How Long Do Amazon Prime Downloads Last? How to Permanetly Keep?

If I download a season of TV episodes from Amazon Prime Video, does it get expired, and how to keep it forever?

Amazon Prime Video offers a convenient option to download select videos for offline viewing. The option is available on mobile, Windows 10, 11 and Mac devices. However, these downloaded videos come with limitations and restrictions. In this article, we will explore methods to keep your Amazon Video downloads forever on your local drive, allowing you to enjoy them even after the expiration of your Prime Video subscription.

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1. How long will your Amazon downloads last?

The duration for which you can keep downloaded videos from Amazon Prime Video depends on the licensing agreements with content providers. In general, you will have a certain period (usually 30 days) to start watching the downloaded video. Once you start playback, you may have a limited time (typically 48 hours) to finish watching it.

2. How to check how much time left of the Amazon downloads?

To check how much time is left for your downloaded content on Amazon Prime Video, you can follow these general steps:

  • Open the Amazon Prime Video app on your device.
  • Navigate to the "Downloads" or "Offline" section within the app. This is where your downloaded content is usually stored.
  • Look for the specific downloaded video for which you want to check the remaining time.
  • Tap on the downloaded video to open it or view its details.
  • In the video details or playback menu, you may find information about the remaining time before the download expires or becomes unavailable. This information is typically displayed alongside the downloaded video, indicating the number of days/hours left before the content needs to be re-validated online.

3. Two ways to keep Amazon downloads forever

Method 1: Using Amazon Video Downloader

A professional video downloader for Amazon can help you save your video collection forever. We recommend using SameMovie Amazon Video Downloader, which enables you to permanently save TV episodes and movies from Amazon Prime Video on your PC and Mac. This versatile tool supports saving Amazon video content in up to 1080p resolution while retaining the original audio and subtitle languages. With its user-friendly interface and straightforward download process, you can effortlessly save videos as MP4 or MKV files in just a few steps.

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Features of SameMovie Amazon Video Downloader:
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Tutorial: How to Download Videos with SameMovie Amazon Video Downloader

The following are the detailed steps that will show you how to use SameMovie to download videos. Please download and install SameMovie Amazon Video Downloader first before getting started.

STEP 1 Sign in with Your Amazon Account

Run the program and then sign in with your Amazon Prime account by clicking the "Sign In" button. Use your login credentials to log in.

STEP 2 Change the Download Settings

You can change the download settings according to your preference in the "Settings" window. You can change the Video Quality to High, Medium, and Low, change the Audio Type to Original or AD audio track, and select the languages of audio tracks and subtitles. It is also available to change the output folder of your videos.

STEP 3 Find the Desired Video

Find the wanted video by visiting the built-in browser. Or enter the name or keywords in the search box and press the "Enter" button on your keyboard, then SameMovie will load the desired videos.

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STEP 4 Select Output Audio Track and Language

Amazon Video Downloader empowers you to customize your preferred audio track and subtitle before downloading. If you are trying to download a TV show, simply click the "Download" icon download button, followed that a window will pop up allowing you to select titles as well as seasons. Then, choose audio track and subtitles by clicking "Advanced Download" in the bottom left corner. If you try to download a movie, just click the "Download" icon to open the according window.

Note: The Download icon will become available (blue) when you choose the specific video and open its details page.

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STEP 5 Start to Download Your Video

After all settings are done, you can hit the "Download" button to start downloading videos from Amazon Prime Video. It will download the videos in MP4 format with the HD quality kept.


Once the videos are downloaded successfully, you can click on the "Library" tab and find the downloaded videos saved on your computer. Now, you could transfer the downloaded videos to your Google/Outlook Drive, smart TV, USB flash drivers, SD cards, hard drives, and even car players.


Method 2: Using Streaming Video Recorder

To save TV episodes, and movies from Amazon Prime Video forever on your PC, you can use Any Video Converter Ultimate to record the video screen from Prime Video. Any Video Converter Ultimate will record the Amazon video save it as MP4 with the HD quality kept.

  • Record video screen with high output efficiency and quality.
  • Download videos and music from YouTube and 100+ sites in batch.
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  • Edit video clips with the cut, crop, flip, and special effects.
  • Burn any video to blank DVD disc to create DVDs.
  • Support NVIDIA NVENC/AMD AMF/Intel QSV hardware acceleration.

How to Use Any Video Converter Ultimate to Record Amazon Videos:

Step 1: Launch the program and locate the "Record Video" tab at the top of the interface. Click on it to access the video recording panel.

Within the video recording panel, you can customize the output folder where you prefer to save your recorded video. If you're content with the default folder, you can leave it as is.

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Step 2: Navigate to Amazon official website, log into your account and play the video that you wish to record.

Step 3: If necessary, manually adjust the video record region by dragging the edges of the recording frame. This allows you to precisely select the area you want to record. Additionally, if you require a specific stop time for the recording, you can set it accordingly.

Step 4: To initiate the recording process, click the "REC" button within the program or use the hotkey Ctrl + F7 on your keyboard.

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By following these steps, you'll be able to easily record Amazon videos using Any Video Converter Ultimate and have full control over the recordings.

Final Words

Now you will never miss any TV episode or movie if you are too busy. You can use Any Video Converter Ultimate or SameMovie Amazon Video Downloader to record or download Amazon Prime videos to your local drive, without worrying that the downloads will get expired in a short period. Enjoy your binge-watching time on an awesome weekend!


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