6 Best Free Audiobook Creator Software for Windows

Here is a list of best free audiobook creator software for Windows. Using these freeware, you can easily convert a book in various formats to MP3 and WAV audiobooks. To import a document, these software support formats which mainly include TXT, DOC, DOCX, and RTF formats. One of these software supports a lot of formats to convert eBook to audiobook, such as EPUB, PDF, DjVu, LIT, MOBI, etc. Some of these let you create multiple audiobooks at a time. To create audiobooks, these let you select a voice, setup configurations like rate, pitch, volume, improve pronunciation, format document, etc. You can also configure output audio bitrate and quality in some of these software.

These software are basically text to speech converter (check this article to know more). So, you can type and hear the text in real time.

My favorite Free Audiobook Creator Software for Windows:

Balabolka is my favorite audiobook maker software. It supports the most number of input document and output audio formats. Plus, you can also batch convert eBook to audiobook using it.

Also, you may like some best free Booklet Maker Software, eBook Creator Software, and Ebook Reader for Windows.

Balabolka



Balabolka is a free audiobook creator software for Windows. It is basically a Text-To-Speech software which lets you convert text to audio files including WAV, MP3, MPEG 4 audiobook, OGG, WMA, and AMR WB files. You can import eBooks in a wide range of file formats and convert them into audiobooks. These formats include DjVu, DOC, DOCX, EML, EPUB, FB2, HTML, LIT, MOBI, ODS, ODT, PDB, PRC, PDF, RTF, TCR, WPD, XLS, XLSX, CHM, etc. You can also batch convert ebooks to audiobooks using its Tools > Batch file Converter tool.

Here are the keyfeatures of this free audiobook maker software:

  • It uses Speech Application Programming Interface (SAPI) versions 4 and 5 to convert text to speech.
  • You can select a voice from given ones to create audiobooks.
  • It lets you adjust audio pitch, rate, and volume for text to speech conversion.
  • Before creating audiobook, you can improve pronunciation using replacement rules, dictionary files, etc.
  • For different audio format, you can modify output audio settings like VBR, CBR, quality, etc.
  • It lets you configure audio output device, spell checker, reader settings, etc.
  • From Text menu, you can find handy tools like find homographs, format text, setup foreign words and direct speech, insert audio clips, etc.
  • You can modify speech synthesis using control tags, XML tags, and context tags.
  • It lets you tag an audiobook file by adding metadata like title, artist, year, URL, comment, etc.
  • You can view imported eBook cover and images by using File > Images option.

Apart from audiobook creator, it comes with some additional utilities including File Splitter, Compare Two Files, Subtitle Converter, Translate, Spritz Reader, etc.

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BookReader



BookReader is a straightforward audiobook creator software for Windows. In it, you can create audiobooks in WAV and MP3 formats. It also lets you generate XML files and file for iTunes. The supported input book formats include TXT, DOC, and LIT.

How to create audiobook using this free software:

  • Firstly, import an ebook in any of the supported formats.
  • Now, configure audiobook parameters including filename, author, header, cover image, etc.
  • Then, select a voice to create audiobook by configuring a voice preset.
  • At last, select output audiobook format (s) and hit the Generate Audiobook button.

In it, you can find some useful tools like Pronunciation Editor, Sequential Substitute, etc. It provides advanced options to setup output format and bitrate.

All in all, it is really nice software to create audiobooks.

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Central Access Reader



Central Access Reader is another free audiobook creator software for Windows. It can convert a DOCX file into an audiobook. After opening a DOCX file, you can press play button and it will read the book aloud. You can setup some basic configurations like selecting a voice, adjusting rate, pitch, and pause length. It can read Math and logic equations too and you can even import an external Math library to it. It lets you select colors for highlighting words and sentences. Now, you can save the text to MP3 file by using the dedicated button. It lets you convert text to MP3 for a selected text, page, or entire file. You can also export DOCX files to HTML.

It provides a Batch Convert feature too which lets you create multiple audiobooks from multiple DOCX files at once.

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Panopreter Basic



Panopreter Basic is a free text to speech converter plus audiobook creator software for Windows. Using it, you can create audiobooks by converting TXT, DOC, HTML, and RTF files to MP3. For this, enable Read File mode and open a book in supported format. You will be able to view the content of file on its interface. You can select a voice, adjust volume and speed, and click on Speak button to hear the audio. After that, you can save it as WAV and MP3 audiobooks.

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SpeakComputer



SpeakComputer is a free suite of text to speech software. To create audiobooks, simply open its Reader section. In it, you can open an RTF or TXT document and convert it to an audiobook. You can select a voice and adjust voice speed and hear the text. It lets you enable keyboard echo too. It provides document formatting options too, such as font, spellcheck, text alignment, etc. You can export audiobook as MP3 or WAV file.

It provides TTS presentation designer, browser speaker application, and clipboard reader too.

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eSpeak



eSpeak is an open source audiobook creator software. You can open a TXT or XML document and convert it into WAV audiobook. Before doing so, you can select a voice, configure rate, volume, and format, and preview the audiobook too. As simple as that.

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