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How to Convert Audible Audiobooks to MP3

Audible, the largest audiobooks' library in the world which includes more than 200,000 audio programs from leading audiobook publishers, broadcasters, entertainers, magazine and newspaper publishers and business information providers.

Similar to Streaming Medias, downloaded audiobooks are under copyright protection. Audible encodes downloaded audiobooks in .aa or .aax file format to prevent unauthorized playing. As a consequence, downloaded audiobooks can only be played on devices which Audible has verified.

What if you want to listen to these audiobooks on some devices like MP3, CD, Smart Watch, etc. This article is going to make this happen! Follow our steps to convert Audible audiobooks to plain MP3 format! Till then, you are able to play audiobooks on every portable device!

We also provide a step-by-step video tutorial for you. šŸŽ„Watch it now!

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What Can Download and Convert Audible Audiobooks

Here comes the most efficient Audiobook Converter. Gives you the best solution to convert .aa and .aax Audible audiobooks to plain MP3 format. What's more, this Music Converter offers 6 more conversion formats which are AAC, FLAC, WAV and AIFF. Not only supports to convert audiobooks but also offers a platform to others who wish to convert Apple Music and iTunes Library.

TuneCable Audiobook Converter provides with both Windows and Mac version, you can know more features from: Windows Version / Mac Version

Key Features of TuneCable Apple Music Converter:
  • Record iTunes M4P music, podcasts, audiobooks, Apple Music
  • Convert Audiobook files to MP3/AAC/FLAC/WAV/AIFF/ALAC
  • Convert iTunes audio at 10X faster speed with lossless quality
  • Keep ID3 Tags information after conversion
  • Enjoy free update & technical support
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Step By Step Tutorial - Let's Do It!

To get the audiobook mp3 files, you just need to follow these two parts below. It's very easy to follow. Start it now.

Part 1: Add Audible Audiobooks to iTunes

Step 1: Import Audible Audiobooks to iTunes

Launch iTunes and choose 'Audiobooks'. Navigate to the Audible Audiobooks path on your computer. Drag and drop desired audiobook folder to iTunes directly (to the blue area shows on screenshot).

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Step 2: Successfully Add Audiobook to iTunes

As you can see, you have successfully imported Audible Audiobooks to iTunes. We use this '41 Mark' audiobook as example in following passage.

view audiobooks in itunes

Part 2: Convert Audible Audiobooks to MP3

Step 1: Install & Launch Audible Audiobooks Converter

To get mp3 audiobook files, please download and install Audiobook Converter on computer for ready.

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Step 2: Choose 'MP3' as Output Format

Before converting, simply tap onsettings(Settings) icon from menu bar to customize the output format of Audible Audiobooks. Select 'MP3' in Output Format option. If you need to convert audiobook in other formats, TuneCable also provides with AAC, WAV, FLAC and AIFF to choose. Customize other output parameters like Conversion Mode, Output Quality, Output Path if needed. Then close the window directly to apply your settings.

  • Output Format: MP3, AAC, WAV, FLAC, AIFF, ALAC
  • Conversion Mode: Intelligent Mode, iTunes Record, YouTube Download
  • Output Quality: 128kbps, 192kbps, 256kbps, 320kbps
  • Output Folder: You can choose to change it or not
  • Output Name: {Track Number}, {Title}, {Artist}, {Album}, {Playlist Index}
  • Output Organized: None, Artist, Album, Artist/Album, Album/Artist
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Step 3: Choose Audible Audiobooks to Convert

Click '+ Add' button in Step 1 to add Audiobooks to TuneCable. A pop-up window will show up with your iTunes library and playlist. Choose 'Audiobooks' and find '41 Mark' audiobooks. Tick the certain audio tracks you want and hit 'OK' to confirm.

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Step 4: Converting Audible Audiobooks to MP3

After confirm your selection, simply hit 'Convert' button to start the process.

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TuneCable achieves to convert Audiobooks with 10x speed, it will only take some time to accomplish the conversion work.

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Once it finished, you can direct to 'Converted' module to check downloaded audiobook mp3 files.

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Step 5: View Converted MP3 Audiobooks

Converted Audiobooks will list in 'Converted' module. For further checking, you can click on open folder icon of each track to open the output folder on computer directly. As it shown, '41 Mark' audiobook tracks are all MP3 formats. TuneCable makes it super easy to get Audible audiobooks mp3 files.

view converted audible audiobooks mp3 files

tips Other Useful Tools:

Audiobook Converter combines CD Burner and Audio Converter together, making it a comprehensive audio tool. TuneCable can give a hand for whom needs to burn Audiobook to CD or convert audiobook files to M4B format. Upload downloaded audio files to OneDrive is also permitted.

There is one more important point, TuneCable can download and convert purchased Apple Music and your iTunes Library to computer as well.

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Summary: Well, that's all for what we knew. Download Audible audiobooks to MP3 format only needs 2 steps. First need to import audiobooks to iTunes, then use our brilliant TuneCable Audiobook Converter to convert to MP3 format. Do it now!

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