Microsoft’s Zune Compatible with OverDrive Audiobooks

Sep 26, 2008

OverDrive, a digital distributor of downloadable audiobooks, eBooks, and more to libraries, schools, and retailers, announced digital audiobook support for Microsoft’s Zune digital media player with the OverDrive Media Console v3.1 release. OverDrive’s library download platform is now compatible with Zune’s 3.0 firmware and MP3 players including iPod and Creative devices. Users can now transfer both DRM-protected OverDrive WMA Audiobooks and DRM-free OverDrive MP3 Audiobooks to their Zune players. The new Zune firmware features Mixview, an FM radio tuner with "Buy from FM" functionality, and WiFi purchasing capabilities through Zune Marketplace.