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By Justin SabrinaUpdated on December 17, 2022

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There is no a direct way to download Amazon Music onto iPod. Want to transfer Amazon Music to iPod for listening? This article will teach you 3 different methods to download, convert or record Amazon Music as MP3 files, so then you can sync Amazon Music MP3 songs to any iPod Nano/Shuffle/Classic/Touch without limits.

"How do I transfer music from Amazon to iTunes so that I can sync Amazon music to my iPod Shuffle?"

"I have subscriptions with Amazon Music. Is it possible to getting my Amazon music onto ipod ? If so, how?"

As a portable entertainment device, iPod gives users a better hearing experience than other common MP3 players, most people love listening music on iPod devices. Recently, many Amazon Music users asked "Can I put Amazon Prime music on my iPod?" on the forum or Audible Help Center. The answer is Yes and No. Confused? In this article, we will show you how to transfer Amazon Music to iPod with ease. After which, you will be able to play Amazon Music on any iPod Nano, Shuffle, Classic, Touch, etc.


Method 1. How to Add Purchased Amazon Music to iPod

Unlike its competitor Apple Music, Spotify, Amazon Music allows users to purchased songs from Amazon Music and download them in MP3 format. In this way, you could import the Amazon Music MP3 files to iTunes library, and then transfer the Amazon Music to iPod devices. Here's how to do it.

1.1 Download Amazon Music as MP3 on iPod Touch

There's no Amazon Music app on iPod currently. As we all know, the iPod Touch can access the Internet. Once you purchased songs or albums from Amazon Music, the purchased music is automatically saved to the customer's cloud player library. After that, you can go to Amazon web browser and download the purchased songs in MP3 format on the iPod Touch.

1.2 Transfer Amazon Music to iPod Nano/Shuffle/Classic/Mini/Touch

If your are using old iPod Nano, Shuffle or Classic, don’t worry, you can first download Amazon Music in MP3 format on your computer or web browser, and then add the MP3 songs to iTunes. So you can sync Amazon Music to iPod devices. Check the detailed steps below.

1) Download Purchased Songs from Amazon Music as MP3 Files

Step 1. Open Amazon web browser or Amazon Music for PC and Mac app. Sign in with your Amazon account.

Step 2. Select "Library" and tap on "Songs". Then pick "Purchased" to see all your purchased songs or albums.

Step 3. Click the "Download" icon next to the song or album. Or drag and drop the target songs/albums to the Download section under Actions.

download purchased amazon music

Step 4. After which, you can go to "Amazon Music" folder or "Music" folder to check the downloaded music files on your PC or Mac.

2) Transfer Amazon Music to iPod Nano/Shuffle/Classic from iTunes
Step 1. Launch iTunes program on your Mac or PC.

Step 2. Click "File" > "Add to Library" tp import the Amazon MP3 songs.

Step 3. Connect your iPod Nano, Shuffle, Classic or Touch to computer via Apple cable, and click on the iPod icon on iTunes.

Step 6. Tap "Music", then select "Sync Music" > "Selected playlists, artists, albums, and genres." and click "Recently added". Hit on "Apply" button to sync the Amazon songs to iPod.

sync amazon music to ipod

3) Sync Amazon Music to iPod from Finder on macOS Catalina

For macOS Catalina or later, iTunes is replaced by Music. Your songs are inside the Music app, and you will have to use Finder to transfer them. Please import these Amazon MP3 songs into Music app before you start. In the Music app, go to File > Import in the menu bar.

Step 1. Connect your iPod Classic, Mini, Nano, Shuffle or Touch to the Mac, it appears in the Finder.

Step 2. In Finder, click on your iPod name from the left sidebar.

Step 3. Click on "Music" at the top and then chech the box for "Sync music onto [your iPod's name]".

Step 4. Select the desired Amazon Music songs and then click "Apply".

sync amazon music to ipod using finder

You Can't Sync Amazon Music to iPod Directly

Although Amazon allows you to buy songs and download them in MP3 format to your iPhone, Android, Kindle Fire, iPod Touch , etc. What if you have collected hundreds of songs? This is not a small bill if you purchase all of them. Moreover, all music tracks from Amazon Prime Music or Music Unlimited are streaming media content with DRM lock. When you downloaded them to your devices, you may find they are cached files and saved in WMA format. iPod supports playing audio files in MP3, M4A, AAC and other compatible formats. You can't take them out from Amazon Music app and transfer the Amazon Music to your iPod device directly. To get Amazon Music onto iPod, you can use some third-party tools to rip MP3s from Amazon Music or convert Amazon Music to MP3 or AAC format. Here we highly recommend the Screen Recorder.

Method 2. Download Amazon Prime & Unlimited Music to iPod (Hot)

To download Amazon music to computer, or transfer Amazon Music to iPods, MP3 players, USB, etc., you are required a professional Amazon Music Downloader. Here you meet UkeySoft Amazon Music Converter.

