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Kindle for Mac 1.24: How to Access, Customize, and Manage Your Kindle Books on Your Mac



Introduction




If you love reading eBooks, you might have heard of Kindle for Mac. It is a free e-book software reader and manager for your Mac computer. It allows you to access your Kindle books even if you don't have your Kindle device with you. You can also read your books on your phone, tablet, or web browser, and Amazon Whispersync will automatically sync your most recent page read, bookmarks, notes, and highlights across devices.




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Kindle for Mac has many features and benefits that make reading eBooks on your Mac a breeze. You can sample any eBook for free before buying it, discover and download popular fiction, graphic novels, textbooks, magazines, and more through direct purchase or Kindle Unlimited subscriptions. You can also customize your reading experience with your choice of fonts, font size, line-spacing, text alignment, page color, screen brightness, and more. You can also use unique features like X-Ray, Whispersync, Print Replica, flashcards, and more to enhance your learning and enjoyment.


In this article, we will show you how to download Kindle for Mac 1.24 from different sources, how to install it on your Mac computer, how to access your Kindle books on your Mac, how to enhance your reading experience with Kindle for Mac features, and how to manage your Kindle books and collections on your Mac. By the end of this article, you will be able to read eBooks on your Mac with ease.


How to Install Kindle for Mac 1.24 on Your Mac




To install Kindle for Mac 1.24 on your Mac computer, you need to have a Mac OS X 10.10 or higher, and an internet connection. You can download Kindle for Mac 1.24 from different sources, such as:


  • The official Amazon website: Go to https://www.amazon.com/kindleformac and click on the "Download Now" button. The file will be downloaded to your Downloads folder. Double-click on the KindleForMac.dmg file and drag the Kindle icon to your Applications folder. Then, double-click on the Kindle icon to launch the app.



  • The Mac App Store: Go to https://apps.apple.com/us/app/kindle/id405399194 and click on the "View in Mac App Store" button. The Mac App Store will open and you can click on the "Get" button to download the app. Then, click on the "Open" button to launch the app.



  • The Softonic website: Go to https://kindle-for-mac.en.softonic.com/mac and click on the "Free Download" button. The file will be downloaded to your Downloads folder. Double-click on the KindleForMac.dmg file and drag the Kindle icon to your Applications folder. Then, double-click on the Kindle icon to launch the app.



Once you have installed Kindle for Mac 1.24 on your Mac, you need to sign in with your Amazon account or create a new one if you don't have one already. To sign in, enter your email address and password and click on the "Sign In" button. To create a new account, click on the "Create Your Amazon Account" button and follow the instructions.


After signing in, you can customize your reading preferences and settings by clicking on the "Kindle" menu at the top left corner of the app and selecting "Preferences". You can adjust various options, such as:


  • General: You can choose whether to show popular highlights, enable Whispersync for books, automatically update books, or start Kindle for Mac at login.



  • Registration: You can view or change your registration information, such as your name, email address, country, and device name.



  • Content Folder: You can choose where to store your downloaded books on your Mac.



  • Fonts: You can choose which fonts to use for different types of books, such as standard books, comics, manga, or PDFs.



  • Language: You can choose which language to use for the app interface and dictionary.



How to Access Your Kindle Books on Your Mac




To access your Kindle books on your Mac, you need to sync your books across devices with Whispersync, browse and buy books from the Kindle Store on your Mac, or download and read free books from the Kindle library or other sources.


How to sync your Kindle books across devices with Whispersync




Whispersync is a feature that automatically syncs your most recent page read, bookmarks, notes, and highlights across devices. This means that you can start reading a book on your Kindle device and continue reading it on your Mac or any other device where you have installed Kindle for Mac or any other Kindle app. To use Whispersync, you need to have an internet connection and enable Whispersync for books in your preferences.


To sync your books across devices with Whispersync, follow these steps:


  • On your Kindle device, make sure that you have connected to a Wi-Fi network or a cellular network (if available) and that Whispersync is turned on in your settings.



  • On your Mac, open Kindle for Mac and sign in with the same Amazon account that you use on your Kindle device.



  • Click on the "Sync" button at the top right corner of the app. This will sync your most recent page read, bookmarks, notes, and highlights across devices.



  • To open a book that you have already started reading on another device, double-click on the book cover in your library. The book will open at the last page you read on any device.



  • To switch between devices while reading a book, make sure that you sync each device before closing the book or switching off the device. This will ensure that you don't lose your place in the book.



How to browse and buy books from the Kindle Store on your Mac




To browse and buy books from the Kindle Store on your Mac, follow these steps:


  • Open Kindle for Mac and sign in with your Amazon account.



  • Click on the "Kindle Store" button at the top right corner of the app. This will open the Kindle Store website in your default web browser.



  • Browse the Kindle Store by categories, genres, bestsellers, recommendations, or search for a specific book by title, author, or keyword.



  • When you find a book that you want to buy, click on the "Buy Now with 1-Click" button. This will charge your default payment method and send the book to your Kindle Cloud Library.



