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How to Convert Audible AA or AAX Audiobooks to MP3

Audible is the world's largest library of audiobooks. However, almost all the audiobooks downloaded from Audible or iTunes, authorized by Audible, are protected by Audible’s Digital Rights Management (DRM) in aa or aax format, which means that they can't be played on non-audible-approved devices even if you’ve already paid for them.

If you want to listen to Audible audiobooks more freely, it's advised to convert the AA or AAX format to MP3, the most popular format. Here comes the question: how to convert Audible AA, AAX Audiobooks to MP3? This tutorial will show you the best way to do it with a well-received application - NoteBurner Audiobook Converter, step by step.

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Features of NoteBurner AA/AAX Audio Converter:
  • Record iTunes music, podcasts, audiobooks, Apple Music;
  • Convert Apple Music files to MP3/AAC/WAV/FLAC/AIFF/ALAC;
  • Convert iTunes audio at 10X faster speed with lossless quality;
  • Keep ID3 Tags information after conversion;
  • 1-click to burn Apple Music to CD, edit ID3 tags, etc;
  • Easy-to-use with an intuitive and streamlined user interface.
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NoteBurner AA/AAX to MP3 Converter, also called NoteBurner iTunes Audio Converter is a special tool developed for downloading any audiobooks from iTunes and Audible audiobook. It can convert the audiobooks to popular formats, including MP3/AAC/WAV/FLAC/AIFF/ALAC, at 10X conversion speed with lossless quality. Furthermore, its concise interface, user-friendly operation design and is high compatible with the latest version of Windows & Mac OS, which have got great reputation from worldwide users.

Note: NoteBurner Audiobook Converter can not only download iTunes & Audible AA, AAX audiobooks to MP3, but also supports to convert Apple Music to MP3, AAC, FLAC, AIFF, WAV, or ALAC. You can take full advantage of this multifunctional audio converter and enjoy yourself anywhere anytime.

Tutorial on Converting Audible Audiobooks AA or AAX to MP3

As mentioned above, NoteBurner Audiobook Converter works on both Windows and Mac OS. Here we will just take Mac OS as an example to show you the detailed instructions. To get started, please download NoteBurner Audiobook Converter to your Mac.

1 Import Audible Audiobooks into iTunes

If your Audible audiobooks have been added to iTunes/Apple Music library, you can directly find them in "Audiobooks" section of iTunes. Wonder how to add? Here we go: 1) Open iTunes/Music app; 2) Select "File > Add file to Library"; 3) Select files to import; 4) Click "Open". Now you can find them in your iTunes. When all the Audible AA, AAX audiobooks are imported into iTunes, please close iTunes manually.

2 Add Audible Audiobooks to NoteBurner iTunes Audio Converter

Launch NoteBurner iTunes Audio Converter. Click button "+ Add" on the main interface. There will be a pop-up window showing you all the iTunes music and audiobooks from your Music library. Click "Audiobooks" on the left side to select the audiobooks you want to convert and click "OK".

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3 Customize MP3 Output Format

Click the "Setting" icon, then you will see a pop-up window which allows you to choose output format (MP3/AAC/WAV/FLAC/AIFF/ALAC), output quality, output path, etc. Here please choose "MP3" as the output format for your AA, AAX audiobooks.

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4 Start to Convert AA/AAX Audiobooks to MP3 Format

Click "Convert" and all the AA/AAX audiobooks you selected in Step 2 are on the way to be converted into MP3 format.

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When the conversion is finished, click the "Converted" button at the left panel and you will see all the aa, aax audiobooks in MP3 format. Or you can directly go to the output folder customized in Step 3.

Congratulations! Now you've successfully got the DRM-free Audible audiobooks with the extension ".mp3". Just take your time to please your ears!

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