How to use the audiobook player in 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 borrow and download an audiobook from your library's OverDrive website, then listen in OverDrive for Windows (desktop) using these audiobook player controls:

Diagram of the audiobook player in OverDrive's desktop app for Windows. See list of player controls below.
  1. Play part
  2. Play media marker
  3. Position slider
  4. Add a bookmark
  5. Adjust playback speed
  6. Go back 15 seconds
  7. Most recent or furthest point played
Last Updated: 18 March 2022 05:11 PM