“Is there any chance the Ionic can play audiobooks, like from the Audible App or transferred audio files from my computer? I'd love to listen to a story instead of a song. ”
When we talking about to play audiobook on Fitbit Ionic, the first audiobook service popping up to our minds could be Amazon Audible. As Audible provides over 200,000 amazing audiobooks, which is almost double the inventory of any other membership service’s library. Whatever you’re looking for, be it regular books, mysteries, or science fictions you can find and listen to it with Amazon Audible. However, as a wonderful fitness smartwatch, while Fitbit Ionic provides audio player support with 2.5 GB internal storage, a lack of supports for apps still be its biggest issue, including supports for Audible, Spotify and Apple Music. That is to say, you can’t play Audible audiobook on Fitbit Ionic directly. It is sad story for those Audible subscribers who own a great Fitbit Ionic and want to be able to enjoy Audible audiobooks on it. Fortunately, there is always a way out. Here we are about to show you the complete steps to transfer and play Audible audiobooks on Fitbit Ionic.
It's worth mentioning that Audible encodes its audiobook with DRM protection to prevent the unauthorized copying and playing. So if you need transfer and enjoy Audible audiobooks on Fitbit Ionic, the most important part is to remove DRM from Audible audiobooks firstly with the help of a powerful Audible DRM removal tool. Here you are recommended to use NoteBurner iTunes Audio Converter, a powerful Audible audiobook & iTunes M4P & Apple Music converter.
NoteBurner iTunes Audio Converter supports both Windows and Mac OS. Here we will take Mac OS as an example to guide you how to remove DRM from Audible audiobooks and transfer to Fitbit Ionic. Before we get started, please download the Audiobook Converter to your Mac.
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.
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”.
Click NoteBurner iTunes Audio Converter (on the upper left of the screen) > Preferences, then you will see a pop-up window which allows you to choose output format (MP3/AAC/FLAC/WAV), conversion speed, output path, etc. Here we choose MP3 as the output format.
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.
After converting, the output folder will be open automatically. Or you can click the History button on the top-right interface to find the converted file. Then simply connect to your computer via Wi-Fi and use the Fitbit Connect app to transfer the converted Audible audiobooks to Fitbit Ionic to enjoying without needing your phone nearby.
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