Manual

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About Kindle Mate

Kindle Mate is a program that helps Kindle users to sync, import and manage their clippings and vocabulary builder words on computer. Kindle Mate has been made to make your reading and language learning easier.
If you like Kindle Mate, please consider a donation to support us. Thank you!

First Time to Run Kindle Mate

Kindle Mate is Windows compatible and depends on some components to run properly. In most cases, your Windows system is ready to run Kindle Mate, especially for Windows 7 and above. Typically, you install/extract Kindle Mate and get it running. If you fail to start the program, make sure you have .NET Framework 4.0 Client Profile and Visual C++ Runtime Library 2010 or higher installed and then run the program again. Please check our FAQ for the most common issues.


Quick Start

Kindle Mate is intuitive and easy to use. Connect Kindle with your computer via USB cable. Kindle Connected icon will show on the menu bar indicating your Kindle is recognized and well connected. Click the icon or press F2 to start your first Auto-Sync from Connected Kindle.
Now all your clippings and vocabulary words will show in Kindle Mate, organized and locally and securely stored. Actually that’s all you need to get fully started. You are encouraged to explore the menus and functionalities to become a guru.

Upgrade From an Old Version

All data and settings are stored in Kindle Mate data file titled ‘KM2.dat’. When a new version of Kindle Mate is released, unless there is a special upgrade instructions, all you need to do is to copy the data file KM2.dat into the new directory and run the new program.

Important: Starting from version 1.35, Kindle Mate for Windows no longer requires administrator privilege. Please make sure you have Read and Write permissions to your Kindle Mate folder, or there will be an error prompting lack of access privilege.


Auto-Sync from Connected Kindle (recommended)

This is the most common way for users to fully sync with their Kindle. Kindle Mate will automatically identify device type, model and locales, and then import Kindle clippings and vocabulary builder data as well if applicable into Kindle Mate. Unlike any other tools, no specific settings or configurations are required at all.