Top 3 Ways to Burn MP3 to CD for Audiobooks

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Recently, some royal customers of our Epubor asked that can our Audible converter combine the Audible converter with the CD burner. I guess some of our customers may want to burn Audible books to CD. As we known that Audible books are protected by the Audible special DRM which can not be played on most devices. To burn Audible books to CD, we should convert Audible to MP3 format at first and burn MP3 to CD. Today, I will show you the easiest 3 ways to burn MP3 to CD for Audiobooks.

First Things First-- Convert Audible to MP3

Step 1. Get your tools--Audible converter ready


Step 2. Convert Audible to MP3

When you have Audible converter installed on your PC, please just double click its icon to open it. You will see "+Add" at the top center of the interface. Or you can just drag and drop them to the main interface of Epubor Audible Converter. Once the audiobooks has been added to Audible converter, it will be decrypted automatically. If the original audiobooks you downloaded is in aa format, you will get mp3 directly. If the books you added are in aax format, the decrypted books you get will be in m4b format. In this situation, do not close Epubor audible converter, you need to do one more step to convert audible to mp3.

add books to Audible converter

Then choose "MP3" as the outformat and click on" Convert to mp3" button at the bottom of the interface. The conversion will start. When the conversion finished, you will see "Succeeded" at the end of each book title and the folder stored the converted mp3 files will pop up automatically.

add books to Audible converter

Tips: Detailed information about this part I will highly recommend you read this article how to burn audible to cd easily.

Method 1. Burn MP3 to CD via iTunes

iTunes is not only the best music player, but also good tools to burn CD. It can be install both on Windows and MAC. Download iTunes here.

Step 1. Add Audible books to iTunes

To add Audible books to iTunes, you have to create a new play list. Click on "File"-->>"New"-->>"Playlist", and then name the playlist. Drag the converted Audible books to the new playlist.

add books to Audible converter

Step 2. Burn playlist to CD

When all the Audible books have been added to the playlist, insert a blank CD to your Windows or MAC. Then just click on "File" and select "Burn Playlist to Disc" to start the burning process.

Burn playlist to CD

It will pop up a window with the "Burning Settings". Just choose " Audio CD" and click on " Burn" button. It will begin the burning process.

burning settings

burning mp3 to CD with iTunes

It will take a while to finished the burning process. After you have finished the burning, the new CD's name will be the same as the playlist with all audiobooks you drag in. Now you have the new CD with your Audible audiobooks.

Method 2. Burn MP3 to CD via Windows Media Player

Windows Media Player is also a good tool to burn MP3 to CD. It is free and basic software for Windows operation system.

Step 1. Add Audiobooks to Media player

Before adding audiobooks, insert a blank CD to CD/DVD-RW drive of your computer. Choose all the audiobooks you want to burn to CD and right click to choose "Add to Windows Media Player List". Then name the new playlist.

add audiobooks to windows media player

Step 2. Add audiobooks to burn list

Click on "Burn" tab, you will see "Drag items here to create a burn list" under " Burn list". Now just drag the new playlist with all your audiobooks to the "Burn list".

add audiobooks to burn list

Step 3. Burn audiobooks to CD

Click the "Burn option" to select" Audio CD". Then Click on" Start Burn" to initialize the MP3 burning procedure. A progress bar indicates the project's current status. When the burning process has been finished, the disc will be ejected automatically.

burn options for WMP

Method 3: Burn MP3 to CD via Free Software

Besides iTunes and Windows Media Player, there are also some free software can do the same job. Let's meet BurnAware which is full-featured and free burning software to create CD, DVD and Blu-ray discs of all types.

Step 1. Download and installation

Free download the BurnAware here and install it on your computer. It only can work under Windows XP, Vista, 7, 8,10 (32 and 64 bit) for now.

Step 2. Add MP3 audiobooks to BurnAware

Double click "BurnAware" on your desktop to open it. Then click on" File" and choose " Audio CD" at the dropdown list.

audio cd

It will pop up a new window with the Audio CD burning layout. Just click on " +Add" to add the MP3 audiobooks to BurnAware.

burn audiobooks with burnAware

Step 3. Add MP3 audiobooks to BurnAware

Click on" Burn" button to start the burn process.

Now you have three ways to convert mp3 to audio CD. They are all easy to use and will not cost your extra money. If you have any other better ways to burn mp3 to audio CD, please share with us in the comments.


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