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MaMoeMG
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Audio Books

I asked about downloading audiobooks, ie format, The response was-MP3. The format the library uses is WMA. Is this possible on the Nook?

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RedRapier
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Re: Audio Books

unfortunately no.

I do not know if there is software available to convert formats, i am sure that someone more knowlegable will chime in soon.

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Nallia
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Re: Audio Books

The NOOK will not play WMA files, and those from the library cannot be converted because of their DRM.  The NOOK will also not play MP3 files with DRM IIRC.

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DCGrams
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Re: Audio Books

I have downloaded mp3 format audio books from the Public Library system.  There is a software download that will let you do this at the site.  I don't know if all library systems are the same but the one that I have here in WI is WPLC.  Good luck! 

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Grayce
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Re: Audio Books

You could try going to CNET.com and downloading their conversion software.  It's free and pretty easy.  It allows you to convert files on your computer from WMA to MP3, which you could then transfer to your nook.  I'm not certain how these turn out because I'm just now looking into getting some of my favorite books on audio as well, but it is a pretty good site.  They even have a comparison of all the eReaders available...and you can read or post comments.

 

As more and more vendors are coming to the light of digital, electronic and immediate access entertainment, they offer more ways for you to access the data. 

I bought one of the first nooks and they have since changed the format for the eBooks so I now have several copies of several books in my library. 

Oh well! Can never have too many books! :smileyvery-happy: