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Amazon Merchant Transport Utility

Use the Amazon Merchant Transport Utility

The Amazon Merchant Transport Utility (AMTU) is designed to make sending files to Amazon and receiving reports from Amazon as simple as dragging and dropping files into a directory. AMTU runs automatically behind the scenes, uploading files from the relevant directory to Amazon and retrieving the results of the uploads. AMTU can also retrieve order reports from Amazon.

AMTU is available to all sellers and can be used in addition to other methods of exchanging data with Amazon. See the AMTU 2.4 User Guide.

AMTU 2.4 Features

  • Support for multiple seller accounts in a single AMTU 2.4 installation, with the ability to customise settings independently for each account
  • Support for all feed formats available to Amazon sellers
  • An optional graphical user interface (GUI), as well as a graphical install and uninstall programme
  • Automatic programme updates
  • Support for Windows, Mac and Linux
  • An option to install AMTU as a Windows service
  • Proxy support
  • Archive logs

New in Version 2.4

New in Version 2.4

AMTU 2.4 supports users who connect to the internet through a proxy server, and the Windows version has an option to install AMTU as a Windows service

If you are registered to sell on more than one Amazon European Marketplace site, you can submit feeds either in English or in the default language of that Marketplace.

Note: When using AMTU to manage inventory for more than one European Marketplace site, make sure that you only upload inventory feeds to the folder for the correct site, in order to avoid posting content in the wrong language on a given site. For example, content in French should not be uploaded to – the German site.

System requirements


  • Processor speed: at least 166 MHz
  • Memory: at least 64 MB
  • Hard-disk space available: at least 70 MB


  • Windows 2000 (SP3 and later)
  • Windows XP (SP1 and later)
  • Windows Vista (SP2 recommended)
  • Windows Server 2003 (R2 and later)
  • Windows 7
  • Windows Server 2008
  • Mac OS X 10.5.2 (Leopard) with Java for Mac OS X 10.5 Update 2
  • Mac OS X 10.6
  • Linux installation that supports Java 6
  • JRE version 1.6.19, as SHA-256 is not supported on builds older than 1.6.19.

Upgrading from a previous version of AMTU

If you have AMTU 1.0 installed, you must uninstall that before attempting to install AMTU 2.4. Before you download the new version, make sure that you back up your existing data by clicking File and then Backup As. Select a backup location other than the AMTU folders. The uninstall process is covered in the "AMTU 1.0 Uninstall Process" section of the AMTU 2.4 User Guide.

Download and install AMTU 2.4

Before installing AMTU, please download and carefully read the AMTU 2.4 User Guide. By downloading any of the application installer files below, you agree to the terms and conditions of the Apache 2.0 licence contained within the User Guide (also viewable at Apache's licence page).

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