Frequently Asked Questions About The Audio Book Service
How do the plans and pricing work?
Sign up for the service: Click Here to sign up for Audible Audio Book Program
(Audible is operated by Amazon.com and is CastLibrary's download book to mp3 partner).
(NOTE: You can cancel at any time
. There is absolutely no obligation whatsoever with this plan. If you find that the service is not for you, merely cancel and KEEP any audio books you have downloaded!
That means you can download and keep an audio book for only £3.99
and not pay a penny more.)
What You Get: You get a credit for an audio book every month. That means you can download books to your MP3 player, iPod, iPhone, or PC and get a new audiobook every month. If you need more audiobooks you can sign up for a two book a month program, or just buy the audio books you want at discount prices. You also get software to manage your audio books so that you can burn them to audio CDs, download books to mp3 or listen to them on your computer, ipod, iphone or any other MP3 player.
Download Software: Installing the software for downloading books to mp3 players is a FREE, one-time action that allows you to manage the audiobook titles you've downloaded. This software also includes the functionality to burn your titles as audio CDs that can be listened to on any standard CD player. You can also use iTunes to download audio books to iPods and iPhones or stream the audiobook right from your computer.
Purchase and Download your audiobook title(s): Choose from an ever-expanding library of more than 60,000 audio books, magazines, newspapers and podcasts. No matter what your listening desires, you'll find everything you're looking for here!
Download books to mp3 and transfer your audio books to your portable listening device: Want to listen to your audiobooks while you're on the go? Well that's no problem! In fact, one of the most convenient things about audio books is being free to listen to them anywhere and anytime. Listen while jogging, driving, working out or taking a walk!
How do I sign up and download an audiobook?
How do I burn the audiobook download to a CD?
Is it better to buy or join?It is much better to join than to buy individual audio books. For only £3.99, you can join and download an audio book of your choice. If you don't want any more audiobooks you can cancel at any time without penalties.
Is a portable mp3 player necessary for listening to these files? An mp3 player is not required. You can download and listen to audio books on your Windows PC (Vista, XP, 2000) or Apple Macintosh computer (Mac OS X and above). You can also burn audio books as standard audio CDs using the free software that you'll receive when you purchase a title.
Can I burn these files as an audio CD? Yes, the free software you'll receive when you sign up allows you to convert these files to audio CD format.
Why is downloading better than a CD?
Downloading is by far the most convenient approach to your audiobooks subscription. There's no waiting for mail deliveries or availability of popular titles, no scratched or dirty discs, and you can download audiobooks as often as you need. In addition, downloaded audiobooks are easier to manage on your computer and mp3 player/iPod/iPhone and include chapter breaks and bookmarking capabilities. Finally, when you download a book, it's yours to keep. This is ideal for those who want to build their digital library and like to reread their favorites. And you can always go back to your online library and download titles again and again at no additional charge.
How can I tell if an audio book is abridged or unabridged? The audio book is in Unabridged format if the book title contains the word "Unabridged" immediately following the title. If the word "Unabridged" does not appear after the title, it was recorded in Abridged format.
What is the difference between abridged and unabridged audio book? An abridged book is a book that has been shortened or condensed by using fewer words while still retaining the sense of the original work. An unabridged book is the original, untouched book that has not been condensed or shortened.