Amazon Kindle for PC

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Application Details:

Version: 1.9.x
License: Free to use
Votes: Marked as obsolete
Latest Rating: Gold
Latest Wine Version Tested: 1.5.9

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Test Results

Old test results
The test results for this version are very old, and as such they may not represent the current state of Wine. Please consider submitting a new test report.
Selected Test Results

What works

Installing, registering, reading downloaded books, syncing with Amazon and downloading books.

What does not

Changing the folder from which Kindle gets content. This can be worked around by changing the target of My Documents in the Desktop Integration tab in winecfg.


What was not tested

Syncing with a Kindle, as I don't have one.

Hardware tested


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  • Driver:

Additional Comments

It is no longer necessary to delete the vc90 deadbeef manifest, but Times New Roman and Courier New do need to be installed either systemwide or within the wineprefix.

selected in Test Results table below
Operating systemTest dateWine versionInstalls?Runs?Used
CurrentopenSUSE 11.4 x86_64Jul 19 20121.5.9Yes Yes GoldRosanne 
ShowUbuntu 12.04 "Precise" amd64 (+ variants like Kubuntu)Jun 22 20121.4Yes Yes Bronzean anonymous user 
ShowLinux Mint DebianMay 08 20121.4Yes Yes GoldLogan Perkins 

Known Bugs

Bug # Description Status Resolution Other apps affected
29045 Kindle for PC crashes opening books if Times New Roman and Courier New are not installed NEW View
46320 Multiple applications and games need support for Windows Vista+ User Shell Folder layout, specifically 'Local AppData' (Amazon Kindle for PC) NEW View

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