Requirements: Android 2.1+
Overview: Akimbo player is the most comprehensive audio book player in the market.
It is specifically tailored for audio book formats (M4A, M4B, MP3) and comes equipped with various features.
such as: identify chapters and covers in all types of books; maintain position and volume per book;
allow numerous ways to change your position (from configurable step button to a âgo to any positionâ dialog), bookmarks and moreâ¦
â¢Supports all the major audio book and other audio formats: M4A, M4B (including iPod chaptered books), MP4, MP3, ogg vorbis.
â¢Reads cover images and chapter information from within audio book files.
â¢Parses WMA and FLAC (actual ability to play depends on your device).
â¢Maintain your last position and last set volume level for each book.
â¢Allows bookmarks for each book.
â¢Configurable step buttons for quick shifts forwards or backwards.
â¢Easy to use âgo toâ dialog that will take you instantly to any chapter or position throughout the book.
â¢Home Screen Widget.
â¢Allows a one-click automatic download of covers for any book, or for your entire library at once.
â¢A configurable âlockâ mode, which prevents accidental changes of position during play.
â¢Sleep Timer, pausing play after a specified time.
â¢Loads your entire library at once: offers a one-click scan of any folder tree on your device.
â¢The player screen offers a host of accessibility and experience improving features, including large-font and human voice indication (and approval) for your actions.
â¢Allows undoing and redoing any accidental change in position while listening.
The player is highly recommended not just for audiobooks, but for any episodic format, such as music albums or podcasts.