Audible for Android

Audible for Android

10,000,000 - 50,000,000 downloads

Pros
  • User-friendly interface
  • "Button-free" mode
  • Bookmark and add notes to books
  • Sleep mode
  • Connect to your Amazon, Facebook and Twitter account
  • Top-notch sound quality
Cons
  • Most of titles are in English
  • Most of titles are paid
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Expert's Review
7.7
Great

"Listening to books"

Reviewed by / Jul 14, 2013

Audible allows to listen to a good even when you can't pick one up

Bob Dylan sang "the times they are a changing". When you try apps like this one, you feel that's really happening. Mobile apps are even changing the way we consume books. Reading has an obvious restriction: there are situations incompatible with picking up a book like, for example, running, working out, eating or doing any activity that requires keeping busy both hands and eyes. The solution was quite easy: listening to books. However, it's just now, thanks to mobile devices and apps that it can come true.

Audible features thousands of voice-narrated books, some free and some paid, that can be download and listened to directly from your mobile device. Its database is just huge and fully integrated with Amazon, with makes easy finding titles and pay for them. You can navigate through chapters, bookmark them, sort them by recent, title, author or length, set the narration pace, and even set the sleep mode, which is a timer. One of the plus points of the app is the "button-free" feature which simplifies layout to manage it with a few gestures, especially useful for those moments when you are really busy.

Interface is really intuitive, a scrollable list of featured audiobooks are displayed with a thumbnail, title, author, narrator and length. You can download the audiobook directly from the list. In addition, you can search any title using the top search bar. Finally, you can connect to Facebook and Twitter and let your friends know what audiobook you're listenging to.

In brief, a highly recommended app for those who can't help to devour books.

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Developer's original description available here
Not enough time for all the books you want to enjoy? Download the app by Audible.com, an Amazon company, to listen to books on the go.

Immerse yourself in a great story anytime, anywhere, by downloading from a breathtaking range of 150,000+ titles to your Android device—from best sellers to classics, and everything in-between.

Now you can turn on and listen to a good book even when you can’t pick one up—on your way to work, at the gym, while folding laundry, or any other time your eyes and
hands are busy.

Features:
• Transfer books to your device over wi-fi
• Audiobook chapter navigation, bookmarking, sleep mode, variable narration speed, button-free mode
• Multitasking for background downloading and listening
• NEW! Switch between reading and listening with Whispersync for Voice (compatible Kindle device required)
• Access the Audible mobile store to purchase more audiobooks
• Earn badges and keep track of your listening habits and audiobook achievements
• Connect to Facebook and Twitter to let your friends know what audiobook you’re listening to
• Get insider information about author events and more with the Audible Newsfeed

Listening with Audible is always time well spent. Download the free audiobook app now and discover a smarter way to use your smartphone.

Visit us at www.audible.com or get in touch on Twitter @audible_com
If you're in the UK, visit us at www.audible.co.uk or get in touch on Twitter @audibleuk
Are you in Germany? Go to www.audible.de. Follow us on Twitter @audible_de
Are you in Australia? Go to www.audible.com.au. Follow us on Twitter @Audible_au
Are you in France? Go to www.audible.fr. Follow us on Facebook at audible.fr

Recently changed in this version

What's new in version 1.5.5
• Resolves errors on Android 4.4.x (KitKat) devices with SD card
• Improved automatic sign-in to the Audible store
• New setting to customize how Audible responds to audio notifications
• Other bug fixes

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Version 1.5.4
• Improved stability on Samsung devices running Android 4.3

Version 1.5.3
• Now supporting Audible.com.au and Audible.fr customers
• Improved syncing with your Kindle device and all other Audible apps


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Comments and ratings for Audible for Android
  • (66)

    by Kris Eckendorf on 15/04/2014

    works great

  • (66)

    by Heather Scott on 15/04/2014

    gteat app dude ;?)

  • (66)

    by Raven Glenn on 15/04/2014

    My all time go to always there for you app i love books and never really have time to just sit down and read this makes my world perfect

  • (66)

    by Samuel Cline on 15/04/2014

    Samuel cline

  • (66)

    by Phillip Evans on 15/04/2014

    A very useful app

  • (66)

    by Edwina May on 15/04/2014

    I like this app and 2hrs ago, I had a time to use it. Open right away...! I tell everybody to put it on their electronic device

  • (66)

    by W.T. Swift on 15/04/2014

    Makes the work day go by faster. Highly recommend.