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This package was approved by moderator mwallner on 1/26/2018.

Reading your personal documents on a Kindle has never been easier

  • Send personal documents to your Kindle from your PC.
  • From Windows Explorer, simply right click on one or more documents and choose Send to Kindle.
  • From any Windows application that can print, select Print and choose Send to Kindle.
  • Drag and drop one or more documents onto the Send to Kindle application.
  • Choose to save content to Amazon Cloud Drive where you can access, delete, organize, and share it from any web browser or using the Cloud Drive app for PC and Mac.

When you download and install, Send to Kindle will appear when you right click on a file in Windows Explorer or in the print dialog of any Windows application. To send multiple documents to Kindle without opening them, simply select documents and choose Send to Kindle from the right-click menu in Windows Explorer.

Content you save to Cloud Drive can be accessed from any Kindle device or using the free reading app on your iOS or Android device. Whispersync of notes, highlights, bookmarks and last page read is available on your Cloud Drive content. Learn more about the Kindle Personal Documents service here.

This package requires the Print Spooler service to be enabled, this requires setting the service startup type to Automatic (or Manual, but we think Automatic is a better choice for desktop systems).

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

C:\> choco install sendtokindle

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

C:\> choco upgrade sendtokindle


  • tools\chocolateyInstall.ps1 Show
    Set-Service `
        -Name 'Spooler' `
        -StartupType 'Automatic'
    Install-ChocolateyPackage `
        -PackageName 'sendtokindle' `
        -FileType 'EXE' `
        -Silent '/S' `
        -Url '' `
        -Checksum 'C0968AFA80A719AC55CD8384C2E2C3E917AA0AC169AF7F594B308585465AD3B7' `
        -ChecksumType 'SHA256' `
        -ValidExitCodes @(0, 1223)
  • tools\chocolateyUninstall.ps1 Show
    $tools = Split-Path $MyInvocation.MyCommand.Definition
    . $tools\uninstall.ps1
    Uninstall-ChocolateyPackage `
        -PackageName 'sendtokindle' `
        -FileType 'EXE' `
        -Silent '/S' `
        -File (Get-Uninstaller -Name 'Amazon Send to Kindle')
  • tools\uninstall.ps1 Show
      Get the uninstaller location for most Windows software.
      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.
      Uninstall-ChocolateyPackage 'foo' 'EXE' '/S' (Get-Uninstaller -Name 'Foo')
    function Get-Uninstaller {
        [Parameter(Mandatory = $true)]
        [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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Software Author(s)

  • Amazon


Version History

Version Downloads Last updated Status
Send to Kindle 598 Wednesday, May 25, 2016 approved
Send to Kindle 377 Tuesday, May 12, 2015 approved

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