Kindle
Kindle
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Kindle free download for Mac

Kindle for Mac1.33

10 September 2021

Read Kindle books on your Mac.

What is Kindle for Mac

Kindle allows you to read more than 450,000 books on your Mac. No Kindle required.

Already have a Kindle? With Whispersync, you can access your library of Kindle books, notes, marks and more.

  • Get the best reading experience available on your Mac.
  • Access your Kindle books even if you don't have your Kindle with you.
  • Automatically synchronizes your last page read and annotations between devices with Whispersync.
  • Create bookmarks and view the annotations you created on your Kindle.

What's new in Kindle

Version 1.33:
  • This update includes stability improvements and bug fixes.
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77lovelace
77lovelace
May 9 2021
1.31
0.0
May 9 2021
0.0
Version: 1.31
How do we access the audible book that we bought in accompaniment to the digital book through kindle on a Mac? I can access on iPhone and iPad but not sure how to get the audible to play the audio book while reading the digital print. On the iPhone and iPad, I can follow along with the audio and read at the same time. I prefer this method for better retention. If anyone know how to listen to the audio book and read the digital print, all from the Mac, then please reply and help me out. Thanks in advance!
elenahillard
elenahillard
Nov 25 2020
1.30
0.0
Nov 25 2020
0.0
Version: 1.30
Je ne peux pas mettre à jour mon application Kindle Merci pour votre aide. J'utilise MAC OS 10.15.7 CATALINA
christopherkellman
christopherkellman
Mar 5 2020
1.27.0
0.0
Mar 5 2020
0.0
Version: 1.27.0
Can you please explain why kindle is not available in Barbados.
Vitaly
Vitaly
Sep 22 2019
1.26.1
1.0
Sep 22 2019
1.0
Version: 1.26.1
crashes under Catalina beta 8
skylinewarrior
skylinewarrior
Jun 13 2018
1.23.2
5.0
Jun 13 2018
5.0
Version: 1.23.2
Nice and easy
Jim-Leff
Jim-Leff
Jan 5 2016
1.12.4
0.0
Jan 5 2016
0.0
Version: 1.12.4
FYI current version is 1.14.0
dbratsch
dbratsch
Sep 18 2015
1.12.3
0.0
Sep 18 2015
0.0
Version: 1.12.3
I am running IOS Yosemite 10.10.5. Since the Kindle App for my Mac updated to support the beta IOS El Capitan it's seriously faulty! Crashes, mostly crashes. When I get it to stay open for awhile, It shows fairly new stuff only, and just notifies of a failed download on ALL new books. I spent an hour and 6 Amazon agents in a chat session and they will not supply a previous version, but all those having issues must wait until they resolve the issue. How/Where do I get the version of the Kindle app prior?
Derekcurrie
Derekcurrie
Sep 9 2015
1.12.3
0.0
Sep 9 2015
0.0
Version: 1.12.3
Please note that you do NOT have to download the Kindle app from the Apple Mac App Store. You can still download it from Amazon via the link on this page for Amazon. IOW:

https://www.amazon.com/gp/digital/fiona/kcp-landing-page?ie=UTF8&ref_=kcp_mac_mkt_lnd

