One of the aims of the invention of tablets or big-size phones is to make people's life easier and more convenient. Tablets are smaller for carrying than computer and you can also hold them on hand for surfing the Internet, watching videos, reading books and so on. Tablets change people's life in a big way. People now, to a large extent, release themselves away from computers on the desk and enjoy a more free life thanks to tablets.
Kindle Fire HDX 8.9 is a tablet issued by Amazon on September 25, 2013 and refreshed in the model in September 2014. Except the common functions of tablet, Kindle Fire HDX 8.9 has some outshining features that make it stand out of tablets:
Amazon is trying to make Kindle Fire HDX 8.9 more suitable for surfing Internet, watching videos, etc. It has succeeded, at least in playing videos. Its lightness for holding on one hand, high resolution and long-lasting battery turn video watching into a visual enjoyment. But before you transfer videos from computer to Kindle Fire HDX 8.9 for playback, checking what formats it supports is necessary.
Video formats: MP4, 3GP, VP8 (video playback at 720p)
Audio format: Dolby Digital (AC-3), Dolby Digital Plus (E-AC-3), MP3, Non-DRM AAC (.m4a), MIDI, OGG, WAV, OGG, WAV, MP4, AAC LC/LTP, HE-AACv1, HE-AACv2, AMR-NB, AMR-WB
Document format: AZW, TXT,PDF, MOBI, PRC, DOC, DOCX
Images format: JPEG, GIF, PNG, BMP
Apparently, M4V videos purchased and rented in iTunes do not among the supported videos by Kindle Fire HDX 8.9. Because not only the M4V format is not among the above list, but also the DRM protected iTunes videos restrict them from transferring to non-Apple devices for playback, which is the main reason to playing failure. Therefore, as long as iTunes videos have been removed DRM from and converted to formats like MP4, Kindle Fire HDX 8.9 is capable of playing them successfully.
1) First of all: Find a good DRM Removal Software to do this job.
M4VGear DRM Media Converter recommended here has good reputation among users. It is a DRM Remover specializing in unlock the DRM on iTunes videos and convert them to MP4 formats. It surpasses others by converting at 20X faster speed, retaining original quality, keeping subtitles of multi-language and preserving 5.1 audio track, etc.
System supported by M4VGear:
Windows: Windows XP, Vista, 7, 8 (32-bit & 64-bit)
Mac: Mac OS X 10.8 & 10.9 & 10.10
2) Then, remove DRM from iTunes videos and convert them to MP4 with M4VGear(See below tutorial)
Step 1: Launch M4VGear and iTunes will be popped up with it automatically. Set iTunes aside during conversion unless some error happens.
Step 2: Click "Add Movies" button on M4VGear to open iTunes library and choose videos to be imported to M4VGear.
Step 3: Click M4VGear > Preferences and Change the output folder to store the output videos as you prefer.
Step 4: Click "Convert" button on the bottom right to start the DRM removing process.
Step 5: After the conversion is finished, find the output videos in the output folder and transfer them to Kindle Fire HDX 8.9 for playback.
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