I suppose if you wanted a dedicated streaming player or cared about gaming this Fire TV could be your best choice.(Tips for getting started with Amazon Fire TV) It has all of the major streaming services, good streaming quality in my opinion, and of course Blu-ray. However, what let me down, Amazon Fire TV only supports very limited video formats. If you have videos in MKV, VOB, MOV, M2TS, Tivo, MPG, FLV, etc formats, you could not transfer them to Amazon Fire TV for playback directly.
One of the effective solutions is to convert them in advance. So selecting a suitable video converter for Fire TV is necessary. Pavtube Video Converter Ultimate is highly recommended. Applying the top-rated video convert program, you can convert all 1080p/720p videos, including AVI, MOV, FLV, MKV, MPEG, VOB, 3GP, M2TS, etc. to Amazon Fire TV compatible formats e.g. MP4. Plus, this video converter also can convert Blu-ray and DVDs with comfortable formats and you can even edit movies to meet your personal needs.
- Also read how to stream Blu-ray/DVD Collection to Amazon Fire TV with Plex
How to Convert MKV, M2TS, VOB, Tivo, FLV, MPG video fies to Amazon Fire TV MP4 Format with Ease?
Note: the guide below is based on the Win screenshot, the way to rip and convert video to Amazon Fire TV on Mac is almost the same. Make sure you got the right version according to your needs.
Step 1. Download this best Amazon Fire TV Video Converter and Install and run it, click the right icon “Add video”to load your video files like MKV, AVI, VOB (or Tivo, WMV, MTS, MXF, MOV, TOD, MOD, 3GP, FLV, F4V, M4V, etc) video files.Y ou can add multiple files into it at a time to do batch conversion.
Step 2. Select best format for Amazon Fire TV. Here, you can click the format bar to select MP4 format from the “Commen Video”.
Tips for Showing Best Video Formats Supported by Amazon Fire TV:
Audio: Support for Dolby Digital Plus, 5.1 surround sound, 2ch Stereo and HDMI audio pass through up to 7.1
Content Formats Supported:
Video: H.263, H.264, MPEG4-SP, VC1
Audio: AAC, AC-3, E-AC-3, HE-A, PCM, MP3
Photo: JPG, PNG
Output Resolution Supported: 720p and 1080p up to 60fps
Step 3. Check the pencil-like icon to activate the editing function. Here you can trim video for your needed length, crop video to get rid of annoying black edges, join multiple video clips into one, add text/image watermark and add subtitles. For example, if the original movie has no subtitle or the subtitles you need, you can download it from website and then add the subtitles into the output videos for full enjoyment with this software.
Step 4. Convert videos for Amazon Fire TV.
Go back to the main UI and just one click the red button “Convert” to realize conversion from MKV, M2TS, VOB, Tivo, FLV, MPG videos to Amazon Fire TV. Once conversion is done, you can click “Open” button to get the final output files.Transferring video files to the Fire TV.
Now, you can easily enjoy your MKV, M2TS, VOB, Tivo, FLV, MPG on Amazon Fire TV anytime and sharing your happiness to your friend and family.