How to transfer audiobooks to an MP3 player using OverDrive for Windows (desktop)

As of February 23, 2022, OverDrive for Windows (desktop) is no longer available to install. As an alternative, you can borrow and listen to audiobooks using Libby (for libraries), Sora (for schools), or your library's OverDrive website.

If you already have OverDrive for Windows (desktop), you can use the steps below to transfer audiobooks to an MP3 player.

Note: The following steps only work with non-iPod MP3 players. Transferring to iPods works a little differently.

  1. Connect your MP3 player to your computer.
  2. Open OverDrive for Windows (desktop).
  3. Select an audiobook, then click Transfer.
    The Transfer button in OverDrive for Windows. See instructions above.
  4. When the transfer wizard opens, click Next.
    The welcome screen in the transfer wizard. See instructions above.
  5. When your device is detected, make sure it's listed under "Player." Select the part(s) you want to transfer and click Next.
    Selecting parts to transfer in the Transfer Wizard. See instrucitons above.
  6. When the transfer is complete, click Finish to close the transfer wizard.
Last Updated: 08 December 2023 09:15 AM