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Recommendation: 5 Best Audiobook Players

By Tony Moton

March 10, 2018

"Hi there. I am looking for a good audiobook player for my Windows PC. I tried using WinAmp but WinAmp doesn't have playing positions when I close it and I don't want to use one from the Windows Store as I prefer native lean apps. Do you know one you could recommend?"

In today's fast-paced life, audiobooks provide us with a convenient way to enjoy literature. We can listen to a classic literary works while on a long drive, listen to a science fiction when cooking, even listen to a celebrity biography when jogging or walking for daily exercise. So, I will recommend 5 best audiobook players that may help you to make an easier decision to choose one.


Part 1. Five Best Audiobook Players

Here are five of the best audiobooks to recommend (no particular order):

1.1 Free Audio Reader

Free Audio Reader

Free Audio Reader is an all-around audiobook player application, which has the  several functions of bookmarks, playlists, cover art, tag editing, slideshow playback and text to speech. The software supports MP3, WMA, WAV, MID, FSB, FBM, and TXT files. Once the audio file is loaded, you can create a playlist. The information of author, album, track number, title, year, genre, etc. could be displayed.

1.2 Audiobook


This program is an open source audiobook player with an intuitive interface. The feature of Audiobook is that it remembers the status of the file being played and can be replayed at any time from the same location.

1.3 My Audiobook Reader

My Audiobook Reader

It is a simple audiobook reader program which you can use to play MP3 audiobooks. The software has more options, for example, it allows you to change the pitch and voice speed. You can move 10/60 seconds back/forward and move at the start/end position.

1.4 Music Bee

Music Bee

Music Bee can play AIF, MP3, WAV and WMA files. The feature of the software is the locking option, which requires a password to unlock, disable web and access full screen mode.

1.5 iTunes


iTunes is a free digital media playback application for Mac and PC, which can manage and play digital music and video. The original and main focus of iTunes is music, with a library offering organization, collection, and storage of users' music collections. It can be used to as an audiobook player software.

Part 2. Remove DRM and Convert DRM-ed Audiobooks Files

As a fan of audiobooks, you might want to burn iTunes audiobooks to CD so you can listen to it in your car, or you would like to convert your audible Files to another format so that your audiobook player can play them. But iTunes audiobooks and audible audiobooks are protected by DRM technology, which prevents you from transferring or synchronizing the them to some devices.

Therefore, you need a powerful tool to remove the DRM protection and convert audiobook files to proper format. TuneFab Apple Music Converter may be your best choice. TuneFab Apple Music Converter is a professional program which can help you easily convert audiobooks, Apple Music files, and other downloaded music to plain MP3, AC3, AIFF, FLAC format.

Three steps to help you to remove DRM and convert audiobooks:

Step 1. Download TuneFab Audiobook Converter

After installing, run the TuneFab Apple Music Converter, then it will detect with your iTunes automatically. After loading, you can click "Audiobook" to choose the audiobook files that you want.

Audiobooks Playlsit

Step 2. Choose Output Format

Select MP3 or other formats as the output format which is depended on your player device. You can adjust the bit rate for getting the best audiobooks quality.

Click on "Output Folder" to select a destination folder to save the converted audiobooks.

Choose Audiobooks 

Step 3. Start Converting Audible Audiobooks

Click on the "Convert" button, The program can quickly remove DRM and convert audiobooks to the format you want.

Converting Apple Music

With TuneFab Apple Music Converter, you could get the DRM-free iTunes audiobooks and enjoy them on your devices. I hope that the above recommendations and tutorial could help you. If you have any questions, you can leave a comment on our website.

Additional information:

How Do I Burn Audible Audiobooks to CD

Know More About iTunes Audiobooks Format

Direct Way to Play Audible Audiobooks on Apple Watch

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