How to Convert Audible Audiobooks to MP3 Format

Summary
Do you want to listen to Audible audiobooks on MP3 players, iPod devices freely? This article will teach you a way to convert Audible audiobooks to MP3 format so that you can play the audiobooks on every portable device wherever you are.

“Hi, I am new to Audible. I am confused that I can’t transfer the downloaded Audible Audiobooks to my Sony Walkman. Can I convert my Audible audiobooks into MP3 files and then transfer to the Sony Walkman?”

Today, most of us prefer to listen to audiobooks on Audible. If the Audible allowed users to listen to Audible Audiobooks on any any devices such as MP3 players, iPod nano, Sony Walkman, PSP, etc. instead of limit devices, it might be more convenient for us, but this is not the case. The fact is that all audiobooks you download from Audible are in AA or AAX format encrypted with DRM. To play Audible audiobook on non-audible-approved devices, the best way is to convert Audible Audiobooks to MP3 format. In this way, you can listen to audiobooks at any time on each portable device.

convert audible audiobooks to mp3

As the most popular audio format, the MP3 format is compatible with almost all types of devices and players. However, when you search for the answer to convert Audible audio files to MP3 on the Audible Help Center, you will find that there is no exact answer. Don’t worry, here this passage will show you how to convert AA/AAX Audiobooks to MP3 with using a professional Audiobook to MP3 Converter – TunesBank Audiobook Converter.

TunesBank Audiobook Converter: Convert Audible to MP3 Losslessly

TunesBank Audiobook Audiobook Converter is an all-in-one tool which enables you to get rid of DRM lock from Audible and convert Audible AA/AAX audiobooks to MP3, M4A, AC3, AIFF, AU, FLAC format with keeping original quality. This powerful tool not only supports converting Audible audiobooks at 100X faster speed, but also retains chapter and ID3 tag information. By using advanced technology, you can also customize ID3 tags and metadata according to your preferences, such as title, artist, album, genre, etc.

What’s more, this multifunctional tool can also enable you to unlock DRM from iTunes M4B audiobooks, iTunes purchased tracks and Apple Music and convert them to common formats like MP3, M4A, FLAC, etc. Amazingly, you can use this great software to convert iTunes videos to MP3 format without any sound quality loss. With using it, you are able to enjoy Audible audiobooks on any device without Audible program or even burn them into a CD!

Key Features of TunesBank Audiobook Converter:

  • Remove DRM from Audible Audiobooks and iTunes M4B Audiobooks.
  • Convert Audible AA/AAX Audiobook to plain MP3, M4A, AC3, AIFF, AU, FLAC.
  • Convert iTunes M4P music, Audiobooks, Apple Music to MP3, M4A, FLAC.
  • Convert Audiobooks at 5-10X faster speed with lossless audio quality.
  • Keep complete chapter, ID3 tags and metadata in output MP3/M4A files.
  • Listen to Audible audiobooks offline on any device without the Audible app.

Guide: How to Convert Audible Audiobooks to MP3 Format?

TunesBank Audiobook Converter is highly compatible with the latest Windows 10 and macOS 11 Big Sur, here we will take Windows version as example. Please install the iTunes app on your computer in advance and authorize the Audible account in iTunes.

Step 1. Import Downloaded Audible Audiobooks to iTunes
Start iTunes program on your Mac or Windows PC. Drag and drop the downloaded AA or AAX audiobooks to “Audiobooks”. Or create a new playlist named “Audible Audiobooks”, then import the audiobooks to the new created playlist. When finished, exit the iTunes program.

Add Audible AA files to iTunes

Step 2. Launch TunesBank Audiobook Converter
To get MP3 audiobook files, please download and install TunesBank Audiobook Converter on the Mac or Windows. When you run the TunesBank program, it will automatically launch the iTunes app along with it. Then it will immediately load all the contents of iTunes, including the audiobook, music, music videos.

Audible Audiobook Converter

Step 3. Choose Audible Books to Convert
Now tap the “Audiobooks” or “Audible Audiobooks” in the left side, then all the audiobook will show in the right section, select the audiobooks by ticking the checkbox. Or type the book title in the Search Box.

Select Audible AA Audiobooks

Step 4. Select MP3 as Output Format
Move to the bottom of the interface, select the MP3 format in the “Output Format” option. Also, you can customize other Output Settings like Output Quality, Output Folder, Output Path, Bitrate (up to 320kbps), Sample Rate if needed.

select mp3 format

Tips: To edit the tile, artist, albums, etc., please click “Metadata” option.

Step 5. Start Converting Audible Audiobooks to MP3 Format
After customizing the output settings, hit on the “Convert” button to start converting Audible Audiobooks as MP3 files with lossless quality.

Convert AA/AAX to MP3

After conversion is complete, you can click “Finished”, and click “View Output File” to find the converted Audible MP3 files.

get MP3 audiobook files

With the help of this professional audiobook converter, you can easily convert DRM-ed Audible Audiobooks to MP3, M4A, FLAC popular formats with lossless quality. Now you can transfer the converted audiobook MP3 files to any device for offline enjoying, such as MP3 players, Sandisks, Sony Walkman, iPod Nano/Shuffle/Classic/Touch, PSP, PS4, Creative Zen, Kindle, iRiver, iPhone, iPad, Android, etc. To play the audiobooks on the car player, you can even burn the converted MP3 files to CD, or save them in the USB drive!

Convert Audible Audiobooks to MP3 Format