St Louis, MO (PressExposure) April 27, 2009 -- The Audio Book Store, a leading provider of downloadable audio books, recently announced that the Microsoft Zune is now fully compatible with their digital audio book service. Spokesman Rob Fisher explains, âWe work closely with media player manufacturers to ensure that our audio books are compatible with as many media devices as possible. With well over 3 million Zunes in the hands of consumers it was important to us that we worked with Microsoft in order to ensure that the Zune was fully compatible with our file format. Now Zune owners can enjoy choosing from the over 60,000 audio books that we currently offer."
The Microsoft Zune portable media player was introduced in November 2006 and proved to be a hit with consumers. The Zune is Microsoft's music and entertainment platform that provides an end-to-end solution for connected entertainment. The Zune experience includes the digital media player, the Zune Marketplace music service, and a foundation for an online community that will enable music fans to discover new music. Inspired by the vast and varied community of music fans, Zune focuses on helping emerging artists shape the digital canvas. Zune is part of Microsoft's Entertainment and Devices Division and supports the company's software-based services vision to help drive innovation in the digital entertainment space.