Amazon Instant Video app comes to iPhone, iPod Touch

The free application lets Amazon Prime customers stream over 30,000 titles available in the Prime Instant Video library.

Amazon's Prime Instant Video application.
Amazon's Prime Instant Video application. Amazon

Amazon has finally delivered its Instant Video streaming app to the iPhone and iPod Touch.

The company announced the app's availability today, saying that over 30,000 titles in the Prime Instant Video library will be available for users to stream. In addition, the application allows for access to over 140,000 movies and television shows that can be downloaded for purchase or rental.

Amazon's Prime Instant Video is available only to customers who sign up for the company's $79-a-year Prime membership. With that, customers get free two-day shipping, as well as "free" access to the Instant Video.

Amazon currently offers access to its streaming library across a wide array of products, including the Kindle Fire HD, PlayStation 3, PCs, and Macs. The company already has an application available for iPad customers . Today's announcement adds Apple's two other mobile products to the mix.

The Instant Video app is available now as a free download in Apple's App Store.

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