The best audiobook apps

If you like reading, but you don’t have time to enjoy your favorite hobby , or you like books, but reading is not your thing, or you just want to enjoy them in a different way, audiobooks are one of the the best options you can turn to. You can access thousands of books for free, or with a very cheap monthly payment that will give you access to unlimited content. Only, instead of movies, series and others, you will enjoy recording the contents of books that are read aloud.

Read books have been a reality for a long time, and now you can enjoy them with the best applications. Surely some of them sound familiar to you, but others may not be so many. All of them have their main characteristics that differentiate them and that can make you opt for one or the other. Get to know them!

The best audiobook apps


It is one of the best-known applications thanks to its large catalog of more than 90,000 audiobooks around the world, nearly 7,000 in Spanish. This is made up of several genres, among which are fiction, business, health, crime and suspense and many others. It also has podcasts and original audio shows, including reports from The New York Times or The Washington Post.


You can download them to listen to them without the need for an Internet connection. You have 30 days free with access to a book. You can currently access a 3-month free promotion for Amazon Prime customers. Its price is 9.99 euros per month. It is available in several languages.

Developer: Audible, Inc.


In this famous app you can listen to a large catalog of books from your smartphone or tablet, with 14 free days in which you can enjoy all the audiobooks it has. It has a catalog of more than 400,000 titles that you can access unlimitedly from 8.99 euros per month . You can subscribe for 15.95 euros per month in the Family Plan or 20.99 euros in Family Plus.


Among its functions, you can add notes, custom bookmarks, share recommendations with other users, filter by category or language and much more. It’s one of many people’s favorite applications for a reason, so if you haven’t tried it, don’t hesitate to take advantage of your chance by enjoying it for free for two weeks.


Audiobooks is an application that has an extensive catalog with audiobooks and a large number of podcasts, many of them free. If you register for the first time, they will give you 3 audiobooks and you will have access to all the sleep and meditation audios. All this at no cost. It has more than 300,000 audiobooks in English. Its price is $14.95 per month.


You will be able to access more than 10,000 free audiobooks , and even if you want to download them to listen to them offline. It has many interesting functions that you can try if you download the app on your mobile device.

LibriVox Audio Books

With this app you can access more than 50,000 audiobooks for free, which you can listen to via streaming or without an Internet connection if you download them. Its collection includes books in more than 30 languages . Some of his videobooks are on YouTube.


They are free thanks to the work of the volunteers who are responsible for recording, editing and distributing the books, which can be viewed online or downloaded to listen to without an Internet connection. They include updates frequently.

Smart Audiobook Player

Smart Audiobook Player is an app with which you can listen to audiobooks on your mobile device, with 30 days free in its full version, after which if you don’t want to use the paid service you can continue in its basic version.

Smart Audiobook Player

Among its advantages, you will be able to classify the books , make a list of characters, control the playback speed, automatic shutdown with motion sensor, playback history to repeat audios easily and much more. It supports several formats and you will be able to establish reading points if you wish.

These are some of the best applications that you can use to read audiobooks, although it is worth turning to the apps of the different operating systems, Google Play Books and Apple Books.

Apple Books
Developer: Apple

And which one do you prefer?