How to Cast Audible to Chromecast

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May 11, 2022

Google Chromecast is a wonderful addition to our daily life. It works with thousands of apps you already know and love, like Netflix, Spotify, Hulu, and thousands of more apps to enjoy shows, movies, music, games, sports, photos, live TV, etc. You can find any supported apps in the Chromecast library to enjoy your programs.

Audible is one of the best audio applications that has the number of audiobooks in it. You can listen to the different collections of audios like movies, series, books, stories, and more. The app supports various gadgets and you can use their one-month free trial to listen to the audiobooks. If you like it, you can go with a premium subscription and cancel it at any time.

Unfortunately, you won’t find the Audible app in the Chromecast library. But, it doesn’t mean that you can’t enjoy Audible books on Chromecast. Can I listen to Audible on Chromecast? The answer is definitely “Yes”. You are in the right spot to learn at least 2 methods of how you can cast Audible to the Google Chromecast.

Method 1: How to Cast Audible to Chromecast via Android Devices?

Audible brings you the latest titles and popular podcasts, ensuring you have hands-free access to your favorite stories and storytellers while you work out, run errands, or put the kids to bed. Because the Chromecast library doesn’t have an app for Audible, you’ll need an Android phone with Google Home app, if you want to cast your Audible audiobooks to Chromecast. 

To get started, make sure your Google Home speakers and smartphone are connected to the same network. You’ll also need to make sure the “Microphone” permission on your Android phone is turned on in your Google Play app. You can do this by opening the app, opening the “Permissions” menu and toggling the “Microphone” option on. Then you can follow the steps to cast Audible files to Chromecast:

Step 1. Plug the Chromecast Audio into a home speaker and insert the power adapter into an electric socket.

Step 2. Open Google Home app on your Android device and it will start to detect the Chromecast under the same Wi-Fi network.

Step 3. Click the side menu > ‘Cast Screen/Audio’, and then you can choose the casting speaker connected in the same network to play audiobooks.

Step 4. Run Audible and play Audible books on Android, audiobooks will be streamed to speaker through Chromecast Audio automatically.

It’s free and easy to use Chromecast from Audible app for Android users. But it only supports Android devices. What if you are running iOS devices, Mac or Windows computer? Due to the reason that Audible AA and AAX files are protected and not recognized well outside Amazon’s ecosystem. This method doesn’t work for iOS or Windows phones or any other third-party casting apps. Fortunately, the next method will show you how to stream Audible audiobooks on Chromecast Audio with any device.

How to Cast Audible to Chromecast via any Device?

Audible audiobooks are special AA/AAX formats. It only enables Audible files to play on the dedicated apps, such as iTunes and other Amazon authorized software. If you’d like to play Audible books on more devices, the better way to convert Audible AA/AAX audiobooks to Chromecast supported formats like MP3.

To convert Audible audiobooks into popular formats, you just need Pazu Audible Converter. It is specially designed for Audible audiobooks. It supports to convert Audible AA/AAX to dozens of most-used formats, such as MP3, M4A, WAV, FLAC, and so on. You can bulk drag and drop to import Audible files and one-click to output MP3 files with up to 100X speed. With the help of Pazu Audible Converter, you can convert any Audible audiobook from special formats to common formats with just one click.  If necessary, it can split Audible audiobooks by time or chapters for better playback. Now follow the below instructions to see how to stream Audible audiobooks to Chromecast by using Pazu Audible Converter.

Step 1: Install Pazu Audible Converter

Download Pazu Audible Converter.  Follow instructions to install it on your Mac or Windows. 

Step 2: Add Audiobooks

Click the Add button to add audiobooks to Pazu Audible Converter. Or you can drag and drop the files into the converter directly.

Step 3: Customize the settings

Click the Options button, here you can change the output path and choose to split the audio file into segments as needed. Click the Advanced button, you can customize the output settings: Output Format, SimpleRate, and Bitrate. If you choose Lossless as the output format, Pazu Audible Converter will download audiobooks in plain AA/AAX format.

Step 4: Start to convert

Click on Convert button at the top of the main interface to start converting the selected audiobooks to the output format you chose.

Step 5: Find output files

When the converting process is completed,  click the History button and find the well-converted files from the local drive.

Step 6: Play converted Audible audiobooks on Chromecast

There are two ways to listen to converted Audible audiobooks via Chromecast on TV or smart speaker.

  1. Upload these converted Audible audiobooks to iOS devices, tablets or computers and then you can stream them on Chromecast by using Google Home app or Chrome browser.
  2. Sync all converted Audible audiobooks to supported Chromecast casting app, such as Google Home, Google Play Music and others, and then you can cast converted Audible audiobooks from Chromecast casting app to target speaker or TV.