Audible for BlackBerry

An email just came in on the good 'ole CrackBerry tip line (thanks Ben!) letting us know that Audible is now optimized for use with BlackBerry smartphones. Here's the email they sent out to subscribers today:

Listeners, we've listened to you and we have an announcement:

Audible is now fully compatible in every way with your BlackBerry smartphone.

Our new wireless application, Audible for BlackBerry, provides the complete Audible experience, right on your BlackBerry:

  • Browse, sample, and listen to the entire Audible catalog
  • Use cash or credits to purchase titles directly from your BlackBerry 
  • Listen however you like: stream or download over the air, or transfer to your handset with AudibleManager 
  • Preview audio from the "Free" channel, featuring premium titles hand-picked by our editors

Download it now and receive a free download of Hot, Flat, and Crowded by best-selling author and syndicated columnist Thomas Friedman.

To download the Audible app for BlackBerry, just point your BlackBerry's web browser to If you give it a go, be sure to report back in the comments with your findings! You can also find some CrackBerry forum discussion on it here.