How to Download and Convert Audible Books to MP3

Want to download and Audible books on your MP3 player, iPod, or other unauthorized devices? This article will show you how to download and convert the AA/AAX Audible books to MP3 format with lossless audio quality, so that you can enjoy Audible audiobooks on any device without Audible app as you want.

Recently, I joined the Audible Premium plan. Can I download Audible Audiobook to MP3 and copy it to my Sony Walkman? If not, is it possible to download Audible books to MP3 files? Please help!

Today, many people choose to listen to audiobooks online instead of reading printed books. In terms of software choices, most of them prefer to listen to audiobooks on Audible. Audible also provides some free audibooks, if you want to downoad free audibooks on, just enter “free audio books” in the upper right corner of the page and click search, find a free audibooks you want and click “Add to Cart” , click “in cart” and “Process to Checkout”, a new page will pop up – Thank you! You’re ready to listen.

purchase audible audiobooks

The audibooks will be added into your “Library” , now you can online listen to your purchased audiobooks via Cloud Player.

play Audible audiobooks via Cloud Player

You also can download your purchased Audible audibooks to PC or Mac. However, the audiobooks available on are encoded in the AA or AAX file format protected by Audible’s DRM and can only be played on limit devices. Although we can download Audible books for offline listening, you are limited to listen to the audiobooks with the Audible app, iTunes and Windows Media Player, or AudibleManager player with Audible authorization. If you have downloaded Audible AA or AAX books on your computer, you will find that you cannot transfer them to your MP3 player, you’ll find that the aa/aax files won’t be played on MP3 player at all.

If you want to enjoy Audible audiobooks on MP3 players, iPods, or other unauthorized devices, you need to save Audible Books as MP3 files. There is no a direct way to download Audible Audiobooks to MP3 format, but you can use a third party tool to convert Audible books to MP3 format.

In this article, we will show you the best solution to convert Audible Audiobook to MP3 file format, and play Audible Books on any device or tablet, such as MP3 players, iPods, iOS device, Android smartphone, PSP, PS4 and more.

Tool Requirement: Audible Audiobook to MP3 Converter & Downloader

TunesBank Audible Audiobook Converter stands out among all Audible AudioBook Converters and Audible Audiobooks Downloader, with its lossless conversion quality and super fast conversion speed. With it, you can easily bypass encryption DRM from Audible and convert Audible AA/AAX AudioBook to MP3, M4A, AC3, AIFF, AU, FLAC with up to 5-10X super faster speed. Even better, it will retain the original quality, chapter information, and ID3 tags in the output MP3/M4A files.

By using this tool, you can easily enjoy Audible book collections on MP3 players, iPod nano, iPod shuffle, iPod classic, iPod touch, Sandisks, Sony Walkman, PSP, Creative Zen, Kindle, iRiver, Android and more devices without Audible app and network . In addition, it’s also a smart Apple Music Converter and iTunes Converter, which is capable of converting Apple Music, iTunes purchased music, iTunes M4B audiobooks to MP3, M4A, FLAC format with lossless quality.

Highlights of TunesBank Audible Audiobook to MP3 Converter

  • Unlock Audible’s DRM and download Audible audiobooks to computer.
  • Convert Audible Audiobooks to MP3, M4A, AC3, AIFF, AU, FLAC.
  • Convert AA/AAX Audible to MP3 format with lossless audio quality.
  • Convert iTunes M4B audiobooks to MP3, M4A, FLAC losslessly.
  • Also supports converting Apple Music, iTunes purchased music.
  • Keep chapters information and ID3 tags in output MP3/M4 files.
  • Offers 5-10X faster conversion speed; lossless output quality.
  • Enjoy your Audible book collections on any device or tablet freely.

Guide: How to Convert Audible AA/AAX Files to MP3?

TunesBank Audible Audiobook Converter is a desktop application for Windows and Mac. Please download the installation package of the software to your computer, and make sure that the iTunes program has been installed on the computer. Follow the detailed steps to learn how to use it to convert Audible books as MP3 files on your Mac or PC, here we will take Windows version as example.

Step 1. Import Downloaded Audible Audiobooks to iTunes
First of all, launch iTunes program on your Mac or PC, then directly drag and drop the downloaded Audible AA/AAX files to to iTunes library. When finished, exit iTunes program.

Add audiobooks to iTunes

Step 2. Run TunesBank Audible Audiobook Converter
After installation, run the TunesBank Audible Audiobook Converter on your Mac or PC, and iTunes app will be opened automatically.

Add audiobooks to iTunes

Then TunesBank will immediately load the audiobooks from iTunes library.

Audible Audiobook Converter

Step 3. Add Audible Books to TunesBank
Click on the “Audible Audiobooks” in the left side, then add Audible .aa or .aax audiobooks to TunesBank by ticking the checkbox. Or you can search the target audiobooks in the Search Box.

Select Audible Audiobook

Step 4. Select MP3 as the Output Format
Go to the bottom of the interface, here you can customize the Output Format, Output Quality, Output Folder, Output Path, Bitrate, Sample Rate, etc. To save Audible books as MP3 files, please select MP3 as the output format.

Select MP3 as the Output Format

If you’d like to edit or rename the Title, Artist, Albums, and Genres, etc., please go to “Metadata” option.

edit or rename the Metadata

Step 5. Start Converting Audible Books to MP3
Click on the “Convert” button to begin to convert Audible Audiobook to mp3 with keeping original quality. Only wait for a few minutes, you will quickly get high-quality MP3 files from Audible books.

Converting Audible Books to MP3

After the conversion is complete, you can go to “Finished” section, and click “View Output File” to locate the unprotected Audible Books.

get mp3 audiobooks

With using TunesBank Audible Audiobook Converter, you can easily download and convert Audible to MP3 with with 100% quality preserved. Now you can freely enjoy your Audible audiobooks on an MP3 player or burn them into a CD to play in your car!

Download Audible Books to MP3