This guide is written technically for Amazon Kindle Fire users. No matter you have a Kindle Fire, Kindle Fire HD or a Kindle Fire HDX, this guide suites your needs exactly. It tells you how to convert Blu-ray to Kindle Fire videos and thus enables you to play and watch Blu-ray movies on Kindle Fire easily. Of course, for other tablet holders, like people who have iPad or Surface, this guide is also helpful.
Part 1: Basic Knowledge about Kindle Fire
Evolution of Amazon’s Kindle Fire:
Kindle Fire is a tablet version of Amazon’s Kindle e-reader. After being announced on September 28, 2011, Kindle Fire was released to the public on November 15 of the same year. Kindle Fire was ungraded to the second generation Kindle Fire HD on September 6, 2012 with price reduced and properties improved. On September 25, 2013, Amazon upgraded Kindle Fire HD to the third generation Fire, and rolled out Kindle Fire HDX at the same time. In September 2014 the Fire HDX 8.9 and the Fire HD were upgraded to the fourth generation of Fire tablets, removing the “Kindle” adjective in the naming scheme. In September 2015 Amazon announced the release of the Fire 7.
Video and audio formats supported by Amazon’s Kindle Fire:
In order to watch movies on Kindle Fire, it is necessary for you to figure out what video formats Kindle file is able to play. Please check the following list out before watching films on Kindle Fire.
Kindle Fire Supported Video Formats: MP4, VP8, 3GP, WebM, M4V, 3G2
Kindle Fire Supported Audio Formats: AAC, MP3, MIDI, OGG, WAV
Limitation: For the abovementioned file formats, Kindle Fire limits the vertical resolution to a maximum of 1080 pixels and the maximum frame rate to 30 frames per second. Besides, the first generation of the tablet does not support HTTP Live Streaming.
Part 2: How to Convert Blu-ray to Kindle Fire with Leawo Blu-ray Ripper?
To convert Blu-ray to Kindle Fire, you need to use a third-party Blu-ray to Kindle Fire converter, such as Leawo Blu-ray Ripper, an easy-to-use and effective Blu-ray to video converter that converts Blu-ray movies to videos and extracts audio off Blu-ray movies to save in diverse formats for different uses. Just like a Blu-ray to Kindle Fire converter, it could convert Blu-ray movies to Kindle Fire, Kindle Fire HD, and Kindle Fire HDX within a few clicks. Therefore you could freely play and watch Blu-ray movies on Kindle Fire tablets. Check the below steps and then you will know how to convert Blu-ray to Kindle Fire videos.
Guide on how to convert Blu-ray to Kindle Fire with Leawo Blu-ray Ripper:
Step 1: At first, download and install this Blu-ray to Kindle Fire converter on your computer. (Mac users should download the Mac version of Leawo Blu-ray Ripper)
Step 2: Load Blu-ray movies to the program
Launch Leawo Blu-ray Ripper, click "Add Blu-ray/DVD" button to load source Blu-ray movies from Blu-ray disc or Blu-ray folder. You could load Blu-ray movie in 3 different loading modes: Full Movie, Main Movie and Custom Mode.
Step 3: Set output profile
Click the drop-down box next to the "Add Blu-ray/DVD" button, then select "Change > Format" tab to select Kindle Fire compatible format as output format, like MP4.
Apart from setting video formats supported by Kindle Fire device, you could open the "Devices > Others" tab to directly select output devices. Leawo Blu-ray Ripper offers preset profiles under the Device group for Kindle Fire, Kindle Fire HD and Kindle Fire HDX. You could directly select one upon your device.
Step 4: Convert Blu-ray to Kindle Fire
After setting the output profile, go back to the main interface. Click the green "Convert" button. On the popup window, the program would ask you to set an output directory in "Save to" box. Set a folder as target directory here. Then click the "Convert" button at the bottom to start converting Blu-ray to Kindle Fire.
Part 3: How to Watch Movies on Kindle Fire?
After converting, connect your Kindle Fire tablet to your computer with a USB cable (it will go into a special mode that doesn’t let you use the Fire until you tap the Disconnect button) and then transfer the covnerted Blu-ray movies to your Kindle Fire tablet. There, you could freely play and watch the converted Blu-ray movies on your Kindle Fire tablet as you like.
Guide on how to watch movies on Kindle Fire:
Instead of using the Videos tab, which gives you access to Amazon Video files, tap on the Apps tab. Look for the Gallery app and you will find your video in there.
You can directly watch videos purchased from Amazon on Kindle Fire, but videos you purchased from another store, like iTunes, won’t work on Kindle fire. Apple puts DRM on the files which make them only compatible with iTunes or iOS devices. If you want to watch those file, you can remove the DRM of them by taking advatage of Leawo Prof. Media.