How to Play Audible Audiobooks on Chromebook

Summary
Do you want to listen to Audible audiobooks on Chromebook? In this article, you will learn 4 ways to play Audible on Chromebook via Audible App, Audible Cloud Player, convert Audible to MP3 to listen to Audible on Chromebook.

“I recently purchased a Chromebook computer, is it the same as other computers? Can I play Audible audiobooks on Chromebook?”

The Chromebook is a lightweight laptop. It is popular with people for its fashionable, portable, smooth, safety, and low-cost characteristics. Unlike most computers, it runs Google’s Chrome operating system and is mainly used when it connected to the Internet. Most applications and documents are located in the cloud. Many people, especially students, often use it to learn. Listening to Audible audiobooks is a good way to learn languages and can help people perceive context, tone, accent, etc. So how can you play Audible audiobooks on Chromebook? In previous article, we introduced how to download Audible audiobooks to PC/Mac computer, today we are going to show 3 ways to listen to Audible on Chromebook.

Part 1. Listen to Audible on Chromebook via Audible App

In earlier versions, there were very few applications in the Chromebook. It used to be difficult for you to play Audible audiobooks on Chromebook. Luckily, all Chromebooks released since 2017 were able to install Audible App from the Google Play Store. In this way, you can directly listen to Audible audioboos on Chromebook via Audible App.

Step 1. In Google Play Store, search Audible APP, then download and install it on your Chromebook.

Step 2. After downloading and installing the Audible APP to your Chromebook, launch the software and log in with your Amazon Audible account.

Step 3. Then you can find the audiobooks you like and play Audible audiobooks on Chromebook online, or you download them for offline playback.

audible app interface

Tip:Make sure your Chrome operating system is up to date. Because the latest version of Audible requires the latest Chromebook OS.

Part 2. Play Audible on Chromebook with Audible Cloud Player

If you don’t want to install the Audible App on your Chromebook, there is another easy way to listen to Audible audiobooks on Chromebook, which is to use Google Chrome browser to visit Audible.com and stream Audible books via Audible Cloud Player or Audible Web Player. In this way, you can play Audible audiobooks on Chromebook online when Internet is connected without downloading any files. The following guide will show you how to listen to Audible on Chromebook with Audible Cloud Player.

Step 1. Go to Audible.com on your browser, then login with your Audible or Amazon account.

Step 2. Press on “Library” tab next to the Audible title to enter the Library page. Then find a audiobook you want and click “Play” under the cover art of the audiobook.

Step 3. In this way, you can listen to Audible audiobooks on Chromebook online via Audible Cloud Player.

audible cloud player

Tip:You can use Audible Cloud Player to play Audible on Chromebook only if you have a network connection.

Chromebooks Support File Formats:

Microsoft Office files: DOC, DOCX, XLS, XLSX, PPT, PPTX.

Media: 3GP, AVI, MOV, MP4, M4V, M4A, MP3, MKV, OGV, OGM, OGG, OGA, WEBM, WAV.

Images: BMP, GIF, JPG, JPEG, PNG, WEBP.

Compressed files: ZIP, RAR

Other: TXT, PDF

As we all know, Audible audiobooks are in DRM protection and encoded as AA and AAX formats. They are not compatible with the formats supported by the aforementioned Chromebook, which means you can only play them in Audible App. However, as we mentioned earlier, some Chromebooks do not support the installation of Audible App, such as Chromebook versions prior to 2017. Therefore, you may not be able to use the above solutions. Don’t be discouraged, there is another way to help you to play Audible books on Chromebook. You can use the TunesBank Audible Converter to convert Audible AA/AAX audiobooks to MP3 and other plain formats which can be compatible with Chromebook, so that you can listen to Audible audiobooks on Chrome via any player without limtis.

Part 3. Convert Audible to MP3 to Play Audible on Chromebook(Best)

TunesBank Audible Converter is a powerful tool which can not only crack the DRM restrictions from Audible audiobooks, but also convert Audible AA/AAX to MP3, M4A, WAV and FLAC formats which can be compatible with any device and player, so that you can listen to Audible audiobooks on Chromebook with ease. Amazingly, you don’t have to install iTunes App and get Audible authorization with this converter. Moreover, it will preserve the original audio quality, ID3 tags and chapter info in the output files. In addition, TunesBank has built-in splitter, it can help you divide the large audiobooks into multiples parts via chapters, parts or time, which is convenient for users to find the place you heard last time. When the conversion is done, you can get unprotected Audible MP3 files, and upload Audible audiobooks to Google Drive to play Audible on Chromebook through Music Player for Google Drive.

Highlights of TunesBank Audible Converter:

  • Crack the DRM encryption from Audible audiobooks legally.
  • Convert Audible books to MP3, M4A, WAV, FLAC losslessly.
  • No need to install iTunes App and get Audible authorization.
  • Divide the large audiobooks into multiple segments via chapter.
  • PerserveID3 tags and chapters info, like author, title, date, etc.
  • Work at 100X conversion speed and be able to convert in batches.
  • Listen to Audible on Chromebook, PC, Mac computer without limits.

Guide: Convert Audible to MP3 to Play Audible on Chromebook

Now it’s time to learn how to convert Audible to MP3 to play Audible audiobooks on Chromebook with TunesBank Audible Converter.

Step 1. Download & Install TunesBank Audible Converter to Computer
Download and install the TunesBank Audible Converter on your computer.

Step 2. Download the Audible Books to Local Drive
Before converting, download the Audible books to local drive from official website or the Audible App. You can refer How to Download and Convert Audible Books to MP3 for more details.

download audible audiobooks

Step 3. Launch TunesBank Audible Converter
After TunesBank Audible Converter is successfully installed, double-click it to activate the software on your computer.

run TunesBank Audible Converter

Step 4. Import Downloaded Audiobooks to TunesBank
You can directly drag and drop the downloaded Audible books to the TunesBank main interface or tap “Add File” button to choose the downloaded audiobooks you want from local drive then import to TunesBank Converter.

drag and drop audible files to program

Step 5. Choose MP3 as Output Format
In the “Output Settings” tab and choose MP3 as output format. Because MP3 can work well with Chromebook. You can also edit other parameters such as Bit Rate, Sample Rate and separate the audiobook into smaller clips by chapters or parts.

select mp3 format

Step 6. Start to Convert Audible to MP3
If all settings are preset, press the “Convert All” button to convert Audible audiobooks to MP3. It will not cause any quality loss during the process.

start to convert audible books to mp3

Step 7. View the Converted Audible Files
When the conversion finished, turn to the “Completed” section and hit on “Open File” to locate the Audible MP3 audiobooks. And now you get the DRM-free Audible files and you can listen to Audible on Chromebook anytime, anywhere without any restrictions.

view converted audible mp3 files

Video Guide – Convert Audible to MP3 & Play Audible on Chromebook

This video guide will show you intuitive and specific steps on how to convert Audible to MP3 by using TunesBank Audible Converter, so that you can get Audible MP3 files to listen to Audible audiobooks on Chromebook freely.

Final Words
We introduced 3 ways to listen to Audible on Chromebook in this article. You can play Audible audiobooks on Chromebook via Audible App, but it can not be compatible with all Chromebook. And the Audible Cloud Player is only available when Internet is connected. The best way to play Audible on Chromebook is to convert Audible AA/AAX audiobooks to MP3 and other popular formats by using TunesBank Audible Converter. In this way, you can get DRM-free audiobooks with ease and listen to Audible audiobooks on Chromebook anytime, anywhere without restrictions.

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