Amazon launches a dedicated Prime Video app for Mac


Amazon has released a Prime Video app for Mac, and you can now get it for free from the App Store. You can use the app to download videos for offline viewing on your computer, which sounds especially useful for long business trips and vacations. The Verge reports that the app will let you choose the quality of the video you’re streaming or downloading, and it supports native macOS features such as Picture-in-Picture and AirPlay. Within the app, you’ll find a dedicated tab where you can rent and purchase content, as well. You’ll just have sure you’re running macOS Big Sur or later to be able to access the application.

The company has also released a redesigned version of its Photos app for iOS and the web, which now let you search for people, places and years. It shows the faces of people that usually appear in your photos as clickable options, so you can see all the photos they’ve appeared in. If you want to narrow down the results, you can choose the year and the places where the pictures were taken, as well. The refreshed apps also come with a new interface, which you can get a glimpse of in this video:

Amazon’s Photos app gives you unlimited storage for full-resolution images and for up to 5GB of videos if you’re a Prime member. If you don’t have Prime, you’ll still get 5GB of free storage for your media overall.

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