November 30, 2015

Amazon Adds Whispersync for Voice to Kindle’s Android and iOS Apps: Switch From eBook to Audiobook with a Single Click

From Today’s Announcement:

Amazon today announced that Kindle for Android and Kindle for iOS are getting even better, with a free software update that builds a seamless listening experience right into the app.

[The service is called Whispersync for Voice].


Professional narration is available for more than 45,000 Kindle books [available from Audible, an Amazon company] and growing—including popular best-sellers from an array of genres. You can easily add professional narration to your favorite Kindle books with one click using Matchmaker (, a service that scans your Kindle library to find which of your Kindle books have a companion Audible version available.

Audio upgrades are available for as little as $0.99, with upgrades to bestsellers like the Outlander series and The Hunger Games series available for as little as $3.99.

WhisperSync for Voice Info Page and Video


See Also: WhisperSync for Voice Was First Introduced in September 2012

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