How to Convert Amazon Music to FLAC in 3 Ways

Posted by Adam Gorden on Apr 27, 2022 3:35 PM.

FLAC stands for Free Lossless Audio Codec and is an audio coding format for lossless compression of digital audio. Similar to MP3, it is compatible with most media players and portable devices. Due to its better compression and lossless audio quality, more and more people choose to save audios as FLAC files and rip CDs to FLAC. So, how about converting Amazon Music to FLAC? It would be a great way to save Amazon Music without any loss in quality.

Converting Amazon Music to FLAC can make for some trying times when you don't know how to get it done. What if you have to move? Due to some reasons, converting Amazon Music to FLAC is hard work. Thankfully, for those of Amazon Music users willing to save FLAC music from Amazon, there are some ways to help you complete this task. To help you rip FLAC from Amazon Music, we've complied this guide on how to convert Amazon Music to FLAC.

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Part 1. What You Should Know: Amazon Music to FLAC
Part 2. How to Download FLAC Music from Amazon
Part 3. How to Convert Amazon MP3 Music to FLAC
Part 4. how to Record FLAC Music from Amazon

Part 1. What You Should Know: Amazon Music to FLAC

As we all know, there are different streaming services from Amazon, such as Amazon Music Prime, Amazon Music Unlimited, and Amazon Music HD. Besides, you can also purchase your liked albums or songs from Amazon Online Store. Technically, it is impossible to download songs from Amazon Streaming Music to FLAC, as all the music from Amazon is protected by digital rights management.

Amazon uses the special encoding technology to prevent you from copying or distributing its music resources to other places. So, you can only listen to songs within the Amazon Music app on your device even though you have downloaded them. However, the conversion of Amazon Music to FLAC can be realized by some software, and the process is fairly straightforward and simple. Let's go on reading the next part.

Part 2. How to Download FLAC Music on Amazon Music

If you want to download FLAC songs from Amazon Music Prime or Amazon Music Unlimited, we'd recommend ViWizard Amazon Music Converter, which is available for both Windows and Mac computer. It is a robust music downloader and converter for help you in saving songs from Amazon Music to FLAC, AAC, M4A, WAV, and more popular audio formats.

Designed with intuitive interface, ViWizard Amazon Music Converter lets you download and convert Amazon Music to FLAC with three steps. Whether you want to rip Amazon Music to FLAC on a PC or Mac computer by using ViWizard software, the process is identical for all of them. Here's a detailed guide on how to download FLAC songs from Amazon Music by using ViWizard software.

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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 Amazon Songs to download

add amazon music songs

Download and install ViWizard Amazon Music Converter, and open the application once completed. The app will load the Amazon Music app on your computer and then go to your music library to select songs you want to download. Find the target item and copy the music link then paste it into the search bar on the converter.

Step 2Set FLAC as the Output Format

select the output format

After adding Amazon Music songs to the converter, you need to configure the output parameters for Amazon Music. Simply click the menu bar and select the Preferences option then there will pop up a window. In the Convert tab, you can select FLAC as the output format and adjust the bit rate, sample rate, and audio channel.

Step 3Convert Amazon Music to FLAC

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Once the settings are complete, click the Convert button to begin the conversion procedure. ViWizard Amazon Music Converter will download songs from Amazon Music and save them into the format of FLAC. The process could also remove copyright protection from Amazon Music. You then can click the Converted icon to see all the converted Amazon songs in the history list.

Part 3. How to Convert Amazon MP3 Music to FLAC

In some cases, you don't need to use a professional Amazon Music downloader. If you've purchased lots of songs and albums from Amazon Online Store, then you can download Amazon Music to your computer and then convert those Amazon MP3 songs to FLAC by using an audio converter like ViWizard Audio Converter. By using this audio converter, you can not only convert more than 100 kinds of unprotected audio files to FLAC or other popular audio formats, but also rips DRM-free files from Apple Music, iTunes audios, and Audible audiobooks.

Step 1Add Amazon MP3 Music to the Converter

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Launch ViWizard Audio Converter and then click the Add Files at the top of the converter. Locate the folder where you've stored your purchased Amazon song and add them to the conversion list. Or you can try to drag and drop Amazon MP3 songs to the converter interface.

Step 2Select FLAC as the Output Audio Format

select output format

Now click the Format button to launch the settings window. In the settings window, you can choose FLAC as the output format. For better audio quality, you can change the bit rate, sample rate, and audio channel.

Step 3Convert Amazon Purchased Music to FLAC

start the conversion

To start the conversion, click the Convert button at the bottom right corner of the converter. Then ViWizard Audio Converter will convert Amazon MP3 songs to FLAC. And you can find the converted songs by clicking the Converted icon on the top of the converter.

Part 4. How to Record FLAC Music from Amazon Music

You can download FLAC music from Amazon Music by using ViWizard Amazon Music Converter. Also, there is a way to help you record FLAC audios from Amazon Music for free. We suggest using Audacity to do so. Audacity is a free, easy-to-use audio recorder and editor for Windows, macOS, Linux, and other operating systems.

Step 1Set up Audacity to Capture Computer Playback

Audacity preferences

To get started, install and open Audacity to set it up on your computer. Then you can choose the recording device in Audacity according to the operating system.

Step 2Turn Software Playthrough off on Audacity

Audacity setting

When recording computer playback, you need to turn off the Software Playthrough first. To turn off Software Playthrough, click Transport, select Transport Options, and then turn it off.

Step 3Start Recording Audios from Amazon Music

Audacity recording

Click the Record button in the Transport Toolbar then use the Amazon Music app to play songs on your computer. When you have finished recording, simply click the Stop button.

Step 4Save the Recorded Amazon Songs to FLAC

If you don't want to edit the recordings, you can directly save them to FLAC. You can click Files > Save Project and save the recorded Amazon songs as FLAC files on your computer.


That's it! You've successfully downloaded FLAC audios from Amazon Music. If you purchased a collection of albums and songs from Amazon Online Store, then you can use an audio converter to convert Amazon MP3 music to FLAC directly. But for ripping FLAC songs from Amazon Streaming Music, you need to remove DRM protection first and then convert Amazon Music songs to FLAC. We'd suggest using ViWizard Amazon Music Converter or Audacity.

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