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OverDrive for Android

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Key Details of OverDrive

  • Read eBooks, listen to audiobooks, and watch streaming video from your library on your Android device.
  • Last updated on 3/21/2024
  • There have been 3 updates
  • Virus scan status:

    Clean (it's extremely likely that this software program is clean)


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Editors' Review

Download.com staff

OverDrive Media Console connects you to libraries, allowing you to check out various media files for reading or viewing. Some technical problems still exist despite the recent updates, but the overall ease of use will benefit you greatly.

Pros

Easy to use: Finding libraries on OverDrive Media Console was an uncomplicated process. We easily logged in and were able to find and download files, and the e-book and audiobook readers feature a helpful navigation sidebar.

Vast database: Without the large number of libraries accessed by OverDrive Media Console, this application would be useless. We noted that dozens of countries are supported by OverDrive, and hundreds of libraries can be found in most cities and provinces, so you will likely have access to media wherever you are.

Cons

Weird display: Although the graphics offered by OverDrive are attractive, the display did not fit well with our screen on occasions when we loaded library databases. A consequence of this was that images were sometimes hidden outside our screen's display.

Performance issues: Even after the version 3.1.3 update, a common error that led to e-books opening on the incorrect page still persisted during our tests. Other times, we found the application to be sluggish in loading new screens.

Bottom Line

OverDrive Media Console is powerful and well connected, but the remaining glitches are distracting and may discourage you from using this program. We recommend OverDrive improve software performance and add the ability to find content from online sources, such as Google Play Books, in future updates.

What's new in version 3.10.0

v3.7.6

Added support for Android P.

Updated the reader and video player for devices with a display cutout ("notch").


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Full Specifications

GENERAL
Release
November 15, 2018
Latest update
March 21, 2024
Version
3.10.0
OPERATING SYSTEMS
Platform
Android
Operating System
Android 13.0
POPULARITY
Total Downloads
1,003
Downloads Last Week
1

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User Reviews

5/5

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Developer's Description

Read eBooks, listen to audiobooks, and watch streaming video from your library on your Android device.

Borrow eBooks, audiobooks, and streaming video from your library using OverDrive on your Android device. More than 30,000 libraries worldwide offer titles from OverDrive, so download the app and find your next book today!

- Available 24/7, now the library comes to you.

- No more late fees. Titles are automatically returned.

- Place holds, create wish lists, and return titles easily.

- Sync libraries, bookmarks, and recent positions across mobile devices.

- A valid account with a participating library, school, or other institution is required.

- Each library builds its own collection of titles. Contact them directly to let them know that you're using OverDrive and to share any suggestions for books you would like to see them carry.