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Using Kindle: A Complete Guide to Amazon’s Revolutionary Wireless Reading Devices (Kindle DX, Kindle 2) by Jim Cheshire

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Chapter 6. Pictures, Music, Audio Books, and More

In addition to reading content, you can also put pictures, music, and audio books on your Kindle. In this chapter, you’ll learn how to use multimedia content on your Kindle.

Pictures on the Kindle

I have to admit the first time I heard of people wanting to put pictures on the Kindle, I wondered why anyone would want to have pictures on the Kindle’s black-and-white screen. However, I’ve found that pictures look quite good on the Kindle despite the low resolution of the display.

Note

Images on the Kindle screen are displayed in 16-level grayscale.

Converting Pictures for the Kindle

Before you can view pictures on your Kindle, make sure they are in the right format and sized ...

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