The current direct from Amazon version is still 1.12.0. If you're beta testing OS X 10.11 El Capitan, then you'll need to get, v1.12.3 from the Mac App Store.
Meitnik
Meitnik
Aug 28 2015
1.11.2
0.0
Aug 28 2015
0.0
Version: 1.11.2
Would like to share an email I got from Amazon a few days ago: Dear ?????? It's time to update your Kindle for Mac app! We appreciate the time you've spent reading with our Kindle for Mac app, but you have registered a version on one of your computers that is out of date and scheduled to be retired by September 15. Our latest update (version 1.11.0 or above) is still free, and includes important bug fixes that are required to continue using the app. You can easily download and install the latest version of the Kindle for Mac from our download page on Amazon. You can check the Kindle version number by choosing "Kindle" from the menu of your app and then selecting "About Kindle." Please see our troubleshooting pages for Kindle for Mac if you have any other questions. Thanks for reading with Kindle! Sincerely, The Amazon Kindle Team ======= -I called Amazon about this. Senior Amazon support staff explained that Apple requested Amazon force all Mac kindle users to upgrade to the 10.10 before they can use the latest Kindle app. And on sep.15th the app on my iMac will no longer work at all anymore. So content I have in my Amazon account is forever locked up out of my use until I upgrade my Os and the Kindle app. Would you trust Apple and Amazon now? I live on SSI/SNAP due to disabilities am born with. I cannot afford to buy a new mac let along pay for upgrading all my apps just to run on 10.10 on my 4yr old iMac. Apple and Amazon have gone to far with their controlling users. Please share and pass on this warning. I am pissed off.
Thel
Thel
Aug 28 2015
1.11.2
0.0
Aug 28 2015
0.0
Version: 1.11.2
Kindle for Mac version 1.11.2 is _NOT_ compatible with MacOS 10.6.x, 10.7.x, or 10.8.x After several immediate-crash launch attempts, I happened upon this page... http://www.amazon.com/gp/help/customer/display.html?nodeId=201159360 ...which states: "Kindle for Mac can be used on any Apple Mac computer running OS X 10.9.5 or higher." (Both MU and the App Store still display the old min. sys req's.)
Steinar-Helgesen
Steinar-Helgesen
Apr 26 2015
1.11.2
4.0
Apr 26 2015
4.0
Version: 1.11.2
Its ok but needs feature to add audiobooks into it. I listen to Kindle audiobooks in the car and would be nice to have when i am working.
Holmemoss
Holmemoss
Apr 26 2015
1.11.2
0.0
Apr 26 2015
0.0
Version: 1.11.2
v1.11.2 is NOT compatible MacOS 10.6 If you have made the same mistake as me then you can revert to v1.10.1 here http://www.downloadcrew.co.uk/article/10016-amazon_kindle_for_mac
Sanchai
Sanchai
Apr 26 2015
1.11.2
2.0
Apr 26 2015
2.0
Version: 1.11.2
When I download Kindle app from MAS, it download but the app end up in Incompatible software folder not in Applications folder as it should be. I have to move it to trash, then move it back to Applications folder. But it work fine. What is the problem?
Robertcoogan
Robertcoogan
Dec 29 2014
1.10.6
4.0
Dec 29 2014
4.0
Version: 1.10.6
This app has a much better interface than iBooks, and is very reliable on my MBP and iMac, both of which are almost 5 years old. My only criticism is that there is no way to sort titles by date added.
Robertcoogan
Robertcoogan
Dec 29 2014
1.10.6
4.0
Dec 29 2014
4.0
Version: 1.10.6
This app has a much better interface than iBooks, and is very reliable on my MBP and iMac, both of which are almost 5 years old. My only criticism is that there is no way to sort titles by date added.
bhelmick
bhelmick
Oct 19 2014
1.10.6
1.0
Oct 19 2014
1.0
Version: 1.10.6
This app used to work flawlessly but never worked during the Yosemite beta period, during which time I bugged Amazon, twice. And now it still doesn't work as of the date of this review, on the publicly released version of Yosemite. No doubt Amazon will fix at some point but shame on Amazon for allowing this to happen in the first place. It will load an epub doc but won't do the mobi conversion in the process. So I'm rating it 1 star for how. When they fix it, it will be back to 5 stars.
johnagilleland
johnagilleland
Oct 2 2014
1.10.6
3.0
Oct 2 2014
3.0
Version: 1.10.6
After downloading some recent updates, my Kindle for Mac app wiil not launch. If I download it from the Mac App store, will I lose access to all of my library ?
piquadratpi2
piquadratpi2
Sep 18 2014
1.10.6
3.0
Sep 18 2014
3.0
Version: 1.10.6
After updating to 10.9.5 the version 1.10.6 of Kindle doesn't launch anymore. Please Update! Thank you!
Vitaly
Vitaly
Aug 24 2014
1.10.6
1.0
Aug 24 2014
1.0
Version: 1.10.6
