Audible is now the world’s biggest downloadable audiobook producer. You can download all kinds of audiobooks from Audible.com but you might not be able to listen to them freely as they get DRM protections on their audiobooks that prevent you from listening to them with unauthorized audio players or on unauthorized mobile handsets.
Audible has developed apps for different devices of different platforms. On computer, you can use Audible’s own program to listen to and download audiobooks, and you can also use iTunes to listen to the purchased AAX audiobooks. Also, Audible has developed its own apps for Android and iOS, if you use one of those phones, you may download the Audible app on them. But in this case, for mobile devices that are not supported by Audible, the only way is to convert AAX to MP3. That way you would be able to transfer them to your MP3 player for playback with no limitations. In this post I will show you how to convert AAX to MP3 for free playback on MP3 players. We learnt how to convert iTunes M4B audiobook to MP3 before.
Part 1: Convert Audible AAX to MP3 with Leawo Prof. DRM
First of all, we can make good use of Leawo Prof. DRM to convert Audible AAX to MP3. This professional Audible DRM Remover is able to remove the DRM on DRM-protected AA/AAX Audible audiobook to DRM-free MP3 audio file for better sharing. With this Audible DRM Remover, users are allowed to freely choose different sound tracks, sampling rates and bit rates for keeping in output MP3 file according to personal preference. Moreover, the program removes DRM and converts M4B, AA, and AAX to MP3 at 50X speed, surpassing any other similar audiobook DRM removing software.
Click the link below to download and install Leawo Prof. DRM on your computer before you start to convert Audible AAX to MP3.
After the installation of Leawo Prof. DRM, kick off the program to enter the main interface to get ready for the conversion process. Follow the step-by-step guide to convert Audible AAX to MP3. You can convert MP3 to AAX as well if you need.
Step 1. Add Source Audible AAX Files
On the main interface of Leawo Prof. DRM, click “Audio Converter” to enter the interface of Audible DRM remover. Then either click “Add Files” button on the sub-menu bar or directly drag and drop the Audible audiobooks in the middle of program interface to add the AAX audiobook on. Choose at least one audiobook file and click “Add” to begin importing from iTunes. Or you can directly drag and drop the target audiobook files to the middle of program interface.
Step 2. Perform Output Editing
After importing the audiobooks, you can view the files under the category “audiobook”. And then you can choose an audiobook file and click the “Edit” button to freely choose Channels, Sampling rates and Bit rates for keeping in the output MP3 audio file.
Step 3. Remove DRM from Audible Audiobook and Convert AAX to MP3
Before DRM removal starts, you need to click “…” button at the bottom of home window to set an output directory for containing output MP3 file. Once all the settings are done, click the blue “Convert” button at the bottom for removing DRM from Audible AAX audiobook, and then converting AAX to MP3. After a while, the DRM removing and conversion process will be completed.
Step 4. Locate Converted Files
Once the conversion finishes, you can click “Converted” tab to enter the interface displaying all the converted files. And then you can click the “Open file” option at the end of a target file to open the output MP3 file.
Part 2: Convert Audible AAX to MP3 with Epubor Audible Converter
Secondly, we can take advantage of Epubor Audible Converter to convert Audible AAX to MP3. With the help of Epubor Audible Converter, you can easily remove Audible DRM and convert DRM-protected AA/AAX books to MP3/M4B which are supported by most popular media players, such as iPod, Kindle, Sony Walkman, iRiver and other iOS, Android mobile phones or tablets. Epubor Audible Converter helps you easily unlock and convert Audible books at the same time. All you need to do is “Add” the Audible file to Audible Converter, select the output format, then click on “Convert” button to get what you want. Check out the detailed guide below.
Step 1. Add Audible AAX Files
On the main interface of Epubor Audible Converter, you can either click on the " +add" button to navigate the folder storing your downloaded Audible books or just drag your Audible books directly to the main interface. Epubor Audible Converter will auto detect and display the book cover, title, author and book length.
Step 2. Remove Audible DRM and Convert Audible AAX to MP3
Click on the button “Convert to MP3" at the bottom of interface to start the conversion. This conversion contains the process of removing Audible DRM as well as converting Audible files to MP3. Once the conversion has been finished, the Audible DRM will be removed and the Audible books will be converted to MP3.
Part 3: Convert Audible AAX to MP3 with AAX Audio Converter
Thirdly, we show you how to do the trick with AudFree AAX to MP3 Converter, a top rated Audible AAX/AA to MP3 converter that can help you completely delete DRM limit from Audible audiobooks while keeping the original ID3 tags. In addition, the built-in splitting feature of this program allows you to cut large Audible audio book into small clips by chapters. Once the DRM is removed, you are able to play any Audible AAX/AA file on most popular MP3 players or burn the DRM-free audiobooks to discs. Check out the guide to convert Audible AAX to MP3 with AudFree AAX to MP3 Converter.
Step 1. Load Audible AAX Files
You are provided with two options to add Audible audiobooks to AudFree, including using the “Add” button and drag-and-drop. Since AudFree Audible Converter supports both DRM and non-DRM audio files, to add the protected AA/AAX books, please click the second 'Add' button at the top center of AudFree.
Step 2. Set MP3 as Output Format
Once the audiobooks are imported to AudFree, click the “audio” icon next to “Convert” button so that you can select the output format as MP3 for converting AAX files to MP3. For any format, you are allowed to change the audio parameters according to your own needs, including the audio codec, channel, bit rate, sample rate and more.
Step 3. Start to Convert Audible AAX to MP3
Now click the “Convert” button to initiate the conversion process. AudFree Audible AAX to MP3 Converter will begin to remove DRM restriction from Audible audiobooks by converting the DRM AA/AAX to MP3. Once converted, you can click the “history” icon next to “Convert” to locate the DRM-free audiobooks and transfer them to any other device as you like.
Part 4: Convert Audible AAX to MP3 with TunesKit Audible AA/AAX Converter
With the purpose of letting you get full control over the audiobooks you purchased from Audible.com, the well-designed TunesKit Audible AA/AAX Audiobook Converter is here to enable you to completely download Audible AA and AAX audiobooks so that you can enjoy your Audible book collections on any popular MP3 player, such as iPod, PSP, Zune, Creative Zen, Sony Walkman, iRiver, etc. as freely as you expect. Let’s begin our journey to convert Audible AAX to MP3 with TunesKit Audible AA/AAX Converter.
Step 1. Add Audible AAX Files
Simply launch TunesKit Audible AAX Converter, and then click the "Add Files" button to load the Audible AA or AAX audiobooks from your computer. You can also import the audiobooks via direct drag-and-drop. You can add multiple audiobook files once for batch conversion.
Step 2. Set Output Format as MP3
After the audiobook files are imported into TunesKit Audible AA Converter, you should click the "Format" panel at the bottom left of the conversion interface and choose the output format from the pop-up window. The default output format is lossless which will generate a unprotected audiobook files without touching the original audio tracks at all. Currently it supports a large number of output formats, including MP3, M4B, AAC, WAV, WMA, M4R, M4A, FLAC, OGG, and other popular formats. Here we choose MP3 as output format.
Step 3. Convert Audible AAX to MP3
Before starting the conversion, you can click the "Editor" icon listed in each column of the audio book file to split the audiobook into several small files via chapters or time frame. Then click the "Convert" button to start downloading Audible audiobooks and converting the AA or AAX files to MP3 audio format at up to 100X faster speed. After a while, the conversion process will complete, and then we can enjoy it almost everywhere.