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The iTunes software was purchased by Apple in 2000. On January 9, 2001, iTunes 1.0 was released at Macworld in San Francisco. Through the iTunes store you can download, music, music videos, television shows, audiobooks, podcasts, movies, and ringtones. 

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The Good

  • Many book categories
  • Many language options
  • Easy search function
iTunes offers over thirty thousand audiobooks. They offer over 20 different categories of books. The categories range from sports to the arts and from the classics to mystery. iTunes contains such a large selection that you are sure to find something that interests you. Purchasing audiobooks from iTunes will most likely be far cheaper than driving to the store and purchasing the book. If you read often for pleasure or for school purposes it can become real expensive real quick. Also, downloading the book to your MP3 Player allows you to listen to your books whenever and wherever. You can be doing multiple tasks at once and still be getting your reading done. iTunes also offers a wide range of languages so you can listen to a book in your native language or in a language you are learning. You can easily search a title, author, character, category, or character to help you find the audiobook you are looking for. The site makes it easy for you to find what you are looking for.
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The Bad

  • Can be expensive
  • Not easy to find the audiobooks section
Some of their audio books can be pretty expensive to simply be listening to them. You should go check the price at a used book store prior to purchasing an audiobook on iTunes. The audiobooks section on iTunes is not inherently easy to find. We had to do a Google search to get to their page. Once you find the page, it's rather bland and only lets you search audiobooks by genre. Other sites allow members to browse by author, title, and other filters. iTunes makes you search by genre, then author, and only then shows you titles. Once you purchase a title, it can only be read with iBooks, an app exclusively for Mac or iOS.
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The Bottom Line

iTunes offers over 30,000 audiobooks. This makes it possible that almost everyone can find something that they are interested in. iTunes does offer some audio books free of cost so maybe a little free trial will help you decide if iTunes works for you. Comparatively, iTunes' audiobooks are more expensive than subscription-based services, so they may be better for the one- or two-time listener. If you're looking for to listen to one or more audiobook each month, you may want to find another provider.
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Eddie Rios Ogden, UT

Absolutely best audio book service on the internet. Most comprehensive listing, most diverse authors, most current topics. Excellent product and tools for easy download and access. Most impressed with cost. Best value overall!

1 year ago

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Michael Taylor Long Beach, MS

I wouldn't call myself an Apple disciple.....but the koolaid looks good. I own several devices and use iTunes regularly and love it. I pay for Apple Music plus own hundreds of songs from before it's launch. Great selection and audio quality.

1 year ago

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Hunter Kasprzyk Gilbert, AZ

iTunes is by far the best provider of audiobooks because of the large selection and their ability to make using the books very convenient. iTunes is built into iphones so for those who have apple phones. it only takes a few buttons to use an audiobook.

2 years ago

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Myken Salt Lake City, UT

We Love ITunes. As Apple users it’s a great and easy way to listen to the books we love. They always have a great selection and you can count on anything done through Apple being a step above the rest.

1 year ago

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Natalia Correa MDTribe Tallahassee, FL

I love Itunes, they get the newest audiobooks instantly and it is so convenient. They have a large variety and great prices as well! Whenever I had issues their customer service was extremely helpful.

1 year ago

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Tiffany Nguyen Ashburn, VA

iTunes is such a great app store and I mostly appreciate the free apps. The only thing I do not appreciate is some of apps unreasonable prices; however, the audiobooks are wonderful and i’m glad they provided those for apple users.

1 year ago

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Lesa Burgess Pleasant Grove, UT

I love iTunes! I use it every day. I love listening to books in my car. I read way more books than I would actually get to read otherwise. My kids use it a lot. Service is great as well.

2 years ago

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Pete Centerville, UT

iTunes has so many different books to choose from and all the books are reasonably priced. I also have an iPhone so it just makes it that much easier to use. I can listen to my books anywhere.

3 years ago

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Alex Knoxville, TN

If you want an app that is user friendly and easy to use, this is your app. There are limitations as far as uploading things that aren't compatible with iTunes though.

10 months ago

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Natalie Ashcraft Salt Lake City, UT

I love music and iTunes makes it easy to access all my favorite songs. Apple Music is the best thing iTunes has done. I love not having to buy the music because I get sick of music very quickly. With Apple Music I can listen to a much larger variety of songs I like.

3 years ago

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Jefferson Farmer Provo, UT

iTunes is a quality product. Usually it works well and has minimal issues. Especially lately, iTunes has a beautiful interface and works seamlessly with iPhone and Mac. A great product. Top of the line. I have automatic pay which is also a great way to go. Apple Music with a $5 student plan is unrivaled.

3 years ago

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Easton Bingham Pleasant Grove, UT

I have used ITunes a lot throughout my life, and I’ve been pleased with all that I’ve experienced with it. Not super thrilled with prices that have gone up, but that’s life I guess. I’m a big fan of Apple Music, and ITunes has always provided me with the satisfaction to my music needs.

3 years ago

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Trent Provo, UT

I think that Itunes is great. I enjoy the layout and ease of use. I have contacted the customer service people in the past and they were very helpful. The only downside is that there are updates frequently, so its a little annoying.

3 years ago

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Phonofob ,

had so much using their service! really useful and so easy to navigate,.. thanks for the great books i got here!

