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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, 1.23, includes the following:

  • New Fonts - We’ve added six new fonts (Caecilia, Palatino, Baskerville, Helvetica, Helvetica Light, and Lucida) in the Aa (Fonts) menu.
  • New Column Reading Options - You can now choose to read with one-column view, two-column view, or multi-column view.
  • We’ve added a viewer for images, math equations, and footnotes – You can now enlarge and view images, math equations, and footnotes.
    • Double-click images and math equations to open them in the viewer. To view and enlarge a footnote, tap the desired footnote. To close the viewer, use the exit icon in the upper right corner of the viewer window.
  • Split Screen Support - You can now split your screen to read while using other applications on your PC.
  • General 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. For Windows XP, the latest compatible version is Kindle for PC 1.16.0. Only the most recent Kindle for PC version is available for download.

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