The all-new Amazon Kindle Fire HD (both 7-inch and 8.9-inch versions) tablets are now very hot on Android market. It is perfect for browsing, reading, sopping, playing and watching on the go, anyone here may expect to get one for great enjoyment. And after you get the tablet, you might want to copy your personal existing media files like videos, pictures and music to Kindle Fire HD, and if you are a newbie, you properly don’t know how to connect your tablet to computer for media files transferring. Well, never mind, here I’d like to show you an easy way to transfer media contents to Kindle Fire HD via USB:
First, you need to know which files are supported by Kindle Fire HD before transferring files, and Kindle Fire HD tablet supports these media file formats:
File formats: Kindle (AZW), TXT, PDF, unprotected MOBI, PRC natively, Audible Enhanced format (AAX), DOC, DOCX.
Image formats: PEG, GIF, PNG, BMP.
Audio formats: non-DRM AAC, MP3, MIDI, PCM/WAVE, OGG, WAV, MP4, AAC LC/LTP, HE-AACv2, AMR-NB, AMR-WB.
Video formats: MP4, 3GP, VP8 (.webm).
Then, please remember that when you are ready to copy files to Kindle Fire HD, it will only recognize your transferred files only if:
1. The file is a Kindle Fire HD supported file type.
2. Files are transferred to the correct folder for their type.
3. Files are free of digital rights management (DRM) software.
Well, everything is clear now, let’s start copy and transfer media files to Kindle Fire HD:
1. Connect Kindle Fire HD to your PC via USB.
2. Once you’ve connected your Kindle Fire HD to a computer with a USB cable (sold separately), your Kindle Fire HD will appear in the same location as external USB drives usually appear. For Windows users, this is typically in the “Computer” or “My Computer” menu.
3. Open the Kindle drive; you will see several folders inside. You may need to unlock your Kindle Fire HD before it can be opened on your computer.
4. Locate the downloaded file and drag and drop it into the applicable content folder, such as Video, Music, or Pictures.
5. Safely eject your Kindle Fire HD from your computer and unplug the USB cable.
After you successfully transfer and put media contents to Kindle Fire HD, where can you find them on your tablet? Usually, your files will appear in your device library:
a. Books will appear in the Books library.
b. Personal documents will appear in the Docs library.
c. Music will appear in the Music library.
d. Pictures will appear in the Gallery app.
e. Videos will appear in the Gallery app.
Note that videos transferred via USB will only be available in the Gallery app. Only videos from the Amazon Video store are shown in the Video library.
If your transferred videos are not playable on Kindle Fire HD, you can use this top Kindle Fire HD Video Converter Mac to convert unsupported MKV, WMV, AVI, FLV, MTS, M2TS, MOV, MPEG, MPG, MOD… to Kindle Fire HD MP4 format.
If you intent to transfer and play DVD movies onto Kindle Fire HD with high quality and fast speed, you’d better get the best DVD to Kindle Fire HD Converter Mac to have fastest and most effective convert/rip DVD, VOB to MP4 for Kindle Fire HD.
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