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How to Record Audible AA/AAX Audiobooks

"I’m looking for an efficient way to enjoy Audible audiobooks on my MP3 player. Do I need to get rid of the Audible DRM restriction first? "

Audible is the world’s largest library of audiobooks. There are all kinds of digital audiobooks for us to choose from. However, it’s well-known that Audible audiobooks are protected in AA or AAX format, for which they can only be played on Audible-supported devices, such as Apple’s iPods, Microsoft Zune, Creative Zen, Amazon Kindle, etc. Therefore, if we want to listen to Audible audiobooks on MP3 player or any other non-Audible-supported devices, we’ll have to remove the DRM from Audible and convert .aa/.aax format to other DRM-free formats like MP3.

Remove Audible Audiobook DRM

What is the best way to strip DRM from Audible audiobooks? By comparison, NoteBurner iTunes Audio Converter, a powerful Audiobook Converter for removing DRM from iTunes & Audible audiobooks, is a preferable choice. It can convert .aa and .aax audiobooks to MP3/AAC/WAV/FLAC/AIFF/ALAC at lightning speed with lossless quality. Furthermore, it can also decrypt Apple Music and iTunes M4P audios to DRM-free files.

Highlights for NoteBurner iTunes 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 & lyric 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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How to Record Audible AA/AAX Audiobooks

NoteBurner iTunes Audio Converter supports both Windows and Mac OS. Here we will take Mac OS as an example to guide you on how to record Audible audiobooks. Before we get started, please download the Audiobook Converter to your Mac.

1 Add Audible Audiobooks to NoteBurner

Launch NoteBurner, and go to the toolbox, then choose "AA/AAX Converter". Then drag and drop your Audible Audiobooks to NoteBurner.

2 Customize Output Settings

On the bottom, you will find that there're settings about output quality, output path, and output format.

select output format

3 Start Converting AA/AAX Audiobooks to MP3 Format

Click "Convert" and all the audiobooks you selected in Step 3 are on the way to be converted into MP3 format.


When the conversion is finished, you will see all the converted audiobooks in MP3 format.

All done! Now you've successfully convert .aa and .aax audiobooks to MP3. Just take your time to enjoy your audiobooks anywhere anytime.

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