Back up Amazon download movies for enjoying on Android/Linux platform

Summary: This article helps you back up Amazon/iTunes donwnload TV shows, digital copy and movies for easily viewing on Android/Linux platform via transfering Amazon download movie to Android/Linux supported DRM-free formats.

Android and Linux supported formats

Android is the world's most popular mobile platform. The last version is Android 4.4 and many people guess Android 4.5  will be out in mid-2014. Many most popular smartphones and tablets are running Android systems. If you want to get/play Amazon WMV movie on Samsung Galxy TabPro, NotePro, Google Nexus 6, Kindle Fire HD 9.9, etc, you need to convert these DRM restricted movies to Android supported H.264, MPEG-4, Xvid, MP4, etc.

Linux is an operating system on a computer that enables applications and the computer operator to access the devices on the computer to perform desired functions. Some of the popular electronic devices Linux is used on today includes HP Mini 1000, Dell Inspiron Mini 12, Google Android Dev Phine 1, etc. The system supports various video formats, such as MP4, WMV, AVI, MKV etc.

How to back up Amazon download movies to Android/Linux

Thw WMV movies download from Amazon are heavily DRMed. So you need to break the DRM on these movies then you can wholly unsuccessful in converting digital copy movies to other formats that you are abe able to view on Samsung, Kindle Fire, Nook, etc. 

"I have only used a couple of DRM tools. So far Vidpie seems to work the best. Other tools the video output seems degraded. I do have a nvidia cuda board and during the conversion chew tune only use about 3-5% of the board. It would be nice if I could use 50-70% of the cuda capacity and get done in 30 mins versus 120." from a customer review. 

Every DRM Vdieo converter has pros and cons. Vdipe records source DRM videos in 1:1 video and audio quality so it would take as long as the source movie lengt. Now, the Vidpie v4.6.0, as the latest version, is more excellent to keep audio/video quality. Vidpie is the best to kill the DRM from donwload movies and converting them to unprotected formats with high video quality and video/audio sync.  Besides Amazon WMV video, you can also remove DRM protection from downloaded or purchased contents from iTunes, BBC iPlayer, Blockbuster, Blu-ray/DVD Digital Copies,etc. 

Below is a tutoal to backup Amazon movies to Android/Linux friendly formats.

1. Download and Install Vidpie


Here, make sure that your computer is authorized by source iTunes video which means you can play iTunes movies in iTunes without trouble.

Allow the audio drive installed during Vidpie installation.


2. Load WMV movies download from Amazon

Then click "Add video", "Add from Folder" or drag & drop video from Amazon Unbox to the program. You can add multiple files at a time.


3. Choose output format.

Click the drop-down-list besides “Format” and choose “Android”  and select formats as you need. You can directly choose format under devices. For instance, if you want to transfer Amazon movies to Samsung Galaxy TabPro 10.1, you can choose “SamSung Galaxy Tab H.264 (*.mp4)” as the output format.

4. Conversion.

When all the settings are OK, click the Convert button on the main interface to remove DRM and record/back up Amazon donwload movie to Anroid/Linux supported formats. After the conversion, click “Open output folder” to quick locate the converted video. 

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