Any way to play AVI/MKV/WMV/VOB on Kindle Fire HDX

Published on by Chris King

Kindle Fire HDX seems not to support AVI, MKV, WMV, VOB format. Fortunately, there is an easy way to fix the issue. Let’s find it out here to play AVI/MKV/WMV/VOB on Kindle Fire HDX freely. 

Any way to play AVI/MKV/WMV/VOB on Kindle Fire HDX

Kindle Fire HDX has a high resolution display( Kindle Fire HDX 7" with 1920x1200, Kindle Fire HDX 8.9" with 2560x1600) for an incredible multimedia experience. It would be your best choice to play your collection of HD video file with high quality. The only problem is that there is a limit on Kindle Fire HDX video format. As you may find Kindle Fire HDX does not support AVI, MKV, WMV, VOB format. So, how to add and play AVI/MKV/WMV/VOB on Kindle Fire HDX?

According to our testing, MP4 is the best format for viewing on Kindle Fire HDX. If you want to transfer AVI/MKV/WMV/VOB to Kindle Fire HDX for enjoyment, you’ll need to get some help from 3rd-party software to convert these movies files to Fire HDX friendly format. (Note: Some guys suggest to install a media player app for Kindle Fire HDX, but it’s a pity there are still some AVI or MKV files can’t be recognized by the Android tablet due to the unsupported video or audio codec.)

To process a fast and smooth conversion, a professional video converter app is needed. Being a yet professional and easy-to-use video converter program, Brorsoft Video Converter is highly recommended to help you finish the conversion task. This Kindle Fire HDX video converter offers quite effective solution for you to convert almost all the videos AVI, MKV, MOV, MTS, FLV, TiVo, WMV, VOB to Andoird/Windows/iOS based devices including Kindle Fire HDX, Nook HD, Galaxy Tab, Surface Pro, iPad, iPhone, etc friendly videos without quality loss. It also allows you to adjust the video, audio parameter to get a decent output video that you want. For Mac users, please turn to Video Converter for Mac. Check the following guide to know how to change AVI/MKV/VOB/WMV video format for playing on Kindle Fire HDX without hassle.

Converting MKV/WMV/VOB/AVI files to Kindle Fire HDX for playback

1. After downloading, install and run the Kindle Fire HDX Video Converter on your PC, then click “Add Video” button to load your video source.

2. Choose the output format. Click on the pull down menu of "Format", and select "Android -> Amazon Kindle Fire HD H.264 video (*.mp4 )" as target format. The output videos could fit on Kindle Fire HDX perfectly.

Tip: If you like, you can click “Settings” to change the video encoder, resolution, frame rate, etc. as you wish. According to my experience, the file size and video quality is based more on bitrate than resolution which means bitrate higher results in big file size, and lower visible quality loss, and vice versa.

3. Click Convert button to start converting AVI/MKV/WMV/VOB to MP4 for Kindle Fire HDX 7”, Kindle Fire HDX 8.9”.

Once the process completes, download and transfer the result .MP4 files to your Kindle Fire HDX and then you can watch VOB, WMV, AVI, MKV movies on Kindle Fire HDX with great enjoyment.

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