Will the audiobooks play on my iPod?

All of the downloadable audiobooks play on iPods. The iPod is an excellent device for listening to audiobooks with the ability to book mark where you stopped and to start from that point later.

iTunes Guide for Audible Content (Windows PC)

Section 1 -- Installing iTunes on your PC
Section 2 -- Configuring iTunes for Audible Content
Section 3 -- Downloading Audible Audio to iTunes
Section 4 -- Importing Audible Content into iTunes
Section 5 -- Activating your Audible Account in iTunes
Section 6 -- How to Playback and Navigate Audible Content with iTunes
Section 7 -- CD Burning of Audible Content with iTunes
Section 8 -- Setting up Podcast Downloads for iTunes (PC)

iPod Guide for Audible Content (Windows PC)

Section 1 -- Adding Audible Content to your iPod
Section 2 -- Navigation and Playback of Audible Content on Your iPod

iTunes Guide for Audible Content (Mac)

Section 1 -- Installing iTunes on your MAC
Section 2 -- Downloading Audible Audio to iTunes
Section 3 -- Importing Audible Content into iTunes
Section 4 -- Activating your Audible Account in iTunes
Section 5 -- How to Playback and Navigate Audible Content with iTunes
Section 6 -- CD Burning of Audible Content with iTunes
Section 7 -- Setting up Podcast and Wordcast Downloads for iTunes

iPod Shuffle Guide for Audible Content (Mac)

Section 1 -- Setting Up Your iPod Shuffle for Use With Audible
Section 2 -- Adding Audible Content to your iPod Shuffle
Section 3 -- Navigation and Playback of Audible Content on Your iPod Shuffle

iPod Guide for Audible Content (Mac)

Section 1 -- Setting Up Your iPod for Use With Audible
Section 2 -- Adding Audible Content to your iPod
Section 3 -- Navigation and Playback of Audible Content on Your iPod

Will the audiobooks play on my device?

The audiobooks we catalog at the Audiobooks Online Store come in either downloadable or audio cd formats.

The audio CDs are playable by any regular CD player. To play them on a device like an iPod, you will need to turn turn the into digital files first by importing them into iTunes or another music service.

The downloadable audibooks are in a format that plays in AudibleReady devices. Here is a list of popular brands that have this technology built in:

  • Apple iPod (most popular models)
  • Apple iPhone
  • Apple iPad
  • Android phones
  • Blackbery phones
  • Creative MuVo (128MB, Micro N200, Slim, TX FM 128MB, TX FM 256MB, V200)
  • Jukebox Zen Extra (30GB, 40GB, 50GB)
  • Kenwood Music Keg (10GB, 20GB)
  • Rio (500, 600, 800, 900)
  • Carbon (5GB, Pearl 5GB)
  • Creative Zen (Stone, Micro, Vision, MX, X-fi, Nano Plus)
  • CE2100 2.5GB
  • Forge Sport (128MB, 256MB, 512MB)
  • Soniqcast (Element Aireo, Element Aireo 2)
  • Most Pocket PCs (check Audible.com for more details).

You can also enjoy our selections by streaming them from your computer or by burning them on CDs.

While many manufactuers have made the commitment to support Audible's technology, there is not yet 100% adoption. Please check the device center if you need to check a speicfic device.

Visit the Device Center at Audible.com to see a complete list of AudibleReady devices.