The Amazon Fire TV (Stick) is a standalone streaming video player. Once you buy Fire TV or Fire TV Stick from Amazon, you can watch regular TV channels for free on Amazon Fire TV (Stick). In additional, some users would also want to play DVDs from Amazon Fire TV(Stick), which can release DVD movies from the physical disc to conveniently viewing on large screen TV via Fire TV (Stick).
Q1: Is it possible to Use An External DVD Drive to Play Commercial DVDs via Amazon Fire TV?
My Amazon FireTV will hopefully arrive next week. I have a USB BR/DVD-drive lying around, which I want to use with the FireTV. Will I be able to play DVDs from the FireTV?
A: The USB port can be used to connect a USB input devices like a mouse or keyboard while the device is stock. And by rooting it, you can also connect and successfully mount USB drives. But for commerical DVDs, you’ll probably need to convert those DVDs to ISO or a more regular video format like MP4 to play them.
Q2: Can I Run A Fire TV Stick Through A DVD Player?
I have got my Amazon Fire TV Stick for days. My problem is how can I run Fire TV Stick through a DVD Player?
A: Fire Stick is an input device to the target. It will work only where HDMI is accepted as an input. Consequently, it will work with a TV only (or a TV and an AVR). DVD Player, Blu Ray Player, Set Top Box, PC/Mac, etc. all have HDMI but they are OUTPUTs and hence cannot accept Fire Stick or Chromecast device.
Best Solution to Stream DVD Movies to Amazon Fire TV (Stick) for Playback
You can stream online audio/video content to your local HDTV, eg. Netflix, Amazon Instant Video, Hulu Plus, YouTube, and HBO GO to Amazon Fire TV connected HDTV for instant viewing, playing games/music and more are also easy for you, while playing DVD on Amazon Fire TV (Stick) is still out of the question. You will see countless errors due to bad connection, disc drive, or so. An all-in-one solution is to rip and convert DVD to digital formats for Amazon Fire TV (Stick).
DumboFab DVD Ripper keeps constant update with the perfect support for the new disc encryption used on many recently released DVD movies. In addition, it also ensure you a high high-quality results, there is almost no difference between the ripped video and the original DVD disc. It lets you rip rip any DVD movies to Amazon Fire TV, Fire TV Stick friendly video formats, delivering 3x-5x faster speed than common DVD rippers in market.
▶Rip regular and copy protected DVDs to MP4, AVI, WMV, MOV, FLV, MPEG, etc. with high quality.
▶Remove all DVD copy protections, such as DVD CSS, region code, RCE, Sony ArccOS, UOPs, Disney X-project DRM (99 titles DVD encryption included).
▶1:1 copy DVD main/full title content to MPEG2.
▶Edit video and customize video audio parameters.
▶Work as a fast DVD ripper thanks to the support for Intel (QSV), NVIDIA (CUDA) and AMD hardware acceleration.
How to Convert DVD Disc to Amazon Fire TV (Stick)
Step 1. Load DVD movies
Insert the DVD disc into your computer’s hard disk and launch DumboFab DVD Ripper. Then click Load DVD to add the DVD files. As you can see, you can select the titles you want to rip and merge them into one big file. At the bottom, you can select your desired subtitle and audio track.
Step 2. Select output format
Then click “Format” and select the format like MP4 or more we listed below.
Which is the Amazon Fire TV Supported Media Format:
Video formats: H.264 1080p30, H.265 1080p30
Audio formats: AAC-LC, HE-AACv1 (AAC+), HE-AACv2 (eAAC+), AC3 (Dolby Digital), eAC3 (Dolby Digital Plus), FLAC, MIDI, MP3, PCM/Wave, Vorbis, AMR-NB, AMR-WB, Dolby Audio, 5.1 surround sound, 2ch stereo, and HDMI audio pass through up to 7.1
Step 3. Start ripping
The last step is to click Convert button to being ripping your DVD to Fire TV(Stick). When the conversion finishes, click Open to get the ripped videos and then you can smoothly stream converted files to Amazon Fire TV (Stick). Enjoy!