OverDrive Audiobook App Now Available in Android Market

From a press release issued by OverDrive on Feb. 11, 2010:

Android app enables wireless audiobook downloads from libraries and booksellers

OverDrive (www.overdrive.com), the global distributor of audiobooks and eBooks to libraries and retailers, announced that its audiobook app for Android™ is now out of beta and available as a full release. OverDrive’s audiobook app for Android enables users to wirelessly download MP3 audiobooks from more than 10,000 libraries and major online retailers, including Barnesandnoble.com, BooksOnBoard.com, and Borders.com. Major devices, including DROID™ by Motorola®, DROID Eris™, and Nexus One™, can now be used to access OverDrive-supplied MP3 audiobooks on the go. To install OverDrive® Media Console™ for Android v1.0, visit the Android Market on your device or download directly from http://overdrive.com/software/omc.

Android users can visit http://search.overdrive.com on their devices to find libraries that offer MP3 audiobook downloads. With the zip code search, users can find a local library’s mobile-optimized download website. Using the ‘Advanced Search’ feature, they can browse for audiobooks in the MP3 format. Users will then be able to check out an available title with their library card and download directly to their Android device with OverDrive’s audiobook app.

Contact:
David Burleigh
OverDrive, Inc.
216-573-6886 x218
dburleigh@OverDrive.com

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