Where to find free audiobooks online?

Audiobook is a prefect way to listen to your favorite books, but it is not cheap. On Audible, the most popular audiobook website, it costs nearly $40 per audiobook or $15 with membership (the membership costs you $14.95 a month). You may wonder where to find free audiobooks? Here we will introduce you some options:


LIBRIVOX provides free public domain audiobooks read by volunteers from around the world. You can also become a volunteer and contribute audiobooks. LibriVox audiobooks are free for anyone to listen to, on their computers, iPods or other mobile device, or to burn onto a CD. According to Librivox Statistics, it now has more than 10,000 cataloged audiobooks. You can browse the catalog by author, title, genre/subject or language. The audiobooks downloaded are in mp3 format which

2. Audible

Although most Audible audiobooks are not cheap, it does offer some free audiobooks. Sign in with your account and search for "free audiobooks", you will find a large amount of free audiobooks listed in the results. Select the ones you want to listen to and complete the order for free. After that, the free audiobooks will be added to your library for listening and downloading.

3. Lit2Go

Lit2Go is a free online collection of stories and poems in Mp3 (audiobook) format. An abstract, citation, playing time, and word count are given for each of the passages. Many of the passages also have a related reading strategy identified. Each reading passage can also be downloaded as a PDF and printed for use as a read-along or as supplemental reading material for your classroom.


LOYAL BOOKS provides free public domain audiobooks & eBook downloads. All audio books on LoyalBooks.com are in the public domain. This means that no one holds a copyright on these books and therefore anyone including LoyalBooks.com is free to distribute them. You can also submit free audiobooks or eBooks. Audiobooks downloaded are also in mp3 format that can be played anywhere you want.

Other websites that provide free audiobooks include: Mind Webs, OPEN CULTURE, OverDrive, Podiobooks, Project Gutenberg, Storynory, SYNC.

Altough there are many websites providing free audiobooks, Audible is still popular due to the large catalog. However, Audible audiobooks is encoded in DRM-protected AA/AAX format, which is not widely supported as mp3. So many people ask if there is a way to convert Audible AA/AAX audiobooks to mp3?

It is feasible with Ondesoft Audible Converter, which is a professional audiobook converter that allows you to convert iTunes M4B/M4P and Audible AA/AAX audiobooks to mp3, m4a, etc. with fast speed and 100% original quality. Follow below steps to learn how to convert audiobooks to mp3.

Step1: Install Audiobook Converter
Download Audiobook Converter trial version.  Follow instructions to install it on your Mac or Windows.

Step2: Select Audiobooks
Launch AudioBook Converter and you will see all Audiobooks in your iTunes Audiobooks library will be shown on the interface.  Choose audiobooks you want to convert to mp3 by clicking the option box next to the audiobook name. This AudioBook Converter supports batch conversion, so you can select as many audiobooks as you like.

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Step3: Customize output settings
Modify output settings in the bottom area or click ”Options” button to change conversion speed, file name format, etc.

Step4: Start to convert audiobook to MP3
Click ”Convert” button to start converting audiobook to MP3. Ondesoft Audible Converter is capable of the remaining work and you can leave it alone and do whatever you like.

Step5: Find output files
When the converting is completed, go to the output folder to find the converted mp3 audiobooks.

Notice: Unregistered users can only convert each audiobook for 3 minutes. However, you can break the limitation by purchasing a full version.

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