To get WMV and Fire Phone to play nicely, the easy option is to convert WMV to H.264 encoded MP4 files. Here is how.
The Fire Phone’s 1,280x720p HD screen isn’t as high-resolution as other handsets with 1080p HD or quad HD displays, but it has a respectable 315ppi pixel density. The Amazon phone supports a wide variety of multimedia file types including MPEG4, VP8, H.264/MPEG4/AVC, MPEG4 SP, H.263, AVI, HDCP2.x, PlayReady DRM video codecs. However, WMV is not in the supported list. Get frustrated? Fortunately, there is an easy and fast way to view WMV videos on Fire Phone. You just need to encode WMV to Fire Phone-friendly format first. This can be done effortlessly along with some help from third-party program.
To convert video files for Fire Phone, you can use Brorsoft Video Converter, a powerful high-quality video converter, player and editor which is available for Windows and Mac users. It can help you convert more than WMV, MPG, TiVo, MKV, VOB, AVI to Amazon Fire Phone compatible file type with fast speed and excellent output quality. The audio/video synchronization is very good. If you’re having problems playing your own media files on Fire Phone, chances are you already installed this great utility. If not, download it from here (or the Mac version here).
Providing an intuitive user interface, the video conversion app can make the conversion as simple as ABC. After downloading, follow the wizard to install and run the program. Then follow the steps below to convert WMV to Fire Phone playable videos in a few clicks.
How to Convert WMV to MP4 for Fire Phone
Step 1: Simply drag-and-drop your WMV or other videos like MKV, VOB, AVI to the program window or click “Add” button to load video files. This Video to Fire Phone Converter supports batch conversion to import multiple files at a time.
Step 2: Click Format bar to follow “Android” and “Android Phones 720P Video (*.mp4).” The output videos fits on Fire Phone perfectly.
Tips: If you’re not satisfied with the quality of result videos, you can click on settings you could easily set bitrate, frame rate, codec, channels, sample rate, etc to adjust parameters that affect video quality and file size for the video you prefer. keep in mind that bitrate higher results in big file size, and lower visible quality loss, and vice versa.
Step 3: When all the settings are in place, you can press the Convert button to start the process of converting WMV to Fire Phone MP4 video files. After doing this, the program will complete the necessary tasks and you can watch the conversion progress to know when the process ends.
So there you have it. Pretty Simple! Now just enjoy your WMV movies with Fire Phone anywhere and anytime you like.
If you want to get both DVD or Blu-ray movies and MKV, VOB, AVI, TiVo, etc. videos to your Amazon Fire Phone or other gadgets for enjoyment, the all-in-one solution entitled Brorsoft Video Converter Ultimate (or iMedia Converter for Mac) will be a nice choice for you.