How to Remove DRM from Audible AA and AAX Audiobooks

Summary
Audible’s audiobooks use DRM-encrypted AA and AAX formats and can only be played on authorized devices. This article will teach you how to remove DRM from Audible AA and AAX Audiobooks and convert them to DRM-free MP3, M4A format to be compatible with any MP3 players, iPod nano, Sony Walkman, PSP, etc.

Audible.com is a great place where we can download or purchase various audiobooks. However, when you transfer the downloaded Audible books to your MP3 player, iPod nano or other unauthorized devices, you will get in trouble. Because all the audiobooks you downloaded from Audible are in AA or AAX format protected by DRM, they cannot be copied to non-audible-approved devices. To solve this problem, the best way is to remove DRM from Audible and convert Audible AA and AAX Audiobooks to MP3, M4A or other unprotected audio formats.

Only in this way can you use Audible audiobooks more freely. To remove DRM from Audible books, you need to use a powerful Audible DRM Removal. Before learning how to break the DRM limitations of Audible books, let’s first understand the benefits of doing so.

Advantages of Remove DRM from Audible Audiobooks:

Audible’s DRM limits you to listen to Audible audiobooks on limited devices. As long as you remove Audible DRM, you can use audiobooks freely.

Save Audible Audiobooks on computer forever. Well, the downloaded Audible Audiobooks on Windows PC are in .aa format, while Mac version is in .aax format, both of them are encoded with DRM. Once you cancel the Audible Plus or Audible Premium Plus subscription, then downloaded Audible files wild be invalid. If you can unlock Audible DRM and save them as local files, then you can save them on your computer forever.

Listen to Audible Audiobooks on any device. After removing DRM protection from Audible, you can freely enjoy Audible books on any device, including MP3 player, iPod Nano, iPod Shuffle, iPod Classic, iPod Touch, SanDisk, Sony Walkman, iPhone, iPad, PSP, Xbox, Android, Zune, Creative Zen, Kindle, iRiver, etc.

Play Audible Audiobooks without the Audible app and network. If you can get rid of Audible DRM restriction, then you can play Audible audiobook on non-audible-approved devices without the Audible app and Internet connection or Wi-Fi.

Save Audible books to USB drive or SD card. Another advantage of removing Audible’s DRM is that you can save DRM-free audiobooks to a USB drive, SD card, so that you can play them in the car player. It’s so great that you can play Audible books in the car anytime!

Burn Audible Audiobooks to a CD/DVD. Once you get DRM-free Audible files, you can burn them into a CD or DVD on iTunes and Windows Media Player.

Upload Audible Audiobooks to OneDrive/Google Drive. Some audio books are several hours long and take up a lot of memory space. Don’t worry, after removing the DRM protection from Audible and converting them to MP3, M4A audio files, you are able to upload them to your Google Drive, One Drive, etc., saving your time.

Powerful DRM Removal for Audible AA and AAX Audiobooks

TunesBank Audible Audiobook Converter stands out among all the tools with its excellent performance. It is a powerful Audible DRM Removal, as well as a great Audible Audiobook Converter. With using it, you can not only remove DRM from Audible Audiobooks, but also convert the AA/AAX audiobooks to MP3, M4A, AC3, AIFF, AU, FLAC audio formats at up to 100X super faster speed. What’s more, the original audio quality, chapters, ID3 tags and metadata will be well kept in the output files.

Apart from this, it also supports to remove DRM from iTunes M4B audiobooks, iTunes purchased M4P music, Apple Music and convert them to DRM-free MP3, M4A, FLAC format with lossless quality. So that you can enjoy them on any your MP3 player, iPod nano, PSP, Xbox, iPhone, Android and more devices without limits.

Highlights of TunesBank Audible Audiobook Converter:

  • Remove DRM from protection Audible/ iTunes Audiobooks.
  • Remove DRM from Apple Music, iTunes purchased songs.
  • Convert AA/AAX audiobook to MP3, M4A, AC3, AIFF, AU, FLAC, etc.
  • Convert iTunes Audiobooks/music, Apple Music to MP3, M4A, FLAC.
  • Preserve the original audio quality of the Audible Audiobooks.
  • Keep chapters, ID3 tags, metadata like title, artist, genre, year, etc.
  • Supports batch conversion, and up to 100X super faster speed.
  • Enjoy Audible Audiobook on any device without Audible app and network.
  • Highly compatible with Windows, Mac system, the latest iTunes version.

Guide: How to Remove DRM from AA/AAX Audiobooks?

Here is the detailed guide on how to use TunesBank software to strip DRM from Audible books and convert them into DRM-free audio files.

Step 1. Add AA/ AAX Audiobooks to iTunes
Launch iTunes on your computer, create a new playlist named “Audible Audiobooks”, then drag and drop the downloaded AA or AAX audiobooks to the new created playlist.

create new playlist on itunes

Next, authorize your Audible account. Select “Account” > “Authorization” > “Authorize Audible Account”. When finished, exit iTunes app.

authorize Audible account to iTunes

Step 2. Run TunesBank Audible Audiobook Converter
Now, download and install TunesBank Audible Audiobook Converter on your Mac or Windows computer. When you run the TunesBank program, iTunes app will run with it. As you can see, it will automatically load all the iTunes contents, including the Audiobooks.

launch tunesbank audible audiobook converter

Step 3. Add Audible Audiobooks
Tap on the “Audiobooks” or “Audible Audiobooks” in the left panel, then all the audiobooks will be shown in the right section. Pick the target Audible books you want to delete the DRM.

select Audible Audiobooks

Step 4. Change Output Settings
Now you move to the bottom of the interface to change the basic parameters, including Output format, Output Quality, Output Folder, Bitrate (up to 320kbps), Sample Rate, etc.

select output format

Step 5. Start Removing DRM from Audible Audiobooks
Hit on the “Convert” button to begin to remove DRM protection from Audible AA/AAX Audiobooks and convert them to DRM-free MP3, M4A or other format losslessly. Then conversion speed can reach 100 times, just wait a few seconds.

start to remove drm from audible books

After that, you can go to “Finished” section, click “Open Folder” to find the non-DRM Audible Audiobooks.

get drm-free audiobook files

Now that DRM is completely gone, you can transfer them to any media player and device to play all these audiobook files without limitation.

Remove DRM from Audible AA and AAX Audiobooks