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Audiobook Builder
Audiobook Builder
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Audiobook Builder free download for Mac

Audiobook Builder

Version 2.2.3

Import Audiobook CDs or other audio to iPod.

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Audiobook Builder overview

Audiobook Builder makes it easy to turn your audio CDs, MP3s, M4As, and other audio files into audiobooks for your iPhone, iPod or iPad. Join audio, create enhanced chapter stops, adjust quality settings and let Audiobook Builder handle the rest. When it finishes you get one or a few audiobook tracks in iTunes® instead of hundreds or even thousands of music tracks!

Key Features:
  • Audio file joining: Already ripped your CDs? There's no need to suffer through it again.
  • Enhanced chapter stops: Custom artwork you specify will appear in iTunes and on iPods with a color display.
  • Adjustable quality settings: Start with the included presets, but feel free to customize each project's audio settings to suit your personal taste.
  • iTunes integration: Drag and drop straight from iTunes to your Audiobook Builder projects. Audiobook Builder can also send its output directly to a special playlist in iTunes.
  • Quite a memory: Each Audiobook Builder project's audio data is contained in the project document file, so you are free to start a project now, take a break and return to finish your project later. You can even move projects between Macs, if necessary.

What’s new in version 2.2.3

Updated on Aug 06 2022

Fixes
  • Ever tried to copy an image file in the Finder and paste into the Cover artwork in Audiobook Builder? That actually works now.
  • Works around a duration issue when MP3 files have invalid seamless playback data stored in an iTunSMPB comment.
  • No longer presents "no audio in file" errors for WAVE files with MP3 audio data.
  • Corrects an error reporting glitch on pre-macOS 11.3 Macs.
  • The long description (ldes) tag is back in action, so the Description you enter in Audiobook Builder will again appear on some classic iPods.
  • Prevents an error when a file’s audio track is shorter than the overall duration of the chapters text track.
  • Includes minor user interface enhancements and adjustments.

Information

License

Shareware

Size

24.5 MB

Downloads

46762

App requirements

  • Intel 64
  • OS X 10.11.0 or later
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Mcr
Mcr
Jan 8 2019
2.0
5.0
Jan 8 2019
5.0
Version: 2.0
Long time version 1.x user, just upgraded to 2.0 for $2 (no brainer). Now 64-bit and runs great and fast on Mojave. Thumbs up to Splasm for even offering an upgrade discount; they could just as easily justified charging full $4.95 regardless, given how long ago 1.x came out, and I don't think many 1.x users would have been upset. I mean $2 won't even get you a large order of fries at most hamburger fast food places.
estanislau
estanislau
Jul 10 2018
1.5.7
5.0
Jul 10 2018
5.0
Version: 1.5.7
Desconheço, no momento, melhor editor para audiobooks. Segundo os desenvolvedores, uma nova versão esta em desenvolvimento, e a versão atual será compatível com o novo macOS Mojave.
Haffback
Haffback
Aug 8 2017
1.5.7
5.0
Aug 8 2017
5.0
Version: 1.5.7
This is the goto, one stop app for converting multiple disk audiobooks to files to use on an iPhone/ipad/ipod. Response support as well.
Funjoy
Funjoy
Sep 17 2016
1.5.6
5.0
Sep 17 2016
5.0
Version: 1.5.6
If you want to concatenate zillions of audiobook files into a single one (which also reduces total size), this solid app is ideal. I've had it for years and use it a few times a year.
Mcr
Mcr
Sep 17 2016
1.5.6
5.0
Sep 17 2016
5.0
Version: 1.5.6
I've been using this for YEARS. I get a lot of online audiobooks from the library (Overdrive system) which comes in MP3s. This makes it so easy to convert to AAC with chapters, adds the metadata and cover art. My wife goes through 4-5 audiobooks a week so a real time saver.

For audiobooks CDs (if you can still even find those), often they have dozens of tracks, up to 99, per CD. Some of the tracks are only a few minutes in length. After ripping the tracks, this program makes it easy to combine many small tracks into larger more convenient length for listening.

