How to Use Kindle For PC Mac 1.17 to Read eBooks on Your Computer
If you love reading eBooks on your Kindle device, you might also want to read them on your computer. Whether you have a PC or a Mac, you can use the Kindle app to access your Kindle library and read your favorite books on a bigger screen.
In this article, we will show you how to install and use Kindle For PC Mac 1.17, which is an older version of the app that allows you to remove DRM from your eBooks and convert them to other formats using Calibre[^2^]. This way, you can read your eBooks on any device or app you want.
How to Install Kindle For PC Mac 1.17
The first step is to download and install Kindle For PC Mac 1.17 on your computer. You can find the download link for Windows here[^1^] and for Mac here[^2^]. Make sure you download the correct version for your operating system.
Once you have downloaded the installer, run it and follow the on-screen instructions to complete the installation. You might need to restart your computer after the installation.
How to Use Kindle For PC Mac 1.17
After installing Kindle For PC Mac 1.17, you can launch it from your desktop or start menu. You will need to sign in with your Amazon account to access your Kindle library. You can also create a new account if you don't have one.
Once you are signed in, you will see all your eBooks in the app. You can sort them by title, author, or recent. You can also search for a specific book using the search bar at the top.
To read an eBook, simply double-click on it and it will open in a new window. You can adjust the font size, brightness, color mode, and page layout using the toolbar at the bottom. You can also bookmark pages, highlight text, add notes, and look up words using the dictionary or Wikipedia.
To download an eBook to your computer, right-click on it and select Download from the menu. The eBook will be saved in a folder called My Kindle Content under Documents. You can change this location in the app settings.
How to Remove DRM from eBooks Using Kindle For PC Mac 1.17
If you want to remove DRM from your eBooks and convert them to other formats, such as EPUB or PDF, you will need another software called Calibre. Calibre is a free and open-source eBook management tool that can handle almost any eBook format.
To use Calibre, you will need to download and install it from here[^3^]. You will also need a plugin called DeDRM Tools that can remove DRM from Kindle eBooks. You can download it from here.
After installing Calibre and DeDRM Tools, follow these steps:
Open Calibre and click on Preferences.
Click on Plugins under Advanced.
Click on Load plugin from file and browse to the DeDRM Tools folder that you downloaded.
Select DeDRM_plugin.zip and click Open.
Click Yes when asked if you want to install the plugin.
Click OK and restart Calibre.
Add your eBooks to Calibre by dragging and dropping them from the My Kindle Content folder or by clicking on Add books.
Select the eBooks that you want to remove DRM from and click on Convert books.
Select the output format that you want from the drop-down menu at the top right corner.
Click OK and wait for the conversion to finish.
You can find your converted eBooks in the Calibre library folder under Documents.
You can now read your converted eBooks on any device or app that supports the output format.
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