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How to Screen Record Amazon Prime Video Easily [PC, Mac, iPhone & Android]

Can you record on Amazon Prime Video? How to screen record Amazon Prime video? Get solutions to record movies/shows from Prime Video on any platform.

Amazon Prime Video is a popular video on-demand streaming service that hosts a wide selection of movies, TV shows from distributors and Amazon Originals. It has become the second most searched video streaming service worldwide following Netflix, gathering over 100 million subscribers. In 2022 spring, Amazon Prime increased the price subscription from $12.99/month to $14.99/month for streaming songs, getting access to Prime Reading/Gaming in addition to Prime Video.

How to Record Amazon Prime Video

You, an Amazon Prime Video user, can enjoy your favorite movies and TV shows at the moment but not whenever because the videos are probably not available at some time. So, keep what you want offline. How? Besides downloading Amazon Prime Video, we also recommend you to record Amazon Prime Video or rip Amazon Prime Video to PC, Mac or mobiles to watch movies/TV shows offline without hassle. Now, you can follow us to learn how to screen record Prime Video.

Disclaimer: We do not advocate screen recording copyrighted content on Amazon Prime Video for any commercial and illegal use.

How to Screen Record Amazon Prime Video on PC?

Screen recorder is the best solution to "how to record Prime Video". There are lots of programs with the ability to record video content from Amazon Prime Video. And, iTop Screen Recorder is such a specialist designed to capture everything on the screen. You can use it to capture streaming videos from any service, including Amazon Prime Video, for free with no effort.

iTop Screen Recorder boasts stable performance to record Amazon Prime Video. It utilizes the most advanced schemes and develops rich features for delivering the best user experience. 

  • Record Prime Video without black screen. Some of you may have encountered the issue that your screen recorder outputs the recording file with sound only, no image. But, iTop Screen Recorder is powerful enough to record video on Amazon Prime flawlessly. You can get a perfect movie or show recording with the program.
  • Record Prime Video in high quality & no lagging. It also excels in HD video recording. You can flexibly record movies, TV shows, live sports etc., in 4K, 1080p, 60fps. Thanks to hardware acceleration and low-CPU usage, you can screen record Amazon Prime Video pretty smoothly, no lags or shutters at all.
  • Edit and share your recording easily. It builds in a video editor that can help you enhance the video recording. For example, cut unwanted part (like ads, opening title, closing credits) off the video; combine several TV episodes into one file and more. And, it has a video compressor to reduce video file size without quality for sharing with friends via email or message service. Screenshot tool also helps you to capture the great moment as an image.
  • More recording features for more purposes. It supports capturing microphone and webcam so that you can create a reaction video for Amazon Prime Video recordings. The audio recording mode is used to record audio only helping you extract soundtrack of a movie or TV show on Amazon Prime Video as a MP3/AAC/FLAC file.

iTop Screen Recorder has an intuitive interface so that you can get started with it with no guesswork. In the following, let's learn how to screen record on Prime Video and use it to rip an Amazon Prime video.

Step 1. Free download and install the Amazon Prime screen recorder. It is compatible with Windows 11, 10, 8 and 7.

Step 2. Play the video you want to record, for example Thursday Night Football, on Amazon Prime. Then, launch iTop Screen Recorder. Select the recording area. You can record part of screen, full screen or a window. Turn on Speaker to make it to record Prime Video with audio. 

Step 3. Now, click REC button or press F9 to screen record Amazon Prime Video. 

How to Start Recording Amazon Prime Video

Step 4. On the control bar, click Done button to end the recording once you want to stop. 

Stop Recording Amazon Prime Video

Step 5. Check the recordings in the video list of My Creation section. From here, you can play, edit, upload or delete the recording. 

How to Screen Record Amazon Prime Video on Mac?

For Mac users, it's easy to use whether Mac's built-in screen recording tool or third-party screen recorder. We recommend using the Screenshot Toolbar, which comes with the Mac because it's convenient to record Amazon Prime Video without downloading or installing it.

How to use Screenshot Toolbar Step by Step? 

Step1. Open Screenshot Toolbar.

Press Shift+Command+5 together to bring up the Screenshot Toolbar.

How to Screen Record Amazon Prime Video on Mac

Step 2. Select the region.

