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The Most Powerful AA/AAX to MP3 Converter

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A lot of Audible.com users are looking for a way to convert the Audible files (.aa or .aax) to .mp3.  Sure, why not! AA or AAX file format is an audio format applied to Audible. The files with the formats come with a Digital Rights Management (DRM) which can prevent the unauthorized copying and playing of downloaded audiobooks and make it impossible for people to enjoy their audiobook on their mp3 players even you have paid for it.

Is there a way to remove DRM protection from Audible AA or AAX audiobooks and convert them to other common audio formats like MP3? Actually, there is more than one way. You can either record Audible content as MP3 file or burn it a CD and then rip to MP3 format. And you can read the details in this article about how to convert Audible to MP3. However, both methods sound troublesome. In the following article, I will introduce two simpler methods to help you convert AA/AAX to MP3. So you don't have to test them one by one, just pick up the best one.

1. Epubor Audible Converter

Epubor Audible Converter is the best AA/AAX to MP3 converter to remove DRM and convert protected audiobooks from Audible. Since most of the AA/AAX files from Audible are DRM protected, you can't use a common audio converter as an Audible DRM removal to convert AAX/AA audiobook file directly to MP3. But there is indeed one powerful AAX to MP3 converter that could help you do this. Now let's see how to convert Audible to MP3 with this converter.

   

1.1 Download Epubor Audible Converter

Download, install and open Epubor Audible Converter on computer.(Mac version is coming out soon)

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1.2 Add AA/AAX audible books

Click Add  and load the AAX or AA audible books to Audible Converter.

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Note: The most powerful function about Audible Converter is that it can automatically detect and load audiobooks from your computer.

1.3 Convert Audible AA/AAX to MP3

Tick the box in front of the book and choose MP3 as the output format, then click "Convert" and you will get the DRM-free MP3 format audiobooks. To find the converted books, you just need to click "Open" in the lower-left corner. Then you can share them with any of your friends. Most importantly, you can listen MP3 format audiobook on any app or device.

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Note: Epubor Audible Converter enables you to convert AAX/AA with no DRM for sure, more importantly, it can also convert AAX to MP3 with DRM. Though it’s a paid software, it can save you a lot of time and trouble. The good news is that you can use this software for free for a month.

2. Tune4mac iTunes Audio Converter

Tune4Mac iTunes Audio Converter for Mac is a powerful Mac Audiobook Converter to convert any DRM protected or non-protected .AA, .AAX audio book files on iTunes and Audible.com to MP3, WAV and AAC format on Mac OS 10.8 or lower. You can follow this guide.

2.1 Add audiobooks to iTunes Library

The iTunes Audio Converter detects audiobooks in iTunes, so we need first add files to iTunes. Launching iTunes, then click File -> Add To Library to import the files you prefer into library.

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2.2 Choose MP3 format as output format

Launching the audiobook converter with iTunes closed (you'll be prompted to relaunch iTunes if you don't). Then click Tune4mac iTunes Audio Converter on the menu bar -> Preferences. It will popup a window, under the "Advanced" tab, you can set formats.

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2.3 Add AA/AAX files to the program

Click "Add" button in the top left corner of the application. This will bring up a list of audiobook in iTunes and you can choose anything you like.

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2.4 Start conversion

After formats being chose, videos being added, we can start the conversion now. Click the "Convert" button to remove DRM protection and encode .aa/.aax to .mp3 in the same time.
Note: If you noticed, on its simple interface, there is a "Split" button. It is used to split a big audiobook file to several small piece.

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Conlusion

Both audio converters are paid and easy-to-use software. Concerning the price and practicability, Epubor Audible Converter is the best choice for Audible audio book lovers. And it’s total legal to use this tool to remove DRM and convert format for personal use. After converting .aa/.aax to .mp3 format, you can enjoy listening to your audio books on any devices you like. Start using the 30 days free trial now!

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Hillary Zhang works for Epubor and writes articles about eBooks and eReaders. She seeks the methods to read eBooks more freely and wants to share all she has got with you.

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