How to Extract MP3 from Videos and DVDs for Kindle on Mac
What is Kindle
Amazon Kindle is a software and hardware platform developed by Amazon.com subsidiary Lab126 for rendering and displaying e-books and other digital media. Three hardware devices, known as Kindle, Kindle 2, and Kindle DX support this platform, as does an iPhone application called Kindle for iPhone. The first device was released in the United States on November 19, 2007.
How Kindle (1st Generation) Recognizes Files
Kindle (1st Generation) will only recognize and display files on your Kindle Home screen if the file type is natively supported and located in the appropriate folder on your Kindle or optional SD memory card. Also, items purchased from the Kindle store will only be recognized by a Kindle (1st Generation) if it is registered to the Amazon.com account used to make the purchase.
Here are the file types and locations that Kindle (1st Generation) will recognize automatically:
|Folder||Recognized File Types|
|documents||Kindle (.azw), text (.txt), Mobi (.mobi*, .prc*)|
|music||MP3 music format (.mp3)|
|* Files containing digital rights management software will not be readable.|
How to extract MP3 from DVD and videos for Kindle on Mac
If you got some nice audio clips that embedded into videos or DVDs, but they are really should be put to Kindle for playback and sharing. So how to rip DVDs and convert videos such as MP4, MKV, FLV, AVI, M2TS, ASF to MP3 on Mac?
You need a Kindle Converter for Mac.
Step 1. Import videos and DVDs that contain your favorite audios
This Mac audio to Kindle Converter supports batch conversion, so you could import several videos and DVDs at a time.
Step2. Choose MP3 as output format
As you can see that, except for MP3, you could convert DVDs and videos to various video and audio formats for playback on more devices such as iPod, iPhone, PSP, PS3, etc.
Step3. Click Convert button to start converting video and DVD to MP3 for Kindle
Before conversion, you could also trim audio clips by clicking Edit button which is also in the left corner. For video editing, you could crop video black edges and commercial mark, add watermark and effects on videos. BTW, the Mac app works well on ang Mac model running Mac OS X Snow Leopard, Lion etc.
Note: The original Kindle supported audio in the form of MP3s and Audible audiobooks (versions 2, 3 and 4), which had to be transferred to the Kindle via USB or on an SD card.