How to Rent Movies on Amazon?

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December 12, 2023

Amazon Video Store is a digital video rental and purchase service offered by It allows users to rent or buy movies and TV shows in both standard definition (SD), high definition (HD), and ultra-high definition (UHD) formats.

To access the Amazon Video Store, simply go to and click on the “Prime Video” tab. From there, you can browse through the various categories of movies and TV shows available for rent or purchase. You can also use the search function to find a specific title you are looking for.

Once you have found a movie or TV show you want to watch, you can choose to either rent or buy it. If you choose to rent, you will have a set amount of time (usually 24-48 hours) to watch the video before it expires. If you choose to buy, you will own the video and can watch it as many times as you like.

Amazon Video Store also offers various deals and discounts on movies and TV shows, as well as the option to subscribe to various channels and streaming services. Additionally, Amazon Prime members have access to a selection of movies and TV shows that are included with their membership at no additional cost.

Rented titles stay in your video library for 30 days from the date of the rental. However, once you press play on the rented title, you have at minimum 48 hours to finish watching it. Some titles have longer viewing periods.

How to rent movies from Amazon on mobile?

  1. Open the Prime Video app and log in to your account.
  2. Tap Store on the bottom.
  3. Browse to find the movies you want to rent.
  4. Select the movie and tap Rent.
  5. Follow the prompts to complete the rental process.
  6. Tap My Stuff to view all rentals.

How to rent movies from Amazon on a desktop?

To rent movies on Amazon, follow these steps:

  1. Go to Amazon Video Store and log in to your Amazon account.
  2. Browse or search for the movie you want to rent.
  3. Click on the movie you want to rent and select the “Rent” option.
  4. Follow the prompts to complete the rental process, including entering your payment information.
  5. Once your rental is confirmed, you can start watching the movie instantly on your computer, TV, or mobile device.
  6. Click My Stuff – Purchases & Rental to view all purchased/rented movies. Watch the movie in a browser or Amazon Prime Video app.

Note: Selecting More purchase options presents options to purchase content in different playback quality.

Keep in mind that the rental period starts as soon as you start watching the movie, so be sure to start it when you have time to watch it all the way through within the rental window.

How to download Amazon Prime Video films to MP4?

Amazon Prime Video offers a variety of TV shows, documentaries, movies, series, and originals but you can only watch them on compatible devices via the Prime Video app.

In this article, we’ll show you how to download Prime Video titles to MP4 and watch them offline on Nintendo Switch or anywhere else.

Pazu Amazon Prime Video Downloader is developed to download any movies and TV shows to MP4/MKV on Mac and Windows, thus you can preserve your favorite content forever, no matter they will leave Prime Video someday or not.


  • Download all titles marked as “Included with Prime” to MP4/MKV.
  • Download rented or purchased titles including new release movies, popular TV shows, and more to MP4/MKV.
  • Download movies and TV shows in up to 1080p.
  • Keep any or all audio and subtitles.
  • Save subtitles as Embedded subtitles, Independent subtitles or Hardcoded subtitles.
  • Keep Audio Description and Audio surround sound.
  • Multilingual interface: English, Deutsch, Español, Français, 日本語, 简体中文.

Pazu Amazon Prime Video Downloader is able to download:

  • All titles marked as “Included with Prime”.
  • Prime Video titles rented or purchased through the Amazon website and through the Prime Video app on supported devices.
  • Free movie and TV with ads

Step 1. Run Pazu Amazon Prime Video Downloader.

To get started, first you need to download, install and run the Pazu Amazon Video Downloader app on your Mac/Windows and sign in with your Amazon account.

Amazon Prime Video Downloader

Click the key icon and enter your registration code to unlock the full version if you have purchased a registration. If you haven’t, go ahead with the free trial version.

Step 2. Add Prime Video movies/TV shows 

Start typing the name of the movie or the TV show. Now browse through the results and find something you want to download.

add Prime Video movies

Or you can copy-paste the link of the TV show or movie. Click the search icon to find the TV show or movie you’re looking for.

Step 3. Choose video format/quality

Before starting to download anything, you’ll need to choose the video quality setting. To do that, tap the Gear icon to open Settings. It is easy to select the output settings at this step using video formats, video codecs, audio languages, or subtitle languages.

Prime Video to MP4

  • Video format: MP4 or MKV
  • Video codec: H264 or H265
  • Audio language: English, French, German, Japanese, Spanish, Chinese
  • Keep Audio description and Audio surround sound or not
  • Subtitle language: English, French, German, Japanese, Spanish, Chinese
  • Subtitle type: Embedded subtitles, Independent subtitles, Hardcoded subtitles
  • Interface language: English, Deutsch, Español, Français, 日本語, 简体中文

Step 4. Click Download icon

Tap the download icon next to the movie or TV show you want to download.

If your selection is a movie, click icon next to it and the downloading begins.

If your selection is a TV show, click  icon next to it to select the episodes you want to download.

Prime Video to MP4

Before downloading, you can also click to choose subtitles and audio tracks for each episode. Audio and subtitle languages in Settings only show the 6 common languages. Here you can choose any language from whatever the movie or TV show provides.

Prime Video audio track
Prime Video subtitle

Then click Download.

To find the content you’ve downloaded, click the History icon on the top.

Amazon Prime Video to MP4

Now you can locate the downloaded Prime Video MP4 videos and watch them offline anywhere you want.