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The best way to prepare yourself for the inevitable internet outage. Photo: Juan Ci (Shutterstock) When you’re heading somewhere likely to have spotty internet coverage, downloading your favorite TV shows and movies beforehand is always a solid plan. Most streaming services allow you to do this to some extent, but until recently, you could only download Amazon Prime Video content onto a mobile device. Well, no longer: Using Prime Video’s new Mac and Windows apps, you can finally download movies and shows for offline viewing whether you’re using your phone or your laptop. How to download Prime Video content on Windows or Mac Though you can access Prime Video on the Amazon.com site via your Amazon Prime subscription, to download on desktop, you’ll need to grab the desktop app, available for both Mac and Windows . The desktop app is a good match for its mobile counterpart, so using it should be pretty familiar. Once you’ve downloaded the app and signed in, browse to find the movie or TV show you’re looking for. Screenshot: Pranay Parab At the top of the show’s landing page you’ll now see a big Download button. If it’s a TV show, you’ll also see a Download Season option, or you can scroll down to the list of episodes to download individual episodes using the down arrow button to the right of each one. To find your downloaded content, go to the Downloads tab, located in the bottom tab bar in Prime Video’s desktop apps. […]