Best Apps for Amazon Kindle Fire


Amazon’s Kindle Fire is available starting today in Best Buy stores, pre-order customers will also start receiving their shipments and applications are one of the first things that you would be looking for to install on your brand new tablet.

As Amazon Kindle Fire does not officially support Android Market, you will have to use Amazon Appstore for Android to download apps, and yes you can also install downloaded APKs on your Kindle Fire. So we have compiled a list of applications that are available now in Amazon Appstore for Android as a starting point for you. As days will pass, Amazon Kindle Fire will be getting more and more supported applications in Appstore and you can always suggest your favorite in comments.

Applications for Kindle Fire:

Business/Productivity Apps for Kindle Fire:

Office Suite: An app to support the editing and reading of Microsoft Office documents is a must have for any users. Some of best office suites available in Appstore are Document to Go, and OfficeSuite Pro.

Note Taking Apps: Note taking is another important part of tablet usage for any consumers and EverNote is the best option for you. It allows you to sync your notes across platforms along with several other intesting features. You can also try alternative like ColorNote NotePad Notes.

Exchange Support:  Exchange by Touchdown is the best app to access mails from your company’s Exchange server.

ES File Explorer : A file manager for your Kindle Fire storage. It can also be used to install the downloaded APKs from third party stores.

Other productivity Apps: Read It later Pro, Dictionary.com Official App, Adobe PDF Reader and LogMeIn Ignition

Magazine/News Apps Apps for Kindle Fire:

Zinio: Zinio gives you immediate access to thousands of global magazine titles. Read and download single issues or subscriptions of your favorite magazines.  You can also try the alternative Pressreader.

Pulse News:  No need to explain this one, it is an awesome RSS based news reader.

Streaming/Content Apps for Kindle Fire:

Pandora, Hulu Plus, Rhapsody, Netflix are all available in Appstore

Social Networking Apps:

Official apps from Facebook, Twitter and LinkedIn are also present in Amazon Store to download.

This is a very small list and there are many more useful and interesting apps available in the Amazon Appstore. Do lets know you favorite in comments. As these links are from web based store, you can also try to download these apps directly by searching the name in store on your Kindle Fire.


Post Author: Gaurav Shukla

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