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Playing H.265 Movies on Amazon Fire TV Stick

A solution to fix Amazon Fire TV Stick not play H.265 files.

Playing H.265 Movies on Amazon Fire TV Stick
H.265 video quality is supposed to be at least as good as H.264 with the advantage of smaller file sizes. Probably you've got some H.265 videos, but you may find it's not easy to playback as H.264 codec. In this article, we aim to talk about how to play H.265 on Fire TV Stick as so many users are facing issues.

From its specs, we know Amazon Fire TV Stick doesn't support H.265 files. One solution is to invest a new Fire TV, which has strong H.265 support ability. Alternatively, you can encode H.265 to H.264 for playing on Fire TV stick without any limit. Here Brorsoft Video Converter comes out to help you achieve the goal.

Review: This video converter app is a high-rated H.265 encoder/decoder( See review of the top 3 H.265 Encoding and Decoding Tools). It can help you convert H.265 videos to Amazon Fire TV Stick more friendly format i.e. H.24 MP4 and then play them perfectly. Besides H.265 files, DivX, MKV, MTS, MPG, FLV, XAVC, XAVC S, MOV, AVI, TiVo and more videos are supported. Plus, it offers kinds of preset profiles for tables, smart phones, game consoles, Smart TVs including iPad, iPhone, Nexus 10, Nook HD, Samsung Galaxy Tab, PS3, Xbox 360, Panasonic TV, Sony TV and more to meet your different needs. If you are Mac users, please turn to Video Converter for Mac, which has the same function with the Windows version. Here is how to do it.

Encode H.265 to Fire TV Stick Friendly Format

Step 1: Load H.265 videos

Start the H.265 encoder for Fire TV stick and drag H.265 files to the software interface to import the file. It support batch conversion.

Step 2: Set output video format

Set output video format as H.264 MP4 under Format > Common Video. In general, mp4 is a well-accepted file format for its ability to save memory storage and keep up the video quality. Here 3 H.264 presets "H.264 Baseline Profile Video(*.mp4)", "H.264 Main Profile Video(*.mp4)", "H.264 High Profile Video(*.mp4)" are supported.

Tip: Before start the H.265 conversion for Fire TV stick, you can click the Settings icon and adjust the video bitrate, codec, frame rate, audio sample rate, etc parameters.

Step 3: Start conversion process

Hit the Convert button; this video converter will start to convert H.265 videos for playback on Amazon Fire TV stick in no time. Once the conversion finished, click Open button to find out the converted files. Now you can transfer and watch H.265 movie file son Amazon Fire TV Stick. Enjoy.

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