If you have a Sonos music system then you have a new way of streaming music with it. Amazon have announced that the Amazon Cloud Player is available on Sonos systems enabling music stored in Amazons music locker to be played on a Sonos device. In June Amazon added AutoRip for CDs and vinyl purchases so you automatically get a digital copy of purchases CDs and vinyl going back to 1999 so if you are like me and had purchased many CDs from Amazon in the past you may have a good collection of content already in the Cloud Player.
Amazon Cloud Player Now Available on Sonos Wireless HiFi System
“Your Music, Everywhere” – Cloud Player customers in the UK can now enjoy their music on the Sonos wireless HiFi systems, played from across the broadest selection of devices – including Kindle Fire, Kindle Fire HD, Android devices, iPhone, iPad, iPod Touch, Mac, and PC
Luxembourg – 24 September 2013: Amazon.co.uk today announced that Amazon Cloud Player is now available on the Sonos Wireless HiFi System, allowing Amazon MP3 customers to listen to their music library throughout their home wirelessly.
Amazon Cloud Player already enables millions of customers around the world to securely manage and stream their music in the cloud on any Kindle Fire, Kindle Fire HD, Android device, iPhone, iPad, iPod Touch, Mac and PC. Now with availability on Sonos , Amazon Cloud Player continues to offer a broad selection of cloud playback solutions. For more information about Amazon Cloud Player on Sonos, visit: www.amazon.co.uk/cloudplayerforsonos.
“Our goal is to enable customers to enjoy all their music, wherever they are, and on any device,” said Xavier Garambois, Vice-President, European Consumer Business at Amazon EU S.à r.l. “Launching on Sonos today in the UK, following a successful launch in the US, is an important part of that strategy.”
“We are excited to broaden our partnership with Amazon to offer Amazon Cloud Player to customers in the United Kingdom, Germany, France, Italy and Spain.” said John MacFarlane, Chief Executive Officer, Sonos, Inc. “This supports our mission of giving you access to all the music on earth and the ability to wirelessly stream it throughout your home in Sonos HiFi sound.”
In June Amazon launched AutoRip in the UK, a new service giving customers free MP3 versions of CDs and vinyl music they purchase from Amazon. When customers purchase AutoRip CDs and vinyl the MP3 version is automatically added to their Cloud Player library available, free of charge, for immediate playback or download. Additionally, customers who have purchased AutoRip albums at any time since Amazon.co.uk first opened its Music Store in 1999 will find MP3 versions of those albums have been automatically added to their Cloud Player libraries for free.