Microsoft Reader: How to Listen to an Audiobook


This article describes how to download and install the software that you need to listen to an audiobook using the Microsoft Reader software for desktop and laptop computers, and also describes how to listen to an audiobook after you install the software.

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Microsoft Reader is AudibleReady™ and can play any of the over 12,000 audio titles available at the following Audible Web site:

After you purchase an Audible title, you need to download and install the AudibleManager® software. The AudibleManager® software is used to download your purchases and enables Microsoft Reader to automatically display them in the Microsoft Reader Library.

To download the AudibleManager® software, visit the Audible Web site and click Download Software to Listen under Basics on the left side of the screen. To listen to an audiobook after you have installed the AudibleManager® software:

  1. Click the book in the Microsoft Reader Library to display its cover page.
  2. Click Play in the control area at the bottom of the page to listen to the book.
If you need help or have questions about Audible titles, contact Customer Support at (888) 283-5051 or send an e-mail message to

Artikelnummer: 271254 – Letzte Überarbeitung: 25.02.2003 – Revision: 1