Convert MKV to MP4 for Kindle Fire HD on Mac
Summary: If you are troubled in playing 1080p/720p MKV HD videos on Kindle Fire HD 7"/8.9", here's the mac solution to convert MKV to MP4 videos for your Amazon tablets.
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Both the Kindle Fire HD 7" and the 8.9" model are great media players for watching movies. However, just like other Android os tablets, the Android os tablets can only play limited video formats. So sometimes, you will find you can not play MKV files on Kindle Fire HD properly or missing audio when enjoying MKV videos on your Kindle Fire HD. So how if you want get these MKV HD videos work normally on Kindle Fire HD? Get frustrated? Here you will find the best solution.
MKV is a container format which has many different codecs, so it's hard to handle it. The reason you cannot play MKV videos on Kindle Fire HD is simple: the default or downloaded video player on your tablet cannot find a suitable decoder for the codec in the MKV file.
To solve these problems, a great method is to convert MKV to Kindle Fire HD supported video formats (H.264 MP4 is highly recommended) with some help from third-party tools. To get the work done, below I will take the all-in-one Pavtube Video Converter for Mac as example to show you how to encode MKV to MP4 videos under Mac OS X(Include Lion and Mountain Lion) for viewing on Kindle Fire HD without problems. The equivalent Windows version is the Kindle Fire HD Video Converter Windows, which can help you successfully convert MKV to Kindle Fire HD on Windows 8/XP/7/Vista. Just download it and follow the step-by-step guide to transfer and play your 1080p/720p MKV files on Kindle Fire HD smoothly.
How to Convert MKV to Kindle Fire HD supported video formats on Mac
The below guide uses Video Converter Mac screenshots. The way to encode MKV files to your Kindle Fire HD on Windows is almost the same. Just make sure you get the right version.
1. Download, install and launch the best MKV to Kindle Fire HD Converter on your Mac. And then click "Add Video" or "Add from folder" to import your source materials in .mkv format. Besides MKV, you can also load FLV, AVI, WMV, VOB, TiVo, MPG, MOV, etc. files to the program. Batch conversion is supported so that you can add multiple files.
2. Choose the output video format and output folder. Click "Format" bar and move mouse to "Android" column, you can easily find the profile of Amazon Kindle Fire HD H.264(*.mp4). The output videos could fit on your device perfectly. And choose the destination folder to save the converted videos. If you like, you can click "Settings" to change the video encoder, resolution, frame rate, etc. as you wish.
3. After above settings, you can start the MKV to MP4 Conversion for Kindle Fire HD.
Once the process completes, download and transfer the converted MP4 videos to your Kindle Fire HD from your Mac via USB cable. Then you are free to enjoy and play 1080p/720p MKV videos on Kindle Fire HD 7"8.9" as you like.
P.S. If you have no idea about Kindle Fire HD file transfer, you can check out my old post Synchronizing Your Content files (Videos, Pictures, Music) to Kindle Fire HD to learn more.
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