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Probably too little, too late, but then again, maybe not, but Amazon has finally released an android version of the Amazon Instant Video app:

http://www.droid-life.com/2014/09/09...l-these-years/

However, no Chromecast support. Boo!

It does work. I've installed it on both my RAZR HD and my Nexus 7. However, you must also have the Amazon store app installed as well.

On the Nexus 7, you MUST install the non-tablet version of the Amazon store app. Until I installed the non-tablet version, it would keep telling me I had to install it and then would redirect me to the Amazon store web page.
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Anyway to get it to work offline? Looks like you can only stream. I tried to purchase a video and download it. No dice.
 
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Amazon and Netflix are streaming services.

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That's kind of short sighted.

On the kindles, you can download videos for offline play. A buddy of mine does this frequently for long flights.
 
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I meant that Amazon prime is streaming. Maybe it is different on an amazon device..I don't know. I think you may be able to download if you rent or buy but I'm not sure.



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However, no Chromecast support. Boo!
Doesn't surprise me Amazon didn't include Chromecast, even though it is the #1 selling devices in Electronics on Amazon.

Maybe they think this will increase their streaming player's popularity... They'd be wrong. But maybe that's what they're thinking =).
 
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There doesn't appear to be a way to download currently on Androids. Hopefully, this will be in a future update, but I'm not sure. I'm just glad I can access my Instant videos from my Android device now without having to use the Dolphin browser. So much better.

Maybe now I can remove Flash from my device as that was the only reason I had it installed.
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