How to Rip Stream DVD Movies to Amazon Fire TV on PC/Mac

[Latest Updated: May 17, 2019 by Estrella H. to DVD Ripping]

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New products are always on the forefront of every tech aficionado's mind. Amazon Fire TV, a brand new TV box after Apple TV and Roku, was unveiled and available for purchase since April, 2014. It takes only one year to gain a foothold in the TV box field and Fire TV has been out of stock in Amazon's own store since August, 2015.

Of course you can stream online audio/video content to your local HDTV, eg. Netflix, Amazon Instant Video, Hulu Plus, YouTube, and HBO GO to Amazon Fire TV connected HDTV for instant viewing, playing games/music and more are also easy for you, while playing DVD on Amazon Fire TV is still out of the question. You will see countless DVD won't play on TV error due to bad connection, disc drive, or so.

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How to Rip DVD to Amazon Fire TV Supported Formats

Preparation Tools and Work:
• Install the DVD to Amazon Fire TV ripper on your disk: Download ripper on your computer (Windows or Mac one), double click the setup file following the Wizard, select a language as you like and finish the setup.
• Insert movie DVD disk into the DVD drive. Check this workaround if your DVD drive fails to read your DVD disc.

Step 1: Load the Movie DVD to DVD Ripper
Launch ripper, click "DVD Disc" button on the top toolbar to select and load the source movie DVD disc. It can also transfer your ISO Image file or DVD (VIDEO_TS) folder to a Fire TV video.

Step 2: Select the Amazon Fire TV Playable Output Format
Fire TV supported video/audio includes H.263, H.264, MPEG4-SP, VC1 & AAC, AC-3, E-AC-3, HE-A/, PCM, MP3. Therefore, we can select the output video format according to the above official specs. Above all, MP4 (H.264 + AAC codec) is recommended to you for better compatibility with more devices, and choose it at "General Profile" category.

What's more: WinX Ripper has preloaded options for other Amazon products, like Amazon Fire Phone, Kindle Fire (HD/HDX) Pad, and more Apple Android Sony Microsoft gadgets.

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Step 3: Define the Saving Folder for Movie Video
You just need to click the "Browse" button at the bottom to "select folder" for saving the movie video in where you choose. Generally, folder in Disk C is not recommended to place the file. Since Fire TV supports expendable USB storage, you can also plug in the USB flash drive and select it as the destination folder, which helps to saving time of copying & pasting if necessary. Editing DVD video, choosing/adding movie subtitle, adjusting video/audio parameters.

Step 4: Play DVD on Amazon Fire TV
Although Amazon Fire TV supporting adding external USB storage, Fire TV can not play movie/music videos in USB flash drive like Roku. So you can only depend on the airplay or stream services.

• Stream digital movie video from Kindle Fire HDX or some other devices like HTC M8, Nexus 7 and more Android devices to Amazon Fire TV fast and easily with streaming app, Plex media server etc.

• Install and upload movie DVD video to Amazon cloud drive and then play DVD movie on Amazon Fire TV by taping: Home -> Photos -> Select.

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Disclaimer: Digiarty Software does not advocate ripping copy-protected DVDs for any commercial purpose and suggests referring to the DVD copyright laws in your countries before doing so.

TV Review | Amazon Fire vs. Roku vs. Apple TV

Amazon Fire TV is a small black box designed to connect your High Definition TV to online entertainment. With high configuration, it delivers 4x faster streaming speed than that of Apple TV, Roku and Chromecast. Recently Amazon Fire TV also introduced the Kindle feature - X-Ray in, which provides plot/character/author etc. context for movies, TV shows from IMDb to extend users' knowing about those projects. For Amazon Prime customers, it's totally free to access to any hot movie/TV show with Prime Instant Video, The HBO Collection and original shows contained, and stream feast millions of songs through Pandora, Prime Music...

Amazon Fire TV vs Roku vs Apple TV

Of course, the Fire TV does have some competition, especially from Apple and Roku, which have their own streaming box solutions, but also have their own downsides. Play DVD on Apple TV, Roku or Amazon Fire TV? If you're being in the dilemma, read the below comparison chart before you make decision.


Amazon Fire TV

Roku (3)

Apple TV





Voice Search



HDMI video out (up to 1080p)


2 GB

512 MB

512 MB






Dual-band/Dual-antenna (MIMO)

Dual-band/Dual-antenna (MIMO)


Supporting Channels




MicroSD card slot



Remote with no line of sight required



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About the Author

   Estrella H.@hl_estrella

Estrella H. is a senior editor in Digiarty Software. She manages the software test section and creates easy and useful how-tos. When not in editing, she spends her spare time on Rubik's Cube and ukulele.

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