  • To download the book to your Mac, go back to Kindle for Mac and click on the "Sync" button. The book will appear in your library with a "Download" button. Click on the "Download" button to download the book to your Mac.



  • To open the book, double-click on the book cover in your library. The book will open in a new window where you can start reading it.



How to download and read free books from the Kindle library or other sources




If you don't want to buy books from the Kindle Store, you can also download and read free books from the Kindle library or other sources. The Kindle library is a collection of over 1.5 million free books that you can borrow and read with a Prime membership or a Kindle Unlimited subscription. Other sources include public domain books, free eBooks websites, and personal documents that you can send to your Kindle email address.


To download and read free books from the Kindle library or other sources, follow these steps:


  • Open Kindle for Mac and sign in with your Amazon account.



  • Click on the "All" tab at the top left corner of the app. This will show you all the books that are available in your Kindle Cloud Library, including the ones that you have not downloaded yet.



  • To download and read free books from the Kindle library, look for the books that have a "Prime" or "Kindle Unlimited" logo on them. These are the books that you can borrow and read for free with a Prime membership or a Kindle Unlimited subscription. To borrow a book, click on the "Borrow for Free" button. The book will be added to your library with a "Download" button. Click on the "Download" button to download the book to your Mac. To open the book, double-click on the book cover in your library.



  • To download and read free books from other sources, look for the books that have a "Free" or "Public Domain" logo on them. These are the books that are free to download and read without any subscription or payment. To download a book, click on the "Get Book" button. The book will be added to your library with a "Download" button. Click on the "Download" button to download the book to your Mac. To open the book, double-click on the book cover in your library.



  • To download and read free books from external websites, go to any website that offers free eBooks, such as Project Gutenberg, Open Library, or ManyBooks. Browse or search for a book that you want to read and make sure that it is available in a compatible format, such as MOBI or PDF. Download the book file to your Mac and drag it to your Kindle for Mac app icon in your dock or Applications folder. The book will be added to your library with a "Download" button. Click on the "Download" button to download the book to your Mac. To open the book, double-click on the book cover in your library.



  • To download and read personal documents that you have sent to your Kindle email address, go to https://www.amazon.com/myk and sign in with your Amazon account. Click on "Your Devices" and select your Kindle for Mac app from the list. Click on "Preferences" and scroll down to "Personal Document Settings". Here you can see your Kindle email address and manage your approved senders list. To send a personal document to your Kindle email address, attach it to an email and send it from an approved sender's email address to your Kindle email address. The document will appear in your Kindle Cloud Library with a "Pending" status until it is delivered to your device. To download and read personal documents that you have sent to your Kindle email address, go back to Kindle for Mac and click on the "Sync" button. The document will appear in your library with a "Download" button. Click on the "Download" button to download the document to your Mac. To open the document, double-click on the document cover in your library.



How to Enhance Your Reading Experience with Kindle for Mac




To enhance your reading experience with Kindle for Mac, you can use the built-in dictionary, Wikipedia, and Google search features, highlight, take notes, and bookmark pages on your books, and use the X-Ray, Print Replica, flashcards, and other unique features.


How to use the built-in dictionary, Wikipedia, and Google search features




Kindle for Mac has a built-in dictionary that allows you to look up the definition of any word in your books. You can also access Wikipedia and Google search results for any word or phrase in your books. To use these features, follow these steps:


  • Open a book in Kindle for Mac and select a word or phrase that you want to look up.



  • A pop-up window will appear with the definition of the word from the dictionary. You can also see synonyms, antonyms, and usage examples of the word.



  • To access Wikipedia or Google search results for the word or phrase, click on the "Wikipedia" or "Google" tabs at the top of the pop-up window. You will see a summary of the relevant information from Wikipedia or Google. You can also click on the links to open the full web pages in your default web browser.



  • To close the pop-up window, click anywhere outside of it or press the Esc key on your keyboard.



How to highlight, take notes, and bookmark pages on your books




Kindle for Mac allows you to highlight, take notes, and bookmark pages on your books. These annotations will be synced across devices with Whispersync and you can access them anytime from your app or from https://read.amazon.com/notebook. To use these features, follow these steps:


  • Open a book in Kindle for Mac and select a word, phrase, sentence, or paragraph that you want to highlight or take a note on.



  • A toolbar will appear with icons for highlighting, taking notes, bookmarking, copying, sharing, and searching. You can also right-click on the selection to access these options.



  • To highlight the selection, click on the highlight icon or press Command + H on your keyboard. You can choose from different colors for your highlights by clicking on the arrow next to the highlight icon.



  • To take a note on the selection, click on the note icon or press Command + N on your keyboard. A pop-up window will appear where you can type your note. You can also edit or delete your note by clicking on the pencil or trash icons at the bottom of the window.



  • To bookmark a page, click on the bookmark icon or press Command + B on your keyboard. A bookmark will appear at the top right corner of the page. You can also remove a bookmark by clicking on it again.



  • To view your highlights, notes, and bookmarks, click on the "Show Notebook" button at the top right corner of the app. A sidebar will appear with a list of your annotations. You can sort them by location, type, color, or date. You can also edit or delete them by clicking on the pencil or trash icons next to each annotation.



