When talking about audiobooks, most of us will think of Audible.com, one of the largest selections of audiobook. It is well known that Audible.com, also called Audible Store, is the largest producer and retailer of downloadable audiobooks in the United States. In order to make new users have a full knowledge of Audible audibooks, like sound quality, before joining Audible Store, it provides 30-day trial period for every new user. Without a monthly subscription, you can also purchase a title from Audible, which can be downloaded to hundreds of devices for playback at any time. But different devices have different downloading methods. If you are the newbie who is not familiar with downloading Audible files, please read on this tutorial to find out the possible way to download Audible audiobooks to your selected devices freely.
With the purpose of enjoying and downloading Audible AA/AAX audiobooks on Windows PC, you have to download an extra assistant, namely Audible Download Manager, which can automatically help you import Audible files to iTunes, Windows Media Player or AudibleManager player according to your requirements.
Step 1. If you haven’t been equipped with Audible Download Manager already, please download and install this stunning software to your Windows computer.
Step 2. Double click to launch Audible Download Manager, and then you can touch the General Settings icon to open a new window, where you can change the location saving downloaded audiobook files. AudibleManager , iTunes and Windows Media Player are available in the selectable options. Please check the mark next to the target media player you want.
Step 3. Open the web browser and enter into the Audible’s Library Page with your personal Audible account and password. Now, you can find out favorite audiobooks from My Books.
Step 4. One click on the Download button, and Audible Download Manager will open automatically to download AA/AAX audiobooks to the destination media player you chose to import these files to.
As for downloading Audible files to computer running Mac OS, it could be easier than syncing audiobooks to a PC, since downloading an audiobooks is as easy as one click, only if you have purchased audiobook files from Audible Store.
Step 1. Enter into official website of Audible on your Mac, and please authorize your account on this computer by singing in your Audible account and password.
Step 2. Go to the Library Page -> My Books menu, all audiobooks you bought before are listed on the Audible library.
Step 3. Every book item has a Download button you can choose to download. Once you have found out the favorite books you would like to listen to, please click the Download icon to begin the downloading process.
Up to now, we all know how to download Audible files to computers, Mac and PC. Since Audible audio files are compatible with numerous devices, how about downloading Audible audiobooks to iOS devices for enjoying audiobooks more convenient? Actually, there are some different approaches to get audio files from your Audible library. Now, I will introduce one simply way to download and play Audible AA/AAX files on iOS devices.
Step 1. Download and install Audible for iOS app via iTunes store or using desktop computer.
Step 2. Open this Audible app on OS device and sign in the Audible account that you used to purchase audiobooks.
Step 3.Touch My Library at the bottom of the main screen and you will see there are two options, Cloud and Device. Please simply click the Cloud icon.
Step 4. There is a list of your purchased audiobooks from Audible Store. You can choose the favorite audio files and tap the Download icon at the bottom-right corner of each cover art of audiobooks. Now, you can enjoy them on iOS device even without Internet network connection.
As a matter of fact, the way to download Audible files to Android OS is the same as downloading them to iOS devices. The only different step is that you need to download the Audible app from different stores according to your devices. So here, I will not repeat the detailed tutorial on downloading audiobook files to Android devices. If necessary, you can refer to this source page: How to Play Audible Audiobooks on Android.
Now, let's talk something important. Although Audible audiobook files are compatible with Android devices, not all mobile phone running Android OS can support Audible files. Put it another, you are not able to listen to Audible audibooks on any Android device. What’s more, even if you are allowed to download them to computers and mobile devices, you have to play and listen to downloaded Audible files using specific media players, like using iTunes on Mac.
The key reason caused this trouble is Audible DRM copyright technology. If you would like to download and enjoy Audible audiobooks anywhere without any limitation, you need to decrypt DRM technology applied in Audible files with a third-party Audible DRM removal tool. Here we can meet DRmare Audible Audiobook Converter, a leading Audible DRM remover, which can not only remove DRM from Audible audiobook files, but also convert DRM AA/AAX to high-compatibility audio formats, like MP3, FLAC, WAV, M4A, etc. Thanks to this smart tool, you can download and play Audible audiobooks on any device and media player freely.