How to Play Video_TS files with Amazon Fire TV 2?

Here is the full guide to help you stream and play Video_TS files with Plex on Amazon Fire TV 2 without limitations.

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Amazon Fire TV 2 can play both of your local videos, photos, musics and online TV shows from Netflix, Amazon Video, HBO NOW, Hulu at ease. If you have set up a Plex server you can easily stream the media from the smartphone, tablet, PC, or Mac to Amazon TV 2. For anyone who wants to play Video_TS files on Amazon Fire TV 2, a few steps preparation would help you make it.

As you see, Video_TS is actually a DVD folder mainly contains VIDEO_TS.IFO, VIDEO_TS.BUP, and VIDEO_TS.VOB. three parts. You can't play Video_TS files directly on Amazon Fire TV 2 due to incompatible issues. According to Amazon Fire TV official website, it can support limited video formats such as H.263, H.264, MPEG4, VP8, VP9.

To stream and play the Video_TS files on Amazon Fire TV 2 via Plex, you need to find a Video converter to help you rip Video_TS files to Amazon Fire TV 2 readable format like H.264 MP4.  Brorsoft Video Convert Ultimate for Windows is highly recommended for you. With it you can rip any Video_TS file, Blu-ray/DVD disc, or Blu-ray/DVD ISO file to Amazon Fire TV 2 supported format like H.264 MP4 with fast speed and high quality. Plus, it provides lots of optimized format presets for almost all popular multimedia devices including  iPad  , iPhone, Samsung TV , Xbox, PS3/P4 etc. For Mac users, please turn to Brorsoft iMedia Converter for Mac. Now download the program and start the conversion.

Here we take Windows Version Brorsoft Video converter and Video_TS to H.264 MP4 conversion as example, Mac Version share the same steps. Just keep in mind you have download the right version, Windows platform .exe files cannot be installed on Mac OS – and vice versa.

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Guide: Rip Video_TS to H.264 MP4 for playing on Amazon Fire TV 2 via Plex


Step 1. Load VIDEO_TS files

Run the VIDEO_TS Converter and click “load from folder” to import the VIDEO_TS folder to the program.

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Step 2. Choose the output format

You can click "Format" bar and select H.264 MP4 from "Common Video" as the output, which can be recognized by Amazon Fire TV 2 perfectly.

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Tip: If you like, simply click "Settings" button to adjust the video, audio parameters bitare, frame rate, sample rate, audio channel, etc.

Step 3: Start Video_TS to Amazon Fire TV 2 conversion

Final step is to click the "convert" to start the conversion from Video_TS files to H.264 MP4 for Amazon Fire TV2.

Once the conversion is finished, click Open button to locate the output files on your PC and put them to Plex Media Library.

Then you can stream and play the converted Video_TS files on Amazon Fire TV 2 with Plex app installed just fine. Enjoy.

More readings:

Import DVD to iTunes for Playing on Apple TV 4
How to Rip Blu-ray to H.265 videos for Playing on Plex Media Player?
Rip DVD to H.265 for Playing on macOS with VLC

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