UkeySoft Amazon Music Converter is a full-featured tool for all users. It is dedicated to downloading any song from Amazon Music Prime and Unlimited Music to computer. This handy tool supports to several converted audio formats, M4A, MP3, AAC, FLAC, WAV, AIFF. With it, users can download and convert Amazon Music Prime and Amazon Music Unlimited to M4A/MP3 for iPod devices. It works at 10X faster speed when downloading Amazon Music songs. And the output music files will keep the high audio quality as the original Amazon Music. Even better, it allows you to customize output quality and organize output Amazon songs by album/artist. In this way, you will be able to transfer Amazon Music to iPod, iPhone, iPad, Android, MP3 players and more devices for playing.

Main Features of Amazon Music Converter:

  • Download Amazon Prime & Unlimited Music songs to computer.
  • Convert Amazon songs to MP3/M4A/AAC/FLAC/WAV/AIFF.
  • Keep full ID3 tags like artist, title, artwork, track number, etc.
  • Preserve lossless music quality and customize output quality.
  • Organize output Amazon Music contents by artist or album.
  • Built-in Amazon web player, no need to install Amazon Music app.
  • Transfer Amazon songs to iPod, iOS, MP3 player, USB drive, etc.

4 Steps to Transfer Amazon Music to iPod

Step 1. Run Amazon Music Converter and Log in Amazon Account
The first step, run Amazon Music Converter on the computer, log in Amazon account. Then the program will load the music without Amazon Music app.

launch amazon music converter

Step 2. Choose Downloaded Music Format
Now you should choose the downloaded music format, M4A, MP3, AAC, FLAC, WAV, AIFF are available. Other parameter are also allowed to setting.

customize output setting

Step 3. Add Amazon Music and Download it
Adding Amazon songs/albums/playlist to download and convert as common audio files by clicking “Convert”, and save on the computer.

add amazon music songs

UkeySoft software will automatically load all the songs in the playlist/album, you can uncheck the songs you don't want to download.

select target amazon music

Amazon music is downloading without limits.

download amazon music to pc

Step 4. Transfer the Music to iPod
After that, you could load the downloaded music by browsing the folder on your computer, then transferring it to iPod for offline playback.

play downloaded amazon music on pc

Method 3. Record and Transfer Amazon Songs to iPod

Screen Recorder is a smart and multifunctional audio & video recorder for Mac and Windows. It has the ability to record audio, sound and voice, and save them as MP3, AAC, M4A and WMA with high quality. With its supports, you can easily rip MP3 audios from Amazon Music, YouTube Music, Apple Music, Spotify, Tidal, etc. As a video recorder, it lets you record online videos, Game Playing processes, video tutorials, zoom meeting on computer. After recording, you are able to transfer Amazon Music to iPod Nano, iPod Shuffle, iPod Classic, iPod Touch, iPhone, MP3 players, Sony Walkman and any portable devices without limits.

Guide: Record Amazon Music to M4A and Transfer to iPods

Step 1. Launch Screen Recorder on Computer
Install and launch Screen Recorder on your Mac or Windows computer. To record Amazon Prime Music or Music Unlimited songs, please choose "Audio Recorder" function.

Screen Recorder interface

Step 2. Adjust System Audio
Next, you need to enable the "System Audio" and turn off the "Microphone".

enable system audio

Step 3. Pick MP3 as Output Format
On the main interface of the software, tap the "Gear" icon and select "Output" option to customize the output settings. To transfer Amazon Music to iPod, here you can select M4A format in the "Audio format:", and adjust the output quality. Then press "OK".

select mp3 format

Step 4. Open Amazon Music Web or Desktop App
Now open Amazon Music App on computer, and play the songs you want to transfer to iPod.

open amazon music desktop app

Step 5. Begin to Record Amazon Music as M4A
On the Screen Recorder screen, click on "REC" button to record Amazon Music as M4A files with high quality.

record amazon music to m4a

When the recording is over, click "Save" to save the Amazon Music to local drive.

save amazon music as m4a

Step 6. Transfer Amazon Music to iPod on iTunes
At last, import the Amazon M4A files to iTunes library, and connect your iPod Nano/Shuffle/Classic/Touch to computer via Appple cable, then sync the songs to the iPod device. Also, you may sync Amazon Music to iPod from Finder on macOS Catalina, please follow Method 1. Now you get Amazon Music on your iPod.

sync amazon music to ipod

The Bottom Line

Amazon music is not compatible with iPod. In order to transfer music from Amazon to iPod, you need to save Amazon Music as MP3 files. Fortunately, it’s easy to transfer Amazon Prime Music to iPod for listening by using Screen Recorder. With it, you can easily record Amazon music to MP3, M4A and AAC formats supported by any iPod device. If you expect to listen to Amazon Music on your iPod device, Screen Recorder is a good option. Now you can play Amazon Music on iPod Nano/Shuffle/Classic/Touch where you go.

Transfer Amazon Music to iPod
Justin Sabrina

Justin Sabrina

Justin Sabrina has over 10 years of content writing experience. She specializes in product reviews, how-to guides, tips and tricks, top lists, etc. on data encryption, multi-media conversion, screen recording and iOS unlocking. At UkeySoft, she performs in-depth research SEO copywriting and collaborates with our R & D team to offer effective software solution, most of her articles on software are helpful and easy to read, helping our reader easily solve problems through using software or apps.


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