Can you read Kindle books on readers other than the Kindle?

Answer I have a Kindle and I love it. My understanding is that the Kindle library on Amazon is only accessible to Kindle users.

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I dont have the kindle, but can i buy the kindle version of books and read on my compuer?

No, the Kindle foprmat is proprietary and only works on the device.

Can you read Kindle books on your PC? provides an application that allows you to read your Kindle books on your PC, free of charge. All books can be read on either your Kindle or your PC, but Kindle newspapers, magazines and... Read More »

Have you an opinion on the "Nook" vs. "Kindle" vs. "iPad" readers?

The iPad is the most powerful, by far. Personally I prefer my nook for reading, but not the nook color. I prefer the eInk or whatever it's called screen, that resembles a book page. It puts less st... Read More »

Kindle Question: How do I stop my kindle from flashing black when I turn a page?

That is just the e-ink working, drawing and undrawing itself on the screen. Its normal! It also happens when you put it in standby, where it shows famous authors and other drawings. If the scree... Read More »