You might like our new Libby app—the easiest way to borrow and enjoy ebooks, audiobooks, and magazines from your public library. Get started with Libby on Android, iOS, and Windows 10, or learn more about it.

Not interested in or able to use Libby? For help listening to audiobooks with the original OverDrive app, see the instructions below.

You can use the OverDrive app to listen to borrowed audiobooks on your Windows 8 or 10 device.

Note: If you'd rather listen to audiobooks in your web browser, you can use OverDrive Listen instead.

Once you've borrowed and downloaded an audiobook in the app, go to the app home screen, then click or tap the audiobook to start listening.

How to use the audiobook player:

Diagram of the audiobook player with each feature (except play/pause button) numbered (from left to right, top to bottom). The list below describes each feature.

Audiobook player options (based on the numbered image above):

  1. Back to home screen
  2. Launch burn wizard in desktop app
  3. Launch transfer wizard in desktop app
  4. Bookmarks
  5. Parts and media markers
  6. Jump to previous media marker
  7. Back 15 seconds
  8. Forward 15 seconds
  9. Jump to next media marker
  10. Sleep timer
  11. Play speed
  12. Add a bookmark

Scroll right to see all of the media markers (like chapters or chapter sections) and parts of the audiobook.

Parts and media markers in an audiobook
Last Updated: Aug 31, 2018 05:36PM EDT