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Amazon Cloud Player Desktop App Now Available for Mac

A Simple, Smart, Fast Way to Enjoy Your Entire Music Library from Your Desktop – Online or Offline

SEATTLE--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Oct. 29, 2013-- (NASDAQ:AMZN)— Following the successful release of Amazon Cloud Player for PC earlier this year, Amazon.com, Inc. today announced the availability of Amazon Cloud Player for Mac. The new app provides Mac users with a seamless way to manage their entire music library – whether saved on their computer or in the cloud – and shop from the Amazon MP3 Store with a catalog of more than 25 million songs.

Amazon Cloud Player for Mac features include:

  • One-place for all your music: Play your Amazon and iTunes music all from one place, even when offline.
  • A music library that is always up-to-date: Cloud Player automatically detects and adds new music to your library even if you bought it from iTunes or ripped a CD. The app does all the work for you.
  • An integrated MP3 Store: You can shop from the Amazon MP3 catalog of more than 25 million songs and discover new music with personalized recommendations, all without having to leave the app.
  • AutoRip: Buy an AutoRip CD or vinyl record from Amazon and a free MP3 version of the album will be added to your Cloud Player for Mac library.
  • Built for speed: Forget bloated players with extra features you don’t need or use. Cloud Player for Mac is lean, mean and made for your music. It’ll get you from launch to play in seconds.
  • Music management made simple: Download your MP3 purchases automatically or with one click. Export your music to other music players. Create and manage playlists using simple drag-and-drop.
  • Instant search & play: Find music easily and quickly. Type anywhere to search for an artist, album or song and play directly from the search results.
  • Rich artist content: See artist photos, bios, tweets, and gorgeous, large album art.
  • Anywhere access: Music purchased using Amazon Cloud Player for Mac is securely backed up in the cloud for free and made instantly available on any Kindle Fire, Android phone or tablet, iPhone, iPad, iPod touch, Samsung TV, Roku, Sonos, PC or web browser.

“Amazon Cloud Player offers customers the easiest way to enjoy their music across all their devices,” said Steve Boom, Vice President of Digital Music for Amazon. “Our customers have told us they love our PC desktop app, and we are excited to bring the same great experience to our Mac customers.”

Amazon Cloud Player for Mac is available today for free at amazon.com/getcloudplayer.

About Amazon MP3 Store

The Amazon MP3 Store offers customers more than 25 million songs in the U.S. and hundreds of thousands of albums with everyday low prices on bestselling albums. Any MP3 song and album purchased from Amazon can be automatically saved to Cloud Player – Amazon’s music service that enables customers to securely store their personal music in the cloud and play it on a wide range of devices including Kindle Fire HD, Mac, PC, Sonos Music Players, Android mobile devices, iPhone, iPad, iPod Touch, 2012 Samsung Smart TVs and Roku.

About Amazon Cloud Player

Amazon provides the broadest selections of playback solutions of any major cloud music service with the ability to download, manage and stream music in the cloud and on Kindle Fire devices, Android devices, iPhone, iPad, iPod Touch, Mac, PC, Sonos, Roku, Ford SYNC-equipped vehicles and more. In addition, Amazon AutoRip gives customers free MP3 versions of eligible CDs and Vinyl records they purchase from Amazon, including past purchases dating back to 1998 which are all automatically added to their Cloud Player libraries. Learn more at www.amazon.com/cloudplayer.

About Amazon.com

Amazon.com, Inc. (NASDAQ: AMZN), a Fortune 500 company based in Seattle, opened on the World Wide Web in July 1995 and today offers Earth’s Biggest Selection. Amazon.com, Inc. seeks to be Earth’s most customer-centric company, where customers can find and discover anything they might want to buy online, and endeavors to offer its customers the lowest possible prices. Amazon.com and other sellers offer millions of unique new, refurbished and used items in categories such as Books; Movies, Music & Games; Digital Downloads; Electronics & Computers; Home & Garden; Toys, Kids & Baby; Grocery; Apparel, Shoes & Jewelry; Health & Beauty; Sports & Outdoors; and Tools, Auto & Industrial. Amazon Web Services provides Amazon’s developer customers with access to in-the-cloud infrastructure services based on Amazon’s own back-end technology platform, which developers can use to enable virtually any type of business. Kindle Paperwhite is the world’s best-selling and most advanced e-reader. It features new display technology with higher contrast, the next generation built-in light, a faster processor, the latest touch technology, and exclusive new features designed from the ground up for readers. Kindle, the lightest and smallest Kindle, features improved fonts and faster page turns. The new Kindle Fire HDX features a stunning exclusive 7” or 8.9” HDX display, a quad-core 2.2 GHz processor, 2x more memory, and 11 hours of battery life, as well as exclusive new features of Fire OS 3.0 including X-Ray for Music, Second Screen, Prime Instant Video downloads, and the revolutionary new Mayday button. The all-new Kindle Fire HD includes an HD display, high-performance processor and dual speakers at a breakthrough price.

Amazon and its affiliates operate websites, including www.amazon.com, www.amazon.co.uk, www.amazon.de, www.amazon.co.jp, www.amazon.fr, www.amazon.ca, www.amazon.cn, www.amazon.it, www.amazon.es, www.amazon.com.br, www.amazon.in, and www.amazon.com.mx. As used herein, “Amazon.com,” “we,” “our” and similar terms include Amazon.com, Inc., and its subsidiaries, unless the context indicates otherwise.

Forward-Looking Statements

This announcement contains forward-looking statements within the meaning of Section 27A of the Securities Act of 1933 and Section 21E of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934. Actual results may differ significantly from management's expectations. These forward-looking statements involve risks and uncertainties that include, among others, risks related to competition, management of growth, new products, services and technologies, potential fluctuations in operating results, international expansion, outcomes of legal proceedings and claims, fulfillment and data center optimization, seasonality, commercial agreements, acquisitions and strategic transactions, foreign exchange rates, system interruption, inventory, government regulation and taxation, payments and fraud. More information about factors that potentially could affect Amazon.com's financial results is included in Amazon.com's filings with the Securities and Exchange Commission, including its most recent Annual Report on Form 10-K and subsequent filings.

Source: Amazon.com, Inc.

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