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Use Send to Kindle for Computers

Send to Kindle for PC and Send to Kindle for Mac allow you to send documents to your Amazon devices and Kindle reading apps.

You can send the following file types your registered Kindle e-readers, Fire tablets, supported Kindle reading apps, and your Kindle Library:

  • Microsoft Word (.DOC, .DOCX)
  • PDF (.PDF)
  • Text (.TXT)
  • Images (.JPG, .JPEG, .PNG, .BMP)
  • Kindle Format (.AZW, .MOBI)
  • Other File Types (.RTF, .PRC, .PSZ)

Send Documents from Windows Explorer

To send documents from Windows Explorer using Send to Kindle for PC:

  1. Right click on the desired file, and then select Send to Kindle from the pop-up menu.
    Tip: To select multiple files, press and hold the Ctrl key on your keyboard, click to select your files, then right click.
  2. Select the device that you want to send the file to, then click Send.

If Archive document in your Kindle Library is selected, the file is stored in your Kindle Library in Manage Your Content and Devices.

Send Documents from Finder

To send documents from Finder using Send to Kindle for Mac:

  1. Press and hold the Ctrl key on your keyboard, click the document, then select Send to Kindle from the menu.
  2. Select the device you'd like to send the file to, and then click Send.

If Archive document in your Kindle Library is selected, the file will be stored in your Kindle Library in Manage Your Content and Devices.

Send Documents from the Print Menu

To send documents with Send to Kindle using the print menu on your computer:

  1. While viewing your file, select Print from the File menu, and then select Send to Kindle from the list of installed printers.
  2. Click Print, and then select the device you'd like to send the file to. If Archive document in your Kindle Library is selected, the file will be stored in your Kindle Library in Manage Your Content and Devices.
  3. Click Send.

Note: Sending through the print menu may create a version of your document that is larger than the original.

Drag and Drop Documents

To send files by dragging and dropping them:

  1. Open the Send to Kindle app, then drag and drop one or more files onto it.
  2. Enter a Title and Author, choose the device or reading app you'd like to send the file to, and then click Send.

If Archive document in your Kindle Library is selected, the file will be stored in your Kindle Library in Manage Your Content and Devices.

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