Send Documents from Windows PC to Kindle freely and quickly using Send to Kindle

From world’s thinnest notebooks to large screen TVs, many devices at CES exhibited the power of the Windows operating system, and now even Amazon’s Kindle has decided to join the league. To keep the users engaged on their device, Amazon announced a new app ‘Send to Kindle’ for Windows PCs.

The application can transfer your personal documents from a PC to a Kindle device. It allows users to synchronize and view Microsoft files; via their devices or Kindle supported reading the application.

‘Send to Kindle’ supports .DOC, .DOCX, .TXT, .RTF, .JPEG, .JPG, .GIF, .PNG, .BMP and PDF formats. The ‘sent’ documents are archived along with other e-books in the cloud.

How to use Send to Kindle

  1. Download ‘Send to Kindle’ free application.
  2. Click the ‘Download Now’ button there to install the application for your PC
  3. After the download process is completed simply follow the onscreen installation instructions
  4. Once finished, you will be prompted to register with your Amazon.com account
  5. Enter the e-mail address and password and click on the ‘Register’ button to confirm your registration

Do note that you will be required to enter the email ID and Password for one time only. After that, every time you use ‘Send to Kindle’ for PC, you won’t be required to log-in again. The application will instantly connect you to your Amazon.com account and will allow you to easily send your personal documents to your registered Kindle devices, supported Kindle reading applications, and your Kindle Library in the Amazon Cloud.

What you can do with Send to Kindle

  • You can send personal documents to your Kindle from your PC
  • From Windows Explorer, you can simply right-click on one or more documents and choose Send to Kindle
  • From any Windows application that can print, you can select ‘Print’ and choose Send to Kindle (documents are delivered in PDF format.
  • Choose to archive documents in your Kindle Library, where you can re-download them conveniently anywhere at any time.

System Requirements:

  • A PC with a 500MHz Intel/AMD processor or faster
  • 128MB of RAM
  • 100MB of available disk space
  • Windows 7, Vista or XP

Summing up – Send to Kindle, to an extent, could eliminate the need for note-taking services such as OneNote and Evernote. Currently, it is available for Windows only.

Now read: How to connect Kindle Fire to Windows PC in Wireless Mode.

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