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
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
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.
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.
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As used herein, “Amazon.com,” “we,” “our” and similar terms
include Amazon.com, Inc., and its subsidiaries, unless the context
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
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