on my machine kindle does not work with yosemite PB2
Aargl
Aargl
Jul 4 2013
1.10.6
0.0
Jul 4 2013
0.0
Version: 1.10.6
Why doesn't Amazon show clearly on their download page what is the number of the current version? Before I think to check here, my only opportunity was to DL it again and check if it was different! Thank you MU! ;-)
Vulcan-
Vulcan-
May 29 2013
1.10.5
2.0
May 29 2013
2.0
Version: 1.10.5
Macupdates has really messed up the Kindle Reader info .. the Desktop shows a new version of 1.10.5 and this page agrees, but the app is marked for the AppStore where it only knows about 1.10.3 .. so upgrade is not possible sorry the rating isn't better but the vendor has some resp. to ensure that all sources of their app work
gtrsteve
gtrsteve
Apr 8 2013
1.10.5
0.0
Apr 8 2013
0.0
Version: 1.10.5
This version, 1.10.5, is actually older than the one I have which is 1.10.3. 1.10.5 was Created: February 9, 2010 1:04 PM, while 1.10.3 was Created: Monday, June 18, 2012. The version numbers are misleading.
bbw7
bbw7
Apr 7 2013
1.10.5
0.0
Apr 7 2013
0.0
Version: 1.10.5
It seems this app only allows one to have up to 99 books in one's library, and then starts removing older ones to allow for newer books added. I've searched for any discussion of this, and have yet to find any. Is this the case, and is there some way to save/archive books, so that they are popped out of the library stack?
B-Jefferson-Le-Blanc
B-Jefferson-Le-Blanc
Nov 2 2012
1.8.3
0.0
Nov 2 2012
0.0
Version: 1.8.3
For some reason MacUpdate doesn't have the most recent version. You can get a copy of the newer version available in the Mac App Store from http://www.amazon.com/gp/feature.html/ref=kcp_mac_mkt_lnd?docId=1000464931, without going through the App Store, which I've found to be unreliable about updates.
Ronnb
Ronnb
Sep 9 2012
1.8.3
3.0
Sep 9 2012
3.0
Version: 1.8.3
This works well enough with downloading and viewing e-book purchases from Amazon. It has a decent set of application tools for customizing the viewing experience as well. Kindle on OSX has one serious deficiency and that is if I buy a book with recorded examples or media examples, these are not downloaded or available from with in this application – though I paid to have access to the ENTIRE book. This is a serious issue for certain books that come with CDs and should be corrected.
Jweisbin
Jweisbin
Jan 26 2012
1.8.3
0.0
Jan 26 2012
0.0
Version: 1.8.3
Why does the app store still show version 1.8.1 as the latest?
Joeschisa
Joeschisa
Jan 25 2012
1.8.3
4.5
Jan 25 2012
4.5
Version: 1.8.3
Good for Kindle, allowing their books on what seems most any device: wish apple would do same. Had one complaint that graphics didn't seem to show up in mac edition, not sure if this version corrects that and if previous purchases have to be downloaded again if graphics now show. I haven't spent a lot of time reading on screen, been busy, but even if the execution is not quite right (not sure), the ability to send them almost effortlessly to various devices is what I give it the stars for.
hannahyoder
hannahyoder
Nov 19 2011
1.8.1
2.5
Nov 19 2011
2.5
Version: 1.8.1
I downloaded the kindle for mac. there's only 3 books in my library, Do i have to pay to get more or is it Just free????????????????????
Mookzmom
Mookzmom
Oct 29 2011
1.8.1
5.0
Oct 29 2011
5.0
Version: 1.8.1
This is one of few apps which I have deliberately downloaded outside of the app store. I wanted to see if anyone can tell me if there are differences in the functionality of the non-app store version. I don't use this app much yet, as I have a large volume of rss feeds to keep up with. Can anyone tell me the differences in the two versions?
Fra
Fra
Oct 18 2011
1.8
0.0
Oct 18 2011
0.0
Version: 1.8
Why Amazon who sales music in the non-DRM format mp3, sales books with DRM ???
Celtic-Witch
Celtic-Witch
Sep 27 2011
1.7
5.0
Sep 27 2011
5.0
Version: 1.7
One of the best...really like it!
Sjha
Sjha
Aug 29 2011
1.7
0.0
Aug 29 2011
0.0
Version: 1.7
Version 1.7 crashes on launch for me. Version 1.4 is fine.
iTruth
iTruth
Aug 5 2011
1.6.2
5.0
Aug 5 2011
5.0
Version: 1.6.2
For simple reading enjoyment this app is great. I love the ease and convenience of auto sync between Kindle on my Mac and iPhone. As far as I'm concerned this is a must have app.
Joeschisa
Joeschisa
Aug 5 2011
1.6.2
4.5
Aug 5 2011
4.5
Version: 1.6.2
Can you buy the books with this program or just read them imported from kindle device?
Anon-Bud
Anon-Bud
Apr 8 2011
1.4.31852
0.0
Apr 8 2011
0.0
Version: 1.4.31852
Can someone tell me why the new version is not on the App Store? I made the mistake of getting the last version of Kindle through the App Store (see below for my word on that) and so do not want to do the direct download and have to again go through the process I mentioned in my earlier post. Any help here? Thanks!
