Audiobooks - 5,239 Classics Ready to Listen 12+

Digital Press Publishing

Designed for iPad

    • 3.1 • 11 Ratings
    • $1.99
    • Offers In-App Purchases

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Description

This is the top rated audiobook app on the planet. Browse our handpicked collections, download any one of 5,239 classic audiobooks, and listen with our fully featured audiobook player. On the go? We save your place automatically.

Enjoy the unique design with a retro feeling.

We've crafted handpicked collections to make browsing a snap, and commissioned hundreds of custom covers to bring you Cover Mode. This is the world of public domain audiobooks like never before.

Unlike other "free" apps that charge you $10 an audiobook, with Free Audiobooks once you pay, everything's included. No limits! No download caps. 5,239 classic audiobooks, in your pocket, for less than a cup of coffee.

Features:
* Audiobooks. Free Audiobooks! The plays of Shakespeare, the letters of leaders, the autobiographies of Franklin and Teddy Roosevelt, the collected works of geniuses, the philosophy of Seneca and Plato. It's all here, along with thousands and thousands of other audiobooks.

* A Perfect Audiobook Player. It's beautiful, fast, and fully featured. Background listening, 30 second rewind, chapter listings, and more!

* Handpicked Collections. Mystery, Theology, Epic Epics, Poetry, Philosophy, Children's, War… the list goes on. We have 36 hand picked collections to make finding great books a cinch.

* Magic Downloading. Find something you like. Tap 'Download and Listen'. We'll immediately download the first chapter, and a few chapters ahead. Finish a chapter? We'll download another. We're sure to always download three chapters ahead- that way you'll never be without something to listen to.

* Road Trip Ready. Going on a road trip or flight? Just tap 'Download All' and we'll download the whole audiobook in one go.

* Original Covers. We make public domain books come alive with absolutely beautiful covers.

If you have any questions or suggestions don't hesitate to drop us a line at support@digitalpresspublishing.com- that's what we're here for!

***** Exceptional!
An exceptional collection of classic books. These are the books that have withstood the test of time and must be read by all who wish to be liberally educated.

***** Very nice app.
Easy to use and I am reading/listening to books I have known about forever but just never found the time to read. Now I can enjoy them. I recommend this app to everyone. Now maybe I can get a few more answers right on Jeopardy.

***** Great updates-use this all the time
Enjoyable, user friendly, a constant in my studio. Company listens to its users. Have recommended to friends.

***** above quotes are recent 5 start rings on the app store *****

What’s New

Version 4.1.7

This app has been updated by Apple to display the Apple Watch app icon.

-Various bug fixes and improvements

Enjoy!
The Audiobooks team

Ratings and Reviews

3.1 out of 5
11 Ratings

11 Ratings

Huzzaluvva ,

Download Delete Redownload

It had been a while since I had chosen and downloaded a classic book from the app. I tried to open the app to no avail. Opened the Apps app, entered audiobooks, went to reviews where a few said to delete and redownload. I did that, now it works with new features and found now I have no library. Luckily I did not purchase any titles as I am an avid reader. I would be terribly upset if I had to repurchase my library. Still very inconvenient and unnecessary. The provider of the app should know this. Thanks

bigsisterkitty ,

March 2017 Update Works w/ Reinstall

As the other reviewer commented, DELETE the app from your phone and then (re)download it from the app store. Unfortunately you lose your place in you book(s), but this is how you make the updated app work again.

This app is the absolute BEST. I have been using it for several years now during my commute. I find it amusing that the same liber vox readers keep turning up when I finish everything by one author and go to another - they've become familiar "friends".

I started w the classics I always wanted to read but never did. Then/now I just work my way from the top down the Mystery genre list, doing a search for everything by the author if I like the first book. LOTS of great dime store detective and sci fi books. Also amazing to see how much was known about other places/cultures 100-ish years ago despite the obvious communication/transportation problems. So wonderful on so many levels!

The app is simple and straight fwd, yet still has a "pretty" user interface and does not feel cheap. Chapters are about 23 min each (several book chapters may be combined). The first downloads over "roaming" in about a minute or less. Subsequent ones queque as you listen so that the story keeps going and going w NO interruption. (In "Settings" on for the app on your phone you can set it so it does not download while roaming, btw. If you are worried about dats usage/charges.)

Bottom line is that you need to get this app! lol!!

SarahFaye71 ,

Great value but could use some improvements

I love this app. I use it all the time. It's a great resource for free audiobooks and a great way to experience the classics at no cost. Audiobooks are expensive and if you like to listen to them this is a great way to do it for free. That being said there are a couple of drawbacks. The books are all read by volunteers so their abilities vary. Some are not as clear as others or as dramatically gifted as others. Some have some annoying background noise as from an air conditioner or something that affects the sound quality. Most are easy to understand though. The one thing that irritated me most initially is that for some works (a few) the chapters are each read by different people & I found it to have a negative effect on the continuity of the book. Also, each chapter is prefaced by a blurb stating that this is a Librivox recording in the public domain and lists the title of the chapter, book & author twice. I find it to be excessive that this is in front of EVERY chapter and again it interrupts the continuity of the story. I don't know why they couldn't delete that part when they edit & assemble the recording into a single recording. These things would make the app a lot better in my opinion but I have gotten used to it and still listen to it on a daily basis. If they fixed these few issues I would give it 5 stars.

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