You can now read Kindle-formatted books on your computer, using either the Chrome or Safari web browsers. It works on Windows or Macintosh or Linux laptop and desktop computers as well as on the Apple iPad and even on the Google Chromebook laptops. Amazon promises that support for additional browsers will be available soon.
Once set up, you’ll need to authorize your browser to create offline storage so your Kindle book can be downloaded for offline reading. Next, find a book in the online Kindle store, download it, and start reading. You can adjust the font size, margins and brightness. You can also bookmark pages, but there’s no facility for highlighting or taking notes.
The best part is that you can access your library and the Kindle store from inside the Kindle Cloud Reader. Buying a book from the browser-based Kindle Cloud Reader is as simple as buying one from a Kindle device.
You no longer have to purchase an expensive Kindle to read ebooks. You can now use the Kindle Cloud Reader on a computer you already own, be it a desktop or laptop computer or an Apple iPad.
The Kindle Cloud Reader is available free of charge at https://read.amazon.com/.
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