Amazon's developer tools empower you to create an immersive experience that connects with and entertains your audience. The all-new family of Fire tablets brings a first-class entertainment experience with an updated user interface, deep integration of Amazon-exclusive services, and hundreds of new and upgraded feature and platform updates.
Extending your mobile apps to tablets gives you the ability to take your content to the next level, creating entertaining experiences for customers and giving you another channel to monetize your content. Browse our suite of development tools, tech docs, APIs, and SDKs to start building for Fire tablets today.
Fire OS 5 is our Android-based operating system that powers Fire tablets, Fire TV, and Fire TV Stick. Fire OS 5 is based on Android 5.1 (Lollipop MR1) and API 22 and is more compatible with existing Android apps than ever before. This means that even more of your apps should work on Fire tablets with no additional engineering effort. Developing for Fire OS 5 means that even more of your apps should work on Fire tablets with no additional engineering effort.
Already have an Android APK? Simply drag and drop your app into ATS to get compatibility results in 90 seconds.
Fire tablet apps utilize the same tools, IDEs, and APIs that you already use for Android development.
Download plugins and extensions for the following cross-platform engines: Unity, Adobe Air, Cordova. Xamarin, Marmalade.
Build Java-based apps without developing all the code yourself. This framework uses Android Studio and offers monetization and analytics features.
Drive engagement, increase monetization, and award real-world and in-game prizes with cross-platform competitions.
Monetize your app with subscriptions and other digital content.
Add interactive 3D maps, graphics, and custom overlays to your Fire tablet and mobile apps.
Integrate with the Amazon Appstore by programmatically creating and updating your Android apps.