It’s happening now! After Netflix and Hulu, Amazon Prime Video is making its way to Windows 10 PCs. The Amazon Prime Video app is now listed on the Microsoft Store and can be downloaded. However, it seems broken and unavailable in some regions such as India.
Amazon Prime Video launches UWP app
Amazon Prime Video for Windows 10 is a Universal Windows Platform app or UWP, unlike the HTML-based Xbox app. Interestingly, Amazon has no plans to replace the HTML-based Xbox app with this new UWP app anytime soon, TheWindowsClub has exclusively learned from its source close to the company.
The Amazon Prime Video app for Windows 10 seems not to be quite ready and users have to wait for a full-fledged version of the app to become available. Similar to the Android and iOS apps, the Windows 10 app will allow Amazon Prime subscribers to download and watch their favorite movies and TV shows offline.
Interestingly, the Windows 10 app of Amazon Prime Video will allow Prime users to rent or buy their favorite movies and TV shows. Plus, customers can subscribe to over 150 premium, specialty channels.
Following is the list of features of the new Amazon Prime Video app for Windows 10:
- Download videos to watch offline – anywhere, anytime
- Rent or buy thousands of titles including new release movies, popular TV shows, and more
- With Prime Video Channels, Prime members can subscribe to more than 150 premium and specialty channels like HBO, SHOWTIME, STARZ, and Cinemax.
- Only pay for the channels you want, no cable required, cancel anytime
- With X-Ray, view IMDb information about the actors, songs, and trivia for videos as you stream.
Again, many of these features are unavailable in all parts of the world. The Amazon Prime Video app for Windows 10 computers is compatible with Windows 10, version 17763.0, or higher. The app is nearly 40MB in size.
Download Amazon Prime Video for Windows 10 from Microsoft Store.