Can Kindle Fire HDX Play MOV?- Get the quick solution


This Christmas I got a Kindle Fire HDX tablet and it’s really a cool stuff to enjoy videos on its big screen. However, when I taken a glance on the supported media types of the Amazon Tablets, I found the Kindle Fire HDX video format (MP4, M4V, VP8(.webm) video formats is supported) is limited as other tablets like Nook HD Tablet. Thus, I’m searching a way how to get Kindle Fire HDX play .MOV file type easily.

Why MOV video files won’t play on Kindle Fire HDX?

The reason that you can’t view MOV video files on Kindle Fire HDX is simple. Apple only produces a QuickTime plugin for Mac OS X and Windows, and hasn’t developed a Quicktime application for Android. It’s no way to play .mov on Android operating system.

What If we want to play MOV files on Kindle Fire HDX

To get the work done, you may have to convert MOV to Kindle Fire HDX compatible video formats (e.g. H.264 MP4) first and then transfer the result videos to your tablet. For encoding MOV files for Kindle Fire HDX, you can get Brorsoft’s Video Converter (or the Mac version)- a top Kindle Fire HDX video converter which is easy to use and produces excellent results. Just download it and follow the steps below to transfer MOV movies to Kindle Fire HDX for playing smoothly.

Convert MOV files to MP4 videos for Kindle Fire HDX Tablets

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

1. Install and launch the best MOV to Kindle Fire HDX Converter, and then click “Add Video” or just drag and drop to import your source QuickTime MOV materials.


2. Click the format bar to select Android > Amazon Kindle Fire HD H.264(*.mp4) as output format for your 7-inch or 8.9-inch Fire HDX tablet.


3. Most folks are looking forward to the best format setting for Kindle Fire HDX. The supported resolution of the Kindle Fire HDX goes up to 1080p, though video playback and most apps never break out of 720p. For watching videos on the Android based Tablet, 720p video size with 1500~2000kbps bitrate is just all right. You can customize the parameters via clicking the Settings icon on the main interface.


4. Press the “Convert” button, begin to convert .mov to Kindle Fire HDX.

Once the process completes, locate the files and transfer and copy the converted MP4 videos to your Kindle Fire HDX tablet. In this way, you can effortlessly watch all QuickTime MOV video files on Kindle Fire HDX 7 or 8.9 tablet.

P.S. As a newbie to Fire HDX, do you know how to make a quick successful accession to local Media(videos, music, pictures) on your PC and transfer to Kindle Fire HDX? If not, link to How to connect Kindle Fire HDX to PC/Mac.

Hope this guide on how to watch MOV on Kindle Fire HDX can be useful to you. Enjoy.

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