When you connect the Kindle to your computer, either PC or Mac, it will appear as an external drive. Open the drive icon, and locate the folder named “documents”. Among other files types, the folder contains files in.azw format. It’s a.mobi file, protected with Amazon’s own DRM. In order to get Kindle Books from Amazon, you must download the Kindle for Mac App on your Mac computer. You can buy and download kindle books in the Kindle App on Mac. You can remove the kindle books from app after you have read it. So you need to install kindle app on Mac to handle all tasks related to kindle books. The Kindle app stores AZW files, but only downloads them for Amazon-purchased content that you have opened in the Kindle app on that computer. The AZW files are saved in /Documents/My Kindle Content. Their names are random-looking (like B0043M4ZH0EBOK), so it takes a little work to figure out which file corresponds to which book. Here's how you do that: Open the book of interest on Amazon.com (make.
I have installed the Kindle for Mac V1.2.3 (latest one, I think) I CANNOT find my downloaded Kindle books. I've tried all the good ideas above, but Spotlight can't find: 1) any files with.azw extension 2) any folder named My Kindle files, under Documents or anywhere else 3) any filenames containing EBOK or the ASINs of the books I've bought! If you want to read Kindle files on your Mac, Windows or any other devices, the best way to do so is to convert Kindle to PDF format that is supported by most e-readers and can be openned anywhere. Kindle books support to open MOBI, AZW, DOC, DOCX, HTML, HTM, RTF, TXT, JPEG, JPG, GIF, PNG, BMP and PDF formats, but if you download books from.
For someone who is new to the Kindle, finding the downloaded Kindle books is not an easy job. Even if you have purchased many kindle books already, I guess many of you have various difficulties in finding your downloaded kindle books on PC, Mac or Android devices. Where are Kindle books stored on PC, Mac, or Android? You will get a complete answer in this article.
Before reading the following part, you need to make sure your kindle books have been downloaded to your devices already.
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Where are Kindle Books Stored on PC?
'Where are kindle for pc books stored?'-- If your kindle books downloaded via kindle for pc, this is the most frequently asked questions. Below is the kindle books location on Windows 10/7/8:
C:Usersyour computer user nameDocumentsMy Kindle Content
Q: Can I change the location of Kindle books on PC?
A: Sure, you can change the Kindle book location. Run Kindle for PC-->Tools-->Options-->Content. Here you will see your current content folder for Kindle books. Click on “Change folder” and select the folder you want to stored kindle books and then click on “Save” button. Your default kindle content path has been changed successfully.
Where are Kindle Books Stored on Mac?
If you are a mac user, you need to know where did you get your Kindle for Mac app? Two situations need to be considered.
Situation 1 If you get your Kindle for Mac from App store and have not changed the default path of your Kindle file location, you will find your Kindle books stored on Mac here:
/Users/Mac user name/Library/Containers/com.amazon.Kindle/Data/Library/Application Support/Kindle/My Kindle Content
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Situation 2 For kindle for Mac installation you downloaded beyond the App stores, such as from Amazon website, or software download websites, you will find the path of 'My kindle content' folder will be totally different.
/Users/Mac user name/Library/Application Support/Kindle/My Kindle Content
Q: Where are my kindle books stored on Mac catalina?
A: The location for kindle books on Mac catalina is the same as the other Mac version.
Q: Can I change the location of Kindle books on Mac?
A: Sure, you can choose where to store your downloaded kindle books on Mac. Run Kindle for Mac, Click on “Kindle”-->Preference-->General. Then you will find “Content Folder” option, just click on “Change” to change the location of Kindle books on Mac.
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Where are Kindle Books Stored on Android?
If you read a lot on your Android smart phone, here are steps to find Kindle books stored on Android device.
Step 1. Connect your Android device to your computer.
Step 2. Your downloaded Kindle titles will be stored at two different places depends on how did you get these Kindle books.
For books purchased from your own Kindle account, the default path is:
This PCAndroid deviceInternal storageAndroiddatacom.amazon.kindlefcfiles
For documents or files you send to your Kindle for Android, when these books has been downloaded, it should be stored here:
The Right Way to Backup Kindle Books
May I ask you one question: why do you want to find the file location of Kindle books? Here is my guess--most of you may want to back up your kindle books. If this is the real purpose for finding your downloaded kindle content, just copying Kindle books from the original folder to another place is not the right method for backing up Kindle ebooks. Why? Because all Kindle books have been protected by Kindle DRM, you cannot access these books without your account authorization.
Therefore, the correct way to back up your kindle books is removing Kindle DRM to get the DRM free books. If you have the DRM-free Kindle books, you do not have to worry about computer crash, Amazon account banned issues, books disappeared from Amazon account etc.
To remove DRM from books downloaded via Kindle for PC/MAC, Epubor Ultimate can be the most powerful tool I want to introduce today. With it, you can remove Kindle DRM and convert kindle books to any other formats.
Just drag the kindle books from left column to the right, the Kindle DRM will be removed. Then select the output format and click on 'Convert to ...', you can get any ebook format. Super easy, right?
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Here are all tips and tricks I want to share with you today. If you have any better tips, please share with us in the comments to benefit more users.
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Iris Yan joined Epubor since 2017. She always wants to share everything related to ebook reading and improve your reading journey.