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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 iPods), and burn them to CDs. Note: If you're using Windows 10, you can also install our new Libby app. If you're on Windows 8 or newer, you can install OverDri...

    Aug 27, 2018 08:20AM EDT
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  • How to transfer audiobooks to an iPod using OverDrive for Windows (des...

    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 (...

    Jan 12, 2018 12:38PM EST
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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...

    Jan 12, 2018 12:38PM EST
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  • How to use the audiobook player in OverDrive for Windows (desktop)

    You can use OverDrive for Windows (desktop) to listen to audiobooks on your computer. Note: If you're using Windows 10, you can also install our new Libby app. If you're on Windows 8 or newer, you can install OverDrive for Windows 8/10. Once you've borrowed and downloade...

    Aug 31, 2018 05:29PM EDT
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  • How to burn audiobooks to a CD using OverDrive for Windows (desktop)

    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). ...

    Jul 16, 2018 10:07AM EDT
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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 audiobook using OverDrive for Windows (desk...

    Titles you've borrowed from the library will automatically be returned at the end of their lending periods. However, if you finish audiobooks before then, you can return them using OverDrive's desktop app for Windows (to free up space in your library account). Note: If you're using OverDrive for W...

    Apr 26, 2018 12:30PM EDT
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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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