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Old 06-13-2018, 08:10 AM   #1
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Kindle for PC 1.24

Amazon is pushing out an update to Kindle for PC version 1.24.0 (51021) to some customers. I received it yesterday. The download page still delivers the previous (1.23) version.

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1. New study features: When you create notes, highlights, or bookmarks, these are automatically stored in the Notebook. The updated Notebook panel will now open automatically allowing you to view your notes, highlights, and bookmarks side-by-side with your book. You can also create Flashcards and export notes directly from the Notebook panel. To close the Notebook simply click the arrows on the left of the panel.

2. Improved navigation between the book and Notebook: Simply click on a highlight in the Notebook and you will automatically navigate to that location in the book (and vice-versa).

3. Bug fixes and usability enhancements.
It still seems to work fine with the "renderer-test" hack to disable KFX support and with the DeDRM tools.

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Old 06-13-2018, 05:42 PM   #2
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Thanks for the heads-up!
If they ever implement a way to view personal docs in the Kindle for PC/Mac app, I am going to update again
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Old 06-13-2018, 06:14 PM   #3
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Kindle for PC lacks many features of the Kindle apps on other platforms. I assume that these are intentional omissions since they haven't been addressed over many releases. Some are:
  • Personal documents, synced online
  • Cloud collections, shared between devices
  • Magazines
  • Dictionaries for Indic language books
  • Arabic language books
  • Kindle in Motion books
  • Page Flip (multi-page grid view)

The iOS and Android/Fire apps seem to have the greatest feature support.

I suspect that most people install it only to gain easy access to their e-book data files.
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Old 06-15-2018, 09:21 PM   #4
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I'm still on 1.17 or whatever it is...lol
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This morning I received version 1.24.1 (51054) with the same "What's new" description as the 1.24 version I received last week.

(The regular K4PC download link is still delivering 1.23.1 so this is still apparently a pre-release.)
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