Audiobook Converter

2 Best Ways to convert Audible AAX to MP3

Even for those who love books, sometimes reading becomes difficult. Therefore, you should rely on Audible audiobooks to make yourself happy. The world of audiobooks is thriving. There are a lot of audiobooks for users to enjoy with the best of narration in your ear. Free Audible app can be downloaded on iOS, Android, and Windows, and you can also download and listen on compatible Fire tablets, Kindles, Sonos devices, and more. However, it does not allow audiobooks to play on most MP3 players and other media players like Windows Media Player, QuickTime Player, etc. as these audiobooks are in aax format and protected with Audible's Digital Rights Management (DRM) copyright policy.

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What is AAX format?

AAX (Audible Enhanced Audiobook) is a digital audio file format used for audiobooks that are sold by Audible, a subsidiary of Amazon. The AAX format is designed to offer higher sound quality and better performance than previous Audible formats, such as AA and AAX+.

AAX files can contain both spoken word content and digital rights management (DRM) protection. They are compatible with a wide range of devices, including smartphones, tablets, computers, and dedicated audiobook players.

AAX files can be downloaded from Audible's website or through its mobile app, and can be played using Audible's proprietary software or on devices that support the format. Audible also offers a cloud-based streaming service for its audiobooks, which allows users to listen to their purchases without having to download the files.

Overall, the AAX format is popular among audiobook fans who appreciate its high-quality audio and convenience for listening to books on the go.

Never mind, to enjoy the audiobook anytime and anywhere, you can remove the DRM from an audible audiobook. Pazu Audible audiobook converter is an eccentric DRM-removal program. It removes the Audible DRM quickly and hassle-free. You can then enjoy DRM-free audiobooks freely on any of your MP3 players like Zune, Sony Walkman, iPod, etc. The most asked question regarding audible audiobooks is if you could listen to them on any device or need an Audible approved device? Another frequently asked question is how can you convert Audible audiobooks to MP3 format so that you can run them on any device. You would be looking out for ways to convert AA/AAX format files to MP3 format. We have got your back. We will show you ways of:

Supported MP3 player

You can only listen to Audible audiobooks on a few supported MP3 players. Besides, you need AudibleSync app on Windows 10 and 11 to transfer your titles to a supported MP3 player.

AudibleSync supported devices

  • SanDisk ClipJam MSC
  • Bones Milestone 312
  • Bones Milestone 312
  • Victor Reader Stream MSC 2
  • Victor Reader Stream MSC 3
  • SanDisk Clip Sport Plus
  • Bones Milestone 212
How to play Audible audiobooks on any MP3 player? Here are 2 best solutions.

Solution 1: Converting AAX to MP3 by recording

  • You should have an Audible audiobook on a supported device to play it.
  • You should have a voice recording application that can capture audiobook’s sound on your device and save it in MP3 format.
  • Once you have installed the Audible and voice recording app, open the recording app, select the format to MP3, press the 'Start Recording' button.
  • Once the recording app starts capturing, play the audiobook and leave it till the audiobook is completed.
  • After finishing recording, press the ‘Stop’ button and save the MP3 file.

Advantages :

  1. Opting for this method helps you convert files from AA / AAX to MP3 format for free.

Disadvantages :

  1. Since it records from one device to another, audio quality is compromised. When playing both the audios, you can feel the difference easily.
  2. Another disadvantage is the time it takes to record the audiobook. The recording will take the exact same time as per the duration of the audiobook. For example, if an audiobook is 60 hours long, the recording will take 60 hours to convert into MP3 format.

Step 1 Run Ondesoft Audio Recorder

Download , install and run Ondesoft Audio Recorder on your Mac. It only has Mac version.

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Step 2 Add Music app as source

Click + icon and choose Books app to add it as audio source.

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Step 3 Record Apple Music songs to MP3

Play the songs you want to convert to MP3 in Music app. Click Apple Music to mp3 icon to start recording.

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Click Apple Music to mp3 to stop recording. Then select the recorded songs on the bottom of the interface. Click Apple Music to mp3 to play the song in Music app directly or click Apple Music to mp3 to locate it.

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Solution 2: Converting AAX audiobook to MP3 format via Pazu Audible Converter (recommended)

Converting your Audible into MP3

Pazu Audible Converter is specially designed to convert protected AAX files to MP3. With the help of Pazu Audible Converter, you can easily remove Audible DRM and convert DRM-protected AA/AAX books to MP3/M4B, which is supported by most popular media players like any mp3 player, iPod, Sony Walkman, iRiver and common iOS, Android phones or tablets.

Pazu Audible Converter is specifically designed for converting Audible DRM-protected audiobooks to MP3, M4A, M4B, AC3, AAC, FLAC, OGG, AIFF and WAV formats without compromising the quality of the audiobook.

Step 1 Download the app for free for your Mac or Windows

Install it with the help of instructions.

Audible Converter

Audible Converter

  • Convert Audible AA/AAX to MP3, M4A, etc.
  • Preserve 100% original quality.
  • Keep all ID3 tags.
  • Keep audiobook chapters.
  • Keep art cover.
  • Split the original AAX file by prelude, prologue, chapters, and interludes.
  • Or split into shorter tracks of equal length.

Step 2 Download Audible Audiobooks to your Mac/Windows

1. Go to in your browser and log in with your account.

2. Click Library, find the audiobooks you want to convert to MP3 and click Download.

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Audible audiobooks are downloaded in aax format.

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Step 3 Add Audible Books that You Want to Convert

Once the app is installed, launch the converter and drag&drop the chosen AAX format Audible audiobook file that you want to convert to MP3. Unlike other traditional audiobook converters, you have an option of converting AAX files in batch, so you can pick as many files as you want.

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Step 5 Choose MP3 as output format

Click Options - Advanced and choose MP3. MP3 audiobooks don't contain chapters. If you want to retain the chapters, you need to convert AAX to M4A or M4B.

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Step 6 Convert Audible AAX Books to MP3

To start converting your AAX file to MP3 format, you need to click on the ‘Convert’ icon and it will handle the rest of the procedure.

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Step 7 Play Audible Books Anywhere

Once the conversion procedure is over, hover to the destination folder and click on the MP3 audiobook. You are ready to go. Now you can play it on any device which supports MP3 format.

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There are several audible converters out there in the market; once you use Pazu Audible Converter, you will have to admit that it is the best on both Mac and Windows OS. You will recommend it to your friends and family for conversion. The converter assures hassle-free conversion at a fast pace without affecting the quality.