FREQUENTLY ASKED QUESTIONS
Do I need to create an account to create audiobooks?
No, not at all. You can create as many audiobooks you want without creating an account. Creating an account with Narration Box has certain advantages though even if you just want to create audiobooks. By creating an account you enjoy perks like not entering card details every time your create an audiobook, multiple file uploads and much more.
Is audiobook creation included in the subscription plans?
No. Audiobook creation is pay-as-you-go. This is why you don't need a monthly subscription if you just want to create audiobooks. If you subscribe to a monthly Narration Box plan, you would still have to pay separately for the audiobooks you create. To learn more about the pricing of audiobook creation, please refer the next question.
What document types are supported for creation of audiobooks?
.epub, .pdf, .txt. doc and .docx file types are supported for creating audiobooks.
Which fanfiction sites are supported?
Supported fanfiction sites can be found here
How long does the Audiobook conversion/creation take place?
Anywhere from seconds to hours. It completely depends on the size of the uploaded ebook. Once the audiobook is ready, if you don't have an account with Narration Box, your audiobook will be emailed to you and the URL for downloading it will be valid for 7 days.
What is "Additional Usage" and what happens if I exceed that?
Each plan has a dedicated word quota/limit for your text to audio tasks. If you hit that quota for that particular month, you will be charged a specific amount per thousand words.
What is an "Publishable audio page"?
Narration Box act as a great publishing channel for your audio content. Podcasts, narrations, voiceovers or whatever you create/edit with Narration Box, it can be hosted as a standalone page that you can share with the world.
What are "Embeddable audio widgets" ?
Embeddable audio widgets are audio player like widgets for your website or blog that convert your blogs/websites's content into audio. You just need to add a small script on your webpage and boom! you got audio support for your content.
How long can I keep my audios with Narration Box?
As long as you want, if you are on a paid plan. But if you are on the Basic plan, you activity including your files will be deleted after 14 days of creation.
What happens to my content and files If I downgrade from a paid plan to the Basic plan?
Since unlimited data retention is part of paid plan, if for some reason you decide to downgrade to Basic plan, you will have 14 days before your files get deleted.
Do you have API access?
Yes API access is coming soon. But it will be only available for paid plan members.