New BookPlayer Opens Windows for Audio Book Listeners

While existing audio book players focus on specific devices, Ambling Books releases its BookPlayer for Windows--listeners gain easy access to audio books with the first consistent interface on Android, Apple, and the desktop.
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Jan. 3, 2011 - PRLog -- When it comes to enjoying audio book content, ready access counts. While other audio book players focus on specific devices, with today’s release of the free Ambling BookPlayer for Windows by Ambling Books, listeners now have intuitive, frustration-free access to audio books with the industry’s first consistent interface on all major platforms: Android, Apple iPhone/iPad, and now the Windows desktop.

“The Ambling BookPlayer leads the way in features, ease-of-use, and access to content,” said Howard Davis, president of Ambling Books. “With the release of our Windows version, audio book lovers can now use the same interface on their desktops as on their mobile devices.”

The Ambling BookPlayer for Windows includes the innovations found in the mobile versions of the BookPlayer:

·   Seamless handling of multiple audio files as a single book
·   Smart bookmark history with undo/redo so listeners never lose their place

The Ambling BookPlayer for Windows is available for free download now at

Integrates with

The new desktop BookPlayer also includes automatic integration with This site, launched in June, is the premier resource for both listeners and publishers of audio content and features thousands of free audio books and paid titles, reviews, and ratings from listeners worldwide. Users run the Ambling BookPlayer for Windows, then choose from titles they already have on their personal Bookshelf or select free audio books or purchase new titles to play on their desktops.  

Answering Listener Demand

The Ambling BookPlayer for Windows integration with gives desktop users access to features missing from past audio sites. delivers content in the universal standard MP3 format—making free audio books or paid content from the site portable and hassle-free. also includes:

·   Content rating system for titles—including ratings for Language, Violence and Sexual Content.
·   One-Stop Marketplace with categorized free audio books and new retail titles, providing unique, fresh content not available from any other audiobook retailer.

“Our goal is ‘bringing books to Life!’” said Davis. “With the Ambling BookPlayer for Windows and, we offer audio book lovers a superior player and site that is simpler to use and makes listening more enjoyable.”

“Our original BookPlayer addressed the 21 million Android users and quickly developed a large, loyal fanbase on that platform. We then released the BookPlayer for the Apple iPhone and iPad, so those 30 million users worldwide could also enjoy these same benefits. Now, with the release of the Ambling BookPlayer for Windows, the hundreds of millions of desktop users can enjoy the best audio book player as well.”

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About Ambling Books

Ambling Books is the leader in advanced audio book technology and creators of the most intuitive audio book reader for the Android platform and the Apple iPhone, iPad, and iPod Touch with over 200,000 downloads. Details on the Ambling BookPlayer are available at or for download at The company was founded in 2009 and is headquartered in Utah.

If you’d like more information on the Ambling BookPlayer for Windows launch or to arrange an interview with company president Howard Davis, please call Dave Doering at 801-709-1701 or email Dave at
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