Do you want to know how to move Audible Book to SD card? Read this post and you will learn 2 methods to move Audible books to SD card for backup or playing. We will introduce a Audible converter to help you convert the Audible audiobook AA/AAX to MP3, so that you can move the converted audiobooks to SD card or transfer them to other devices for playing offline.

“I like to download Audible audiobook to my mobile phone and listen to them whenever I am on my free time. But few days ago, my mobile phone is running out of storage space, it keeps saying there is not enough space. My audiobooks are taking too much space, is there any way to move Audible audiobooks to SD card for backup?”

“I want to transfer Audible audiobooks to SD card, and plug in to my card for listening when I am driving to work or having a long distance drive. But I have no idea how to put Audible audiobooks to SD card, it seems not working. So can I save Audible audiobooks to SD card for playback?”

Audible audiobook is now taking the important role for people’s daily life, it brings us more enjoyment than reading a real book. One thing you should concern that if you are using mobile phone to listen to Audible audiobook, you will find that it takes up so much space in your device, you might want to transfer Audible audiobooks to SD Cards for back or playback. Most of the mobile devices are compatible with SD Cards, by inserting an SD Cards to your mobile phone, you can transfer the audiobooks from your mobile phone to the SD Card and release the space of your phone. But due to the compatible issue, you can not play Audible audiobooks on other devices. Well, don’t worry, if you are an Audible audiobooks lover and want to have a better enjoyment of audiobooks, keep reading the following contents, we will introduce the best professional way to move Audible audiobooks to SD Cards for playback on any device.

Part 1. How to Move Audible Books to SD Card on Android

If you are an Android phone user and your phone is running out of space. Instead of cleaning up your phone’s memory for more audiobooks download, Audible offers an official way by setting the Audible app to change the location of your downloaded Audible audiobooks to a removable SD Card.

Note: This way is only for Audible users who are running out storage space on their Android phone, you are not able to play the Audible files in SD card on other devices that only have SD card slots but not the Audible app, such as music players, car system, etc. Because the audiobooks from Audible are DRM protected in AA/AAX file format, which means they can only be played on Audible compatible players and devices.

Let’s follow the steps to change the download location to SD Card on Android.

Step 1. Make sure you have already inserted an SD card to your mobile phone, and then launch the Audible app on your phone.

Step 2. Tap the Profile icon at the top corner of the Audible app’s main screen and choose the Settings option.

Step 3. Tap the Data & Storage button, under the download Setting, tap Download Location to start a new setting window which you need to choose the download target to SD Card.

Step 4. Now, please select the second one which is set to SD Card and tap OK to confirm, then the new Audible audiobooks will be saved on SD card

After you done the steps above, all the Audible audiobooks AA/AAX files will be downloaded to SD card. If you want to transfer the existing audiobooks in your mobile phone to SD card, you are not able to move them directly to SC card, you need to delete the previously downloaded audiobook files and redownload them to the SD card.

Part 2. How to Move Audible Books to SD Card for Playback

From Part 1, it’s the way for users who only listen to Audible audiobooks on mobile phone using the Audible app. It does not work for users who like to play Audible books on other various devices such as smart speakers, smart phones, smart TV, etc. The transferred Audible audiobooks are not able to be played since the Audible format is encrypted in AAX/AA, which can only be played on limited devices with the Audible app. So is there any possible way to move Audible files to SD card to play on other unauthorized devices? Absolutely yes, you need to convert Audible AAX/AA to common audio format such as MP3 with a third-party tool.

Tool Required – TunesBank Audible Converter

TunesBank Audiobook Converter is specially designed for removing Audible DRM and converting Audible from AAX/AA to MP3, M4A and more DRM-free audio formats, the converted audiobooks will be saved on your computer forever. So that you can easily move the converted audiobooks to SD card or USB flash drive for backup, or you can play the Audible audiobooks on any device freely, such as MP3 player, iPod, iPad, iPhone, Android, Sony Walkman, PSP, Zune, iRiver, etc. It’s not like most other iTunes audio converter, with the professional decrypt technology, TunesBank Audible Converter is able to directly convert Audible AAX/AA audiobooks without iTunes installation & Audible Authorization, which means you do not have to install the iTunes app and no Audible account is required.

