Kindle for PC

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Kindle for PC and Kindle for Mac are software packages that are a free download from Amazon. For other devices see Kindle Reader. See also Kindle Previewer


[edit] Features

Read Kindle Books on your computer

  • Get the best reading experience available on your PC or Mac. No Kindle required
  • Access your Kindle books even if you don't have your Kindle with you
  • Automatically synchronizes your last page read and annotations between devices with Whispersync
  • Create bookmarks and view the annotations you created on your Amazon Kindle
  • KFX is supported.

Shop for Books in the Kindle Store

  • Search and browse more than 400,000 books, including 101 of 112 New York TimesĀ® Best Sellers. If you are a non-U.S. customer, book availability may vary
  • Find New York Times Best Sellers and new releases for $9.99, unless marked otherwise
  • Get free book samples - read the first chapter for free before you decide to buy
  • Books you purchase can also be read on a Kindle
  • Kindle newspapers, magazines, and blogs are not currently available for Kindle for PC
  • Supports the new AZW4 format used for textbooks.

[edit] Accessibility plugin

Kindle for PC with accessibility plugin is a windows only addon that includes TTS support. You also need a screen reader program such as Microsoft Narrator, JAWS or NVDA.

[edit] Versions

[edit] 1.23.1

  • New Fonts : You can choose from six new fonts (Baskerville, Caecillia, Helvetica, Helvetica Light, Lucida, Palatino) in addition to Bookerly, Amazon Ember, Amazon Ember Bold and Open Dyslexic in the Aa(Fonts) menu.
  • Two Column mode : You can now choose to read with one column, two columns or with the number of columns determined automatically based on the font size selected and the page width.
  • Viewer for Images, Math equations and Footnotes - Double click on an Image / Math equation to launch the viewer.
  • Split View support : You can now read in Split View on your PC

[edit] For more Information

For other platforms see Kindle Reading Apps.

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