How to Remove DRM from Amazon Prime Music & Music Unlimited

Posted by Adam Gorden on Nov 11, 2022 5:00 PM.

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Amazon works fine to provide its music service - Amazon Music to users all around the whole. Both Amazon Prime Music and Amazon Music Unlimited subscription plans offer stream and download services for users to bring Amazon Music to more places. However, when these places are non-authorized, all the activities are restricted from one thing - DRM protection.

During our exploration phases, we discovered a lot about how confusing and frustrating DRM protection is for most Amazon Music users. Plus, we heard from some requests that we're working to remove the DRM from Amazon Prim Music and Music Unlimited. Please check this post.

Part 1. Amazon Music DRM Protection - What's the Fix?
Part 2. How to Remove DRM from Amazon Music
Part 3. How to Download DRM-Free Amazon Music

Part 1. Amazon Music DRM Protection - What's the Fix?

#1. What Is DRM Protection?

Digital Rights Management (DRM) is the management of legal access to digital content. These technologies attempt to control what a user can do and can't do with the media. Regrading streaming music services - such as Amazon Music, DRM technologies are adopted to protect the use of their music contents from abuse use. Even user has subscribe to the music service, the music service provides the limited access to its exclusives.

#2. Are Amazon Music Downloads DRM-free?

Amazon has created a vast music catalog for its subscribers (for both Amazon Music Unlimited or Amazon Prime Music) to stream online and download offline. However, the Amazon Music downloads along with the subscription fee are still DRM-encoded and almost impossible to be located on the device as the actual files, so users would fail to share them to the non-authorized devices and platforms.

#3. Are Amazon Music Purchases DRM-free?

Opposite to streaming music from Amazon Music, purchases from the Amazon Music Digital Store make much senses for a number of reasons - one is about DRM. Yes. Amazon Music purchases such as MP3s are DRM-free, which means the purchased tracks can be kept and put on whatever device. Even the Amazon Music subscription is canceled, ended or expired, the access to the Amazon Music purchases won't disappear.

Even this is not the perfect solution for those want to have DRM-free Amazon Music contents. You must know that the access to Amazon Music Digital requires the active Premium membership to purchase music from, which won't a best choice for those consider leaving Amazon Music.

Part 2. How to Remove DRM from Amazon Music

We have discovered a lot about how the changes on the subscription fee and cost on purchases can cause loss to existing Amazon Music user. Therefore, we'd like to introduce the best method to save efforts and cost on DRM-encoded Amazon Music - using Amazon Music DRM removal tool.

Added with the DRM removal function, an Amazon Music converter can help make DRM-encoded Amazon Music into DRM-free music such as MP3s.

ViWizard Amazon Music Converter - Best DRM Removal Tool

Amazon all options on the market, ViWizard Amazon Music Converter is the most professional in output quality and speed. You can use this tool to convert all accessible Amazon Music contents to DRM-free audio files in 6 formats - MP3, M4A, M4B, WAC, AAC and FLAC, then it's simple to transfer the files to device and platform with no limits.

Amazon Prime Music DRM Removal:

For Prime members, ViWizard supports Amazon Prime Music DRM removal and requires a Prime account to connect with the Amazon Music desktop app. You can remove all the DRM from the "Prime" titles, even the purchases from Amazon Music Digital.

Amazon Music Unlimited DRM Removal:

For Music Unlimited subscribers, ViWizard supports Amazon Music Unlimited DRM removal and needs an account with an active subscription. You can remove all the DRM from the "Prime" and "Unlimited" titles, even the purchases from Amazon Music Digital.

Note: The whole process to remove DRM from the Amazon Music desktop app won't be detected with users' permissions.

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Key Features of ViWizard Amazon Music Converter

  • Download songs from Amazon Music Prime, Unlimited, and HD Music
  • Convert Amazon Music songs to MP3, AAC, M4A, M4B, FLAC, and WAV
  • Retain the original ID3 tags and lossless audio quality of Amazon Music
  • Support customizing the output audio parameters for Amazon Music
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Part 3. How to Download DRM-Free Amazon Music

ViWizard Amazon Music Converter provides both Windows and Mac versions based on the computer device. You can follow this instruction to download DRM-free Amazon Music with ViWizard Amazon Music Converter.

Step 1Select Amazon Music Contents

add amazon music songs

Launch the ViWizard Amazon Music Converter, wait until it opens the Amazon Music desktop to connect with the account. From here please select "Prime" or "Unlimited" titles to add to ViWizard via drag-and-drop.

Step 2Remove DRM from Amazon Music Contents

select the output format

To remove DRM from the selected Amazon Music contents, please customize some format settings. In ViWizard, use the top menu > Preferences > Convert > Output Format, then select the MP3 in the drop-down. You can also customize the exact bit rate for the standard music's 256Kbps or HD music's 320Kbps. Please click OK to save these changes.

Step 3Download DRM-free Amazon Music Contents

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You can now click Convert button to download the DRM-free Amazon Music contents. The whole conversion is at 5x speed. Once the conversion is complete, the DRM-free audio files are transferrable to the most common devices.

#4. Is It Legal to Remove the DRM from Amazon Music?

It depends on the purpose. It's legal to remove the DRM from Amazon Prime Music and Amazon Music Unlimited for personal use, which means users mustn't earn commercial profits with the DRM-free Amazon Music.

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