Ratings and reviews

Average customer rating

3.8
8,463 ratings

Rating snapshot

  1. 5
    46%
    3,971
  2. 4
    22%
    1,936
  3. 3
    8%
    752
  4. 2
    8%
    738
  5. 1
    12%
    1,066
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Josef · 8/27/2015
Great app

great app, love using it - makes reading enjoyable and cost effective

Reviewer 8530 · 8/23/2015
Domestic manager

I have had great success using overdrive and getting books from the library. I enjoy the convenience of the quick downloads.

Albert · 8/22/2015
eBooks

Previous problems with opening books has not recurred. Finding the authors that I want has been easy and I have been greatly enjoying reading this way. I still haven't mastered renewing books though it has been easy to go back in and reborrowing the same book.

Windows Live · 8/18/2015
More like 3 and a half stars

Overall a great ebook app but could use a few tweaks to make it amazing. One would be have more fonts like publisher's fonts (if it's an option) available so it looks like the print addition. Two text to speech for the sight impaired would be nice also. Yes I know you can listen to audio books with this app but sometimes the audiobook isn't available or there just isn't one offered. Those are the only things I would do. The interface is nice and easy to use.

Reviewer 0688 · 8/18/2015
Overjoyed with Overdrive

Wow! This app is great. I got hooked on audiobooks last year, which opened up reading to me as I could listen to a book while walking, shopping, watching a game, riding in a car, etc... no longer limited to activities where my eyes and hands were free. Overdrive is an app I use to access audiobooks available through my library. It's easy, straight-forward, and a joy to use. I can't imagine any other app could be easier.

Reviewer 9535 · 8/21/2015
Easy Access to Library eBooks and Audiobooks

Love this app. Provides easy access to eBooks and audiobooks online, across libraries. Includes setting holds on items, automatic checkout, and downloading materials to desktop, as well as virtual streaming via browser.

Reviewer 5942 · 8/18/2015
OverDrive App is a success

I really love this app as I listen to audio books during the day as I work. I'm going to give this app a rating of 4 starts, instead of 5, because I can't seem to get my phone to sync to my computer. Other than that....its the bomb.com. It's easy to use and has become a necessity for me. Enjoy!

Mechelle · 8/15/2015
I love that I can download Books for FREE!

I enjoy reading. I have a book collection at home and I have read them all, so I was happy when the library system came out with that you could borrow books, but over the internet (e-books and audio), and there is never a late charge. You have fixed my previous complaints that I had with the app, now I just have a couple more complaints. 1) on some of the books not all parts download, 2) I wish that all books audio books had mp3 capability

Reviewer 8292 · 8/28/2015
It's ok

It's minimally functional for me. This is my first e-reader and I've figured out how to do all the things I need, but it's often not very intuitive

John · 8/18/2015
Needs further development

Has potential but right now it's way to slow to be really useful. App doesn't scroll or flip pages with the mouse wheel?

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Features

  • A full-featured eReader and audiobook player. One app, thousands of eBooks and audiobooks.
  • Search by library name, postal code or city name to add a website link to open in web browser to borrow eBooks and audiobooks from your digital library.
  • Sync most recent position, bookmarks and website links across multiple Android, iOS, and Windows 8 devices.
  • Customize your reading experience by changing font size, margin, contrast and more to suit your style.
  • Add bookmarks for any title. Look up word definitions in eBook reader.
  • Change audiobook playback speed from 1/2 speed (.5x) to double speed (2x). Add a sleep timer from 15 to 90 minutes.
  • Pin title to the Windows Start screen for instant access to your eBook and audiobook.

App details


Version notes

What's New * Added 'History' feature so you can see the books that you previously downloaded. * Enabled links within eBooks. * Bug fixes.


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