Article ID : 00007120 / Last Modified : 07/23/2019

Is the Walkman player compatible with audio books downloaded from the public library?

    Walkman® MP3 players support audiobooks in both MP3 and WMA format. However, please refer to the model specific information below regarding compatibility:

    These models work with Overdrive WMA for both DRM and NON-DRM book files and are compatible with WM-DRM 10/copyright-protected WMA files:

    • NWZ A726 A728 A729 Series
    • NWZ A815 A816 A818 Series
    • NWZ A826 A828 A829 Series
    • NWZ A864 A865 A866 A867 Series
    • NWZ E343 E344 E345 Series
    • NWZ E353 E354 E355 Series
    • NWZ E373 E374 E375 Series
    • NWZ E435F E436F E438F Series
    • NWZ E453 E454 E455 Series
    • NWZ E463 E464 E465 E463K E464K E463HK Series
    • NWZ S515 S516 Series
    • NWZ S615F S616F S618F Series
    • NWZ S636F S638F S639F Series
    • NWZ S715F S716F S718F Series
    • NWZ S736F S738F S739F Series
    • NWZ S744 S745 Series
    • NWZ S754 S755 Series
    • NWZ S544 S545 Series
    • NWZ S763 S763BT S764 S764BT S765 Series
    • NWZ W202 Series
    • NWZ W252 Series
    • NWZ W262 W263 Series
    • NWZ X1050 X1051 X1060 X1061 Series

    These models (2012 and up) will work with Overdrive WMA but only for NON-DRM book files. They are NOT compatible with WM-DRM 10/copyright-protected WMA files. To play audio books, the files will need to be in non-DRM WMA or MP3 audio format.

    • NWZ E363 E364 Series
    • NWZ E383 E384 E385 Series
    • NWZ E473 E474 E475 E473K E474K Series
    • NWZ E573 E574 E575 Series
    • NWZ F804 F805 F806 Series
    • NWZ W273 Series
    • NWZ Z1040 Z1050 Z1060 Series