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Download & Install the Latest Version of Kindle for PC

Download and install the Kindle for PC reading app on your Windows personal computer.

To download and install the Kindle for PC app:

  1. Go to: Kindle for PC. If prompted, choose the option to save the file to your computer.
  2. Click on the Download button.
  3. Once the download completes, follow the onscreen installation instructions.
After you finish installing the Kindle for PC app, register the app to your Amazon account.

About the Latest Version

The latest version of the Kindle for PC app can be used on any computer running Windows 7, Windows 8 or 8.1 or Windows 10 in Desktop Mode.

The latest version of Kindle for PC, 1.20.1 includes the following:

  • Two new fonts — We have added Amazon Ember Bold, a heavier font and OpenDyslexic, a font that readers with dyslexia may prefer. You can select these fonts from the image of font icon 
  • Improved ability to search for content in Japanese.
  • JAWS screen reader compatibility.
  • Improved reading experience for Manga.
  • Other performance improvements.

To confirm that your app is operating on the latest version, select Help, then About Kindle on your Kindle for PC app.

Note: Kindle for PC applications running a software version below 1.14.0 are no longer supported. To continue reading on your app you can easily download and install for free the latest version of the Kindle for PC. If you are running an operating system that is not compatible with our app, you may continue reading from your computer with Kindle Cloud Reader. Additionally, if you are running Windows XP, you will be able to use only up to Windows for PC 1.16.0.

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