Download Amazon Music to MP3? 2 Methods Available!

Posted by Adam Gorden on Jul 6, 2022 5:00 PM.

The competition between streaming music services is keener than ever, meaning music fans no longer need to compromise on the audio quality and the music amount. Usually, they just choose a service like Amazon Music to stream music, but it's not always convenient.

It's uncommon for Amazon Music subscribers to have hundreds or even thousands of MP3 albums in their music collections, so to download Amazon Music is a normal thing, especially in format of "Amazon music download MP3".

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For Amazon Music, users with Amazon Prime Music membership or Amazon Music Unlimited subscription may think once letting Amazon music download, the music songs are in the universal MP3 format and can kept or put on whatever device, but this is not the case.

So, can I download Amazon Music to MP3 from Amazon, and how? This article will tell the difference between downloading Amazon Music to MP3 from Amazon and with subscription and 2 respective methods.

Part 1. Can I Download Amazon Music to MP3?
Part 2. How to Download Amazon Music to MP3 from Amazon
Part 3. How to Download Amazon Music to MP3 with Subscription

Part 1. Can I Download Amazon Music to MP3?

Can I Download Amazon Music to MP3? Of course, but limited.

For just listening for offline playback in Amazon Music app, there is not really an issue for Amazon users for Prime or Unlimited. However, when it comes to downloading Amazon music to MP3 format, you are limited to two official options from Amazon and your membership for Prime or subscription for Unlimited can be useless to some extent.

Although the download service is available for Prime and Unlimited subscribers, sometimes some specific artists and the options are for CD or Vinyl or just streaming - not for a specific MP3. Also, the downloaded music files are stored in a different format from "Amazon music download MP3" and are encoded with DRM (Digital Rights Management) and unable to be converted to other MP3-supported devices, like a MP3 player.

However, to download Amazon MP3 Music, membership for Prime is still needed because the Amazon Music MP3 download service makes sense for Amazon Music Prime customers to purchase music from the Amazon Music Digital Store, in addition to streaming and automatic rips the Auto-Rip enabled albums that you purchase.

Part 2. How to Download Amazon Music to MP3 from Amazon

There are 2 options to download Amazon Music to MP3 from Amazon. Reading on to check the pros and cons and choose a better plan.

Purchase Amazon MP3 music download via Digital Store

Noted that the MP3s purchased from Amazon Digital Music Store will still be available for streaming and download. To purchase a certain album from Amazon Music Digital Store, the average cost per album is $9.50.


Purchased MP3s from Amazon is available for both streaming and download in DRM-free and encoded in 256kbps MP3 format.


Need Amazon Music Prime membership to get the access to Amazon Music Digital Store.

For Amazon Music Unlimited subscribers, there's an extra cost to purchase Amazon MP3 music.

how to download amazon MP3 music via Digital Store

AutoRip Amazon MP3 music download via CDs and Vinyl

Also noted that Amazon Music's AutoRip music service lets rip the AutoRip-enabled albums (including eligible CDs and Vinyl) purchased from Amazon since 1998 for users to get the MP3 version for free. The MP3 version will be uploaded to your Music Library immediately. For those who hasn't purchased the AutoRip-enabled albums before, the MP3 versions will be added within 48 hours after the order has shipped.


Free Amazon MP3 Music download version is included in AutoRip-enabled albums.


AutoRip-enabled albums are limited;

Do not apply to gift orders;

For Amazon Music Unlimited subscribers, there's an extra cost to purchase AutoRip-enable album music.

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Part 3. How to Download Amazon Music to MP3 with Subscription

On Amazon MP3 music download service, it seems that you can only choose to purchase music from Amazon with an extra cost and put your subscription aside. Don't despair. There is another option to download Amazon Music to MP3 with your subscription for Prime or Unlimited. What you need is a powerful Amazon Music downloader MP3 like ViWizard Amazon Music Converter.

ViWizard Amazon Music Converter can help to convert Amazon Music to MP3 or other several universal formats with absolute ease. Also, it can save MP3s with the original lossless audio quality and full ID3 tags. It must be the best alternative of purchasing music from Amazon.

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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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Step 1Select and Add Amazon Music

add amazon music songs

Choose the correct version of ViWizard Amazon Music Converter from above and download it. Please also make sure a pre-installed Amazon Music desktop app is available on your computer. On Windows, once ViWizard Amazon Music Converter is open, it will also launch or relaunch Amazon Music app for smooth conversion. On Amazon Music, sign in to your Amazon Music account to access the music. Now you can select and add music to ViWizard by dragging and dropping whatever you like from Amazon. The added songs are listed in the center screen, waiting to be downloaded and converted into MP3s.

Step 2Set the Output Format as MP3

select the output format

Notice that the music's output format is shown next to each song's duration. If you click the 'Convert' button, the music tracks will be downloaded in M4A format instead of MP3 format. To change the output format to MP3, click the menu icon and click 'Preferences'. On the new window, click 'Convert' to check all the parameters you can set here. From the Output Format list of MP3, M4A, M4B, AAC, WAV and FLAC, select MP3 for Amazon music download mp3. Also notice you can set other parameters like channel, sample rate and bit depth. Before click the '×', check the output format and other output audio parameters again and click the 'OK' button to save the settings.

Step 3Convert and Download Amazon MP3 Music

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Check the output format again on the center screen, now the output format should be set and shown as MP3. If there is a mistake, you can just go back to the 'preference' and reset the output format as MP3 again. Also notice that there is an output path at the bottom of the screen, which shows where the output files will be saved after the conversion. Now click the 'Convert' button, the Amazon MP3 music tracks will be downloaded and converted at a 5x super faster speed. A few moments later, you should have downloaded Amazon MP3 Music successfully. You can click the 'file' icon to browse all the downloaded MP3s.


Congratulations! Now using the 2 methods above, you should have downloaded the Amazon MP3 music. Remember using a powerful Amazon Music downloader MP3 like ViWizard Amazon Music Converter is a best alternative to download Amazon MP3 music without an extra cost. Give it a shot!

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