Can you listen to Audible books offline? Yes! You can listen to Audible Audiobooks on Mac, Windows, Android and iOS device through Audible app or iTunes. This article will guide you how to convert DRM-protected Audible AA/AAX files to unprotected MP3 so you can listen to Audible books offline on any device, player and app!

Amazon Audible is a streaming service that provides on-demand listening on the go. This means you will be able to search for audiobooks and podcasts at any time and play them on the spot. However, as you might have guessed, this requires you to have an Internet connection or Wi-Fi. Lucky for you, Audible allows you to download and listen to Audible Audiobooks offline via Audible App or iTunes on authorized devices. What if you want to play Audible on MP3 player or other devices incompatible with Audible? How can you listen to Audible offline on your own devices without authorization? Check out this post, here you will learn how to listen to Audible books offline on any device, player and app!

Part 1. Listen to Audible Books Offline via Audible App or iTunes

For iOS, Android, Windows 10 & 8 users, you can install the Audible app on your devices, and download the Audible books to listen to offline. For Windows 8.1/7, or Mac users, you can enjoy Audible books offline via the iTunes app or Book app (MacOS 10.15 Catalina). Here are the complete steps of listening Audible Audiobooks offline on Android, iOS, Windows, and Mac, please follow.

Way 1. Listen to Audible Books Offline on Android/iOS
1. Go to Google Play Store or Apple Store, download and install the Audible App to your Android Phone or iOS device. Then sign in with your Audible account and password.

audible for ios app000

2. Go to “My Library” at the bottom of the screen, then tap “Titles” > “All”.

3. Hit on the book cover of the audiobook you want to download.

4. After completion, there will no longer be the small arrow on the cover, nor will it turn gray.

Now you can listen to Audible offline on your Android phone or iOS devices.

Way 2. Listen to Audible Books Offline on Windows 10 & 8

Listening to Audible offline on Audible desktop is similar to Audible mobile app. You can refer to to Way 1.

Way 3. Listen to Audible Books Offline on Windows 8.1, 7, & Mac

First of all, download Audible books from Audible website to Windows 7, 8.1 computer or Mac. This is a bit complicated to get audiobooks from Audible to Windows PC, and you need to use additional applications such as Audible Downloader Manager or AudibleSync App. For more detailed information, you can refer to this article How to Download Audible Audiobooks to PC/Mac Computer. After that, you can listen to downloaded audio books offline through iTunes app on your Windows or Mac. Please authorize your Audible account on iTunes before listening.

For MacOS 10.15 Catalina or later, there is no iTunes application, instead a Books application.

After that, you could listen to Audible books offline without Wi-Fi.

Part 2. Listen to Audible Books Offline on Any Device or App (Hot)

It is really not that hard to download your purchased Audible Audiobooks to your personal devices for offline listening, but you can only play the Audible files in the Audible app or iTunes. As Audible inserts DRM protection to all Audible Audiobooks to avoid the situation that users transfer, backup, save and share their purchased audiobooks to others. All downloaded Audible books are stored in .aa or .aax formats. In result, users can only download and play Audible books on its selected devices, and can’t transfer Audible content to unauthorized devices, even if you purchased it legally. To put and listen to Audible books offline on any device, player or app, you need to decrypt Audible DRM and convert Audible books to common MP3, M4A or other formats. Therefore, you can ask a third-party tool for help. Here TunesBank Audible Converter comes to help you make Audible books available offline on any devices and app.

TunesBank Audible Converter Lets You Take Your Audible Books Everywhere

TunesBank Audible Converter is well designed to crack Audible DRM and convert Audible AA, AAX Audiobooks to common MP3, M4A, FLAC or WAV audio formats on Mac and Windows. By applying acceleration technology, it is able to convert Audible books to MP3 at 100X super speed without dropping any audio quality. What’s more, it allows users to directly convert any Audible files without launching iTunes and Audible account authorization. This smart not only can help you preserve the original ID3 tags, chapter in out MP3 files, but also lets you split the long-hour Audible Audiobook to small clips by chapter, time.

With the help of TunesBank Audible Converter, Audible users can freely transfer the unprotected Audible books to any device, player and app to listen to offline, including MP3 player, iPods, smartphone, smart TV, smart speakers, Kindle, iRvier, Windows Media Player, QuickTime, Spotify, Google Play Books, iBooks, Kobo, etc.

Great Features of TunesBank Audible Converter:

  • Remove DRM protection from Audible AA and AAX files.
  • Convert Audible AA and AAX to MP3, M4A, WAV, FLAC.
  • Works at 100X faster speed with 100% original quality kept.
  • Keep the chapters and ID3 tags of Audible audiobooks.
  • Customize ID3 tags and audio quality before conversion.
  • Split large Audible files into small ones by chapter or time.
  • No iTunes app and Audible account authorization are required.
  • Listen to Audible books offline on any device, player and apps.

Guide: Convert Audible to MP3 for Offline Listening on Any Device, Player, APP

in this part, you will get the complete guide on how to convert Audible Audiobooks to MP3 files by using TunesBank Audible Converter, so you can transfer and listen to Audible offline everywhere!

Step 1. Download and Install TunesBank Audible Converter
First of all, click the Download button to download and TunesBank Audible Converter to your Windows or Mac. Then install and launch the program.

launch TunesBank audible converter

Step 2. Add Audible AA/AAX Files to TunesBank
Next, drag and drop the downloaded Audible AA or AAX files to TunesBank main screen. Or hit th “+” icon to add import the Audible books to the program.

drag and drop audible files to program

Step 3. Select MP3 Format for Audible Books
Now you can pick the “Output Setting” from the menu bar, and it will pop up a small window. MP3 format is supported by all device, player and app, here you can select MP3 format for all added Audible books, and change the sample rate, bitrate, or split the audiobook.

select mp3 format

Tips: By the way, TunesBank allows you to set different format for each book!

Step 4. Start Converting Audible Books to MP3
Press on “Convert All” button to begin to convert DRM-ed Audible files from AA/AAX to MP3 format.

convert from audible to mp3

After the conversion is finished, you can go to “Completed” > “Open File” to open the Audible MP3 files.

Get MP3 Audiobooks

Step 5. Transfer & Listen to Audible Offline on Any Device, Player, App
Now you can play Audible books offline on any media player or app, such as Windows Media Player, VLC Media Player, QuickTime, iTunes, Spotify, Amazon Music app, Google Play Books, iBooks, Kobo, etc.

Also, you can transfer the MP3 Audiobooks to any MP3 player, Sony Walkman, Android devices, Kindle, iRiver, and any devices for offline listening. Or transfer Audible MP3 files to USB drive for offline playback in your car.

To listen to Audible books offline on iOS or iPod devices, please import the converted Audible MP3 files to your iTunes library in advance, then sync to your iPod Nano, iPhone, iPad, etc.


Many of us wonder if it is possible to listen to Audible audiobooks offline without Wi-Fi. The answer is positive. After reading this article, you might know that users can listen to Audible books offline on Windows, Mac, Android and iOS devices through Audible app or iTunes. If you want to listen to the Audible audiobooks offline on any device, media player and app, the best way is to convert DRM-locked Audible aduiobooks to MP3, M4A or other formats. In this way, you could backup, share, transfer, use and enjoy Audible books freely!

Listen to Audible Books Offline Without Wi-Fi


share it facebook share it twitter

Christina has always had great enthusiasm for writing, programming and web development. He likes writing about software and technology, his works are featured on some tech blogs or forums like Tom's Hardware, CNET, etc.