Windows Store app highlight: Audible, audiobooks for Windows 8 and Windows RT

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Windows Store app highlight: Audible, audiobooks for Windows 8 and Windows RT OnMSFT.com February 1, 2013

Enjoy reading but can’t find the time? No worries, try Audible, and listen to your books on the go! The Audible app allows the user to sign-up or sign-in to their Audible account, and downloads books to their devices via a WiFi connection.

The app’s interface is simple and easy to use, and offers chapter navigation, bookmarking, annotations, and multi-channel background downloading. On the Home screen users can enter their library or shop in the Audible store. Purchased books are synced automatically.To open a book simply tap or click on its cover and the book opens to allow the user to read its synopsis and start the narration.

The controls are limited to Play/Pause, a thirty-second replay, and bookmarking. There are no Fast-forward or Fast-rewind buttons. To return to the Home screen simply tap or click the back-arrow, or swipe-down or right -click to open the menu. In the menu users can Pin a book to the start screen, Tag a book as finished, or Remove a book from the device.

So, there you have it, Audible, audiobooks on the go, it’s in the Windows store, check it out!

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