Watch Prime instant video freely
"This may be a really dumb question, but is amazon prime streaming only? Or can you download a movie on the fire from prime and watch it wifi turned off. Also does whisper sync with the tv work with prime movies also?" From Amazon forum kindle
What is Prime Instant Video?
Prime instant videos provide unlimited, commercial-free, instant streaming of thousands of movies and TV shows at no additional cost with a paid annual Amazon Prime membership(many Kindle Fire users order 79$ annual set meal), which also includes fast shipping along with other benefits. Prime instant videos can be watched instantly on a Mac, PC and nearly 200 models of Internet-connected TVs, Blu-ray players and set-top-boxes that are compatible with Amazon Instant Video. All of the movies and TV shows are commercial-free and some are available in HD.
Prime is actually mainly a shipping service of Amazon's; two-day free shipping for any item listed as "Prime" shipping. It also allows you to freely view over 10,000 popular movies and TV shows by direct streaming while on-line. You don't see where you can download a free Prime movie. Only streaming while on-line. Rented movies & TV shows can be downloaded to a single device. Yes, you can download any movie onto the Fire or stream it. You can watch movies with the wifi off.
So we get the point that the prime steaming video can't be downloaded except you rent or purchase from it. Beside prime instant video, if you want to see you own movies (non-purchased), you can transfer the movies to Amazon Cloud from your PC, but soon you will find even the movies are on Cloud library, but you still can't find it, let alone open it, play it. Because the movies are Kindle Fire Mp4 won't appear in the Cloud even you force it to enter Cloud. Then what you can do is use professional Video to Kindle Fire Mp4 Converter for Mac to transfer the iTunes movies, DVD, AVI, FLV, F4V, MKV, MPEG to Kindle Fire Mp4 and then copy it to Kindle Fire Video Folder and use Gallery app to play it.
Here is the easy guide on download Video to Kindle Fire and convert video to Kindle Fire Mp4 on Mac: (Lion included):
Step 1: 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.
After conversion do the following:
Step 1, you copy the converted 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.