Amazon has released an update to its Kindle app for the Mac that includes support for gestures like panning and swiping on Macs that are running Lion or greater. Kindle users now also have the ability to view the richer formatting available in Kindle Format 8 books. Other changes include improved support for large libraries and better performance for books with lots of notes and highlights
The Kindle for Mac app is available for free from the Mac App Store. It lets users access Amazon's Kindle Store, which has over 1 million e-book titles. Users can read books on their Mac and Amazon's WhisperSync service will sync their reading progress on their mobile device.