Amazon's developer tools empower you to create an immersive 10-foot experience that engages and entertains your audience. Fire TV continues to be the #1 streaming media player family in the U.S., U.K., Germany, and Japan, across all retailers.
Take your content to the next level by extending your apps to the TV screen, giving you the ability to create engaging experiences for customers and another channel to monetize your content. Browse our suite of Fire TV development tools, Voice development tools, tech docs, APIs, and SDKs to start building for Amazon Fire TV today.
Fire OS 6 is our Android-based operating system that powers Amazon Fire TV. Fire OS 6 is based on Android 7.1 (Nougat) and API 25, making it more compatible with existing Android apps than ever before. Developing for Fire OS 6 means that even more of your apps should work on Amazon Fire devices with no additional engineering effort.
Enable voice control in your streaming media apps with the Media Session API, allowing customers to play, pause, skip forward, or rewind content with the power of speech. Learn more »
Preview the functionality of the Media Session API with a sample app. Test for play, pause, forward, and rewind functions using voice. Learn more »
Integrate your media catalog with Amazon Fire TV so your content can be discovered and launched from the Fire TV home screen, via voice and text search. Learn more »
Build Java-based apps without developing all the code yourself. This framework uses Android Studio and offers monetization and analytics features.
Turn your phone, tablet, or TV app into a streaming media app for Fire TV with the Android Leanback Support Library.