How to Convert Audible AA/AAX Audiobooks to MP3

Want to listen to Audible audiobooks on your MP3 player, iPod or other portable devices? This article will tell you a way to convert Audible AA/AAX Audiobooks to MP3 format without losing any audio quality, helping you enjoy audiobooks on any devices and tablets.

Audiobooks makes it easier for us to get more reading in our daily lives. When it comes to the popular audiobook provider, Audible is our first choice. However, it is a pity that all downloaded Audible audiobooks are AA/AAX format with DRM protection encoded. Users can only play Audible audiobooks on devices authorized with an Audible account. If you want to listen to Audible audiobook on MP3 player, iPod nano, iPod shuffle, iPod classic, Sony Walkman, PS4 or other portable devices, the best way is to break Audiobook DRM and convert Audible AA/AAX Audiobooks to MP3 format. However, How to convert Audible AA or AAX Audiobooks to MP3 files? This article will teach you an effective Audible to MP3 conversion solution.

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Well, MP3 format is a universal audio file type supported by most players, devices and tablets, such as MP3 players, iPods, Kindle, iRiver, Sony Walkman, SanDisk, Android, iPhone, iPad, etc. So how can you convert Audible Audiobooks as MP3 files? Unfortunately, Audible does not provide an option for you to convert Audible Audiobooks to MP3 files. In such case, you can use a third-party tool for help, here you meet TunesBank Audiobook Converter.

Tool Requirement: Audible AudioBook to MP3 Converter

TunesBank Audiobook Converter is a powerful Audible DRM Removal and Audible XX/AAX to MP3 Converter with excellent features. It not only supports you to remove Audible DRM losslessly, but also allows you to convert DRM-protected AA/AAX books to MP3, M4A, AC3, AIFF, AU, FLAC with 100% original quality preserved. In addition, it will keep complete chapters and all ID3 tags in the output MP3/M4A files, such as book cover, title, duration, artist, album and type, etc., and you can even edit the metadata as you prefer.

By applying advanced technique, this perfect Audible converter is supposed to convert Audible audiobooks at 5-10X super fast speed on your Mac/Windows, saving your time. Moreover, it’s also an excellent Apple Music Converter and iTunes Converter, which enables you to convert Apple Music M4P songs, iTunes purchased M4P music, iTunes M4B audiobooks to MP3, M4A, FLAC, etc. Lets’ see how it works!

More Features of TunesBank Audiobook Converter:

  • Convert Audible AA/AAX Audiobooks to MP3, M4A, AC3, AIFF, AU, FLAC.
  • Convert Audible AA/AAX to MP3 with 100% original quality preserved.
  • Convert iTunes M4B/M4P audiobooks to MP3, M4A, etc.
  • Losslessly Convet Apple Music, iTunes M4P music to MP3, M4A, etc.
  • Remove DRM from Audible Audiobooks and iTunes Audiobooks.
  • Automatically load all audiobooks from iTunes library, no need to install Audible app.
  • Remain chapter, all ID3 tags and metadata in output MP3 and M4A files.
  • Convert Audiobooks to plain MP3 files for offline listening on any device.
  • Enjoy Audible Audiobooks on MP3 player, iPods, Kindle, etc. without Audible app.
  • Lets you burn Audible Audiobooks to a CD on iTunes or Windows Media Player.
  • Full compatible with the latest Windows 10 and macOS 11 Big Sur.
  • Works well with the latest version of iTunes.

Guide: How to Convert Audible Audiobooks to MP3 Format?

If you’re a Amazon audible users, you many have downloaded AA or AAX files from Audible platform, just follow the below steps to convert your downloaded AA or AAX audiobooks to MP3 with TunesBank, it’s so easy!

If you haven’t download AA/AAX audiobooks, please visit, log in with your own account, then search, add, purchase, switch to “Library” and you will see all the purchased audiobooks you bought from audible library, then download AA/AAX files to your computers.

Related guide: How to download AA/AAX audiobooks from Audible

Tips: Amazon Audible also offers lots of free audiobooks and “Free with 30-day trial” audiobooks, you can search “free audiobooks” to get free audio books.

Step 1. Add Audible Audiobooks to iTunes Library
First of all, download the AA/AAX audiobooks from to your Windows or MacOS. Next, create a new playlist named “Audible Audiobooks” in iTunes, then directly drag and drop the downloaded Audible AA or AAX Audiobooks to the new created playlist.

Add Audible AA files to iTunes

Step 2. Authorize an iTunes with your Audible Account
After adding AA or AAX audiobooks to the iTunes library, please log in with your Audible account to authorize the iTunes, making sure the iTunes can play those Audible audiobook files before converting.

Authorize iTunes to convert Audible audiobooks

If you can play those added AA/AAX files with iTunes after Audible account authorization, then close the the iTunes application and go ahead.

Play Audible audiobooks with iTunes

Step 3. Launch TunesBank Audiobook Converter
Now, download and install TunesBank Audiobook Converter on your Mac or PC. When you launch TunesBank program, iTunes app will be launched automatically. Then TunesBank will load all the contents of iTunes library, including the Audiobooks, Audible Audiobooks, music, music videos, etc.

Audible Audiobook Converter

Step 4. Select Audible Audiobooks to Convert
Click the “Audible Audiobooks” in the left side, then select the desired audio books by ticking the check box. Or use the Search Box to search the audiobooks.

Select Audible AA Audiobooks

Step 5. Output Settings
Output Formats: In the bottom of the interface, select MP3 in the “Output Format” option, the software also supports 8 output formats: MP3, M4A, AAC, AC3, AIFF and AU. If you want to convert Audible AA/AAX files to MP3 for playing on any MP3 player, please choose MP3 as format you want. In addition, it will preserve Audiobook chapter information to M4A/MP3 output files.

Convert Audible AA to MP3

Output Audio Quality: Also, you can change the Output Quality, Bitrate(up to 320kbps), Sample Rate, Channels, etc. as your needed.

Audiobooks Output Audio Quality

Edit Metadata: You can edit ID3 tags including title, artist, album art, etc. easily in the “Metadata” section.

edit Audiobooks Metadata

Step 6. Start Converting Audible AA/AAX Audiobooks to MP3
Hit on the “Convert” button to start to convert Audible AA/AAX Audiobooks to MP3 losslessly. During the process, TunesBank allows you to turn back to the “Library” to add more audiobooks!

Convert AA/AAX to MP3

Please be patient for a few minutes. After conversion, please go to “Finished” section, click “View Output File” to locate the converted Audiobooks.

get MP3 audiobook files

Now you can transfer the converted Audiobooks MP3 files to any devices, such as MP3 player, iPod, Kindle, iRiver, Sony Walkman, iPhone, iPad, Android phones or tablets, etc., then you are able to enjoy your Audible audiobook on your device without Audible app freely!

Convert Audible Audiobooks to MP3