Amazon Kindle for PC

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Currently the latest version to work with DeDRM plugin & KFX format.

Application Details:

Version: 1.26.x
License: Free to use
Votes: 0
Latest Rating: Gold
Latest Wine Version Tested: 6.0

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What works

Everything important. Can download and view content linked to your Amazon account.

What does not

Crashes at the end of the installation ends since the installer tries to run the software.


It will crash when the installation ends since the installer tries to run the software.

To bypass the crash on startup, create the required missing directory with a command similar to:

mkdir -p $WINEPREFIX/drive_c/users/$USER/AppData/Local/Amazon/Kindle/crashdumpThen Kindle.exe will launch successfully.
For details: Bug 46320

What was not tested

Features other than downloading and reading books.

Hardware tested


  • GPU: Intel
  • Driver: open source

Additional Comments

Tried the workaround on this version provided by Ori Avtalion for version 1.30 and they worked for this version 1.26.55076 too.

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Operating systemTest dateWine versionInstalls?Runs?Used
CurrentUbuntu 20.04 "Focal" (+ variants like Kubuntu)Feb 11 20216.0No, but has workaround Yes YesGoldhtodd 

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