How to transfer and stream Blu-ray to Amazon Fire TV for enjoyment? In this article, you’ll quickly learn how to get Blu-ray movies onto Amazon Fire TV with a simple way.
Amazon Fire TV is a tiny box you connect to your HDTV. It’s the easiest way to enjoy Netflix, Amazon Instant Video, YouTube and more. However, you would be failed to transfer Blu-ray to Amazon Fire TV for enjoyment on the big screen. That’s because Amazon Fire TV has no Blu-ray playing capability. This article aims to gives you some tricks for getting Blu-ray movie to Amazon Fire TV for playing correctly.
As far as we know, Amazon Fire TV lacks ability to connect to any external hard drive via the USB to access local media files, but only you can stream local media via Plex if you are running a Plex server. To play Blu-ray files on Amazon Fire TV, what you need to do is to rip Blu-ray into Amazon Fire TV and Plex Media Server friendly format e.g. H.264 MP4.
To begin, U2USoft Blu-ray Toolkit for Windows is highly recommended to you, which should be a great helper with user-friendly interface and powerful capacity. It can help users to rip and convert Blu-ray into MP4 format for Amazon Fire TV without quality loss. Plus, it offers other output formats for playing on portable devices like Samsung Galaxy Tab, Kindle Fire HD, Nexus 7, iPad .etc to meet your different needs. If you are a Mac OS X user, please turn to U2USoft Blu-ray Toolkit for Mac. Now download the program and start Blu-ray to Amazon Fire TV conversion.
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Guide: Rip Blu-ray Movies for Amazon Fire TV Streaming
NOTE: Anywhere from 30 to 60 GB of hard disk space is needed depending on what you’re ripping. Blu-Rays are big, and we’re going to rip the whole thing to our drive first, so depending on the movie you’re ripping and the quality you want in your final movie file, you’ll need a good amount of space. Here, Mac version Blu-ray ripper taken as example, Windows share the same way except tiny differences on interface.
Step 1. Load Blu-ray Movies
Install and run the best Blu-ray ripper and copier software, then click “load disc” icon to load your Blu-ray movies to the program. Here, DVD disc, BD/DVD Video_TS folder, ISO/IFO files are supported as well.
Step 2. Set output format
Press the “Format” option, and choose H.264 MP4, MKV format in “Common Video” list. If you want to keep 1080p resolution, you can choose those formats in “HD Video” category. Of course, you can also pick up the other presets according to your needs.
Tip: Click “Settings” icon, it lets you make adjustments to the video settings. For example, lowering the frame rate can help reduce the file size. You’d better keep the balance of your video quality and video size.
Step 3. Start Blu-ray to Amazon Fire TV conversion
When everything is ok, tap the “Convert” button to rip and convert Blu-ray movies to Amazon Fire TV compatible formats. Once the conversion is finished, click “Open” to find converted videos, then stream and play the converted Blu-ray movies on Amazon Fire TV via USB drive or over your local network.