BTW, version 1.5.5 works fine from 10.6 (Snow Leopard) through 10.11 (El Cap)
jmpattersonjm
jmpattersonjm
Aug 12 2016
1.5.5
5.0
Aug 12 2016
5.0
Version: 1.5.5
This app has really saved me time. I get audio cd from the lib was ripping to iTunes and wanted to condense all the files to one disk. So I had to open in toast titanium and save as disk image, then import to iTunes and convert to mp3 along with renaming. Now all done with one app.
Robert-Gere
Robert-Gere
Aug 1 2016
1.5.5
5.0
Aug 1 2016
5.0
Version: 1.5.5
As an audiobook addict and Audible.com subscriber, I still find myself acquiring books on CDs, Audiobook Builder makes the process easy. I have used it for over 5 years with no serious problems and the occasion request for support always gets a quick response. I bought is when it was $19.95 and thought it the best purchase ever. At $4.95 it is a steal.
Bumbleb
Bumbleb
Jan 8 2016
1.5.4
5.0
Jan 8 2016
5.0
Version: 1.5.4
Just a quickie to say the Audiobook Builder is a GREAT piece of software, and that I'm so glad the developer keeps it current. As another reviewer wrote; Audiobook Builder hasn't had any features added for years, but it really doesn't need any. I'm glad the developer keeps it simple, and instead just keep on refining it. I can't recall a single time this app has caused me any trouble. Honestly, I think the developer should raise the price. 7.99, 9.99 or up to $14 would be perfectly reasonable for this great app.
Basti79
Basti79
Jan 2 2016
1.5.4
5.0
Jan 2 2016
5.0
Version: 1.5.4
I am using AB since a very long time. Admitted, there hasn't been any functional update since years, but on the other hand, there isn't anything really missing in this app either. It works. The audiobooks it creates are of really good quality and the app is stable. So nothing to complain about - it's a good solution.
Drdul
Drdul
Nov 15 2015
1.5.3
5.0
Nov 15 2015
5.0
Version: 1.5.3
Audiobook Builder is also available through the Mac App Store (currently discounted to free), where the dev has noted that a new build is coming soon for El Capitan.
Sherwood-Botsford
Sherwood-Botsford
Oct 30 2015
1.5.3
3.5
Oct 30 2015
3.5
Version: 1.5.3
While a very useful program, it is missing a key feature: Job queueing. It takes several minutes per book to slurp up the files, then several more minutes to build the audio book. And while it's doing either of these, you can't do anything else with it. You can get around this by duplicating the app folder giving it a new name, say AudioBuilder2.app, but now you have to keep track of multiple items, and making a mistake is easy. I wish I could do this: * Select tracks. * Click build -- none of this slurping data in, then clicking build. * Now while it's building that one, select my next set of tracks.... In this way I could set up and build 20 books at a time or so. I have written to the authors with this idea 2 years ago. A new version hasn't come out in that time.
JonStuck
JonStuck
Sep 20 2015
1.5.3
3.5
Sep 20 2015
3.5
Version: 1.5.3
Doe not work with 10.11 (El Captain). I have a stack of Books waiting to be done. Other than that it is the best solution I have found.
ValS1724
ValS1724
Aug 1 2014
1.5.3
5.0
Aug 1 2014
5.0
Version: 1.5.3
Audiobook Builder is a marvelous intuitive method for converting CDs into a complete audio book capable of being played on any mobile device. If I can use it, anyone can, it's easy! A great app for listening to audiobooks while your work out or do crafts.
Istra
Istra
Jun 23 2014
1.5.3
5.0
Jun 23 2014
5.0
Version: 1.5.3
price on the developer's website is $4.95 ($9,95 is for the "family pack")
Drdul
Drdul
May 21 2014
1.5.3
5.0
May 21 2014
5.0
Version: 1.5.3
Audiobook Builder is easy to use and does exactly what it says it will do, every time without problems. A fast and easy way to create audiobooks at a reasonable price.
Philosopherdog
Philosopherdog
Apr 8 2014
1.5.3
5.0
Apr 8 2014
5.0
Version: 1.5.3
Simply a brilliant little app. The only suggestion I have is to not force the user to create a project in order to convert some files. This should be optional. Just save it to a temp file. Most audio book conversions are a one off.
Makmic
Makmic
Oct 22 2012
1.5.3
4.5
Oct 22 2012
4.5
Version: 1.5.3
Really complete, with a lot of options. But not a s simple to use AudioBook Binder
Revco
Revco
Sep 5 2011
1.5.2
0.0
Sep 5 2011
0.0
Version: 1.5.2
It would be nice if this app didn't include all the audio files within the saved doc. Actually, it's ridiculous that it doesn't just save references to the original files. My saved doc is around 2GB and I still need to add several chapters.
Cgc
Cgc
Aug 3 2011
1.5.2
5.0
Aug 3 2011
5.0
Version: 1.5.2
Great app, better than the other's I've tried; and it's only $5.99 on the AppStore.
orsi
orsi
Jul 26 2011
1.5.2
5.0
Jul 26 2011
5.0
Version: 1.5.2
As an audiobook lover, I fell in love with the easiness and possibilities of Audiobook Builder. I used this app for many years to build hundreds of audiobooks from different sources. I never had any problems. The interface is very clever and the developer is permanently adding really useful features. If you are tired to handle a bunch of files for a single audiobook, or you want to build sophisticated audiobooks, you seriously should keep an eye on this application. For less than 10 $ it's probably the best investment I've ever made.
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