Audiobook Builder for Mac

Audiobook Builder for Mac

Average User Rating:
4.6
out of 16 votes
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Quick Specs

Version:
1.0.10
File Size:
3.37MB
Date Added:
June 11, 2008
Price:
Free to try (20-minute trial output); $9.95 to buy
Operating Systems:
Mac OS X 10.4 Intel/PPC, Mac OS X 10.5 Intel/PPC
Total Downloads:
7,230
Downloads Last Week:
6
Product ranking:
Additional Requirements:
  • Mac OS X 10.4 or later
  • QuickTime 7

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All User Reviews
  • All Versions:

    4.6

    out of 16 votes

    • 5 star: 12
    • 4 star: 3
    • 3 star: 0
    • 2 star: 0
    • 1 star: 1
  • Current Version:

    4.7

    out of 3 votes

    • 5 star: 2
    • 4 star: 1
    • 3 star: 0
    • 2 star: 0
    • 1 star: 0
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  • 5 stars

    "Does what it claims and does it very well. Easy too"

    October 03, 2013   |   By rockalittle00

    Version: Audiobook Builder 1.5.3

    Pros

    Low Price
    Super easy interface
    Small size 3.6 mb
    Mac compatible

    Cons

    Doesn't work with windows

    Summary

    Skip the free trial. The size of the final productis limited in the free trial
    This software is Mac ONLY

    I've made 5 audiobooks in 2 hours. And that's while I'm sitting at work doing many other things.
    I havent' had any problems yet. The software really does all the work and the interface is SUPER easy to work with. I can drag and drop all the files in an audiobook in one step without any difficulty.
    I just used the software to build 'Ender's Game'. I was working with 67 separate tracks. I consolidated them into one track, M4B (itunes), with bookmarking and shuffle skip all with ONE button click.
    This is how easy it is:
    1. open software
    2. click new project
    3. enter title of book and author if you wish
    4. on same screen drag and drop artwork if you wish. (google is your friend)
    click next
    5. drag and drop audio tracks to this screen
    6. OPTIONAL: click the zipper button (get it? cute right?) to join all the tracks and create one track. really nice because it's bookmarked so you will not lose your place.
    click next
    7. click create audiobook
    8.you'll get a screen telling you where your book will go. it will also automatically put it in itunes. click ok
    9. the software will do it's thing while you keep busy with something else.
    10. DING! you have an audiobook and it's optimized for itunes.

    Rinse, repeat

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  • 5 stars

    "exactly what i was looking for"

    March 27, 2013   |   By oovda

    Version: Audiobook Builder 1.5.3

    Pros

    Finally the app that not only add different files to one book but also splits a whole book to small chapters

    Cons

    everything looks great

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  • 5 stars

    "GREAT APP! Does what it SAYS it will do in an easy way"

    March 05, 2011   |   By eseaberg

    Version: Audiobook Builder 1.2.6

    Pros

    Gives you multiple ways to rip audio books from CDs and either take their chapter marks (tracks) or actually create your OWN based on actual book chapters.

    Cons

    So far, I haven't found any.

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  • 4 stars

    "MAKES ALL THE DIFFERENCE"

    November 29, 2010   |   By LTCinGalt

    Version: Audiobook Builder 1.2.3

    Pros

    This program allows me to transfer audio books on CD to files I can play on my iPod conveniently and neatly. The resulting "book" is simple to use and allows for an attractive "cover."

    Cons

    Nothing serious

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  • 1 stars

    "100 files becomes 1 file under Books also Playlists"

    October 28, 2010   |   By Bold_Sue

    Version: Audiobook Builder 1.2.3

    Pros

    Took Spanish lesson CDs that I had already burned to disk and in iTunes so loaded this into my first project. Everything was a simple drag from iTunes and drop into AudioBook Builder software.

    Cons

    My original 100 audio tracks ended up into a one file Playlist. How can I possibly keep track of where I am at or restart one of the 100 lessons when I must restart at the beginning in here. 20 minutes for trial version keeps me from more testing.

    Summary

    I don't know what this product is meant to produce since I only get one file under "Books" and the same one file under Playlists. The 20 minute free preview use is limiting what I can test.

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  • 4 stars

    "Bookmarking Software is the only way to go!!"

    October 09, 2009   |   By SKeenen

    Version: Audiobook Builder 1.1.2

    Pros

    Very easy and intuitive to use.

    Cons

    A little slow.

    Summary

    I listen to audiobooks while walking in the morning, and this sporadic listening makes bookmarking software for audiobooks a must. This software is great for those of us who can't remember our place by memorizing the time on the MP3 where we stopped.
    Recommended.

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  • 5 stars

    "Incredibly useful!"

    April 10, 2009   |   By jgranger

    Version: Audiobook Builder 1.0.11

    Summary

    This review was originally posted on VersionTracker.com.
    This is by far the most useful piece of shareware I have ever downloaded for personal use (I couldn't live without Passenger at work). I tried the demo by putting together a 2-disc audio book in 19 minute chunks (the unregistered version has a 20 minute limit). It worked flawlessly, so I gladly paid the 10 dollars and began building usable files. I had many audio books that I had ripped from CD's and ended up with many files that were a pain to keep track of on my iPod. If you copy your audiobook cd's to your iPod, you MUST buy this. It will be the best 10 dollars you ever spend!!

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  • 5 stars

    "Listen to audiobooks? Would you like to? This is a..."

    October 29, 2008   |   By Duckfeet78

    Version: Audiobook Builder 1.0.11

    Summary

    ...must!
    This review was originally posted on VersionTracker.com.
    A must for anyone with an iPod or iPhone looking to listen to audiobooks. Make making books from all sorts of sources easy for yourself!

    My commutes to and from work are too short thanks to Audiobook Builder!

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  • 4 stars

    "Great App, but some refinement would be nice ..."

    September 10, 2008   |   By versiontracker367

    Version: Audiobook Builder 1.0.10

    Summary

    This review was originally posted on VersionTracker.com.
    It would be great, if we could edit more ID3-tag-Infos
    when preparing the AudioBook.

    Now, when we want to have these infos inside the AudioBook,
    we have to take the already "ready" AudioBook,
    a second time "into our hands",
    and edit it in iTunes, what is very time consuming.

    The programmers should let us edit not only Titel and Author,
    but also
    Year, Genre, Comment, Album, etc.

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  • 5 stars

    "Does What it Says!"

    August 04, 2008   |   By cinthiamac

    Version: Audiobook Builder 1.0.10

    Summary

    This review was originally posted on VersionTracker.com.
    Rather than repeat what has already been said, I will just add an amen to the previous reviews. Audiobook Builder works as described. Simple and effective. Use it with M4PConverter and it'll pay for itself. Save $ and the planet by not wasting CDs to burn legally owned media - only to import back to a HD for storage.

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