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[Solved] How to Record/Rip Prime Amazon Video

Jane Zhou updated on Oct 15, 2020 to Screen Recording Utility | How-to Articles

Amazon Prime Video offers a broad selection of movies and TV shows to stream on your Windows PC, Mac, Android, iPhone, and other media devices. Thus, it's no surprise to witness why it has become one of the most loved video streaming services, just like Netflix. Steaming your favorite movie or TV show on Amazon Prime Video is quite an enjoyable experience. However, Amazon poses rigid restrictions on downloading and offline viewing. It's only possible to download Amazon Prime Video to four types of compatible devices including Android and iPhone. But, it's not possible to enjoy your favorite Amazon video on your computer offline. 

Therefore, is there any way to download Amazon video to computer for offline watching? Of course, there is – you can record Amazon Video. In this post, we'll walk you through how to record or rip Prime Amazon Video with free video recording software


Can You Download Amazon Video on PC

You can download any video to your Android and iOS devices within the Amazon Prime Video application, as long as you are provided with the download option. Unfortunately, due to digital rights management (DRM), Amazon doesn't let users download the videos to the computer for watching. Even if you've bought that video, you yet cannot download it to other devices not granted by Amazon. 

There are so-called Amazon Prime Video downloader tools out there but they can't help you download Amazon videos you would like to the PC. Therefore, we recommend our readers to record the Amazon videos for offline viewing. 

How to Record Amazon Video on Windows 10 PC

To easily record or rip Amazon Video to Windows PC for offline viewing, look no further from EaseUS RecExperts. It is an all-in-one recorder tool equipped with many video recording modes including a screen recording with system sound. Thanks to its intuitive video editor, you can trim and eradicate whatever you find is unwanted. What's more? With this tool's assistance, you can even record Amazon videos every day and thanks to its feature known as a task scheduler. On top of all, the tool allows you to save the recorded video in 10+ formats including MP4. In short, EaseUS RecExperts is a full-featured yet best free screen recorder on the market. 

Key features of EaseUS RecExperts:

  • Schedule and record Amazon Prime Videos with system sound
  • Support to record PC screen, video calls, webcam, online games, or anything happening on your PC
  • Support video editing while recording 
  • Support mouse tracking which includes zoom, spotlight, click, and cursor
  • Let you upload your recorded footage to popular platforms such as Vimeo, YouTube, etc.

Now download EaseUS RecExperts and follow the below tutorials to record Amazon video with ease.

Step 1. Open the web page that contains the video that you want to capture. Then launch EaseUS RecExperts on your computer and click "Record Screen". 

Open EaseUS RecExperts

Step 2. Click "Full" and choose the "Select region" option to adjust the area of the screen that you want to record. After that, click "Microphone" to select the "System sound" option. 

If you need to leave your computer for a while, you can use the capture timer and the program will stop grabbing the video at the designed time. Just click on the "Task Scheduler(OFF)" button to set the start and stop time.

Set the area of the recording screen

Step 3. Once done, click on the "REC" button to start the recording. While recording the video, you can use the take screenshots, add texts, and highlight the important part of the video. If you like, you also can add arrows, numbering, and something else to your video.

Record streaming video

Step 4. Once you have captured the video from the web page, click the "Stop" button. The recorded video will be immediately saved to your computer. Then right-click on the recorded video on the Video list. You can choose to preview, compress, edit, or upload the video directly to sharing media sites like YouTube.

Record streaming video on Windows 10

How to Record Amazon Video on Mac

To record Prime Amazon Video on Mac, a screen recording software - OBS Studio can come in handy. 

Acronym for Open Broadcaster Software, OBS is a free and open-source streaming and screen recording software equipped with some more appealing features. It is now known as OBS Studio. The software comes with numerous types of filters and entails multiple themes to create the video more captivating. In short, it has a lot of settings and features. And if you're willing to invest time to learn how to use it, then this software can benefit you a lot in many scenarios. The best part is that it incorporates a wizard to assist you to optimize your whole setup for recording your Amazon video. 

Key features of OBS Studio:

  • Support for HD streaming and recording 
  • Support to record an entire screen or just a portion of the screen 
  • Entirely free and open-source screen recording tool
  • Exported videos include no watermarks
  • Support screen recording not only on Mac but Windows PC and Linux OS

So, ready to learn how to use OBS Studio to record Amazon Video on your Mac? If yes, then follow the below instructions on your system:

Step 1. To commence the process, you need to download and install the OBS Studio on your Mac. 

Install OBS

Step 2. OBS uses a system of Sources and Scenes. When you first launch OBS, you'll notice there is already a scene by default. With the default added scene selected, tap the + button at the bottom of the tab labeled Sources. 

Choose recording sources on OBS

Step 3. Choose Display Capture and then name it. 

Choose display capture

Step 4. Right-tap on it, then choose transform to fit to screen. Once you are ready to record, hit Start recording. 

Start record amazon video

Step 6. Go to the Amazon Prime Video and then play or stream the video you would like to record. 

The recorded footage will be stored in local storage and you can watch the recording TV show or movie whenever you like to watch them. 

Bonus Tip: Easy Way to Download Amazon Video on iPhone/Android

Just about every TV show and movie can be download on Amazon Prime Video, but this only applies to paid members or more commonly known as prime members. If you're a Prime member, then go ahead and follow the below step-by-step guide to learn how to download Amazon Video on your iPhone or Android device. 

Step 1. Sign-in to the Amazon Prime Video App

On both Android and iPhone, the Amazon Prime Video app can be downloaded from their respective stores. Thus, if the app isn't installed on your device, then install it first. 

Once successfully installing the app, sign-in to your Amazon account with the correct email and passcode. If you have enabled two-factor authentication, then you'll receive a 6-digit verification code via email or text and enter that code when requested. 

Step 2. Configure Download Settings 

Before you commence download your favorite movie or TV show, you'll first like to check the download quality and modify it to your preference. 

  • Go to the "Settings" tab (on iPhone) or click the hamburger menu and then "Settings" (on Android)
  • Thereafter, click on "Streaming & Downloading" (on iPhone) or "Stream & Download" (on Android)
  • Here, choose "Download Quality" and select the quality you would like to have 

On iPhone:

If you're using an iPhone, then there's a switch for "Allow the highest quality when on Wi-Fi". It means exactly what it sounds. Irrespective of what quality you choose, whenever a download happens on Wi-Fi, it'll always download the media in the "Best" quality. 

Download Amazon video on iphone

On Android:

On Android devices, there is an "Always Ask" option and it is turned on by default. It implies whenever you try to download a video, you can change or verify the quality based on a case-by-case scenario. 

Download Amazon video on Android

There are other settings concerning downloading. For instance, in the "Streaming & Downloading" (on iPhone) or "Stream & Download" (on Android) menu, you'll find the "Download on Wi-Fi Only" option. You can decide to turn it on or off according to your preference. 

Step 3. Download Your Favorite TV Show or Movie

Click on the title you would like to download. In the Description Page for that, you'll find the "Download" button. If it's about downloading movies, then you'll just have the "Download" button. 

Rip Amazon video

However, for TV shows, you'll have the choice to download a whole season. If you want to download a particular episode, then it's possible as well. 

Download Amazon TV shows

 Wrap Up

That's it. As you can now see that it's possible to enjoy your favorite Amazon movie or TV show on the computer as well thanks to tools like EaseUS RecExpert. With this software, you can record Prime Amazon Video and enjoy watching offline on Windows PC in just a few clicks of button. It's free, so give it a try today!

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