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Fire TV Overview

Pages at a Glance

Getting Started Developing Apps and Games for Fire TV
When developing apps for Fire TV, you can choose from a variety of frameworks and options depending on your skillset, your platform preference, the features you want, and more. more »
Development Framework Comparison: Fire App Builder, WASK, and Amazon Creator
If you’re planning to build a media-based app for Amazon Fire TV, Amazon provides three frameworks that can help accelerate the development of your app. Each framework is oriented toward a differen... more »
How Fire TV Development Differs from Android TV Development
Because both Amazon Fire TV and Android TV use Android, you can push your same Android app out to both the Amazon Appstore and Google Play Store. Making your app available on both Amazon and Google... more »
Design and User Experience Guidelines
Television user interface design differs significantly from the design for desktop computers, tablets, or phones. These guidelines will help you become familiar with the design principles for a 10-... more »
Fire OS Overview
Fire OS is the operating system that runs Amazon's Fire TV and tablets. Fire OS is a fork of Android, so if your app runs on Android, it will most likely run on Amazon's Fire devices too. more »
What's New in Development
This page describes the latest news in device updates (such as newly released Fire TV devices), announcements, and documentation updates. more »
Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ)
Frequently asked questions about Fire TV are provided here. Topics include app submission, the Fire TV platform, available APIs and services, Fire OS, media players, and more. more »
Submitting Your Fire TV App to the Appstore
After you’ve developed and tested your app, use these resources to prepare your app for submission to the Amazon Appstore. more »
Glossary for Fire TV
Terms related to Fire TV and their definitions appear here in a glossary. more »