You can use OverDrive for Windows 8/10 to begin the transfer and burn processes for audiobooks.

Before you can transfer or burn an audiobook, you'll need the following software/apps installed:

Transferring audiobooks

  1. Connect your MP3 player or Apple device to your Windows 8 or 10 device using a USB cable.
  2. For Apple devices only: Open iTunes and turn on the Manually manage music setting (or enable disk use if you're using an iPod shuffle).
  3. Open OverDrive for Windows 8/10 and borrow and download an audiobook.
  4. Open the audiobook from your app Bookshelf.
    Audiobook details. See instructions above
  5. Select Transfer in the top-right corner.
  6. You'll be taken out of OverDrive for Windows 8/10. The transfer wizard in the desktop app will open.
    Transfer wizard window. See instructions above.
  7. Follow the prompts in the wizard to transfer part or all of the audiobook to your device.
    • Be sure to select your MP3 player or Apple device as the "Player." If it doesn't show up initially, select Back and disconnect it from your computer, then reconnect it and select Next.
  8. Once the audiobook finishes transferring, click Finish and safely disconnect your device.

Burning audiobooks

  1. Open OverDrive for Windows 8/10 and borrow and download an audiobook.
  2. Open the audiobook from your app Bookshelf.
    Audiobook details. See instructions above
  3. Select Burn in the top-right corner.
  4. You'll be taken out of OverDrive for Windows 8/10. The burn wizard in the desktop app will open.
    Burn wizard window. See instructions above
  5. Follow the prompts in the wizard to burn part or all of the audiobook to CD.
  6. Once the audiobook finishes burning to CD, click Finish to close the burn wizard.
Last Updated: May 05, 2017 03:09PM EDT