Thursday, April 29, 2010

OverDrive’s Audiobook App for iPhone Now Available in Apple App Store

OverDrive’s Audiobook App for iPhone Now Available in Apple App Store
OverDrive (, the leading global distributor of audiobooks and eBooks to libraries and retailers, today announced the availability of OverDrive's free audiobook application for iPhone®, iPadTM, and iPod touch®. With OverDrive® Media ConsoleTM for iPhone, users can now wirelessly download MP3 audiobooks from OverDrive-powered library and retail websites to their Apple® device. Audiobooks for over-the-air download are available from more than 10,000 libraries worldwide (Wisconsin Public Library Consortium, which includes the Wisconsin Valley Library Service), as well as major retailers such as,,, and
OverDrive Media Console for iPhone provides the same superior audiobook experience as OverDrive's other desktop and mobile applications, which boast millions of Windows®, Mac®, AndroidTM, Windows Mobile®, and BlackBerry® users worldwide. Best-selling and new release audiobooks from OverDrive are divided into parts for convenient mobile downloading and can be navigated using MediaMarkersTM. With the audiobook app, users can also create bookmarks and resume from the last point played. Audiobooks from the public library automatically expire so there is never a late fee.

OverDrive provides download services for thousands of libraries, retailers, and schools worldwide, with support for Windows, Mac, iPod, iPhone, iPad, Sony® ReaderTM, nookTM, Windows Mobile, Android, and BlackBerry. For the latest information on OverDrive's download services for libraries, become a fan on Facebook ( or subscribe to OverDrive's Digital Library Blog (

(American Libraries Direct, April 28, 2010)

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