Instant Video store. Purchased and Rented videos can be downloaded to the device for offline video, and users can also add videos to their Watchlists and resume watching videos they have already started thanks to Amazon Whispersync. Amazon’s Instant Video app for the iPad is available now as a free download from the App Store.

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as a Prime member and a long time Amazon music customer, I love the cloud player update and this instant video app.

Posted by gear on August 2, 2012 at 5:55 AM (CDT)


I have a trial of the Amazon Cloud Player Premier. As of right now, it is functioning better than iTunes Match. It found many “Explicit” albums I had imported from CD that iTunes Match had returned as “Clean”. I lost my iTunes library backup in a hardrive crash, so I was left with these edited versions of a lot of previously explicit songs. Amazon’s offering identified even these edited versions and provided me the explicit copies. I have now used the Amazon Cloud Player service to re-download almost all of the songs/albums that I thought I had ruined, or that Apple’s service had ruined. And all of this while I still have several open issues with Apple to figure this out. Amazon may have just become my “go-to” cloud music service. Plus the $25 Amazon fee gives you 250,000 non-Amazon purchased songs AND 50GB of cloud storage. That is a far better deal than the 25,000 songs iTunes Match will accept. Apple has now been out Appled…

Posted by Mitch on August 2, 2012 at 11:25 AM (CDT)


@2: Good to hear good things. Am I right in assuming Amazon’s service actually gives you a choice as to whether their suggested match is correct? If so, I’m about to give Amazon some more money.

Now if they’d just make an iPhone/touch version of their player app I’d be an even happier camper.

Posted by Code Monkey on August 4, 2012 at 11:27 AM (CDT)

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