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Questions tagged [audiobook]

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How to fix font issue in iTunes?

This is audio book with English letters in file names. When I open those .mp3 files in iTunes, I get wrong unreadable font. How to fix it? Filenames in English letters: Unreadable in iTunes:
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How can I use anytrans to import multiple audiobooks into iphone

I use Anytrans to import music (because I don't want to have to keep the track in my hard drive) I tried to add two audio books using Anytrans (this is a tutorial) but both individual books (audio ...
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Change media kind of multiple items not working

I'm following the guideline in https://www.lifewire.com/create-an-audiobook-from-mp3s-in-itunes-2438719 and have a problem with step Use iTunes to Convert MP3s to an Audiobook Join multiple ...
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iOS 12 replacement for default Music-app which can “remember playback position”

I upgrade from iPhone 4GS 16GB iOS 7.0.6 to iPhone 8 Plus 256GB iOS 12 so i can put all my audiobooks on my phone. but in new Music app remember playback position does not work anymore. In iTunes it ...
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iPod Nano 3rd generation displaying audio books as flat list of files

When transferring two audio book files to an iPod Nano 3rd generation, and go into the Audiobooks menu item on the iPod, a flat list of 50 items are displayed, one for each track in the two books. I ...
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Use an old iPhone 6 just for audiobooks - Cannot transfer file from iTunes to iPhone

I have an iPhone 6 that I want to use for one purpose: listen to audiobooks. When I connect the iPhone to iTunes on my PC, I can see the iPhone. But when I try to drag-and-drop an audiobook onto the ...
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Both deleted and new audiobooks show in iTunes, but not on iPhone

Today I finished an audiobook; deleted the book from the iphone (i.e., did not do anything in iTunes) used iTunes (PC) to transfer a new book to the iphone. Neither of the books shows on the iphone, ...
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Why are my audiobook chapters out of order?

Every time I add an audiobook from mp3 files via iTunes, the chapters are completely out of order even though they have the correct Track numbers in iTunes:
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How to sync audiobooks using iTunes Match/iCloud from macOS to iOS 11?

I have a couple of audio books on my MacBook which I want to listen to on a Road Trip. I imported the files in iTunes and then changed the media type to "Audiobook". Now they show up as an audiobook, ...
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iOS: How do I transfer a mp3 from Google Drive to iBooks?

I have an mp3 audiobook on Google Drive that I want to listen to in iBooks on my iPhone. How can I transfer/copy/open that file from the Google Drive app on the iBooks app?
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Where are audiobooks accessible in iOS?

I synced an audiobook to my iPhone, now where can I go to listen to it? I can't find the audiobook in Music.
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How do I merge tracks from audiobooks so they are one file instead of 100 separate tracks?

Some of my audiobooks download as 1 7-hour long track. Others are in iTunes as 50-100 separate tracks (that sometime get out of order). I would like to merge the tracks so each audiobook appears as ...
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Audible books on iTunes

I'm running sierra os and want to listen to my audible audiobooks on itunes. The audible website says that I don't need any additional software for Mac: Mac users using iTunes do not need to ...
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How to set audiobooks to repeat on iPhone

A while ago Apple moved audiobooks from the music app to iBooks. Now I can't listen to audiobooks on repeat. Is there any way of getting back this functionality?
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Creating audiobooks from individual tracks

I have the following audiobooks in the latest iTunes under Windows 10: I have imported several audiobooks from Audible into iTunes. Each book appears under "Audiobooks" on my iPod Classic as a single ...
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I have an mp3 audiobook on my Mac, and want to listen to it on my iPhone

I have an mp3 audiobook on my Mac, and I wanted to listen to it on my iPhone . I plugged my iPhone in, and synced "Audiobooks" and selected the audiobook in the list, via iTunes on my Mac. So, I ...
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Can ffmpeg merge multiple m4a files into one ~chapterized~ file?

