Enable Kindle Fire HD to Play DivX/AVI/WMV videos smoothly

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Enable Kindle Fire HD to Play DivX/AVI/WMV videos smoothly

Postby vivian68 » Fri Nov 09, 2012 7:40 am

Convert DivX/AVI/WMV to MP4 for Kindle Fire HD smooth playing

Summary: This article shows you an easy way to put and play DivX/AVI/WMV videos on Kindle Fire HD Tablet by converting DivX/AVI/WMV to MP4 video.


The Amazon's Kindle Fire HD comes with a stunning 7" display with a high resolution of 1280x800. In addition to a full slate of books and magazines, it offers more than a thousand apps through its integrated Amazon Store and is optimized for Netflix and Hulu Plus video playback. The built-in Web browser works well and offers Flash support. Thus, it's a good gadget for you to have entertainment. However, due to the format limitation, things happens when we can not play AVI files on Kindle Fire HD properly or missing audio when playing WMV videos on Kindle Fire HD Tablet. Besides, there lots of other formats (VOB, MPG, TS, TiVo, etc) that Kindle Fire HD does not support. In that case, befor putting these videos like AVI/MKV/WMV to Kindle Fire HD for playback, we'll need to convert them to Kindle Fire HD supported video foramts first and then transfer the result videos to our Amazon Tablet for smooth playing.

Here I'd like to show you the guide on how to put and play DivX/AVI/WMV videos on Kindle Fire HD as an example.


* AVI and WMV videos stored (externally-downloaded or from other source)
* Windows XP/2003/Vista/Windows 7 or Mac OS X 10.5 or 10.5 above(including Mac OS X Leopard, Snow Leopard, Mac OS X Mountain Lion) with 1G Hz or above Intel processor
* Download and install Pavtube Kindle Fire HD Video Converter or its equivalent Mac version.

How to Transfer and play DivX/AVI/WMV files on Kindle Fire HD

The quick start guide below uses Video Converter Windows screenshots. The way to convert videos to Kindle Fire HD on Mac is almost the same. Just make sure you get the right version according to your computer operating system.

Step 1. Install and launch the excellent DivX/AVI/WMV Converter for Kindle Fire HD, and then click "Add Video" or "Add from folder" or just drag and drop to import your source materials in .avi and .wmv format. The program supports batch converison so that you can add several files to convert at one time.


Step 2. Now choose the output format for playback with your Kindle Fire HD. You can get optimized videos for Kindle Fire HD under Format > Android > Amazon Kindle Fire HD H.264(*.mp4). The output videos could fit on your device perfectly. You can also click "Settings" to change the video encoder, frame rate, resolution, etc.


About best video format for Kindle Fire HD

Most folks are looking forward to the best format setting for Kindle Fire HD. The supported resolution of the Kindle Fire HD goes up to 1080p, though video playback and most apps never break out of 720p. For watching videos on the Android based Tablet, 720p with 1500~2000kbps is just all right. I find that bitrate higher results in big file size, and lower visible quality loss.

Step 3. When you are satisfied with all the settings, you can click "Convert" button and let the software do the DivX/AVI/WMV to Kindle Fire HD MP4 video conversion.

After the process, you can click "Open" to locate the converted MP4 video files and just transfer them to your Kindle Fire HD 7 or 8.9 Tablet. In this way, you can watch DivX/AVI/WMV videos on Kindle Fire HD without limitations. Enjoy!


1. If you have no idea about Kindle Fire HD file transfer, you can check out the post Synchronizing Your Content files (Videos, Pictures, Music) to Kindle Fire HD to learn more.

2. If you have the intention to transfer Blu-ray, DVD movies as well as your personal HD video files to Kindle Fire HD for enjoying, you're suggested to get the best all-in-one video convert tool Blu-ray Video Converter Ultimate to have fastest and most effective conversion.

See Also:

Blu-ray to Kindle Fire HD Converter 20% Off
Convert DVD to Kindle Fire HD
Play AVI files on Kindle Fire
Sync iTunes with Kindle Fire

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