Audible Download Manager Help

 

Main Window

  1. The Options menu where you can select options.
  2. Click here to open the General Settings window.
  3. Click here to open the Audible Podcasts window.
  4. Click here to open the Downloads window.

 

System Tray Menu

Many of the choices on the Options menu can be can be accessed by right-clicking on the Audible Download Manager icon on your system tray.

 

General Settings

The General Settings window allows you to choose where and how you want your downloaded Audible content processed.

You can get to this window by clicking the General Settings button on the Main window.

  1. The folder where your downloaded Audible content is stored.
  2. Selects the folder where you want your downloaded Audible content stored.
  3. Imports Audible content into AudibleManager after that content has been downloaded. Note: you can set AudibleManager to open after downloaded Audible content has been imported.
  4. Imports Audible content into Windows Media Player 11 after that content has been downloaded. Note: you can set Windows Media Player 11 to open after downloaded Audible content has been imported.
  5. Starts iTunes and imports Audible content into iTunes after that content has been downloaded. If not checked, Audible content will not be automatically imported into iTunes. To learn how to manually import your Audible content, click here. (Note: iTunes must be started to import the content.)
  6. Starts Audible Download Manager each time you start your computer. By having the application running, it will notify you and import any Audible podcasts automatically.
  7. Updates and closes the General Settings window.

 

Audible Podcasts

The podcast function allows new issues of Audible podcasted content to be automatically downloaded when a new subscription issue is published.

You can get to this window by clicking the Audible Podcasts button on the Main window.

  1. Allows you to change the user you are logged in as to receive podcasts from different account.
  2. Allows you to refresh this window to see any updates, such as changes in delivery time or new subscriptions you might have purchased.
  3. Displays information on the subscription you have selected in the list, including the new issue delivery date and time and the description.
  4. Your podcast subscription list both active and expired.
  5. Click on this arrow to view the most recent individual issues of your subscription.
  6. Click on SUSPEND to stop podcasting a particular subscription. Future issues will not be automatically downloaded when you click this. You can still manually download your subscription issues at any time.
  7. Click on PODCAST to setup up podcast for a particular subscription. This will download the current issue and Audible Download Manager will automatically download future issues of your subscription as they become available.
  8. Click on GET to download a specific issue of your subscription now. (Once you have downloaded an issue, the GET button for that issue will no longer display.)
  9. This is the scheduled date of the next issue for this subscription. (The next issue of CatoAudio, in this example, is 05/10/2008.)
  10. This is the date of an individual issue of this subscription.
  11. Goes to the Advanced Settings window.
  12. Shows all issues of your subscriptions.

 

Advanced Settings for Audible Podcasts

This window allows you to select the default format, whether you want to create subfolders in the AudibleManager Library, whether you will receive tool tip notifications, and which applications to open after you automatically receive Audible podcasts.

You can get to this window by clicking the Advanced Settings button on the Audible Podcasts window.

  1. Allows you to select the default format for your Audible podcasts. (If your subscription is not available in this format, Audible Download Manager will automatically select the next available format.)
  2. Creates subfolders for your subscription in the AudibleManager Library. The subfolders allow you to better navigate your subscription content. (See figure 1 below for examples of subscription subfolders.)
  3. Displays a pop up message when Audible podcasts arrive. (See figure 2 below for an example of the pop up message.)
  4. Starts AudibleManager or Windows Media Player 11 after your Audible podcasts are delivered.
  5. Updates and closes this window.

 

 

 

 

Figure 1 Example of navigating to a subscription subfolder in AudibleManager

 

 

Figure 2 Podcast pop up message

 

Downloads Window

This window displays the status and progress of your current and previous Audible downloads. You can get to this window by clicking the Downloads button on the Main window.

  1. Pauses this download. You can resume it later.
  2. Cancels this download and deletes any partially downloaded file. You will need to retry the download again to get the title.
  3. Resumes a paused download.
  4. Opens the folder where the Audible downloads are stored in Windows Explorer.
  5. Clears this completed download from the Downloads window.
  6. Plays this downloaded title.
  7. Opens the folder where the Audible downloads are stored in Windows Explorer.
  8. Clears all completed downloads from the Downloads window.

 

Activate AudibleReady Device

This Audible function allows you to activate your device and desktop to play your Audible content.

You can get to this window by selecting Activate AudibleReady Device from the Options menu of the Main window or from System Tray Menu.

  1. Check to activate your AudibleReady device. (Shows your connected device.)
  2. Check to activate your PC. (This allows you to play Audible content on your PC using the AudibleManager , iTunes, Windows Media Player or other compatible desktop players.)

 

Import Audible Titles

The Import function allows you import your Audible content into AudibleManager, iTunes, or Windows Media Player. It can be accessed from the system tray menu or from the File menu in Audible Download Manager.

You can get to this window by selecting Import Audible Titles from the Options menu of the Main window or from System Tray Menu.

  1. Check to import your Audible content into AudibleManager.
  2. Check to import your Audible content into iTunes.
  3. Check to import your Audible content into Windows Media Player 11.
  4. Searches for Audible content in this folder.
  5. Searches any subfolders of your selected import folder for Audible content.
  6. Selects the folder where you want to import your Audible content from.

 

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