Add-On Requirements – Kindle Fire App

Here are the additional items we’ll need for Kindle Fire:

Developer site login info
https://developer.amazon.com/welcome.html

Kindle Fire Help MIB
At least 1024×600; 1200×800 and 1920×1200 optional

Kindle Fire Issue MIB
Can reuse 1280×800 Android mib to scale to all Kindle Fire screens; 1024×600, 1200×800 and 1920×1200 optional

Kindle Screenshots (3-10 total)
800×1280 or 1280×800
24 bit PNG or JPEG (no alpha), full bleed, no border in art.

Branding Bar (optional)
656×192 px PNG
The logo with dark transparent background that will be seen in the top bar menu. (make this a brighter color – dark logos will be hard to see against the dark background)

 

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PREREQUISITES

• For public distribution: Register for a Google Play publisher account with an unused gmail address. Please see this link for more details.

• If you want to charge for your app or content within your app, you’ll need to setup a Google Checkout Merchant Account. Read the information in this link for instructions.

• For internal distribution: If the app is to be distributed outside of the play store follow this link for more information on how to distribute the application.

 If you are creating an app for a third party, you need to decide beforehand if the app is going to be published under your Google Play publisher account or you clients account. 

FOR INTERNAL DISTRIBUTION

If you will distribute the application outside of Google Play, you don’t have to provide all of the information and assets listed below.

• Not needed from list under required information:  2, 3, 5-15.
• Not needed from list under required images: 1, 2, & 4.

INFORMATION

Items labeled with * can only be changed with an app update after submission.

1) Distribution model (Store or Internal)

2) Username and password for Google Play publisher account (as mentioned above, see this link for more details)

3) *Name (Title) of the app as you want it to be seen in the Google play (Max of 30 characters with spaces)

4) *Name of the app as you want it to appear underneath the icon (12-16 characters)

5) Short description of the app as you want it to appear in Google Play (Max of 80 characters with spaces)

6) Full description of the app as you want it to appear in Google Play (if different from the iOS description – max of 4000 characters with spaces)

7) *Category you would like your app to appear in. Choose one of the following:

• Books & Reference
• Business
• Comics
• Communication
• Education
• Entertainment
• Finance
• Health & Fitness
• Libraries & Demo
• Lifestyle
• Media & Video
• Medical
• Music & Audio
• News & Magazines
• Personalization
• Photography
• Productivity
• Shopping
• Social
• Sports
• Tools
• Transportation
• Travel & Local
• Weather

8) Content rating for your app. Choose one of the following:

• Everyone
• Low maturity
• Medium maturity
• High maturity

Visit this link for more information on content ratings.

9) Pricing of the app in the Play store (Free or price)

10) Privacy Policy URL (Optional)

11) If you have a free subscription in your iOS app, indicate whether you’d instead like a paid subscription in your Google Play app or if you’d like no subscription (there are no free subscriptions in Google Play).

IMAGES

When creating icons and other app images, dpi settings in Photoshop have no impact on the image. Only the pixel dimensions are important. DPI in Photoshop can be set to 72.

1) Screenshots (Minimum of 2, Maximum of 5; 24 bit PNG or JPEG (no alpha), full bleed, no border in art) Please note portrait or landscape orientation acceptable.

For Smartphone only apps: 720×1280
For Tablet only apps: 800×1280 and 1600×2560
For Universal apps: 720×1280, 800×1280 and 1600×2560

2) Feature Graphic (1024×500, 24 bit PNG; no alpha)
This required image is shown at the top of the store listing in Google Play and is a powerful tool to show off your app. See this link for more information.

MIBS

Android Help MIB
For Smartphone only apps: 1280×720 required; 1184×720 optional
For Tablet only apps: 1280×800 required; 2560×1600 optional
For Universal apps: 1280×720 and 1280×800 required; 1184×720 and 2560×1600 optional

Android Issue MIB
For Smartphone only apps: 1280×720 required; 1184×720 optional
For Tablet only apps: 1280×800 required; 2560×1600 optional
For Universal apps: 1280×720 and 1280×800 required; 1184×720 and 2560×1600 optional

OPTIONS

1) Branding Bar (656×192 PNG)
Optional branding opportunity at top of left-hand app navigation tower (make this a brighter color – dark logos will be hard to see against the dark background).

2) Featured Content
If different than iOS, indicate if you want to feature the latest issue (updates automatically), a specific issue (which one), or a specific subscription (which one).

3) Promo Video: YES or NO? Please supply a YouTube URL (not a YouTube playlist or channel URL; 30 seconds to 2 minutes in length). See this link for more information.

4) Promo Graphic: YES or NO? If yes, please supply a 1024×500 JPEG or 24-bit PNG (with no alpha). See this link for more information.