Given a folder full of 'm4a' files, I can merge them all into one big m4a file using ffmpeg like so: ffmpeg -f concat -i <(for f in ./*.m4a; do echo "file '$PWD/$f'"; done) \ -c copy ../OUTPUT.m4a ...
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iCloud Music Library and multi-CD audiobooks: Duplicate error

So I've imported an audiobook into my iTunes library. It consists of 4 CDs with about 11 tracks each. I've given them the proper author info and album info. I also gave each CD the proper number ...
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iOS app for simultaneous reading and listening to a (audio) book

I'd like to read books in a foreign language while listening to its Audiobook version. Is there an app that can do that? Notes: This is what Amazon calls Immersive Reading. It's available on their ...
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iphone Audio Book Reader

I am using my iPhone to listen to audio books. When the iPhone stays on, I can stop listenting and when I restart it remembers which file I was last listening to, and where in that file I was. However,...
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Join-merge-consolidate many audio book CDs into one or a few albums in iTunes 12 / PC?

You have an audio book consisting of multiple CDs. In addition to joining the tracks on each CD, you want to merge the CDs. If it's a small book of only a few CDs, then you might want to merge all CDs ...
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How to restore or rebuy deleted iTunes audiobook purchase?

I lost my copy of a downloaded audio book from iTunes. I also accidentally deleted my computer copy. I am willing to rebuy the audiobook but iTunes will not let me rebuy the audiobook. It just tells ...
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Play audiobooks with chapter selection on iOS

I have a number of DRM free Audio Books which I listen to while walking the dog, when I put them on my iPod Classic I can scroll through the chapters and pick which one I want to listen to. On my ...
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Since upgrade to iOS my phone does not remember position in audiobooks

I upgraded my iPhone 3GS to iOS 6 from iOS 5 last week. Since then the phone doesn't remember its position in audiobooks any more and most often (sometimes it remembers the position) starts at the ...
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Can't I listen to purchased audiobooks on two devices?

Just purchased an audiobook through iTunes on my iPhone but when I tried to download the book for my living room iPod Touch iTunes said I needed to repurchase it? Can't I download Audiobooks to two ...
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audiobooks syncing problem

I've downloaded audiobooks from OverDrive Media Console to my computer with no problem. When I sync my Iphone 4 to my computer, the book chapters don't sync in chronological order: what can I do to ...
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Add podcast-like chapters to audiobooks

I have a number of audiobooks that are very long (10 or more CDs). I don't like having them all in separate files because when you leave and come back, you're scrolling through hundreds of files to ...
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What does setting Media Kind to Audiobook do?

If I change the Media Kind option on a track to Audiobook, what does effects does that have on my iTunes library? How does it change the presentation and functionality of the track?
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Is there a way to sort audio by file name in the music app on iOS 5?

I got an MP3 audiobook download for Christmas. The downloaded and unzipped files are named in this manner: 01 Prologue.mp3 02 Chapter 1 - Don't start yappin.mp3 03 Chapter 2 - Stack Exchangin ...
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Can I load and play audibooks on the iPod shuffle 2GB?

Can I load and play audibooks on the iPod shuffle 2GB? If so, how many standard novels can I fit on there, am I only allowed to download from the iTunes shop or can I also load from the library?
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Audiobook files do not play correctly in iOS 5

I upgraded to iOS 5 on my iPhone 4 and now I cannot play audiobooks correctly. When I transfer audiobooks to my phone using Overdrive they show up in the book section but are unable to play. I have ...
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How can I upload audiobooks to iTunes Match, or sync w/out matching?

I have numerous audiobooks that I've manually ripped to <96kbps mp3 format. The steps I've taken to adhere to Apple's iTunes Match policy to get these files available to match are as follows: ...
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Free Audio Book (m4a) creator for Mac?

Is there any free and easy to use audiobook creator for Mac? I need something that could create a .m4b audio book from several .mp3 files and eventually audio tracks. Also possibility to create ...
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iOS Audiobook player without iTunes media library

I would really like to find an audiobook player that works on iOS without using the iTunes media library. Here is my problem: iTunes (on Mac) mixes audio and e- books together. I have a fair sized ...
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Scrubbing chapters and not losing stop points on audiobooks on iPod nano

Is there a way to scrub through a chapter on the 6th gen nano? I have only been able to scrub chapter to chapter which isn't useful when you become distracted and want to rewind 30 seconds. Is there a ...