How to use the X-Ray, Print Replica, flashcards, and other unique features




Kindle for Mac has some unique features that are not available in other eBook readers. These features include X-Ray, Print Replica, flashcards, and more. These features can help you learn more about the books you read, view them in their original format, create study aids, and more. To use these features, follow these steps:


How to use the X-Ray feature




X-Ray is a feature that allows you to see the "bones" of a book, such as the characters, places, historical figures, terms, and concepts that are important to the story. You can also see how they are related to each other and where they appear in the book. X-Ray is available for selected books from the Kindle Store.


To use the X-Ray feature, follow these steps:


  • Open a book that has the X-Ray feature in Kindle for Mac. You can tell if a book has the X-Ray feature by looking for the "X-Ray Enabled" label on the book cover or on the book details page.



  • Click on the "X-Ray" button at the top right corner of the app. A sidebar will appear with a list of X-Ray items, such as characters, places, terms, etc.



  • Click on an item to see its description and a timeline of its appearances in the book. You can also click on the page numbers to jump to the locations where the item appears.



  • To close the X-Ray sidebar, click on the "X-Ray" button again or press the Esc key on your keyboard.



How to use the Print Replica feature




Print Replica is a feature that allows you to view books in their original print layout, with full-color images, charts, graphs, and equations. Print Replica is available for selected textbooks and other books from the Kindle Store.


To use the Print Replica feature, follow these steps:


  • Open a book that has the Print Replica feature in Kindle for Mac. You can tell if a book has the Print Replica feature by looking for the "Print Replica" label on the book cover or on the book details page.



  • Click on the "View Options" button at the top right corner of the app and select "Page View". This will display the book in its original print layout.



  • You can zoom in or out of the page by using the slider at the bottom right corner of the app or by pinching or spreading your fingers on your trackpad.



  • You can navigate through the pages by using the arrow keys on your keyboard or by swiping left or right on your trackpad.



  • You can also use other features such as highlighting, taking notes, bookmarking, searching, and syncing while viewing a Print Replica book.



How to use the flashcards feature




Flashcards is a feature that allows you to create and review flashcards based on your highlights and notes in a book. Flashcards can help you study and memorize important information from your books. Flashcards is available for selected textbooks and other books from the Kindle Store.


To use the flashcards feature, follow these steps:


  • Open a book that has the flashcards feature in Kindle for Mac. You can tell if a book has the flashcards feature by looking for the "Flashcards Enabled" label on the book cover or on the book details page.



  • Click on the "Show Notebook" button at the top right corner of the app and select the "Flashcards" tab. This will show you all the flashcards that you have created or imported from your highlights and notes.



  • To create a new flashcard, click on the "Create Flashcard" button at the bottom of the sidebar. A pop-up window will appear where you can enter the question and answer for your flashcard. You can also add an image or audio to your flashcard by clicking on the icons at the bottom of the window.



  • To import flashcards from your highlights and notes, click on the "Import Flashcards" button at the bottom of the sidebar. A pop-up window will appear where you can select which highlights and notes you want to import as flashcards. You can also edit or delete the imported flashcards by clicking on the pencil or trash icons next to each flashcard.



  • To review your flashcards, click on the "Start Review" button at the bottom of the sidebar. This will start a quiz where you can test your knowledge of your flashcards. You can choose to review all your flashcards or a specific collection of flashcards by clicking on the arrow next to the "Start Review" button.



  • To view your progress and statistics, click on the "Progress" button at the top of the sidebar. This will show you how many flashcards you have reviewed, how many you have answered correctly, and how well you have mastered each flashcard.



How to use other unique features




Kindle for Mac also has some other unique features that are not available in other eBook readers. These features include:


  • Text-to-Speech: This feature allows you to listen to your books read aloud by a computer-generated voice. To use this feature, click on the "Text-to-Speech" button at the top right corner of the app and select "Start Text-to-Speech". You can adjust the speed, volume, and voice of the narration by clicking on the arrow next to the "Text-to-Speech" button.



  • Word Wise: This feature allows you to see simple definitions or synonyms of difficult words above them in your books. To use this feature, click on the "View Options" button at the top right corner of the app and select "Word Wise". You can adjust the number of hints shown by using the slider at the bottom of the app.



  • Family Library: This feature allows you to share your Kindle books with your family members who have Amazon accounts. To use this feature, go to https://www.amazon.com/myk and sign in with your Amazon account. Click on "Manage Your Content and Devices" and select "Households and Family Library". Here you can invite or remove family members, manage your shared content, and access your family members' content.



How to Manage Your Kindle Books and Collections on Your Mac




To manage your Kindle books and collections on your Mac, you can sort, filter, and search your books by title, author, or genre, create and organize collections of books by topic or category, and delete or archive books you no longer need or want.


How to sort, filter, and search your books by title, author, or genre




To sort, filter, and search your books by title, author, or genre, follow these steps:


Open Kindle for Mac and sign in with your Amazon account.</l


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