Audible vs LibriVox
Download digital audiobooks online and listen on your iPhone, Android or mp3 player. 150000+ downloadable Audible audiobooks by best-selling authors. Owned by Amazon
Extensive collection of free audio books read by volunteers; the goal is to record every book in the public domain. LibriVox audiobooks are free for anyone to listen to, on their computers, iPods or other mobile device, or to burn onto a CD.
Latest news about Audible and LibriVox:
02.11.17. Audible launched new unlimited subscription service Romance . Audible Romance is a new unlimited subscription program that gives users access to thousands of audiobook titles. Listeners will be able to instantly see a romance title’s level of steaminess. It gives listeners access to 41 micro-categories and 131 story and character tropes that will allow listeners to explore deep into the catalog in fun ways and discover the romance titles that most appeal to their interests. Each micro-category will have its own browse page, and listeners can enjoy audio samples from each title included before diving into the full story. Audible Romance costs $6.95 per month as an add-on to an Audible membership. The price is $14.95 per month as a standalone service.
16.05.16. You can now give Audiobooks to your friends via Audible. Audible has just unveiled a new gifting feature that will allow you to share a single audiobook with your friends. Each recipient gets his or her first title through for free, and Audible will pay authors, actors and other rights holders the equivalent value of the title. If you are an Audible member and have purchased an audio title you can instantly send this book to your friends via e-mail, text, Facebook Messenger or WhatsApp, using their iOS, Android and Windows 10 devices. If your friend is not a member of Audible, all they need to do is sign up for free account and they can listen to the one you shared with them.
29.03.16. Audible Clips allows to share audiobook passages. Audible opened a new program called Clips. It allows you to share 45-second clips of whatever you’re listening to and works everywhere from Facebook to SMS. Listeners love talking about books, authors, and narrators they are passionate about, and Clips makes it easier for our customers to start meaningful conversations with their friends and family directly from their audiobook whenever inspiration strikes. Clips can be shared across multiple destinations including Facebook, Twitter, SMS, e-mail, Facebook Messenger, WhatsApp and more. The authors and narrators can use this tool to raise awareness of their audiobooks.