How to Download Audible Audiobooks to PC

Summary
This article will guide you how to download Audible books to your Windows computer, and then convert the downloaded Audible audiobooks to MP3 format for offline listening on any device or tablet freely, such as MP3 players, iPods, Sony Walkman, PSP, Kindle, etc.

Nowadays, Audiobooks make it easier and faster for us to get more reading in our daily lives. We can find various Audiobooks on the Audible website. If you often listen to Audible audio in an area without a stable network, you can download Audible books to computer or device in advance. Luckily, Audible allows its Premium users to download Audible Audiobooks to PC, Mac and mobile devices for offline listening. In this article, we are going to show you how to download Audible audiobooks to your computer for enjoying. In addition, you will get extra benefits to enjoy Audible audiobook on non-audible-approved devices freely!

download audible audiobooks to pc

Part 1. How to Download Audible Audiobooks to Computer

Way 1. Download Audible Books to PC via Audible Downloader Manager
To download Audible books to Windows computer from Audible website, you need to use Audible Downloader Manager to download the Audible files. You can refer to the following steps to download and save Audible Audiobooks to PC.

Step 1. First of all, go to audible.com in a browser on your PC. Sign in with your Amazon account on Audible website. If you are new to Amazon, you can also sign up for the Audible free trial (30 days).

sign in to audible

Step 2. Click the “Library” icon in the menu at the top of the screen. Then click the three dots(…) next to the book and then click “Download” from the drop-down list.

download audible books to pc

Tips: If you don’t have any books in your library, you need to purchase a book before you can download audiobooks. You can search for the book you want to buy by typing the free or book/author name in the Search Bar at the upper right corner of the window.

search free books on audible

Step 3. Download and install Audible Downloader Manager to your Windows PC. After installation, open the downloaded file “admhelper.adh”. Then it will automatically import the .adh file to download the real AA audiobooks to your PC(Mac version is AAX format). Click the “Downloads folder” option to open the stored folder.

Audible Download Manager

Step 4. When the download is complete, you can locate the downloaded Audible files in:
C:\Users\username\AppData\Local\Packages\AudibleInc.AudibleforWindowsPhone_…\LocalState\Content

Way 2. Download Audible Books via Audible App on Windows 10/8.1
For Windows 10 or Windows 8.1 users, another easy way to download Audible Audiobooks to pc computer is using Audible App. You can follow the simple steps to directly download Audible audiobooks to your PC with Audible App.

Step 1. Download “Audiobooks from Audible” from Microsoft Store, then launch the program.

Step 2. Sign in with your Amazon account on the Audible app.

Step 3. Click “Library” to download the purchased audiobooks from Audible library to your computer.

download audible audiobooks on win 10

Part 2. Benefits: Convert Downloaded Audiobooks to MP3 for Using on Any Device

Now you have stored the audiobooks in the form of .aa files on your Windows computer. But these AA audiobooks are encrypted using DRM technology, which prevents you from transferring them to your MP3 player, iPod device, PSP, Sandisks, etc. Don’t worry, TunesBank Audible Audiobook Converter can help you easily convert audiobooks to MP3 format to be compatible with most devices and players.

TunesBank Audible Audiobook Converter is a great audiobook converter for Windows and Mac, which aims to remove DRM lock from Audible and convert Audible AA/AAX Audiobooks to MP3, M4A, AC3, AIFF, AU, FLAC with keeping the original audio quality. With using the most advanced technology, this excellent Audible converter lets you convert the Audible audiobooks to lossless audio at 100X super fast speed. Amazingly, a 3-hour audiobook can be converted in just a few minutes. Better still, this smart tool is able to keep the chapters info, ID3 tags and metadata in the ouput files, including title, artist, author, album, genre etc., and you can even edit the metadata as you prefer.

More importantly, it also supports to decode DRM from iTunes M4B audiobooks, iTunes purchased M4P music, and Apple Music, and convert them to common MP3, M4A, FLAC audios losslessly! With the help of it, you can enjoy Audible Audiobooks on any popular MP3 player, iPods, Sandisks, PSP, Zune, Creative Zen, Sony Walkman, iRiver, iPhone, iPad, Android, etc. as freely as you expect.

Step to Convert Audible Audiobooks to MP3

Step 1. Add Downloaded Audible Audiobooks to iTunes
Open iTunes app on your PC, then drag and drop the downloaded AA Audible to iTunes library, and then exit iTunes.

Add Audible AA files to iTunes

Step 2. Launch TunesBank Audible Audiobook Converter on PC
After installation, launch TunesBank Audible Audiobook Converter on the PC, and iTunes app will be opened automatically. Meanwhile, it will load all the contents of iTunes.

Audible Audiobook Converter

Step 3. Select Audible Audiobooks
Click the “Audible Audiobook” or “Audiobook”, then select the audiobooks you want to convert. Or you can type the book/author name in the Search Box to locate it.

select Audible Audiobooks

Step 4. Set MP3 as Output Format
MP3 format is the most popular audio format, you can pick it in the “Output Format” option under the “Output Settings”. Also, you can change the Output Quality, Output Path, Bitrate, Sample Rate, etc. as you like.

select mp3 format

Step 5. Start Converting Audible Audiobooks on PC
Click the “Convert” button to start converting Audible Audiobooks to MP3 with losing any quality. Just wait a few minutes!

convert audible books to MP3

Once the conversion is completed, you can go to “Finished” section, click the “View Output File” to check the Audiobooks on your PC computer.

get MP3 audiobook files

In the end, whether you choose to download Audible audiobooks from the official website or the Audible app, you can use TunesBank Audible Audiobook Converter to convert audiobooks to MP3, M4A and other common formats, so you can use them anytime on any device Play audio books.

Download Audible Audiobooks to PC