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Tips: Find out the Easiest Way to Play M4B Audiobooks on Android

By Patrick Dyer

June 19, 2018

Many people like listening to audiobooks while walking, driving, resting or doing sports. However, have you ever encountered the problem as below:

"I have an Android phone and need some recommendations for playing the .m4b audiobooks on it. There are a ton out there. Any suggestions on how to play M4B audiobooks on Android devices? Should I need to convert m4b to mp3?"

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Part 1. The Easiest Way to Play iTunes M4B Audiobooks on Android

When search on google, there are many free online converters claim that they can convert M4B to MP3 for playback on Android. However, most of them can only convert the DRM-free M4B files. They are unable to convert the DRM-encrypted M4B audiobooks you purchased from iTunes. Here are you need an M4B Converter for help, named TuneFab Apple Music Converter.

TuneFab Apple Music Converter: the Powerful M4B to MP3 Converter

▪ Remove DRM from and Convert iTunes M4B audiobooks to Android supported format - MP3.

▪ Multiple file formats for converted files: MP3, M4A, FLAC, AIFF, etc.

▪ Superfast conversion speed, reaching up to 16X.

▪ Keep all the metadata and ID3 tags for the converted M4B files, including keeping chapter.

How to Play M4B on Android? How to convert M4B to MP3?

Step 1. Download and Install TuneFab M4B to MP3 Converter

First of all, you need to download the program I have introduced above. And, make sure the latest version of iTunes is installed on your computer.

Step 2. Select M4B Files

After installation, launch the program on your computer. iTunes will be opened at the same time. And the software will start to load your iTunes media files automatically.

After loading, click "Audiobook" category on the left side. Then, select the M4B files you want to play on Android on the right side.

Select M4B Files

Step 3. Choose Output Format

Now, you can select MP3 or other audio formats which are supported by your Android phone as the output format. You can also adjust the bitrate to get the best audio quality.

Choose Output Format

Step 4. Convert M4B to Android

When everything is ready, click "Convert" button to start removing DRM and converting M4B to MP3 for playback on your Android phone. 

Tips: Usually, audiobooks are large and long. So, it may take you several minutes to hours to finish the conversion. Just wait patiently.

Convert M4B to Android

YouTube Tutorial: Convert M4B and Play M4B Audiobooks on Android

After conversion, you can transfer the M4B files from computer to Android. Then, open M4B on your phone with any of media player or music player.

Part 2. Recommendation: 3 Best M4B Players on Android

For enjoying audiobooks on Android devices better, here, 3 popular audiobook M4B players on Android are recommended for you.

#1. LibriVox

LibriVox is a non-profit and ad-free audiobook player for Android. For better audiobooks listening experience, LibriVox provides many useful features for users such as sleep timer, bookmarks, variable speed, etc. Users can even listen to multiple books at the same time!

LibriVox Audiobook Player

#2. Smart Audiobook Player

Smart Audiobook Player is a perfect choice for those who want to listen to the DRM-free audiobooks that have already in their collections. Smart Audiobook Player is equipped with an audio equalizer which means you can listen to the audiobooks in your own way.

Smart Audiobooks Player

#3. Downpour

Downpour offers users with a massive amount of DRM-free audiobooks. You can select to purchase and download from them or enjoy the collections in your local library on the Android devices. Downpour allows users to enjoy audiobooks freely.


Now you have got an easy way to free iTunes M4B audiobooks from DRM protection and 3 useful audiobook M4B players on Android devices. Just try them to make your audiobooks enjoyment more wonderful!

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