Where does Amazon Music download to?

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December 6, 2023

Amazon Music is a music streaming service offered by Amazon. If you’re already an Amazon Prime member, your subscription includes Prime Music at no additional cost. Alternatively, you can opt for Amazon Music Unlimited at $9.99 per month or $99 per year to access on-demand and fully offline playback. Additionally, Amazon features a digital music store where you can purchase tracks or albums from your favorite artists.

Whether you’re streaming songs from Amazon Music Prime/Unlimited or you’ve purchased Amazon Music tracks, you can conveniently download them for offline listening. However, locating the specific storage location for your downloaded Amazon Music files can be a bit challenging. If you’re still unsure, this article will guide you on how to discover the download location.

Part 1. Amazon Music Prime/Unlimited songs download location

Amazon Music Prime and Amazon Music Unlimited titles are not available for download to computers. You can download these titles to your Amazon Music app for offline playback.

  • Amazon Music for Prime members can only download All-Access Playlists to listen offline.
  • Amazon Music Unlimited members can download any songs, albums, and playlists in Standard quality, HD, Ultra HD, or Spatial Audio to listen offline in these formats.

On tablet/phone

  1. Open the Amazon Music mobile app.
  2. Sign in to your Amazon account.
  3. Find the playlist or album you want to download.
  4. Tap the Download icon to download all songs.
  5. OR tap More Options(three dots) next to the song you want to download.
  6. Tap Download. The song is added to your download queue.

Where are the downloaded Amazon Music files located on an iOS device? In reality, locating the precise downloaded Amazon Music files is challenging; only cached data is typically accessible. For iPhones, these caches are stored at “music.amazon.com/showDebugOptions.”

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On Mac/Windows

  1. Run Amazon Music app and log in your account.
  2. Find the album or playlist.
  3. Click the download icon to download the whole album or playlist.
  4. Or click the three-dots icon – Download to download individual songs.
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Songs are downloaded to below location, which can be found and changed in Settings.

Amazon Music download location

When you navigate to the location, you won’t find playable songs. This is because downloaded Amazon Music Unlimited and All-Access Playlist songs are only accessible within the Amazon Music app. It is not possible to export songs for use on other apps and devices.

Part 2. Where are purchased songs downloaded to

You can download purchased music using the Amazon Music for PC, Mac, Android, iOS app and Web Browser. Purchased songs download location varies on different devices.

On PC and Mac

When you download purchased Amazon Music songs with Amazon Music app for PC and Mac, the songs are downloaded to below location. You can view and change the location in Settings.

Amazon Music download location

On web player

Songs typically save to your browser’s default “Downloads” folder. 

On Android

Downloaded music is saved by default to an Amazon Music folder on your Android device.

On iOS

Although you can also download purchased songs with Amazon Music iOS app, you can’t find the downloaded songs on the device. The songs can only be played offline within Amazon Music iOS app.

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Extra Tips: Download Songs from Amazon Music Prime/Unlimited to MP3

In contrast to the songs you’ve bought on Amazon, the tracks you’ve downloaded from Amazon Music Prime/Unlimited come with DRM protection and are restricted to playback within the Amazon Music app. You won’t encounter standard audio files that you can directly play. However, a specialized Amazon Music Downloader is available, allowing you to convert songs, albums, and playlists from Amazon Music Prime/Unlimited into formats like MP3, M4A, AAC, FLAC, WAV, and AIFF. This enables you to enjoy your music across various platforms, including iTunes, Windows Media Player, and MP3 players.

Pazu Amazon Music Converter is the reliable tool for this purpose, designed to download Amazon Music content to formats like MP3 and M4A. The downloaded MP3 files maintain their original audio quality and ID3 tags. Follow the provided steps to convert your Amazon Music to MP3 using this software.

Amazon Music Free doesn’t support offline playback. However, with Pazu Amazon Music Converter, you can also download songs to MP3 with Amazon Music Free.

1. Run Pazu Amazon Music Converter

Download, install and launch Pazu Amazon Music Converter on your computer, then click the Sign In to log in to your Amazon account.

Amazon Music converter

If you have purchased a license, click the key icon to register the converter. If not, continue using the trial version.

2. Choose output format

Click on the Settings icon on the top right corner and select WAV as output format.

Amazon Music converter

3. Add songs, albums or playlists

Select the desired songs, albums or playlists you wish to download. Once you open an album/playlist and tap the red Add button suspended on the right side, you’ll be presented with the list of songs.

Amazon Music converter

All songs in the playlist will be added by default. Click the check the box next to the track that you don’t want to convert.

Amazon Music converter

4. Convert Amazon Music

Click the Convert button on the bottom right corner, and Pazu Amazon Music Converter will automatically download and convert Amazon Music tracks to the default folder on your computer.

Amazon Music converter

When the conversion process finishes, you can browse all the converted songs in the history list by clicking on the  icon. And now you’re prepared to stream your Amazon Music songs anywhere.

Amazon Music converter

MP3 songs downloaded with Pazu Amazon Music Converter are tagged correctly. MP3 players read artist, song, and other information from the ID3 tag that is embedded in the MP3 file.