Beauty Best Books of the Month STEM nav_sap_plcc_ascpsc Starting at $39.99 Wickedly Prime Handmade Wedding Rustic Decor Shop Popular Services TheTick TheTick TheTick  Introducing Echo Show All-New Fire 7, starting at $49.99 Kindle Oasis GNO Water Sports toystl17_gno
Customer Discussions > Kindle forum

How Do I Get Home Movies On Kindle?


Sort: Oldest first | Newest first
Showing 1-11 of 11 posts in this discussion
Initial post: Mar 3, 2014, 4:54:19 AM PST
Joe Pillera says:
On the iPad it's simply a matter of making sure the movie is in QuickTime format when doing a sync. Irrespective of the Kindle model (not sure which I'll get yet) what format does a home movie have to be in to view it on Kindle? QuickTime or some other?

In reply to an earlier post on Mar 3, 2014, 4:57:00 AM PST
SeaLevel274 says:
You would want a Kindle Fire of course - not something like the Paperwhite. The supported formats are listed on the product page.

In reply to an earlier post on Mar 3, 2014, 6:18:22 AM PST
Beth says:
I think I chose the Iphone option when I converted a quicktime movie to view on my original Fire.

In reply to an earlier post on Mar 3, 2014, 6:23:09 AM PST
A. Dietz says:
The video needs to be in MP4 format, or you need to find an app that can play it in the format it's in.

In reply to an earlier post on Mar 3, 2014, 6:25:27 AM PST
Joe Pillera says:
So QuickTime movies the way to go?

In reply to an earlier post on Mar 3, 2014, 6:27:18 AM PST
Joe Pillera says:
That's immensely helpful. Thank you!

In reply to an earlier post on Mar 3, 2014, 6:45:32 AM PST
A. Dietz says:
Quicktime movies will NOT play on a Kindle Fire unless you can find an app that will play them.

In reply to an earlier post on Mar 3, 2014, 7:07:08 AM PST
Joe Pillera says:
Thanks!

In reply to an earlier post on Mar 3, 2014, 8:22:29 AM PST
Beth says:
What I meant is when I have a quicktime movie that I want to play on my Fire I use save as Iphone so that it will play. I do not know whether there is a more direct route from whatever device you are taking the movies on.

Posted on Mar 3, 2014, 8:29:59 AM PST
Mary Ellen says:
When I got my first Fire I checked out various programs to rip and convert to MP4 format from DVDs. I was told that MP4 is what the i-devices play. I've ripped and converted many DVDs and choosing the format for the i-devices has always worked on my Fires. I've had a first generation, have a second generation and an HDX. All of my videos work on all the devices I currently have that play videos (the first gen Fire is gone but the others are still in use, as well as an android phone)

In reply to an earlier post on Mar 3, 2014, 9:05:46 AM PST
Joe Pillera says:
Great - thank you!
‹ Previous 1 Next ›
[Add comment]
Add your own message to the discussion
To insert a product link use the format: [[ASIN:ASIN product-title]] (What's this?)
Prompts for sign-in
 


Recent discussions in the Kindle forum

  Discussion Replies Latest Post
Announcement
Critical Software Update for Kindle E-Readers
0 Mar 23, 2016
Announcement
Welcome to the Kindle Discussion Forum - A Congregation of Kindle Enthusiasts
0 Mar 20, 2015
My Kindle Fire touch screen wont work 93 2 minutes ago
MYCD has gone Crazy! 9 2 minutes ago
How to remove or disable Alexa 545 3 minutes ago
alexa calling on fire tablet? 11 7 minutes ago
how to change wall paper for kindle fire. 251 40 minutes ago
Amazon Echo (no invite questions) 8590 1 hour ago
KINDLE KITCHEN #6: A place for sharing, caring, chat and FUN! 8069 1 hour ago
We're Quirky! There Are Various Critters, Including Tail-less Manx Kittens, Here. We Also Have Hugh Manatee. Bring Your Quilting And Sewing Projects, Your Camera, And Your Instant Pot. So Geese And Tally Ho! 3027 1 hour ago
Free Books & Chat July 2017 615 1 hour ago
Kindle Touch tech issue 18 1 hour ago
 

This discussion

Discussion in:  Kindle forum
Participants:  5
Total posts:  11
Initial post:  Mar 3, 2014
Latest post:  Mar 3, 2014

New! Receive e-mail when new posts are made.
Tracked by 1 customer