VLC is great (5 star). VLC for Fire has issues. It looks like this app is a fork from the open source VLC and is supposed to be dedicated to the Fire TV. When I play MKV using VLC for Kindle Fire, it failed to read the file. Any way to solve VLC for Kindle Fire not play MKV issue?
A quick workaround to get MKV files played in VLC for Kindle Fire:
Well, if you stick with VLC for your Kindle Fire to play MKV videos, a solution is to change MKV format to MP4, a more friendly format to fit the VLC for Kindle.
Brorsoft Video Converter, it’s a professional software helping you to transcode MKV files to any common video formats for Windows, like AVI, MP4, MPG, WMV… And it has preset the optimized settings for the different output format and players. Users can feel free to specify the target files. With it, you can fast convert MKV to MP4/AVI that can be easily played in VLC for Kindle Fire. If you are Mac users, please turn to the equivalent Mac version Brorsoft Video Converter for Mac. Just download it and start the conversion following the tutorial below.
Transcoding MKV to MP4 for VLC player:
Step 1: Install and launch this best MKV to VLC Converter; click the Add button to import the MTS files to the converter.
Step 2: Click Format bar to choose output format and you can choose MP4, AVI, or other common formats. Here we choose MP4 as example, which is supported by nearly all player and portable devices.
Step 3: You can adjust the parameters by clicking “settings” button, choose the resolution, bitrate, frame rate as you want.
Step 4: Click Convert button to start encoding MKV files to VLC for Kindle.
After the conversion, tap the Open icon in the main interface and you can locate the converted files there. Just add the files to your VLC, and you can play the converted MKV in VLC for Kindle Fire with ease.
Best Way to Play MKV on Android TV
Stuttering/Choppy MKV Files on Amazon Fire TV- Solution
Play MKV Files on TCL TV from USB Drive
How to Play MKV Files on Apple TV 4K
How to Play MKV Files on Apple TV with Plex
Playing MKV Files on Toshiba TV with HD Quality