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The brand new Amazon Prime Video app is a local Mac one, obtainable by way of the Mac App Retailer, and which permits customers to purchase movies and TV instantly.
Amazon has had a Prime Video app for iOS and tvOS for some years, however now it is launched a brand new model for Macs. Seemingly coded in Swift, its model variety of 9.00.33 is barely older than the iPhone one’s 9.00.7963.5, which was up to date 24 hours earlier than.
Presumably as a part of Apple’s deal to get Amazon Prime onto the App Retailer, customers do not need to subscribe through Apple’s common in-app purchases. They’ll as a substitute signal as much as Amazon Prime throughout the app, simply as they will then purchase movies and TV by way of it.
If a consumer is already a Prime member, and so has an present bank card related to the account, that card is displayed and may be chosen.
Amazon says that the video will embrace dwell sports activities, “together with Thursday Night time Soccer and the English Premiere league (the place obtainable).” It is also attainable now to start out watching on Mac, then change to Apple TV or iOS and resume playback from the identical level.