In addition, TunesBank audiobook converter is able to convert Audible audiobooks with a speed up to 100X faster, you can convert a 2 hour of audiobooks in less than 1 minute. The converted audiobook is retained 100% original quality and parameters such as bit rate. What’s more, the program has the smart ID3 tag identification, which is able to keep the audiobook ID3 tags and chapter after conversion, such as Title, Artist, Author, Year, Cover Pictures, etc.

Amazing Feature of TunesBank Audible Converter

  • Remove DRM from Audible audiobooks.
  • Convert Audible AA/AAX to MP3, M4A, M4B, AAC, FLAC lossless.
  • Directly download Audible audiobooks to computer.
  • Batch conversion & 100X faster conversion speed.
  • Preserve ID3 tags and chapters.
  • Keep 100% original quality.
  • Move to SD card, USB flash drive or burn to CD for backup.
  • Listen to Audible audiobooks on MP3 player and any device freely.

Once you are familiar with the Amazing features above, now we should go through the tutorial of how to convert Audible audiobook to MP3.

Guide: How to Convert Audible AA/AAX Audiobook to MP3/M4A

TunesBank Audible Converter can convert Audible audiobooks without installing iTunes and Audible account authorization. You just need to download the latest version of TunesBank Audible Converter and install it to your computer, then follow the steps.

Step 1. Download Audible AAX/AA Audiobooks to Computer

Download your purchased Audible audiobooks from to your computer, all the downloaded files will be saved in AA/AAX formats.

download audible aa/aax

Step 2. Import Audible AAX/AA Audiobooks to TunesBank

Launch TunesBank Audible Converter, there are 2 ways to import aduiobooks, you can directly drag and drop the downloaded AA/AAX files to TunesBank main interface.

drag and drop audible files to program

Or you can click ‘Add File’ on the main interface to add the AA/AAX audiobooks that you want to convert. You can also add multiple Audible files for batch conversion.

add file

Step 3. Select Output Format

After the audiobook files are added to TunesBank software, you can select output format for the audiobooks. It’s not like the other converters, you can select different format for each audiobook. There are various types of output audio formats you can choose, they are MP3, WAV, M4A, FLAC, etc. Also you can set the output path at the bottom left corner of the interface.

select output format

Step 4. Configure Output Preferences

You can also customize the output quality and other parameters, just click “Output Settings” form the settings menu on the upper right corner. In the preferences window, you can set Output Format, Sample Rate and Bitrate.

output settings

You can Split the large Audible audiobooks to small parts by time or chapter. The splitting feature is optional, if you do not need it, just select ‘No Split’.

split audible audiobooks

Step 5. Convert Audible AAX/AA Files to MP3, M4A.

After you have done the above settings, hit on the “Convert All” button to start converting AAX or AA audiobooks to MP3, M4A audios in high quality at 100X conversion speed. Click the “Convert” button to the right of each book title to start converting.

convert from audible to mp3

Step 6. View Converted Audible Files

Once completed, go to the “Completed” section to view all the conversion history. Then click “Open File” to view the converted Audible books. All the converted Audible audiobooks will be kept 100% original sound quality.

vide conversion history

Step 7. How to Move Converted Audible Audiobooks to SD Card

Insert an SD card to an SD card reader, then plug it to your computer. Create a new folder on the SD card drive to save the converted audiobooks. Now just easily copy and paste the converted files from your computer to the SD card folder.


You have learned 2 ways to move Audible books to SD card from above. You can change the setting of the Audible app to move Audible books to SD car, but the files can only be played on authorized devices. The best way is to use TuneBank Audible Converter, it can convert Audible AA/AAX audiobooks to MP3, then you can transfer the converted Audible files to SD card, so you can play the Audible books on any other unauthorized device without any limitations.

Move Audible Books to SD


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