Download & Install the Latest Version of Kindle for Mac

Download and install the Kindle for Mac reading app on your Mac computer.

To download and install the Kindle for Mac app:
  1. Go to Kindle for Mac.
  2. Click on the Download button.
  3. After the download completes, follow the on-screen installation instructions.

After you finish installing the Kindle for Mac app, register the app to your Amazon account.

About the Latest Version

The latest version of Kindle for Mac can be used on any Mac computer running OS X 10.9.5 or higher.

The latest version of Kindle for Mac, 1.23, includes the following:

  • New Fonts - We’ve added six new fonts (Caecilia, Palatino, Baskerville, Helvetica, Helvetica Light, and Lucida) in the Aa (Fonts) menu.
  • New Column Reading Options - You can now choose to read with one-column view, two-column view, or multi-column view.
  • We’ve added a viewer for images, math equations, and footnotes – You can now enlarge and view images, mathml (mathematical markup language), and footnotes.
    • Double-click images and math equations to open them in the viewer. To view and enlarge a footnote, tap the desired footnote. To close the viewer, use the exit icon in the upper right corner of the viewer window.
  • Split Screen Support - You can now split your screen to read while using other applications on your Mac running Mac OS X 10.11 or above.
  • Improved support for Magic Mouse gestures.
  • General performance improvements.

To confirm that your app is operating on the latest version, select Kindle, then About Kindle on your Kindle for Mac app.

Note: Kindle for Mac applications running a software version below 1.14.0 are no longer supported. To continue reading on your app you can easily download and install for free the latest version of the Kindle for Mac. If you are running an operating system that is not compatible with our app, you may continue reading from your computer with Kindle Cloud Reader

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