​​Auto-narrated audiobooks Learning Centre

Welcome to the Learning Centre. Here, you can find all that you need to get started with auto-narrated audiobooks. Create an audiobook from an eBook with the auto-narrated audiobook tool that uses a digital voice to read eBooks.

You can create auto-narration if:

  • You own the audio rights to the title.
  • The eBook is in:
    • English
    • French
    • German
    • Hindi
    • Portuguese (BR)
    • Spanish
  • The eBook is in an .epub file format.
  • Your account offers the eBook on Google Play.
Country availability of auto-narrated audiobooks
Auto-narrated audiobooks are available to publishers based in these countries and regions:
  • Argentina
  • Australia
  • Austria
  • Belgium
  • Brazil
  • Canada
  • Denmark
  • Finland
  • France
  • Germany
  • India
  • Ireland
  • Mexico
  • The Netherlands
  • New Zealand
  • Norway
  • South Africa
  • Spain
  • Sweden
  • Switzerland
  • United Kingdom
  • United States

However, you can sell auto-narrated audiobooks wherever you have rights to sell the book.

Get started with auto-narrated audiobooks

  1. Create an auto-narrated audiobook
  2. Use the editor
  3. Find text in the editor

Edit an auto-narrated audiobook

  1. Editorial tips
  2. Find and add back content
  3. Add or remove a section from auto-narration
  4. Edit the table of contents
  5. Edit the book’s metadata information

Make sound adjustments

  1. Narration and interpretation tips
  2. Check and adjust pronunciation
  3. Change the voice and speed of the default narrator
  4. Add voices for additional characters
  5. Adjust the speed of character speech
  6. Adjust the speed that a word or phrase is spoken in
  7. Add a pause

Finalise an auto-narrated audiobook

  1. Generate and review the content
  2. Fix errors
  3. Upload or update a cover image
  4. Distribute your auto-narrated audiobook

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