"So Amazon Music allows Prime members to download free Prime Music for offline listening. Anyone know where on the device they store this music?"
Yes, Amazon has early enabled to download songs from Amazon Music application. Playing Amazon songs in an offline mode is pretty easy today, you'll just go to "My Music > Offline Music" to browse the streaming music downloads on mobile. However, some would still demand to directly transfer these downloaded Amazon playlists to another device, for which they need to find out the storage location of Amazon Music. Nicely, here this page will show you how to locate Amazon Music downloaded files.
The following we will show you the detailed steps to find out the download folder of your streaming Amazon Music on PC or Android devices.
Tips: For purchased Amazon Music, you can directly download the audios from a web browser and the files will be typically saved to your browser's default "Downloads" folder.
1. For PC Users
Step 1 Open the File Explorer on computer, and then go to "View > Option" to make the hidden folder shown.
Step 2 In the pop-up Folder Options window, select the "View" tab, and tick the option of "Show hidden files, folders, and drives", then OK.
Step 3 Once you change the default settings, you can access the downloaded Amazon Music files by going to "C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Local\Amazon Music\Data". Here "C" is the local disk where you installed Amazon Music app, and "UserName" is your PC account username.
2. For Android Users
Step 1 Open the File Manager on your Android mobile or tablet devices.
Step 2 Now, you can find out the Amazon Music download location by navigating to "storage/emulated/0/android/data/com.amazon.mp3/files/music"; If there's an SD card, then go to "mnt/extSdCard/Android/data/com.amazon.mp3/files/Music".
Now, you have got the download location of Amazon Music on PC and Android. But unfortunately, none of these files can be played outside Amazon Music client. Actually, your "downloaded" Amazon songs are made in unknown data, encrypted encoded files. Thus, even if you've found out where's Amazon Music stored, you still cannot copy and move them to other devices or media players easily.
But not impossible. There're still some shorcuts we will have -- convert and download Amazon Music as local MP3 audios so that we could share or move them without limitations.
To extract MP3s from Amazon Music, you are required a professional tool, TuneBoto Amazon Music Converter. It's a powerful yet easy-to-use program, capable of downloading any songs from Amazon Music Unlimited and Prime Music in plain music format, with ID3 tags and 100% original audio quality retained.
Detailed Steps to Download Amazon Music to MP3:
Step 1 Run TuneBoto and Log into Amazon Music Account
Firstly, install and open Amazon Music, then log into your Prime Music or Music Unlimited account on TuneBoto.
Note: TuneBoto needs to work with an Amazon account. But don't worry, it will not take any other information from your account other than the songs.
Step 2 Select MP3 Output Format
Tap on the gear icon on the top-right corner to open the setting window, where you can customize the Output Format (MP3/AAC/WAV/FLAC/AIFF/ALAC), Path, Quality (320kbps, 256kbps, 192kbps, 128kbps), and more.
Step 3 Add Amazon Music
On the main interface of TuneBoto, choose a playlist, album or artist, and tap on the blue "Add" button at the right side. Then a pop-up window will list all Amazon songs. Choose the Amazon Music you want to convert to MP3.
Step 4 Start Downloading Amazon Music
Tap the "Convert" button to start downloading Amazon Music. After a few minutes, all chosen Amazon Music will be saved locally in MP3/AAC/WAV/FLAC/AIFF/ALAC format.
By hitting the "History" button or directly going to the output folder you customized previously, you can access all the offline Amazon songs. Now you can save Amazon Music on computer and transfer them to any device as needs.
It's a little bit difficult to open the Amazon Music download folder. But you will find the detailed location by following the guidance above. Besides, since your "downloaded" Amazon songs are only readable with its app, you can use TuneBoto to download Amazon Music as local MP3/AAC/FLAC/WAV/AIFF/ALAC audios. TuneBoto offers the free trial version for users to test its features. Now, give it a shot!
Note: The free trial version of TuneBoto Amazon Music Converter enables you to convert the first three minutes of each song and convert 3 music files at a time. You can unlock the limits and enable all its features by purchasing the full version.