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Amazon Cloud Player Finally Hits for iOS

by Sean P. Aune | June 12, 2012June 12, 2012 10:00 am PST

Amazon Cloud Player for iOS

Amazon has finally released a Cloud Player app for iOS devices such as the iPhone and iPad.

It has been over a year since Amazon released its Cloud Player, and it has now finally gotten around to making sure those of you with an iOS device can enjoy streaming your music collection.  The only way to do so up until now was via a limited Web page, but now you will have full access via the application.

It requires iOS 4.3 or later, but will work on all of the various devices with that software or later.   You can get it in the App Store now, but those you with data caps are definitely going to want to use this primarily when you are on Wi-Fi.

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Amazon Cloud Player App Now Available for iPhone & iPod touch

SEATTLE–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Jun. 12, 2012– (NASDAQ:AMZN) – Amazon.com, Inc. today announced its Amazon Cloud Player App for iPhone and iPod touch is now available on the App Store. The app allows customers to stream or download music stored in Cloud Player to their iPhone or iPod touch, play music that is already stored on their device, and manage or create playlists.

“Customers tell us that they want access to all of their music, wherever they are, and on all of the devices they use,” said Steve Boom, Vice President of Digital Music for Amazon. “By bringing Cloud Player to iPhone and iPod touch, we now have the most widely compatible cloud playback solution available, giving our customers the ability to buy once and enjoy their music everywhere.”

Customers using the Amazon Cloud Player App can stream, download, and manage their music in the cloud, eliminating the need to download files before playing them. With this new app, customers have full access to their Cloud Player music libraries and also can seamlessly add playlists that are currently on their iPhone or iPod touch.

All Amazon customers automatically start with 5 GB of free storage to begin uploading their digital music library to Cloud Player, and for a limited time, those who purchase any storage plan will receive unlimited space for MP3 and AAC (.m4a) music files at no additional cost.

The Amazon Cloud Player App is available for free from the App Store on iPhone and iPod touch or at www.itunes.com/appstore.

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Sean P. Aune

Sean P. Aune has been a professional technology blogger since July 2007, but his love of tech dates back to at least 1976 when his parents bought...

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