Where to listen to audiobooks: subscription services and free downloads


Audiobooks are a very interesting proposal for those who have not yet entered the world of reading. Whether due to lack of time or lack of interest, the read book format is a solution that convinces many users, and that is the reason why there are more and more services related to the format. But where can you get audiobooks? Are they paid?

Best audiobook applications in Spanish


Although there are applications that are responsible for playing the audio books that you save in the memory of your device (after all, they work like a multimedia player), the majority of solutions that we are going to find are services that act as digital libraries, and From there you can browse an extensive catalog of books, both free and paid.



It is one of the best-known services, since it has a large library of read books. It is owned by Amazon, so you can get an idea that the options it offers are endless. The service offers a 30-day trial period with which you can explore its entire library, and after that period, it costs 9,99 euros per month with access to more than 90.000 books.

One of its virtues is that it has exclusive launches, and those users with Amazon Prime will be able to get a 3-month free trial.



It is a completely free open access library that has more than 800 books in Spanish, more than 38.000 in English and as many in other languages. Mainly what you will find here are free public domain books, so you can listen to classic novels and that type of content for free.

Google Play Books


The Google service has its book section, where you can find both eBooks and Audiobooks. In this last section, you can find many free proposals to listen to immediately, although there will also be paid options for more current books from recent releases.


This is another subscription service that you can try for free for 14 days to take a look at the more than 290.000 audiobooks it includes in its catalog. After that period the subscription is set at 8,99 euros per month.


With a 7-day trial period, the service has a price of 9,99 euros per month, and has very diverse categories with which to discover new books according to themes or author styles. Its library is made up of millions of books available in 19 different languages, and where you can find 50.000 free books.


A service designed as a platform for those who want to publish their novels, and where we can also enjoy audiobooks. It is a service that costs 4,99 euros per month, although you can apply a 20% code, or also opt for the points payment method, with which you can pay only for those chapters you want to read.


A very complete service that you will probably reach through its official application, but you must keep in mind that its library card recognition system only works in the United States, so you will not be able to use it in Spain.