How to Load CDs to Kindle Fire

Much as Amazon would be a great source to get songs for your Kindle Fire, there’s a very good chance that you already have a load of music just waiting to make its way to your Kindle Fire—your CD library.

How to download songs from your CDs to your Kindle Fire? The first thing you need to do is to rip your CDs to your computer (make them MP3 format) and then put them on your Kindle Fire or upload them to Amazon Cloud Service to stream to your Kindle Fire.  Here are the steps for loading CDs to your Kindle Fire.

Part 1: Rip CDs to MP3 with iTunes

By default, iTunes will import (or rip) CD tracks using the AAC encoder at 256 kbps. So you first need to change your default music format in iTunes preferences. Here is how: Choose Edit(Choose iTunes on Mac) –> Preferences…, then click on the Advanced tab and go to Importing. From the “Import Using” pop-up menu, choose MP3 and click “OK” to save the settings.

When the settings are done, insert your CDs to the computer. The CD’s name will appear in iTunes’ Source list and be selected, and the CD’s track names will appear in iTunes’ main window. By default, a window also appears that reads:

Would you like to import the CD “name of CD” into your iTunes library?

Click Yes to import all the individual tracks on the CD or No if you’d prefer to not import the tracks at all (or do it at another time).

Alternatively, select the CD in iTunes’ Source list and click on the “Import CD” button on the top right  of the iTunes window(for Mac, click on the Import CD entry at the bottom-right). iTunes will start copying the music to the iTunes library.

Part 2: Load ripped CD songs to Kindle Fire

When iTunes finish importing the songs to the library. You can find the songs here: My Documents -> My Music -> iTunes -> iTunes Music

There are two ways to load songs to your Kindle Fire, the first one is to upload them to your Kindle Fire. The other way is to upload them to Amazon Cloud and stream to your Kindle Fire.

That’s it. Follow the steps and start to load your CDs to your Kindle Fire now!

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