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How to Convert DVD movies to Kindle Fire HD/HDX


This guide will show how to convert DVD movies to Kindle Fire HD/HDX, and what’s best video format for it. So that you can play your own DVD movies on Kindle Fire everywhere.

Kindle Fire HD/HDX is an Amazon tablet. Amazon has updated the 7-inch Kindle Fire HD for 2013, while the 8.9-inch Fire HD launched earlier in the year remains untouched.

The Amazon Kindle Fire HDX comes in two sizes: 7-inch and 8.9-inch, offering a 1920 x 1200 pixel resolution display (323ppi) on the 7-inch and 2560 x 1600 (339ppi) on the 8.9-inch. At that resolution, the 8.9-inch HDX has the sharpest display around, while the new 7-inch HDX matches the Nexus 7 (2013) for pixels.


The Kindle Fire HD (2013) - that's the new version - has a 7-inch 1280 x 800 (216ppi) display, whilst the Fire HD 8.9-inch has a 1920 x 1200 (254ppi) display.

Things We Need

★The connection cable for your Kindle Fire HD.
★A Windows or Mac computer to run video converter software.
Conversion software. Here you have many choices to do this. Like Handbrake or Freemake. And here we use Wondershare Video Converter Ultimate, which is powerful and easy to use.



Steps to Convert DVD to Kindle Fire HD/HDX

Naturally, Kindle Fire supports MP4, 3GP, VP8(.webm) video formats and video stream service like Netflix. And MP4 (H.264 & AAC) is recognized as the best format for Kindle Fire HD/HDX.

Step 1: Launch conversion software and import DVD files to it
Insert your DVD movie into your DVD drive, and click "Load DVD" button on top left to import your DVD movie into this program. And You can also choose to load DVD folders and ISO/IFO DVD files.

P.S. Drag & Drop is also available for loading DVDs and videos.


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Step 2: Select output format for your device
Click the “Profile" drop-down list and choose “Device > Others > Kindle Fire" as the output video format. You can see the detail of the profile after chose: MP4 format, H.264 video codec, and AAC audio codec.


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P.S. Click “Setting” to customize the output video and audio quality if you need. You can change output parameters through settings button: Bit Rate, Video Size, Frame Rate, etc. But generally, I suggest you to use the default settings.


Step 3: Start to convert DVD to Kindle Fire HD
After all settings are finished, just click the biggest "Convert" button on the bottom right. When the conversion is completed, you can open the video folder where your converted movie file is located by click “Open Folder” button.


Step 4: Connect your Kindle Fire to PC and copy movies to it




Once transferring completed, run a player app on your Amazon Kindle Fire HD/HDX, and play your movies. Enjoy!



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Valid until Mar 31, 2014!