Amazon Kindle for PC

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Application Details:

Version: 1.10.x
License: Free to use
Votes: Marked as obsolete
Latest Rating: Garbage
Latest Wine Version Tested: 2.0

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What works

Syncing with Amazon Cloud
Register with Amazon account
Downloading books from Cloud
Reading books
Adding notes 
Text size adjustment
Change color mode
Column count adjustment
Full screen mode
Go to Location/Page

What does not

The Amazon Downloader which is used to download the KindleForPC Installer requires specific components to work. Those components must be installed prior to trying to download KindleForPC. The details for this are detailed here.

Unfortunately there does not seem to be a way to download this without the Downloader at this time.


What was not tested

Hardware tested


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Additional Comments

This Kindle for PC application works very well on Linux. This was specifically tested on the wine 32Bit binaries.

selected in Test Results table below
Operating systemTest dateWine versionInstalls?Runs?Used
ShowGentoo LinuxFeb 24 20172.0No Not installable Garbagedistantstar 
CurrentFedora 21 x86_64Apr 15 20151.7.39Yes Yes PlatinumJames 
ShowUbuntu 14.04 "Trusty" i386 (+ variants like Kubuntu)May 19 20141.6.2Yes Yes PlatinumDave Heston 
ShowUbuntu 13.10 "Saucy" i386 (+ variants like Kubuntu)Nov 25 20131.7.6Yes Yes Platinuman anonymous user 
ShowLinux Mint 14 "Nadia" x86_64Jul 21 20131.6-rc5Yes Yes Platinuman anonymous user 

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
34710 Can't register/login with Kindle for PC NEEDINFO View

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HowTo / Notes

Amazon Games & Software Downloader Required
The Amazon Games & Software Downloader is required to download the KindleForPC Installer. Please reference it's AppDB page for details on any specific requirements it needs for installation before you attempt to install KindleForPC.


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