Click the “Full Screen” button or the “Crop Screen” button to select the recording region.

Record Amazon Prime Video on Mac

Step 3. Record the screen.

Start recording by clicking the “Record” button in the onscreen controls.

Amazon Prime Screen Recorder on Mac

Step 4. Stop recording.

Click the “Stop” button in the menu bar or press Command+Control+Esc together to end the recording.

How to Screen Record Amazon Prime Video on Mac-Step 4

Also Read: How to Record Screen with QuickTime >>

How to Screen Record Amazon Prime Video on iPhone?

Watching movies and TV shows on your phone while taking public transport has become a new form of entertainment for people. So, what is the best screen recorder app that you can use to screen record Amazon Prime Video for watching them offline on your iPhone or Android? Since the App Store has strict restrictions on Screen Recorder apps, it is difficult to find a suitable one for iOS, so using iOS Screen Recorder that comes with iPhone is the best choice.

How to screenshot Amazon Prime video iPhone using iOS Screen Recorder?

How to Screen Record Amazon Prime Video on iPhone

Step 1. Go to Settings, open Control Center, and click the “Add button” next to “Screen Recording”.

Step 2. Return to the Control Center on the main interface, touch and hold the gray record button.

Step 3. Click "Start recording" and wait for 3 seconds to count down.

Step 4. Click the red record button to stop recording. 

Step 5. Find your videos in the Photos app.

How to Screen Record Amazon Prime Video on Android?

Android has fewer restrictions than the iPhone, so you can choose whether to use your own app or a third-party app to learn how to screen record on Prime video. Let's take a look at the steps to record your video in both ways.

Solution 1. How to use built-in Screen Recorder on Android

With Android 11, screen recording became a system-wide feature, so you can record your screen as long as you have Android 11.

Step 1. Go to Quick Settings to find the screen recorder toggle.

How to Screen Record Prime Video on Android

Step 2. Tap “Screen Record” and then it will ask for confirmation, click “Start”.

Screen Record Prime Video on Android

Step 3. When you've recorded Amazon Prime Video, you can tap the red banner in the notification panel to stop recording.

Record Prime Video on Android

Step 4. Once you finished recording, you can open the Google Photos app and then tap Library to find the recorded videos in Movies.

Record Prime Video on Android

Solution 2. How to use AZ Screen Recorder

Although the built-in screen recording tool of the Android system can meet the demand of screen recording Amazon Prime Video, considering that some Android users do not use Android 11 on their mobile phones, we recommend a practical third-party app here.

How to Screen Record Prime Video with AZ Screen Recorde

Step 1. Launch AZ Screen Recorder and tweak video recording settings by clicking the gear icon.

Step 2. Play the Prime Video you want to record.

Step 3. Click the red camera shutter icon to start recording.

Step 4. When you want to stop recording, pull down the notification bar to end the recording in AZ Screen Recorder notifications.

How to Screen Record Amazon Prime Video - FAQs

Is It Legal to Record Prime Video?

Generally, it is not permitted to record or rip copyrighted content on Prime Video or any other streaming sites for commercial use. On other words, it is probably no problem if you just record the video for offline watching or other personal use.

How to Record Amazon Prime Video Without Black Screen?

None of the major streaming services allow screenshots or screen recording. Screenshots or screen recordings will be black screen only. But with the help of a professional recording tool - iTop Screen Recorder, you can easily take screenshots or record Amazon Prime Video without black screen on your computer.

Can You Download Movies and Shows from Prime Video?

Amazon Prime Video offers a built-in downloader that allows every subscriber to download desired titles in apps for iOS, Android, Windows and Mac. However, there are some limitations. Firstly, the downloaded title is only available in 30 days and will be deleted if it expires. Secondly, if you are outside the country where your Amazon Prime membership is, the titles might not play, especially the distribution. Thirdly, if you cancel the subscription, you will lose the access to downloaded titles.


On any platform, you can record Amazon Prime Video with the help of a reliable screen recorder. For Windows users, iTop Screen Recorder is the most recommended program. It is verified as an helpful tool to screen record Prime Video without black screen while keeping high quality. It makes it smooth to capture videos and you can complete any other tasks during recording without worry about lagging issue. Try it now to rip your favorite movies or TV shows from Prime Video for offline watching now.

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