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Introduction

Introduction

Fire tablets support several video file and video formats. The types of video supported are the same for all Fire tablets.

Video Types and Specifications

The following table lists the types of video supported on the Fire tablets by file format and gives the video and audio specifications for each.

File format Video format Encoding Video resolution (pixels) Total bitrate (kbps) Frame rate (FPS) Audio encoding Audio bitrate (kbps) Number of audio channels
3GP MPEG-4 (3GPP Media Release 6 Basic) MPEG-4 Visual (Simple@L1) 320 x 240 192 25 AAC (LC) 38 1
3GP MPEG-4 (3GPP Media Release 4) H.263 (BaseLine@1.0) 128 x 96 108 10 AMR (Narrow Band) 10 1
3GP MPEG-4 (3GPP Media Release 4) MPEG-4 Visual (Advanced Simple@L4) 176 x 144 103 15 AAC (LC) - 1
3GP MPEG-4 (3GPP Media Release 5) MPEG-4 Visual (Simple@L0) (bvop) 176 x 144 40 15 AMR (Narrow Band) 7 1
3GP MPEG-4 (3GPP Media Release 4) H.263 (BaseLine@1.0) 176 x 144 901 12 AMR (Narrow Band) 12 1
3GP MPEG-4 (3GPP Media Release 4) MPEG-4 Visual (Simple@L0) 176 x 144 233 12 AAC (LC) 28 1
3GP MPEG-4 (3GPP Media Release 6 Basic) AVC/H.264 (BaseLine@L2.2) 320 x 240 1217 30 AAC (HE-AAC/LC) 58.2 2
3G2 MPEG-4 (3GPP2 Media) MPEG-4 Visual (Simple@L0) (bvop) 176 x 144 40 15 AMR (Narrow Band) 7 1
MP4 MPEG-4 (Base Media/Version 2) AVC/H.264 (BaseLine@L1.3) 480 x 320 616 30 AAC (LC) 120 2
MP4 MPEG-4 (Mobile Version) MPEG-4 Visual (Simple@L0) 176 x 144 119 15 AAC (LC) - 2
MP4 MPEG-4 (Base Media/Version 2) AVC/H.264 (High@L4.0) (CABAC) 1920 x 816 2425 30 AAC (LC) 128 2
MP4 MPEG-4 (Base Media/Version 2) AVC/H.264 (High@L4.0) (CABAC) 1920 x 1080 5947 15 AAC (LC) 144 2
M4V MPEG-4 AVC/H.264 (BaseLine@L1.3) 320 x 240 685 30 AAC (LC) 120 2
M4V MPEG-4 MPEG-4 Visual (Advanced Simple@L0) 320 x 240 889 30 AAC (LC) 120 2
M4V MPEG-4 AVC/H.264 (BaseLine@L1.3) 320 x 240 90 10 AAC (LC) 116 2
WEBM WEBM VP8 320 x 240 407 24 Vorbis 64 2
WEBM WEBM VP8 492 x 360 693 - Vorbis 128 2
MKV Matroska AVC/H.264 (High@L5.1) 1920 x 1080 742 24 Vorbis 96 2
MKV Matroska AVC/H.264 (High@L5.1) 1920 x 1080 - 24 AAC (LC) - 2

Limitations

For all of these file formats, Fire limits the vertical resolution to a maximum of 1080 pixels and the maximum frame rate to 30 frames per second. Also, Kindle Fire (1st Generation/2011) tablets do not support HTTP Live Streaming (HLS).