Convert Audible AAXC to MP3 – Best Way

Q: "Anyone know how to convert AAXC to MP3? Is it a new format to protect Audible audiobooks? I always listen to audiobooks in AA or AAX format on the Audible app. Sometimes I use an Audible converter to transfer AA or AAX to MP3 so that I can move the audible files to my Sony Walkman. It is a very early version that is not compatible with the Audible app. But now what should I do with the AAXC file?"

If you are using an Audible app on Android or iOS devices, you will find yourself in the same situation. But don't worry. In this article, I am going to introduce the best way to convert Audible AAXC to MP3 by using a simple tool.

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Part 1. What is AAXC: Everything You Should Know

AAXC file extension is a file format of audiobooks, which is used on Audible files on Android phones, iOS devices, and other portable devices. Audiobooks downloaded from the Audible app are saved as AAXC files after June 2019.

For now, AAXC almost completely replaces AAX on mobile devices. The reason why Audible updates its format is supposed to enhance the copyright protection of audiobooks. In order to make certain that Audible audiobooks are protected from being copied to other players or devices.

AAXC format will not degrade the listener's experience of playing Audible books in the Audible app. But for most audiobooks' lovers and collectors, it is getting hard to back up or keep their favorite audiobooks as a private collection.


Part 2. Convert Audible AAXC to MP3: Best Alternative

As the latest protected format, currently, AAXC is still unbreakable. Also, there is no specific AAXC converter in the market at present. But fortunately, there is still a good workaround to download Audible AAXC to MP3, which suggests you find and download AA/AAX Audible files on your computer. Then use an AA/AAX converter to break formats protection and transfer it to your phones, tablets, and else devices.

More importantly, I can't promise if AA and AAX formats will be covered by AAXC in the future. You'd better prepare for this bad situation. Therefore, the priority is to back up all your Audible AA/AAX audiobooks from now on.

Speaking of Audible audiobooks converter, DRmare Audiobooks Converter gives you the most powerful supports, which is born to download and convert Audible AA/AAX to MP3, FLAC, WAV, AAC, M4A, M4B, and such universal formats. Adopting the latest converting skill, this smart tool is able to work at 30X faster speed, keeping 100% raw metadata in the converted files, including the original high quality and same ID3 tags.

DRmare Audiobooks Converter

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  • Unlock limits from Audible AA/AAX audiobooks
  • Convert Audible audiobooks to MP3, AAC, M4A, etc.
  • Split audiobook into small segements in multiple ways
  • Work at 30X faster speed, freely change output settings

Moreover, you can also choose to customize the output settings by using the built-in editor. For sound effects, you can change the volume, speed, and pitch. For track editing, you can turn on the auto-split function and choose the way of splitting: by hours/mins, by segments average, and by chapters. Or you can manually trim the audiobook according to your needs.

With the help of DRmare Audiobooks Converter, you can not only download and unlock audiobooks from Audible, but also from the iTunes Store. It is super easy to convert and download them to local files in any common format.

Part 3. Convert Audible AA/AAX to MP3: Detailed Tutorial

Step 1Import Audible books to DRmare
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Please download and install DRmare Audiobooks Converter on your desktop. Open it directly. For the unregistered users, you can get 1 min conversion of each file. For registered users, you can add all of your Audible audiobooks to DRmare. There is no upper limit of loading numbers. Then just drag and drop Audible files from the local folder to DRmare.
Step 2Adjust output format and other settings
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After all of the audiobooks are loaded to DRmare, click to the 'audio' icon which is on the left side of the huge "Convert" button. Then a new window of Setting will appear. Now you can change the output format, codec, channel, sample rate, or bitrate depending on your needs. To keep the best output quality of the audiobooks, here I suggested you alter the bit rate to 320kbps, the sample rate to 48000 Hz, and tick 'Keep lossless quality'.
Step 3Download and Convert Audible books
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Directly tap on the big 'Convert' button. Then the program will start to work. The converting time is based on the numbers and the size of documents. In a good network condition, it runs at 30X faster speed to save your time. When the conversion is finished, please remember to direct to the target folder where saves all the converted Audible files. Just click the flashing red dot on the main interface.

Now you can stream the converted Audible audiobooks to your mobile devices. It is a great alternative to directly transfer Audible AAXC to MP3, right? Just follow what is written above to download and convert Audible AAXC to MP3 with ease.

Nov 21, 2019 5:40 PM

Posted by Thomas Carman to Convert DRM Audiobooks