If watching Amazon Prime Video in a web browser on your Mac isn’t enough for you, there’s now a basic alternative. Available In the App Store for macOSThe native Prime Video app brings with it new features like picture-in-picture – as Amazon says, “play video content in a resizable floating window that is not blocked by other windows.” You’ll be able to find and browse series and movies, buy and rent content, and watch live sports such as Thursday Night Football and the English Premier League.
In other words, it’s almost like watching Prime Video in a web browser, only it’s not in a web browser.
You can also sort through your watchlist, download videos for offline viewing, and see what you’ve bought.
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The macOS Prime Video app gives full control over parental controls as well as the ability to see which devices are connected to your Amazon account. The free Mac app may be worth it for that last feature alone, as it will save you from having to find your way to that feature in your Amazon account.
The Native app also makes it easy to see which videos you’ve hidden from your watched list, and you have easy access to clear your video search history, which are some nice features for the more privacy-conscious among us. .
Amazon’s Prime Video app for Mac allows viewing in English, Spanish, French, German, Italian, Polish, Russian, and other languages as well.