Amazon hosts a market of electronic books designed to be read on the Kindle device, mobile devices and your computer. To protect their e-books from illegal sharing, Amazon designs Kindle books to be read only through its proprietary software. To download and read Amazon e-books on your computer, you must first download the Kindle for PC application.
Download Kindle for PC - Open a Web browser. Go to amazon.com/kindleforpc to get to the download page.
Click "Download Now." A dialog window appears asking whether you want to run the EXE file. Click the "Run" button. The "Kindle for PC Setup" dialog window appears, showing a progress bar that tracks the installation process. When it is finished installing, Kindle for PC automatically launches.
Type your Amazon.com account email address and password into the corresponding text fields. Click "Register."