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Add .mobi files into Amazon Kindle OS X App Apps
The Amazon Kindle Mac application does not easily allow for importing *.mobi files not purchased through Amazon.

There is no easy way to import files. However, if you drag the files to the application icon when it is open, it will read the file.

[crarko adds: I tested this, and it works as described.]
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Add .mobi files into Amazon Kindle OS X App
Authored by: nathanator11 on Jan 18, '11 05:14:36PM

You can also just download the app and double-click a .mobi file.



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Add .mobi files into Amazon Kindle OS X App
Authored by: fporta on Jan 19, '11 02:05:38AM

I'm testing it, but seems that Amazon Kindle OS X floods the net of "pings" to http://www.amazon.com/ping with something like 500 requests per second!



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Add .mobi files into Amazon Kindle OS X App
Authored by: leamanc on Jan 19, '11 05:32:56AM

I imagine this is so the "Whispersync" status is always up-to-date. It's nothing to worry about, and certainly not enough to eat up your bandwidth or anything, You're not paying for bandwidth by the kilobyte or anything, are you?



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Add .mobi files into Amazon Kindle OS X App
Authored by: montylee on Jan 19, '11 04:05:16PM

Double-clicking the mobi file never worked for me, but this hint saved the day and it transferred right into Kindle. Outstanding!



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Add .mobi files into Amazon Kindle OS X App
Authored by: afterhours on Feb 15, '12 07:57:40PM

You do NOT need anything other than iTunes.

Hook up your iPhone, download the Kindle app from the App store, add it to the iPhone with a sync, then select the iPhone in iTunes to manage it. Select the Apps tab in iTunes for the iPhone. Scroll to the bottom half of the window (below the Sync Apps section) to the File Sharing section. Click once on the Kindle app in that list and there will be a Kindle Documents window on the right where one can drag/drop .mobi files directly into your library.

No need to hack the phone, manually go into hidden folders on the Mac or any other madness. Explore iTunes -- your options and solution are readily there.



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Add .mobi files into Amazon Kindle OS X App
Authored by: kirkmc on Feb 16, '12 05:29:20AM

The hint is about the OS X app, not the iOS app.

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