You can use OverDrive's desktop app for Mac to listen to MP3 audiobooks on your computer.

Listening to audiobooks

From OverDrive's desktop app for Mac, select a downloaded audiobook and click the Play button to start the player. If you have not yet downloaded an audiobook, learn how to borrow and download titles on your computer here.

OverDrive for Mac bookshelf. See instructions above.

Using the player controls


Diagram of the audiobook player in OverDrive for Mac. See list of player controls below.

Player controls (based on the numbered image above):

  1. Play part
  2. Play media marker
  3. Position slider
  4. Play speed
  5. Skip back 15 seconds
  6. Most recent or furthest point played
  7. Add a bookmark
Last Updated: Feb 13, 2017 12:12PM EST