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Transfer Audible Audiobooks to USB to Play in the Car

Featured with the huge collection of more than 200,000 books, Audible is the largest producer of downloadable audiobooks in the world. It is also an extremely popular audiobook membership option. First, you take out a free trial of Audible and get a free audiobook to let you know if the service is right for you before spending any money. At the end of the month, you can buy a monthly subscription of Audible for $14.95, which will offer you 1 credit per month (a credit is good for any audiobook purchase, regardless of price), and a 30% discount on any additional audiobook purchases. And different from music streaming service, you own this audiobook purchased and downloaded from Audible even if you cancel your subscription. But it doesn’t mean that you can enjoy these Audible audiobooks on any of your devices freely.

As all of the audiobooks from are encrypted by DRM copy protection, in which case you are not allowed to enjoy Audible audiobooks on many devices as you prefer, including transfer to USB drive for playing in the car without using your phone. So here comes the question: is there really no chance to transfer DRM-ed Audible audiobooks to USB drive for listening in the Car? Of course not, this article will guide you to easily transfer your Audible audiobooks to USB stick in a few clicks only.

Transfer Audible Audiobooks to USB

Tool Required: NoteBurner iTunes Audio Converter

To copy Audible audiobook to USB drive, the most important thing you need is a powerful Audible audiobook DRM removal tool. NoteBurner iTunes Audio Converter is highly recommended to you for bypassing DRM protection from Audible audiobooks as well as converting AA/AAX formats to plain MP3, AAC, FLAC, AIFF, WAV, or ALAC format. The best part of it is that it can keep 100% original quality during converting process while the converting speed is surprisingly faster than any other tool in the market. Furthermore, it can also decrypt Apple Music and iTunes M4P audios to DRM-free files.

Features of 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 information after conversion;
  • Easy-to-use with an intuitive and streamlined user interface;
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Tutorial: How to Copy Audible AA/AAX Audiobooks to USB

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

Part 1: Convert Audible Audiobooks to DRM-free MP3 Format

1 Import Audible Audiobooks into iTunes

If your Audible audiobooks are downloaded from iTunes, you can directly find them in "My Audiobook" section of iTunes. But if they are downloaded from Audible, you must first import them into iTunes. Here are the simple steps: 1) Open iTunes; 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 audiobooks are imported into iTunes, please close iTunes manually.

Here is a video demonstration for your reference: How to Manually Import Audible Content into iTunes Using iTunes.

2 Add Audible Audiobooks to NoteBurner iTunes Audio Converter

Launch NoteBurner iTunes Audio Converter. Click button “+” on the upper left. There will be a pop-up window showing you all the iTunes music and audiobooks you’ve downloaded. Click “Audiobooks” and now select the audiobooks you want to convert and click “OK”.

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3 Customize Output Settings

Click NoteBurner iTunes Audio Converter (on the upper left of the screen) > Preferences, then you will see a pop-up window that allows you to choose output format (MP3/AAC/WAV/FLAC/AIFF/ALAC), conversion speed, output path, etc. Here we choose MP3 as the output format.

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4 Record Audible Audiobooks

Click “CONVERT” in the middle and all the audiobooks you selected in Step 2 will soon be converted from DRM-protected .aa or .aax format to MP3 format.


Part 2: Transfer the Converted Audible Audiobooks to USB

Step 1 Insert the USB drive into a USB port on your computer.

Step 2 Open the output folder and select the converted audiobooks you want to copy.

After conversion done, click the History button and you will see all the converted audiobooks, which can also be found by directly going to the output folder you customized in step 3 of part 1.

Step 3 Right-click on your selection, select "Send to" and then click your USB drive.

Step 4 Wait for the files to copy.

Once copied, all your .aa and .aax audiobooks are successfully transferred to USB drive, now you can connect the USB drive with your Car and enjoy the Audible audiobook in your car.

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