Professor2
Professor2
Feb 17 2011
1.2.3
4.0
Feb 17 2011
4.0
Version: 1.2.3
Here is the direct download link: http://kindleformac.amazon.com/30814/KindleForMac.dmg
Anon-Bud
Anon-Bud
Feb 16 2011
1.2.3
0.0
Feb 16 2011
0.0
Version: 1.2.3
A word of warning, if your Kindle was originally downloaded through Amazon.com: The App Store Kindle App will make you take every book off your device (read, your Mac) and then have you reinstall each one. For someone with only a few books, this is no big deal. But for people like me who have many books, this is a time consuming (read, time wasting) pile. I love the app. I hate the App Store! Just watch out!
Big-Mac-XXL
Big-Mac-XXL
Feb 16 2011
1.2.3
0.0
Feb 16 2011
0.0
Version: 1.2.3
This free program is only downloadable on this ******* App Store? No, thanks. I wait until it gets "released" on BitTorrent. :-)
Poikkeus
Poikkeus
Dec 31 2010
1.2.0
3.5
Dec 31 2010
3.5
Version: 1.2.0
I use this software with my iPod Touch. While I prefer Stanza for its speed, readability, and features, Kindle for Mac is nicely represented here. Kindle has a strong selection of books, costing anything from free to a few dollars, but books are extremely easy to read
Digital-Fury
Digital-Fury
Nov 2 2010
1.2.0
2.0
Nov 2 2010
2.0
Version: 1.2.0
Slight improvement on the previous beta version, but still incredibly subpar compared with the iPad and iPhone versions or a real Kindle. - The fonts still look like a quick and dirty port from another OS. The app is probably doing - badly - it's own rendering - You can't change the typeface - You can't change the line spacing - If you reduce the words per line, you end up with gigantic margins but the application window doesn't shrink - No cut & paste even though you are...on a computer When you own a real Kindle, you see how much of a fugly hacked kludge this app really is.
Matthewpfritz
Matthewpfritz
Oct 22 2010
1.2.0
2.0
Oct 22 2010
2.0
Version: 1.2.0
UGGG!! Really, Amazon?! That is the best you could do? Why can't I resize the column width? I have all this screen real estate and I have to page down every other sentence because the column width is a whopping 5 inches (guessing)? And why can't I copy text? It would be helpful as I am preparing my lecture for the class I teach (which all bought hard copies of the book, mind you). Needless to say, I am disappointed.
DPoncy
DPoncy
Oct 21 2010
1.2.0
3.0
Oct 21 2010
3.0
Version: 1.2.0
I just updated from 1.0 to 1.2 and was pleasantly surprised at the improvements. Font rendering has become much nicer and there are some good new options. They still need to work on display options, however. You should be able to set the column widths independently from the font size. This is especially annoying when going back and forth from full page view.
Gizmo65
Gizmo65
Aug 29 2010
1.0
3.0
Aug 29 2010
3.0
Version: 1.0
Not as awful as other reviewers make it out to be. Still, some serious shortcomings. Lacks the functionality of the iPhone app. On the other hand, the automatic syncing is nice. Oh, and to answer the snarky question about why someone would ever want to read on a laptop, I have two responses: 1) Sometimes, you might have a little break time at your computer when you can read, the sync feature means you can pickup from whereever you left off and 2) the Macbook Air is lighter, more comfortable (can rest while reading) and far more versatile than and iPad.
Digital-Fury
Digital-Fury
Jul 10 2010
1.0
2.0
Jul 10 2010
2.0
Version: 1.0
I have the iPad version and it is fairly good and competent, but this OS X version is a disgrace. The app itself seems to be an overnight hack job and the font rendering looks like sh*t.
Penguirl
Penguirl
May 18 2010
1.0
0.0
May 18 2010
0.0
Version: 1.0
I seem to remember Steve saying that all it takes to make a Universal Binary app is a check of a box. What happened???
MHerndz
MHerndz
Mar 18 2010
1.0
0.0
Mar 18 2010
0.0
Version: 1.0
First: Beta is right. You cannot even alter the type size, only the paper width. So why would anyone want to read a book on a 1" paper width, mutants? For Amazon to flop on their first try with not giving control of the type size, I would never bother with this. I think they hired elementary school coding interns. Second: Why would anyone in their right minds want to read full books on a computer?
liang-case
liang-case
Mar 18 2010
1.0
0.0
Mar 18 2010
0.0
Version: 1.0
I downloaded it… and I wish the Amazon could support the highlight/annotation feature. That's an essential feature for me. Thanks.
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