How to copy movies to Kindle Fire
"I want to copy my own videos to the kindle fire. I tried ripping it with HandBrake to m4v an mp4. Neither has worked. Anyone know how to convert video for the fire?" from amazon forum kindle
Many friends hope to transfer Fire supported formatted files from their computer to Kindle Fire for viewing, say Mp4 format, but Kindle Fire officially site didn't give the clear answer on how to transfer videos to Kindle Fire, so this article is focus on this question and will guide on how to copy videos to Kindle Fire step-by-step.
1. You can transfer a variety of content from a Windows or Mac computer to your Kindle Fire through a USB cable (sold separately), including music, videos, photos, and documents. When your Kindle Fire is plugged into your computer, it will appear as a removable mass-storage device.
Note: Personal content transferred to your Kindle Fire is only stored on your device and not archived in Amazon Cloud.
2 Note: Videos transferred to your Kindle Fire via USB will only be available in the Gallery app. Only videos from the Amazon Video store are shown in the Video library.
The detail steps are:
Take play mp4 on my Kindle Fire as example, but not flv.
Step 1, you copy the mp4 file to Kindle Fire folder called "Video" using a cable (I use my BW Kindle cable).
Step 2, Disconnect with the pc. Click Apps tab.
Step 3, click Gallery . You will see the video.
So now you are clear how to copy videos to kindle Fire Mac via USB manually, if you have other video formats need to convert to Kindle Fire Mp4 including MOV, MP4, M4V, MPEG, MOD, TOD, AVCHD, DV, VOB, AVI, WMV etc any a SD video format. You are recommended to use professional Video to Kindle Fire Converter for Mac to convert your personal files from iPad, iMovie, iTunes,QuickTime or storage video files on PC hard drive to Kindle Fire Mp4 quickly and easily. Following is the easy guide for you:
Guide on how to convert videos to Kindle Fire:
Step 1: Free downlaod the program and launch it.
Add movie from your Mac Book or laptop Hard Drive . Click "Add File" to import movies to the converter.
Step 2: Set Kindle Fire Mp4.
Set recommend 720p for Kindle Fire
Step 3: Click "Start" button to begin convert video to Kindle Fire Mp4.You can free download to have a try from the following URL.