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Kindle Previewer

2.94.0.20160512

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This package was approved by moderator digitaldrummerj on 5/25/2016.

Kindle Previewer is a graphical user interface tool that emulates how books display across Kindle devices and apps. Kindle Previewer makes it easy for publishers to preview the layout of a book and make sure its text displays properly for any orientation or font size to ensure publishers produce and submit the highest quality Kindle books.

As a best practice we recommend you use the Kindle Previewer to review how their books look across all Kindle devices and apps.

Highlights of Kindle Previewer functionality

  • Ability to preview your content across Kindle devices and apps
  • Support for previewing Kindle Text Pop Ups and Kindle Panel Views
  • Accurate rendering of your content across Kindle devices and apps
  • Faster previewing through features like Auto flip mode, Image flip mode
  • Auto updates for future enhancements

To install Kindle Previewer, run the following command from the command line or from PowerShell:

C:\> choco install kindlepreviewer

To upgrade Kindle Previewer, run the following command from the command line or from PowerShell:

C:\> choco upgrade kindlepreviewer

Files

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  • tools\chocolateyInstall.ps1 Show
    Install-ChocolateyPackage `
        -PackageName 'kindlepreviewer' `
        -FileType 'EXE' `
        -Silent '/S' `
        -Url 'http://kindlepreviewer.s3.amazonaws.com/KindlePreviewerInstall.exe' `
        -Checksum 'F8D6CCB8B3766BEABF29580AD128BC18B94DD38FAEC0C7262F7027ECA5641371' `
        -ChecksumType 'SHA256'
    
  • tools\chocolateyUninstall.ps1 Show
    $tools = Split-Path $MyInvocation.MyCommand.Definition
    
    . $tools\uninstall.ps1
    
    Uninstall-ChocolateyPackage `
        -PackageName 'kindlepreviewer' `
        -FileType 'EXE' `
        -Silent '/S' `
        -File (Get-Uninstaller -Name 'Kindle Previewer')
    
  • tools\uninstall.ps1 Show
    <#
      .SYNOPSIS
    
      Get the uninstaller location for most Windows software.
    
      .DESCRIPTION
    
      This function finds the correct uninstaller given just an application name.
      Find the name from the Programs and Features Control Panel window.
    
      .PARAMETER Name
    
      The name of the application, as found in the Programs and Features applet
      in the Control Panel.
    
      .EXAMPLE
    
      Uninstall-ChocolateyPackage 'foo' 'EXE' '/S' (Get-Uninstaller -Name 'Foo')
    
      .LINK
    
      https://github.com/AnthonyMastrean/chocolateypackages/blob/master/helpers/uninstall.ps1
    #>
    function Get-Uninstaller {
      [CmdletBinding()]
      param(
        [Parameter(Mandatory = $true)]
        [ValidateNotNullOrEmpty()]
        [string] $Name
      )
    
      $local_key     = 'HKCU:\Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Uninstall\*'
      $machine_key32 = 'HKLM:\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Uninstall\*'
      $machine_key64 = 'HKLM:\SOFTWARE\Wow6432Node\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Uninstall\*'
    
      @($local_key, $machine_key32, $machine_key64) `
        | ?{ Test-Path $_ } `
        | Get-ItemProperty `
        | ?{ $_.DisplayName -eq $Name } `
        | Select-Object -ExpandProperty UninstallString
    }
    

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Dependencies

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Maintainer(s)

Software Author(s)

  • Amazon

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Version History

Version Downloads Last updated Status
Kindle Previewer 2.94.0.1 144 Thursday, April 2, 2015 approved
Kindle Previewer 2.94 101 Friday, March 20, 2015 approved

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