Read Kindle Books on Windows 7, Vista and XP With Amazon’s Kindle for PC

Written By Sam on 11 November 2009
Advertisements, a Fortune 500 company based in Seattle, has now announced the availability of free edition of an e-book reader application “Kindle for PC“. Kindle for PC application allows customers to read Kindle books on their Windows XP, Windows Vista, and Windows 7 machines. Kindle for PC is yet to be released for Mac. This is a very smart move from Amazon enabling not only Kindle users but also others to read the Kindle books.


“Kindle for PC” desktop application enables the customers to access the Kindle store, only place that offers more than 360,000 titles along with the latest Bestsellers released in digital format, and enjoy reading Kindle books on Kindle, Kindle DX, iPod touch, iPhone, and PC. This free application works exceptionally well on Netbooks and Touch screen devices.

Featuring Amazon’s Whispersync technology, the Kindle for PC application provides font adjustments, automatic saves along with automatic synchronization of bookmarks and last page read. With simple design and just few buttons for sorting books and switching between downloaded and archived books Kindle for PC makes reading a book on a PC, Laptop or Netbook as comfortable as on a hardware e-reader with an e-ink display. Now, Kindle users can read their books virtually everywhere using this free Kindle for PC software. Kindle for PC is around 5.17MB and it is also capable of displaying e-books in the .mobi file format. This is really a perfect companion for customers owning Kindle or Kindle DX.

Kindle for PC Features and Advantages

  • Thousands of books available in the Kindle Store can be Purchased, downloaded and read.
  • Free Access to Read the prologue of any book before purchase.
  • Free Access to the user’s library of previously purchased Kindle books stored on Amazon’s servers.
  • Read books in full color including children’s books, cookbooks, travel books, textbooks, and graphic novels.
  • Ten different font sizes can be chosen and along with adjustment of number of words per line.
  • Add and automatically synchronize bookmarks and last page read.
  • View notes and highlights marked on Kindle, Kindle DX, iPhone, and iPod touch.
  • Pinch Zoom in and out of text for Windows 7 users.
  • Turn pages with a finger swipe, search feature, as well as the ability to zoom and rotate images may be included in a future release for Windows 7 users.

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