[bksvol-discuss] Free High Quality Audio Books at AudioOwl

  • From: "Chela Robles" <cdrobles693@xxxxxxxxx>
  • To: <bksvol-discuss@xxxxxxxxxxxxx>, <bookshare-discuss@xxxxxxxxxxxxx>, <BlindAudibleListeners@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxx>, <BLMT@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxx>
  • Date: Tue, 26 Jan 2010 12:36:27 -0800

Free High Quality Audio Books at AudioOwl 

AudioOwl offers an extensive collection of high quality public domain audio 
books. They are helpfully organized by genre, including children and teen/young 
adult. You can browse by genre, or search the entire site by author, title, or 
key words.  A selected book can be "previewed" before deciding to download it. 
In other words, you can listen to the reader. 

AudioOwl offers two download options.  A book can be added to iTunes as a 
podcast.  Or, the book can be downloaded in a zipped folder that contains an 
MP3 file for each chapter, for use with any MP3 player.  It is worth noting 
that some of these files are quite large and require considerable download 
time. 

I mentioned the high quality of the audio books from AudioOwl, and it really is 
excellent.  I previewed samples from a variety of genres, and in every instance 
the quality of both the reading and the recording was top notch.  This should 
come as no surprise because AudioOwl is making use of recordings from LibriVox, 
where each book is read by a volunteer.  

Additional features of the site include audio books in multiple languages, 
links to other resources about the work, and a brief summary of each book. 
Readers/listeners are encouraged to review and rate the audio books on AudioOwl.

Click this link to visit http://www.audioowl.com.

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Chela Robles
E-Mail: cdrobles693@xxxxxxxxx

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