61 – Audible

A significant increase of 33 places this year

Audible is a provider of spoken audio entertainment, information and educational programming on the Internet. Audible sells digital audio books, radio and television programs, and audio versions of magazines and newspapers.

Website: audible.com
Cost: Commercial. Free Trial
Availability: Download

Top 100 Tools for Personal & Professional Learning 2019: 40
Top 100 Tools for Workplace Learning 2019: 
Top 100 Tools for Higher Education 2019: 

Past Overall Rankings
2018: 94.   2017: 101    2016: 143    2015: –    2014: –    2013: –   
2012: –      2011: –         2010: –        2009: –     2008: –    2007: –


Comments from some of those who selected Audible as one of their Top 10 Tools in 2019

“I can chose whatever I am interested in and listen to it. It is important for me to have auditive input without having my eyes on a display. I use it for entertainment as well as for learning something for me and my life (improving sleep, stress relief, mediattion, mental identity, have some positive energy and perspective every day, …)” Student/HR Intern, Germany

“Audiobooks are great for learning while working around the house or commuting.” IT Director, USA

“Nice library with tons of knowledge to consume. Always my earpods in when commuting to work with a new audible ready.” Business Development, Sweden

“Has all the best books out there” CEO, Sweden

Previous comments

“where I listen to many books and curate my notes” Dennis Callahan, 2018

“Great for on-the-go learning, lots of great self-development and business content.” Anon USA