How to Download Movies from Amazon Prime to Kindle Fire (2 Easiest Ways)

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Instead of using it to read books, the portable device Kindle Fire can also be used to stream music and videos for relaxing when you have free time. For instance, you can directly download the Amazon Prime video app on your Kindle Fire tablet for a flexible and convenient video streaming. 

If you also get some Amazon Prime movie purchases, this article will also guide you through the process of downloading movies from Amazon Prime to Kindle Fire for offline playback. There is also another method to prevent downloaded movies from expiring. Now, just have a look!

Method 1. How to Download Amazon Prime Movies with Amazon Prime App on Kindle Fire

After a quick installation of the Amazon Prime video app on your Kindle Fire tablet, things can be achieved without hassle. Simply sign in to your account, and then you can purchase, rent, or subscribe to Amazon Prime plans to get full access to its video library for streaming and keeping offline downloads. Now, follow the steps introduced below, and then learn how to download and save Amazon Prime videos on your Kindle Fire to enjoy a smooth offline playback experience.

Kindle Fire Install Prime Video
Step 1. On your Kindle Fire, open the "Apps or Games" app.
Step 2. Find the Prime Video app and select to download it to the device immediately.
Step 3. Once you've installed the Prime Video app, open it and sign in with your Amazon Prime account.
Step 4. Now, directly search for the videos you like and click the "Download" button to save them offline.
Kindle Fire Download Amazon Prime Videos
  • The 1st generation Kindle Fire is not compatible with Prime Video app, so you can't directly steam Amazon Prime videos on the device.
  • Amazon Prime Video free users can only access the online video streaming service. Offline playback is not available unless you purchase or rent the videos.
  • You need to know that not all Amazon Prime videos are allowed to be downloaded even if you are an Amazon Prime subscriber.

Method 2. How to Download Movies from Amazon Prime to Kindle Fire without Amazon Prime App

Installing Prime Video on Kindle Fire helps you directly enjoy the Amazon video playback more conveniently, but there are times you will get annoyed because Amazon has limited the playback of Amazon Prime videos within the app. Here are some of limitations on downloading Amazon movies to Kindle Fire:
  1. You can only buy, rent, or subscribe to Amazon Prime plans to download movies or TV shows for playing offline.
  2. The rented and subscribed Amazon Prime downloads will expire after 30 days (48 hours after you start watching them), so you need to rent them and download them again.
  3. You are not allowed to download unlimited Amazon Prime videos offline at once (up to 15 or 25 based on your account location).
As a result, if you want to enjoy Amazon Prime videos offline on Kindle Fire without such limitations and keep them offline all the time, downloading them first using MovPilot Amazon Prime Video Downloader is a good choice for you.
MovPilot Amazon Prime Video Downloader offers a powerful and professional download service to let you easily download Amazon Prime videos to common video files in MP4/MKV format, which you can then easily transfer to Kindle Fire or other devices as you like to enjoy the video playback offline. To ensure the best watching experience, the software offers HD quality at 1080P to save Amazon Prime video downloads. Also, with the original subtitles as well as audio tracks in the languages you need to keep, you can enjoy the same playback experience after downloading them and saving them to your Kindle Fire without the Prime Video app.

Key Features

  • Supports popular MP4 and MKV formats to save Amazon Prime videos without DRM protection
  • Allows to keep HD 1080P and Dolby Atmos 5.1 surround sound to play videos with the best quality
  • Offers 5X faster speed to batch download Amazon Prime videos at once for offline playback
  • Supports downloading movies from Amazon Prime with subtitles and audio tracks of different languages as you need
  • Provides 3 different types of subtitles to let you watch Amazon movies more conveniently after downloading as common video files
Now, you can follow the steps below to try downloading Amazon Prime videos and save them to Kindle Fire with the help of MovPilot Amazon Prime Video Downloader easily.

Step 1. Log in to Amazon Account

When you have installed MovPilot Amazon Prime Video Downloader and open it, you will see a pop-up window, which will ask you to sign in your Amazon Prime account first. Just follow the instructions to finish the sign-in and access the in-built browser provided by MovPilot Amazon Prime Video Downloader.
Log in to Amazon

Step 2. Search for Amazon Prime Movies to Download

Directly enter keywords into the in-built search engine, and you can easily access the Amazon Prime movies and TV shows for processing the download later. Or you can directly paste the correct URL to find the exact video for saving time.
Search for Amazon Prime Movie

Step 3. Set up Video Settings Before Downloading

Then by clicking the "Setting" button provided in the top-right corner, you can adjust the "Video format", "Video codec", "Audio language", "Subtitle language" and the subtitle type to save the downloaded Amazon Prime videos as you want.
Select Subtitle Type

Step 4. Download Amazon Prime Videos Offline

When the settings are also finished, directly click the "Download" button provided after each searched Amazon Prime video result, and then MovPilot Amazon Prime Video Downloader will begin to process the video download for you.
Downloading Amazon Prime Video

Step 5. Connect Kindle Fire with Computer and Transfer it to Kindle Fire

Once you get the Amazon Prime Video downloads, click the File icon next to the video in the History interface and you will find the location of downloaded Amazon video files.
Finished Downloading Amazon Prime Videos
Then connect your Kindle Fire to the computer using a USB cable. You need to enable file-transferring function on the Kindle Fire ahead of time. Please click Setting, and search for USB preference, and finally select File transfer.
There will be a pop-up window in your computer and you can click Open folder to view files to find the internal storage folder.
Finally, drag the downloaded Amazon video into the internal storage folder. This will sync the files to your Kindle Fire. You can then find them on Kindle Fire and enjoy the playback even without the Prime Video app installed anymore.
Tip: The users of the 1st generation Kindle Fire can also use this method to play Amazon Prime videos on the device easily!

FAQs about Downloading Movies from Amazon Prime to Kindle Fire

How to Watch Amazon Downloaded Movies on Kindle Fire?

Once you have downloaded any video in Prime Video app on Kindle Fire, you can access the downloaded content by going to "My Downloads" from the menu. Here will list all the downloads that are available for playing offline for you. If you find your rented or subscribed videos no longer exist, they may have expired and are removed. To watch them once again, rent them again or subscribe to Amazon Prime plans for downloading them once again to enjoy offline.
Tip: You can also select to use MovPilot Amazon Prime Video Downloader to download once and keep it offline forever.

Is there a USB port on Kindle Fire? Can I Transfer the Downloaded Amazon Prime Video to USB for Playback on Kindle Fire?

Of course you can. Each Kindle File will be equipped with a micro-USB port. You can directly use a USB cable to connect the device to your computer. When your computer detects the device, a folder will show up in "File Explorer". Then you can directly transfer the downloaded Amazon Prime videos or other media files in MP4 format to the folder of USB to keep on the device for playback later conveniently.


Playing Amazon Prime videos on Kindle Fire is not difficult because the Prime Video app has been well compatible on the devices. But If you want to watch Amazon videos offline whenever you want, it is recommended for you to try MovPilot Amazon Prime Video Downloader, which is an amazing software that can bring you even more convenient Amazon Prime video playback offline. Just try it for free now.
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