Amazon Updates Kindle For Mac App With Support for "Book Extras", Print Replica, and Your PDF Files
We just noticed that the Kindle For Mac app has been updated with support for some new features.
Here’s a List of What’s New in Version 1.8.1 (via iTunes App Store):
- Support for Lion, including Lion’s full-screen mode.
- Support for collections allows you to take control of your Kindle library and organize your books with ease.
- Book Extras by Shelfari. Access character descriptions, important places, popular quotations, themes, and book-specific glossaries from Shelfari, the community-powered encyclopedia for book-lovers.
- Support for Kindle Print Replica content, which look like the corresponding print book with words and images in the position corresponding to the print edition.
- Support for reading most PDF files within the Kindle application, including functionality such as zoom and pan, highlighting, note taking, dictionary lookup, and bookmarks.
- Support for additional languages.
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