Kindle for PC v 1.23 (Windows 10)
/ JAWS 2018 & MAGic 13
Name Kindle for PC
Operating System Windows
Operating System Version
Assistive technology JAWS 2018 & MAGic 13
Assistive technology features Keyboard
Last Updated Aug. 17, 2018, 10:05 p.m.
Kindle for PC 1.23.1 was evaluated using JAWS 2018 and MAGic 13 with only keyboard input. Media overlays not supported. Evaluation done for low vision.
The app was found to be accessible with both self-voicing and screen reader functions working reasonably well. There did seem to be some problems with keystroke conflicts between app and screen reader.
Operating system accessibility
Usual start and exit methods for Windows programs + ctrl Q exit method and keyboard shortcut to start.
Reading system activation
Enter or ctrl O opens selection to where prior reading left off.
Library view opens by default upon launch. Can navigate by arrows.
Navigate to chapters through the Table of Contents
TOC must be set from view menu.
Navigate content by pages
Print page breaks not supported
Navigate by reflowed page number
Arrow and pgdn appeared to work this way.
Read navigation information
Current section name and current page information cannot be determined
Perform a search, review the search results
Highlights, Notes, and Bookmarks
Add a Bookmark or Highlight
Review and navigate Bookmarks or Highlights
Bookmarks, highlights, and notes all use notes window.