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  • How to install OverDrive for Windows (desktop)

    With OverDrive for Windows (desktop), you can download and listen to audiobooks on your computer, transfer them to MP3 players (including Apple devices), and burn them to CDs. Note: If you're using Windows 8 or newer, you can also install OverDrive for Windows 8/10. Learn about the differences bet...

    Apr 28, 2017 04:29PM EDT
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  • How to transfer audiobooks to an iPhone, iPad, or iPod using OverDrive...

    You can transfer audiobooks from your computer to your iPod using OverDrive for Windows (desktop). Note: If you're using Windows 8 or newer, you can begin the transfer process from OverDrive for Windows 8/10 instead of the traditional desktop version. If you have an iOS device (...

    May 05, 2017 03:08PM EDT
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  • How to transfer audiobooks to an MP3 player using OverDrive for Window...

    You can transfer audiobooks from your computer to your MP3 player using OverDrive for Windows (desktop). Note: If you're using Windows 8 or newer, you can begin the transfer process from OverDrive for Windows 8/10 instead of the traditional desktop version. If you're using an i...

    May 05, 2017 03:08PM EDT
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  • How to listen to audiobooks using OverDrive for Windows (desktop)

    You can use OverDrive for Windows (desktop) to listen to audiobooks on your computer. Note: If you're using Windows 8 or newer, you can also install OverDrive for Windows 8/10. Learn about the differences between OverDrive for Windows 8/10 and OverDrive for Windows (desktop) here. ...

    Apr 21, 2017 04:53PM EDT
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  • How to burn audiobooks to a CD using OverDrive for Windows

    You can burn audiobooks to CDs using OverDrive for Windows (desktop). Note: Due to agreements with publishers and digital media suppliers, audiobooks from OverDrive cannot be burned to DVD or Blu-ray. Open OverDrive for Windows (desktop). ...

    Jan 04, 2017 09:29AM EST
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  • Using keyboard shortcuts in OverDrive for Windows

    Below you'll find a list of keyboard commands that you can use in OverDrive's desktop app to aid in accessibility. Basics Download parts: Ctrl + D Delete a title: Del Close OverDrive window: Alt + F4 ...

    Mar 31, 2017 04:21PM EDT
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  • How to return a downloaded MP3 audiobook using OverDrive for Windows

    If you finish an MP3 audiobook early, you can return it before the end of the lending period using OverDrive for Windows. Otherwise, it will automatically expire at the end of its lending period. Note: This article is about OverDrive for Windows (desktop). If you're using OverDrive for Windows 8/10...

    Feb 24, 2017 05:01PM EST
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  • What to do if a title's .wax file is "not valid" when t...

    If you see this error message when trying to burn or transfer an audiobook, the audiobook's .wax file is missing or is corrupted. Here's the full error message you may see: The specified Windows Media Audio shortcut file "...[title name].wax" is not valid. (Invalid Windows Media Audio shortcut fil...

    May 18, 2017 02:50PM EDT
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  • What to do if you get an 0x80080005 error when trying to transfer audi...

    The 0x80080005 error (shown below) can occur when OverDrive for Windows can't connect to iTunes, which is needed to transfer audiobooks to your Apple device or iTunes library. This error can typically be resolved by opening iTunes as an administrator, then trying to transfer the audioboo...

    Jun 05, 2015 10:11AM EDT
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