10 months ago

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Jacobrobot321 Baton Rouge, LA

I bought an audiobook off of here and it was a very clear and cohesive experience, though I bought a different version of my book. but i got a refund!

1 year ago

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AmyConder22 Eagle Mountain, UT

I love iTunes and the audio books that you can listen to. I love that you can listen to them on my phone. Plus I can sync my Alexa to it

1 year ago

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Audrey Mitchell Managua, MN

iTunes has so many books, podcasts, music, and other great features to have on my phone. They keep all the material up to date and makes it easy to have the latest music.

1 year ago

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Kip Fowler Pleasant Grove, UT

I love iTunes. I love that it is a compatible platform for all of my apple products to share and play music, movies, audiobooks, etc

2 years ago

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Preston Fowler Pleasant Grove, UT

Apple music is awesome! I did my three month trial of it, and I decided to cancel it after those three, and they canceled it without any hesitation or questions!

2 years ago

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David Lewis Salt Lake City, UT

I used to use iTunes exclusively for all my music. I don't anymore, but I still really like the service. I just find it's easier to stream music these days rather than own and store on your device.

3 years ago

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Madi Thompson Ogden, UT

I've really enjoyed using itunes in the past. My favorite thing about them is their most popular music list. I've loved finding new music that way. I do, however, wish that songs still were $0.99.

3 years ago

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zoe Pleasant Grove, UT

apple books has many books to choose from. i do wish that you wouldn’t have to pay for every single book. the audio is good.

1 year ago

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Mykahla Nelson Managua, MN

I was looking for a certain book and I could not find it anywhere! But then I was able to find it on iTunes!

1 year ago

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Amanda Montebello, CA

I enjoy using iTunes for its reputation and easy accessibility. Also, Apple has great customer service when there are any issues.

1 year ago

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Kristin G Pleasant Grove, UT

I have purchased many audiobooks on iTunes with great success. I love being able to family share the books I buy.

2 years ago

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Thomas Hullinger Pleasant Grove, UT

This is the best app I have on my phone. I love their selection and the ease of use and the ease of paying. iTunes are the best!

2 years ago

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Danica Moosman Pleasant Grove, UT

Itunes is defiently my go to website for all things music! It is so organized and easy to use and search all the latest hits!

3 years ago

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Erin Rhoton Veguita, NM

iTunes is a very reliable source for audiobooks. The quality is always great and there are tons of options for books. It is also very easy to use.

3 years ago

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Landon Robison Layton, UT

I used to use iTunes, but then it got more expensive than it was worth. I have had a lot better luck going with their new Apple Music app. It is a lot cheaper, and you get a lot more for your buck.

3 years ago

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OwenE. Norcross, GA

I love the selection of books that I have to pick from. Easy to get through reading material.

1 year ago

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SnowballH Salt Lake City, UT

We’ve used iTunes for 15+ years. They have lots of great choices at selections that keeps everyone in our family happy!

1 year ago

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Juliann Mecham Managua, MN

I actually do love iTunes for audiobooks because it has a wide variety and reliable.

1 year ago

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Darbles32 Managua, MN

I always download audio books from iTunes when going on a long trip especially somewhere with no service

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Seth Managua, MN

I originally had ITunes for my books but what I found is that they over charge for the same books I can get somewhere else.

1 year ago

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Tori smith Mesa, AZ

iTunes has so much variety and is affordable. Easy to download books straight to your device

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Allie Powell Long Beach, MS

I have only purchased one audiobook from this place. They have such a huge variety of things and I loved it!

1 year ago

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Cara McAffee Cedar City, UT

Variety of books, music, movies, tv shows, they always have what I’m looking for and the prices are never outrageous

1 year ago

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Taylee Warner Riverton, UT

iTunes is my favorite platform for audio books. It’s so easy to navigate and use.

1 year ago

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Amy Boren American Fork, UT

we started with Itunes for our audible books but switched to another company. It wasn't as easy to access my books or share within the family.

1 year ago

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Brayden D. Gilbert, AZ

iTunes is the best and the original. It lets you buy the music you want and it is very organized.

2 years ago

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Sadie Scoville Pleasant Grove, UT

I love iTunes. I like how you can get songs and you can keep them forever unlike some other music apps.

2 years ago

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Kristin Pleasant Grove, UT

I preferred to buy my audiobooks through iTunes because I can share them across our family share plan.

2 years ago

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Chase H Provo, UT

I used to use iTunes a lot! It is where I bought all my music. Can't really compete with Spotify now. Great for renting videos though!

3 years ago

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Abby Rees Provo, UT

I love iTunes, I have never had a problem. I've always been able to get anything recovered if I've lost something.

3 years ago

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Weston Kolste Salt Lake City, UT

iTunes is alright when it comes to audio books. I prefer audible but these guys do have a good selection.

1 year ago

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Brooke Hester Gilbert, AZ

I can always find a song I want to listen to. Great song selection.

2 years ago

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Bella Houtz South Jordan, UT

We love iTunes music. It's great for downloading any music you want.

2 years ago

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Samantha Millville, UT

I love creating my own playlists and listening to whatever I want for only $10 a month!

3 years ago

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Cody Linden Lehi, UT

Always received great quality music and videos. Sometimes a little pricey but always good products.

2 years ago

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Joanna Hester Gilbert, AZ

Great selection and fair prices. Love that I can find every book I need in one place!

2 years ago

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