Amazon frequently lets customers download free content via their video-on-demand product. You can watch the video through your browser or download for viewing on your PC. Right now you can get a 51-minute National Geographic behind the scenes episode of “Great Migrations” in HD — no charge. The original air date of the episode was November 14, 2010. (Note: This is not the full 3-hour episode.) We watched the title via the Amazon player and the 720p rez video looked pretty darn good on a 20″ Apple display.
A couple other titles of substantial length available to download or watch for free are NBC’s “The Cape – Pilot” from The Cape Season 1 and USA’s Episode 9 “Point Blank” from White Collar Season 2.
Here’s a few shorter pieces of content you may be interested in: “Resident Evil: Afterlife – Band of Survivors: Casting Afterlife” (7-minutes), “The Cape Season 1” ‘The Cape – Behind The Scenes’ (4-minutes), “Harry Potter Years 1 – 5” and “Salt – The Ultimate Female Action Hero” (9-minutes).
To download videos from Amazon Video On Demand you need to install the Amazon Unbox Video Player on a Windows PC (Unfortunately it doesn’t support Macs.) We don’t know how long this content will be available so click to it now or forever hold your peace.
cool man! the cape pilot is really good too. worth checking out.