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How to download audiobooks from Rai 3

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How to download audiobooks from Rai 3: You are fond of audio books and, for this reason, you frequently listen to the readings aloud offered by Radio Rai 3. In this regard, you would like to take advantage of this content even in situations where you do not have the possibility to connect to the Internet, but you do not know if it is possible to do so.

Don’t worry: if you ask yourself how to download audiobooks from Rai 3, know that the answer to your question is affirmative and that today I’m here to help you. In the next chapters of this tutorial, in fact, I will provide you with all the useful information on the subject, indicating, step by step, how to proceed to download the audiobooks in question from smartphones and tablets, but also from computers.

That said, if you’re eager to learn more now and can’t wait to get started, sit down comfortably and just take a few minutes of free time. Read carefully what I am about to explain to you, so that you can easily and quickly succeed in the intent you have proposed. I wish you a good reading and, above all, a good listening!

Preliminary information

Before explaining to you how to download audiobooks from Rai 3, I have to give you some preliminary information about it. You must in fact know that Radio Rai 3 provides a selection of audiobooks mainly related to the great classics of Italian and foreign literature, which are offered within the radio program Aloud.

Precisely for this reason, many of the readings deviate from the classic traditional audiobook format, as often, although they can be streamed from the official website of Rai Play Radio and through the app of the same name for Android And iOS/iPadOSare read in installments and can be used in the form of singles podcast. Unfortunately, however, for a matter of rights, not all audiobooks can be downloaded for free, in order to listen in offline mode.

Furthermore, it is necessary to specify that the ability to download content through the app is privileged RaiPlay Radio for mobile devices, which you can get for free from the Play Store Android orApp Store of iOS using the links I gave you a few lines above.

All you have to do to install the app in question is to press the button Install of the Play Store of Android. In the’App Store of iOS, however, you have to press the button Get and then you need to unlock the app installation via the Face ID, Touch ID or password of your iCloud account. For more information about it, refer to my guide on how to download RaiPlay in which I also talked to you in detail about the installation of the app RaiPlay Radio.

Finally, you must know that to succeed in the intent you have proposed, you must create an account RaiPlay Radio: I will explain how to do it in the following chapters of this tutorial.

How to download audiobooks from Rai 3

Having made the necessary premises relating to the audio book service made available by Radio Rai 3let’s see in detail how to proceed with the download of the contents from the app RaiPlay Radio for mobile devices and from the official website of the service (from PC).

From smartphones and tablets

Rai Play Radio app

If you want to download Rai 3 audiobooks on smartphones and tablets, as mentioned above, you can first of all use the app RaiPlay Radio.

To start, then, start the app in question on your device (by pressing on its icon located on the home screen and / or in the drawer), then press on the item My radio located in the menu below and tap the button Sign in to create an account for free, by filling in all the data in the form that is proposed to you and then pressing the button Sign in.

If you already have an account, click on the button Log in and log in with your account data, then pressing the button again Log in. You can also log in via social networks Facebook And Twitter or through Googleby pressing on the appropriate buttons that are shown to you.

Once logged in, press on the item Programs located in the bottom menu and, from the list that is shown to you, select the named program Aloud.

Once this is done, you need to locate the audiobook you are interested in downloading through the app tabs: Episodes and podcasts, for example, it includes the list of audiobooks that are read in installments; the board In the foreground shows the list of highlighted audiobooks and finally the section All audiobooks allows you to locate the complete list of available audiobooks.

After identifying the audiobook of your interest, click on the icon (…) then in the menu that is shown to you, presses on the item Download the contentto download the audiobook to your device.

At the end of the automatic download, to listen to it, presses on the voice My radio located in the bottom menu of the app, then tap on the item Downloaded to see the list of all the content you have downloaded. Finally, to start playback, tap the content of your interest. You didn’t think it would be that easy, did you?

From computer

Rai Play Radio Web

If you intend to proceed from computeryou must first connect to the RaiPlay Radio website through the browser you usually use to browse the Internet.

After connecting to the site in question, press the ☰ icon located in the upper left corner and, in the menu that is shown to you, click on the item Log in or on that Sign inin order to log into your account or register for free, respectively, by filling in the form that is shown to you.

At the end of the login or registration procedure, press the ☰ icon located in the upper left corner again and, in the menu that is shown to you, click on the item Programs and podcasts.

Now, in the list of all available programs (listed in alphabetical order), click on the entry Aloudto access the program relating to audio books and podcast episodes dedicated to reading the classics of Italian and foreign literature.

At this point, through the section of the program in question, locate the audiobook you are interested in downloading: you can do it through the section Home or the one named Episodes and podcastswhich shows a list of the main audiobooks and the main serialized readings, accessible through podcasts, but also through the other sections visible in the left menu.

Specifically, by clicking on the item Audio booksyou can see the complete list in alphabetical order of all the readings which, as mentioned, are very often divided into episodes.

Once this is done, locate the content you are interested in downloading, to view it. After that, in case the audiobook is in the section Episodes and podcaststo download it, click on the item Podcast (if available). Alternatively, click on the button Options and, in the menu that is shown to you, click on the item Download content (if available).

As for the audiobooks in the audiobooks section, however, the procedure is different and not all multimedia content can be downloaded from a computer. Once you have found the multimedia content of your interest, then click on its cover imageto view the list of episodes and, to download them, first click on the icon (…) and then on the button Download content.

In case you are not shown the download button, try using the app RaiPlay Radio following the directions I gave you in previous chapter: for some contents it is in fact possible to download from mobile devices but not from computers.

Audiobooks downloaded from a computer are in .mp3 and are saved in the folder chosen as the destination for the content downloaded via browser, usually the folder Download. To play them, by double clicking on them, you can use one of the many supported programs, such as VLC for Windows, macOS and Linux: a very popular free and open source software that I have told you about in detail in many of my tutorials.