“Can you link the USB portal on the Kindle Fire to your television and watch movies?” -from Amazon forum. These days, I noticed that groups of Kindle Fire owners has series of troubles like can’t connect Kindle Fire or unable to play kindle fire on TV.
In the article, I would like to share my collected information about how to connect Kindle Fire to TV, then play movies from Kindle Fire on TV or HDTV.
About Kindle Fire to TV connection:
On the bottom of the Kindle Fire, you’ll find a headphone jack, a Micro-USB port, and a power button. Then nothing. An included wall adapter charges the tablet using the Micro-USB port.
From the above we are clear that it will not connect directly to your TV. For that it would need to have an HDMI port or bluetooth, which it does not.
Stream/play Kindle Fire movies on TV
Since Kindle Fire is able to play movies from Netflix, FaceBook, Hulu Plus, Pandora movies by offer special app for this video website, as we know the free movies you get on Prime can only be streamed not downloaded. The only videos that can be downloaded are the ones you buy or rent. Moreover, you may intend to playback those funny movies on TV or HDTV. In the case, a third-party program Mac Kindle Fire Video to TV Converter may help you a lot, for it can convert MOV, FLV, MKV, AVI, MPEG etc all kindles of video format downloaded from Kindle Fire to TV, HDTV HD Mp4, HD MPEG format.
Guide on how to convert/stream Kindle fire movies on Mac for TV:
Note: If your computer runs on Windows OS like Windows 7, XP, etc, you can refer to Kindle Fire Video Converter for assistance.
Step 1: Copy Kindle Fires to PC, then click “Add File” to load movie(s) to the Kindle Fire Video Converter PC. Click “Add File” to import Kindle Fire movie to the converter.
Step 2: Set best output format for “HD Video” for better playback.You can set HD mp4, HD mpeg for TV, HDTV.
Tip: either 1080p or 720p is ok.
Step 3: Click “Start” button to begin convert Kindle Fire Movie to TV.
When the conversion is done, you just need to connect your Mac to TV, then transfer the video for enjoyments with TV.