Amazon Kindle Fire Apps: Quick Start Kit for Productivity, Games & Books

kindle-fire-app-libraryThe Kindle Fire is a great piece of technology that allows users to do much more than just download and read their favorite books, it has the full capability to be a phenomenal multimedia platform as well. The key to making the Kindle Fire the best it can be is knowing what apps are the right choices to get you where you want to go with your Kindle Fire experience. To help take some of the guesswork out of it all, we’ve compiled some of the best Kindle Fire apps for productivity, gaming, books and tools.

Kindle Fire Productivity Apps:

Money and Bills is an all-in-one money management app that not only lets you know when bills are due (and for how much), but also keeps you updated on the balance of your bank accounts and credit cards. It will even track your investments for you and best of all it is certified by McAfee, Verisign and TRUSTe which means it meets very high mobile security standards.

Mighty Grocery Shopping List is an amazing app that does a whole lot more than just store what you need at the store. It comes with coupon alerts and recipe ingredient lists so that you can be sure any you get the right ingredients for anything you get the itch to whip up. It costs $3.99, but you can get that back on coupon savings in one visit!

The Cozi Family Organizer app will keep every appointment, every pickup, and all of your dates for picking up the dry cleaning or anything else you need a reminder of in one convenient place full with alerts to make sure you don’t forget a thing.

Kindle Fire Game Apps:

What device would be complete without Angry Birds installed? Choose any version and you’re sure to have plenty of gaming pleasure with one of the most popular games in the world!

Plants vs. Zombies is becoming one of the most popular games on mobile devices. At $2.99 it is affordable and entertaining providing hours of fresh gaming experiences for novices and advanced gamers alike.

Atari’s Greatest Hits provides 99 different games for only $10 which makes it beyond reasonably priced and also ensures that you always have something fresh to play. This is particularly popular for users with kids that love playing games while on the road.

Kindle Fire Book & Reading Apps:

The GoodReads app is compatible with Kindle Fire, so connect and update your bookshelves – track your reading progress and get book suggestions!

Kindle Nation Daily delivers news, free book alerts and reading suggestions straight to your Kindle Fire every day.

Learn to increase your reading speed by 50% with the LightSpeed Reader app. You can also adjust text size to make reading easier.

Kindle Fire Tool Apps:

The Pulse app for Kindle Fire is a huge time saver as it curates your favorite websites into a mosaic that makes navigating to your favorite haunts fast and easy. Pulse is rated as one of the most popular apps for the Kindle Fire.

For only $0.99, WiFi Explorer Pro is a must have app for all Kindle Fire users. This app transfers files wirelessly so there is no wasting time looking for a USB cord. It’s just a matter of starting a session and getting right down to business.

Nothing is more frustrating than wasting time looking for a good WiFi signal which is where the WiFi Analyzer app comes to the rescue. WiFi Analyzer tells you which channel has the least interference as well as the signal strength for all nearby access points so you always know exactly where to go.


Start with these apps, and build out as you need. One thing that is for sure though is that these apps will keep you well entertained and informed and save you some money and frustration along the way.

What app do you use the most on your Kindle Fire? Tell us in the comments below.