Amazon Kindle for PC has just been updated to version 1.23 and it brings a slew of new features, including two Column mode, split screen mode and formula mode for math equations. There is also a bunch of new font options available; Baskerville, Caecillia, Helvetica, Helvetica Light, Lucida and Palatino.
Kindle for PC is compatible with most versions of Windows, but most people tend to use it on Windows 10 tablets. There are a ton of slates and two in ones available and Amazon is one of the few companies that has a fully functional e-reading app for the PC, most of the others tend to focus on Android and iOS.
Here is the changelog for Kindle for PC 1.23
- New Fonts: You can choose from six new fonts (Baskerville, Caecillia, Helvetica, Helvetica Light, Lucida, Palatino) in addition to Bookerly, Amazon Ember, Amazon Ember Bold and Open Dyslexic in the Aa(Fonts) menu.
- Two Column mode: You can now choose to read with one column, two columns or with the number of columns determined automatically based on the font size selected and the page width.
- Viewer for Images, Math equations and Footnotes – Double click on an Image / Math equation to launch the viewer.
- Split View support: You can now read in Split View on your PC.
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