December 27, 2017
As Chromecast supports to stream favorite entertainment and apps including Netflix, Spotify, Hulu, PANDORA, NBC Sports from your phone, tablet or laptop through a Wi-Fi connection to the TV or speaker, it is widely-used to enjoy favorite songs like playing Apple Music on Chromecast, streaming SoundCloud through Chromecast, or even watching iTunes movie via Chromecast at any time and any place. But it's a pity that Audible on Chromecast is out of the list. What's the reason?
Audible audiobook is unable to play on Chromecast because the Audible app itself fails to support the Cast SDK. Another reason is that audiobook from Audible is DRM protected so that you can only get access via some special software like Apple iTunes. Don't get crazy. In this article, we will tell you a direct way to cast Audible audiobook from Android phone and provide you with a solution to settle down the issue of casting Audible audiobooks on Chromecast.
Please ensure that you've installed Google Home app, Audible Manager app, Chromecast Audio before you get started, then go to the below process:
Step 1. Plug in the Chromecast Audio device into your speaker and insert the power adapter to an electric socket.
Step 2. Connect your Android device to the same Wi-Fi network as your Chromecast Audio or speaker with Chromecast built-in.
Step 3. Go to the side-menu of the app, tap "Cast Screen/Audio", then select the casting speaker you want the audio to play from.
Step 4. On your Android, open Audible, choose an audiobook and start playing and it will stream to the speaker automatically.
Note: Your devices need to be able to run Android 4.4.2 or higher.
Obviously, this method only works for Android and it can't meet the needs of people who have iOS or Windows devices. To walk this through, it's time for TuneFab Apple Music Converter being on the stage.
At the beginning of this article, DRM on Audible AA/AAX audiobooks is pointed out. So, here comes another question: how to deal Audible AAX/AA as it is specially encrypted under the protection of DRM? It is obvious that you need a DRM removal to transform Audible AAX/AA. Aiming at this problem, a professional DRM removal and Audiobook Converter, TuneFab Apple Music Converter comes to offer supports.
TuneFab Apple Music Converter specializes in cracking the DRM barricade and fully converting Audiobook AAX/AA to other common formats like MP3 and M4A. Completed with all original info and tags remained, the software provides you a gorgeous audio entertainment. Thoughtfully, it has refined its conversion performance with a 16X faster speed. Note that it works with iTunes, so make sure that you have iTunes on your computer and have account to login.
Step 1. Preparation Work
1. Import Audiobook to iTunes
For Windows, go to "Book" > "Audiobook">"File" > "Library" > "Import Playlist".
For Mac, go to "Book" > "Audiobook">"File" > "Add to Library".
2. Launch TuneFab Apple Music Converter
Above offers "Try It Free" pathways for either Windows 10/8.1/7 or Mac. Once you enter the main interface, you can see your iTunes data simultaneously synced.
Step 2. Personalize Preferred Audiobook Playlist
1. Select Preferred Audiobooks
Tick your favorite Audiobooks in the "Audiobooks" playlist. Or you can directly "Search" for them. Choose all your favorite Audiobooks in one conversion based on the batch conversion function.
2. Adjust Output Settings
Choose alternative format except for the original Audible AAX/AA formats. Usually, MP3 /M4A are a good choice. Click "Output Folder" and determine the proper storage file through browsing the drop-down selection menu. Keep other parameters as they are, if no need.
Step 3. Convert Audible AAX/AA to MP3/M4A
The "Convert" button is on the top side. Simply click it and you can get the converted Audiobooks in a few minutes.
Step 4. Stream Converted Audible to Chromecast Audio
1. Run Chromecast Audio
2. Install compatible Google Cast app and Chromecast compatible applications
3. Transfer the converted Audiobooks to your phone and cast them to Chromecast.
4. For computer users, you can directly upload music with Music Manager to Google Play and immediately start casting your top tunes to your TV or speakers.
TuneFab Apple Music Converter helps you remove DRM and convert Audible AAX/AA to other available audio formats like MP3 and M4A. With this powerful application, it doesn't matter whether audio apps support Chromecast. TuneFab Apple Music Converter makes a straight change on Audible AA/AAX audiobooks so that they become DRM-free, therefore you can stream Audiobooks in MP3/M4A without any difficulty.
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