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Overdrive for Windows: Transferring to an MP3 Player using a Windows Computer

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Transferring to an MP3 Player using a Windows Computer

How to transfer audiobooks and music to an MP3 player using OverDrive for Windows

What you need

  • A computer with Windows XP, Vista, 7, or 8
  • An MP3 player (or other compatible portable device)
  • A USB for your device
  • OverDrive for Windows (desktop version)

Transferring titles

  1. Plug your device into your computer.
  2. From OverDrive for Windows, select a title and click the Transfer button.
    Screenshot highlighting the Transfer button in OMC for Windows
    Note: If you're using OverDrive for Windows 8, you can click Transfer from the audiobook player to open the transfer wizard on your desktop. You must also have the desktop version of our app installed to transfer titles.
    Screenshot highlighting the Transfer button in OverDrive for Windows 8
  3. When the transfer wizard opens, click Next so the OverDrive app can detect your device.
    Screenshot of the OverDrive Transfer Wizard

  4. When the app detects your device, you'll see the "Confirm" screen. Click Next.
    Screenshot of selecting parts to transfer
    The title will transfer to your device.
    screenshot showing the transfer progress
  5. Click Finish to close the transfer wizard.
LAST UPDATED: OCT 27, 2014