Audible Brings Social Sharing to its Android App

24114529683_abce14f963_hAudible rolled out an update to its Android app on Friday which added a few tweaks.

In addition to the usual bug fixes and other updates, Audible improved its channel feature and started syncing the “finish” status across devices.

But the most notable feature in this update is Audible Clips.

Initially launched with the iPad, iPhone, and Windows apps earlier this year, Audible Clips lets listeners share clips of the audiobook they’re listening to. Conceptually, it works very similar to the way you might share a bit of text, and it lets users share clips as long as 45 seconds.

Here’s what one of those clips looks like when shared to Twitter:

You can find the app in Google Play.

Here’s the changelog:

  • Introducing Clips: Now you can create clips of your favorite audiobook passages for later, listening or sharing with friends!
  • Channels content is now organized better than ever! Start listening to our premium short-form content including ad-free podcasts, news, comedy, exclusive shows and more.
  • The status of a title marked as “Finished” will begin to sync across all your Android devices.
  • Resolved playback issues faced by some users after downloading a title.

Android Police

image by Jon Grado

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Nate Hoffelder is the founder and editor of The Digital Reader. He has been blogging about indie authors since 2010 while learning new tech skills weekly. He fixes author sites, and shares what he learns on The Digital Reader's blog. In his spare time, he fosters dogs for A Forever Home, a local rescue group.

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