OverDrive – Library eBooks and Audiobooks
By OverDrive, Inc.
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Borrow eBooks, audiobooks, and streaming video from your library using OverDrive on your iPad, iPhone, and iPod touch. More than 30,000 libraries worldwide offer titles from OverDrive, so download the app and find your next book today!
• Available 24/7, now the library comes to you.
• No more late fees. Titles are automatically returned.
• Place holds, create wish lists, and return titles easily.
• Sync libraries, bookmarks, and recent positions across mobile devices.
• A valid account with a participating library, school, or other institution is required.
• Each library builds its own collection of titles. Contact them directly to let them know that you’re using OverDrive and to share any suggestions for books you would like to see them carry.
What's New in Version 3.3.1
Fixed an issue that prevented the app from detecting a network connection.
Not Worth The Aggravation
Although I now purchase most ebooks via kindle, I
unfortunately have over 500+ ebooks that are stuck in this program.
This program isn't worth the aggravation. Most recent "fix/update" has resulted in the fourth occasion where I've had to completely remove the program from my iPad because it stopped working. Yes, I've tried the recommended troubleshooting guidance; can't exactly deauthorize your device if the program won't open.
It doesn't even let you search by titles. Each time I want to check if I already own a book on I have to slog through each title. It's archaic compared to kindle/Amazon.
And downloading is another chore...
Of course I now have the joy of redownloading hundreds of books.
If ever I come across a way to transfer my existing ebooks over to Kindle, I'll dump OverDrive permanently.
Rant over - now to the fun of deleting OverDrive & redownloading my bookshelf.
Love this site!
I have 3 or 4 checked out from here all the time. I can switch between devices and the site knows where I am in the book and asks if I want to go ahead or back. I enjoy being able to read a book on my iPad while walking on the treadmill, and I didn't have to buy the book!
Very buggy with audio books
I love to be able to download audiobooks from my library for free. The problem is this app constantly loses your place. If you pause the book for more than a few minutes, when you play again it almost always reverts to the beginning of whatever section you were on. Then it takes several minutes to find my place. Very frustrating! If you fixed this bug I would gladly give 4 stars.
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- Category: Books
- Updated: Aug 31, 2015
- Version: 3.3.1
- Size: 32.0 MB
- Language: English
- Seller: OverDrive, Inc.
- © 2015 OverDrive, Inc.
Compatibility: Requires iOS 6.0 or later. Compatible with iPhone, iPad, and iPod touch. This app is optimized for iPhone 5.