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Old 01-17-2005, 11:02 PM
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Location: Melbourne, Australia
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Originally posted by honeybee1236
I have found that the free sites offer audio books at 16kbps and it sounds horrible. I really can't listen and enjoy the books the sound is so terrible. They really need to raise the bit rate of the books.
I must have been lucky, I think that I downloaded a few books from before they changed the free level from 32 Mbps to 16 Mbps. I got two children's books by E.Nesbit at 32 Mbps, and at that rate they are very listen-able.

Still, $3 or $4 for an audiobook isn't bad!

I'm tempted to buy their version (on CD-ROM) of the whole Sherlock Holmes canon - pretty good value for $15.

-- David
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