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Amazon Cloud Player review: Desktop version does a few neat tricks, but falls flat

At a Glance

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  • Amazon Cloud Player for Mac
    2.5/5
    Free
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    The Mac version of Amazon's Cloud Player app has a few nice features, but is ultimately disappointing and poorly implemented.

At a Glance

The Mac version of Amazon's Cloud Player app has a few nice features, but is ultimately disappointing and poorly implemented.

Price when rated: Free
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Amazon Shop buttons are programmatically attached to all reviews, regardless of products' final review scores. Our parent company, IDG, receives advertisement revenue for shopping activity generated by the links. Because the buttons are attached programmatically, they should not be interpreted as editorial endorsements.

Pros

  • Integrated MP3 store is convenient
  • Downloading music doesn't require separate app

Cons

  • Uploading process is still terrible
  • Some features don't work as well as Web version
  • Software refuses to play some songs that work fine on the Web
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