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How to Download & Convert Audible Audiobooks to MP3 Player?

By Tony Moton

January 20, 2018

It's really relaxing to listen to audiobooks in the spare time. But sometimes you may want to convert Audible AA/AAX to MP3 to play on other devices. Here you are told how to download and convert Audible audiobooks to MP3.


Part 1. About Audible AA/AAX File

Audible Audiobook uses AA file extension as a data file to store spoken audio. This digital audio format is under the encryption of Digital Rights Management (DRM) to prevent piracy activity, which limits its playback capacity on other media players.

Supported Device/Software:

Device: Apple iPod, Creative Zen, SanDisk Sansa, various GPS devices, and the Amazon Kindle. 

Software: Apple iTunes in Mac Operating systems and with Audible Manager, Nero 11, Rapid Solution Tunebite 9, SoundTaxi Media Suite and TuneCab in Microsoft Windows-based systems.

If you want to play AA file on ordinary MP3 players, you may need to convert AA to MP3/M4A. This will need a special converter to make it. A friendly reminder is that simply renaming the extension may cause irreparable damage to the original file.

Part 2. How to Download Your Audible Audiobooks?

For Windows 7/8.1

First, download Audible Download Manager and configure it to import your audiobooks to iTunes, Windows Media Player, or our Audible Manager Player. Then go to Library Page and click "DOWNLOAD".

For Windows 10

First, go to your Window Store to Get your Audible app downloaded. Then sign in with your Amazon Account as well as your Audible Account for loading your Library and getting ready for downloading.

Sign in and Search Your Library

Then when your library appearing, right-click the audible audiobook to download your audible audiobooks.

Right Click to Download Your Audible Audiobooks

After getting ready for it, you can enjoy your audiobooks on your Windows 10 with Audible Audiobooks.

Download Audible Audiobook on Windows

For Mac

Just visit and then click "Library" to find out your audiobooks to Click "DOWNLOAD" to download your Audible Audiobooks.

Download Audible Audiobooks on Mac

For iOS 7/8/9/10/11

Open the audible app and log in audiobook account. "My Library" area is at the bottom of the main page. Tap "Cloud" in an orange box and you will turn to your purchased audiobook list. Then tap the audiobooks then you will download audiobooks for listening.

Download Audible Audiobooks on Phone

Part 3. How to Convert Audible AA/AAX to MP3 to Play on Player?

In this part, TuneFab Apple Music Converter is introduced to tell you how to convert Audible AA/AAX to MP3.

TuneFab Apple Music Converter, an expert audio converter, delves into converting Audible AA/AAX to MP3 by getting rid of DRM restriction. With just a few clicks, you can instantly accomplish the conversion without any loss of audio quality. Better off the software even fully preserve the original chapter and tap info to offer you a completely vivid audio experience.

Step 1. Import Purchased Audible Books to iTunes

Go to "Book" > "Audiobook">"File" on iTunes. In the next step, Windows users should go to "Library" and then click "Import the Playlist"; while Mac users can directly click "Add to Library".

Add Audiobooks to iTunes

Step 2. Establish Your Own Audiobook Conversion Files

1. Run the TuneFab Apple Music Converter. Click "Audiobooks" playlist in the left column and then choose all audiobooks you want to convert on the right side. The software supports batch conversion.

2. At the bottom is "Output Settings" area. Choose "MP3" in the selections of "Output Format". Pay attention to "Output Folder" and establish a designated output file for your convenience.

Choose Audiobooks output Format

Step 3. Convert Audible AA to MP3

Click "Convert" button on the top side and TuneFab Apple Music Converter will start converting your Audible Audiobook AA to MP3. A few minutes later, you can enjoy the converted Audible MP3 file on any other players as you like.

Convert AA to MP3

Video Tutorial: How to Convert Audible Audiobooks to MP3 Players

As it is, TuneFab Apple Music Converter has managed to convert DRM-protected Audible Audiobooks for your benefit. Following the three simple steps above, you can freely receive Audible MP3 files effortlessly. The Converter will give you a pleasant and ideal Audible conversion.

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