More than 30, libraries worldwide offer titles from OverDrive, so download the app and find your next book today! Having problems with font size in some books. To download audiobooks, which are much bigger files, you'll need to tell Libby to I checked out a book using the OverDrive app, or using the. Send Kindle Books (U.S. only) to your Kindle device or Kindle reading app Download audiobooks, then listen to them using OverDrive's free desktop app for.
- Get help with audiobooks from your library
- How to use the audiobook player in OverDrive for Android devices and Fire tablets
- How to Listen to Free Audiobooks on Overdrive
- Getting started with OverDrive Listen
- Using OverDrive
If you love audiobooks, Overdrive is one of the greatest things that will ever happen to your reading life. It allows you to easily borrow digital audiobooks from your local library and listen for free on any device.
Get help with audiobooks from your library
And it offers a surprising amount of flexibility to listeners. Overdrive offers four official and one not-so-official way to listen to audiobooks, which can be a little confusing for new users. You can listen in your browser, on the Overdrive desktop app, the Overdrive mobile app for iPhone and Androidthe Libby mobile app, or iTunes. Overdrive and Libby essentially do exactly the same thing and were both created by Overdrive.
The only real difference is styling and user-friendliness.
How to use the audiobook player in OverDrive for Android devices and Fire tablets
In short, the Overdrive app is kind of clunky. Libby, on the other hand, makes it easy for users to find, reserve, and listen to audiobooks. All you have to do is download the app to your iPhone or Android phone and follow the setup prompts. Keep in mind that not all audiobooks are available at all libraries. If you want to see only audiobooks that are available through your library, login before you search.
How to Listen to Free Audiobooks on Overdrive
Libby is free, and you can give it a test run before you download here. Libby has some great features, but if you want, you can skip it and listen in iTunes.
Sync your iTunes and mobile device to listen to your audiobook remotely. If you use iTunes, just make sure you comply with copyright and licensing laws by deleting the audiobook from your library before the due date. And you are limited to borrowing audiobooks licensed to your specific library or library network.
Some library networks offer an amazing array of choices, others are very limited. It all depends on where you live.
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Yes, you can renew audiobooks on Overdrive. A renewal link will appear on your loans page three days before the due date. They will automatically return on the due date. Save Save.
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