Did you know that you don’t need a Kindle to download free e-books from amazon.com? Yep, that’s right. Amazon and Kindle offer a free download of Kindle PC. So whether you have a Kindle or simply a computer, your books are still available for download.
According to Kindle, some of the new Kindle for PC features include:
- Get the best reading experience available on your PC. No Kindle required
- 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 new highlights, notes, and bookmarks and manage those created on your Kindle
- Search for words or phrases within the book you’re reading
- Use the built-in dictionary to seamlessly look up the definitions of English words without interrupting your reading.
- Full screen reading view, color modes, and brightness controls offer an immersive reading experience
- Real page numbers for thousands of books in the Kindle Store. Now you can easily reference and cite passages, and read alongside others in a book club or class.
- Localized app language in French, Spanish, Italian, and Brazilian Portuguese
- Support for collections allows you to take control of your Kindle library and organize your books with ease
- Book Extras by Shelfari. Access character descriptions, important places, popular quotations, themes, and book-specific glossaries from Shelfari, the community-powered encyclopedia for book-lovers
- Support for Kindle Print Replica content, which look like the corresponding print book with words and images in the position corresponding to the print edition.
- Support for reading most PDF files within the Kindle application, including functionality such as zoom and pan, highlighting, note taking, dictionary lookup, and bookmarks
And, to make it even better, Amazon has tons of free e-books available for download. A great resource to subscribe to is Hunt 4 Freebies. On Facebook, simply “like” the Hunt 4 Freebies page and your newsfeed will automatically let you know when new books are available.
Shopping for books on Amazon for Kindle is easy as can be:
- Search and browse more than one million books, including New York Times® Best Sellers. If you are a non-U.S. customer, book availability may vary
- Find New York Times® Best Sellers and new releases from $9.99
- Get free book samples – read the first chapter for free before you decide to buy
- Books you purchase can also be read on a Kindle
- Kindle newspapers, magazines, and blogs are not currently available for Kindle for PC
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