"My wife is vision impaired. She'd like to listen to the audiobooks on her old Linux computer but is not able to find a workable player due to the AA/AAX DRM protection. Any ideas to solve this?"
Audiobooks has been fast growing in the past few years and still has its momentum to be even more popular nowadays. Many users prefer audiobooks to eBooks for its convenience and more enjoyments. It can not only save our time but also offer new experience to acquire knowledge. Until now, users can listen to Audible books through plenty of devices with Windows, iOS, Mac, Android systems etc. However, there is a big proportion of devices are not in the support list. Hence, in this post, we'd like to talk about how to get rid of Audible DRM protection so that you can play the audiobooks anywhere.
According to the Audible official team, they apply the DRM just because they want to ensure the Audible experience of playback performance on its approved list of "Audible Ready" devices. Under this DRM protection policy, users can only download the audiobooks on up to 5 computers and 5 mobile devices. Well, the problem is that what if we have a non-compatible device like MP3 player etc.? In addition, it makes no sense that we don't really own the books to get full use of them after paying the money.
This has caused many arguments on the internet. Many readers and consumers want Audible to abandon DRM and allow them to convert audiobook files into MP3 files. That fact is that there is still a long way to go. So is there a tool to get rid of the DRM? The answer is yes. You just need to get an audiobook DRM removal freeware online or use a professional Audible converter shareware to help you quickly.
The program we want to highlight here is DRmare Audible Audiobook Converter for Mac/Windows It support the latest audiobook decryption technology to strip DRM restrictions effortlessly and the audio transcoding feature to output new formats of audio files. Compared to other Audible DRM removal free tools online, it has much more benefits. For instance, it can not only keep the lossless quality but also batch convert files at a 30X faster speed.
Part 2. Remove DRM Protection and Convert AA/AAX Audiobooks to MP3
A user who has legally obtained a DRM audiobook will most likely not be able to transfer the files freely across different devices. To solve this trouble, you can follow the 3 steps to eliminate the DRM protection on your computer. The software supports Mac 10.8~10.13 and all Windows systems.
Step 1Load your Audible audiobooks
Depending on where you have downloaded the Audible audiobook, you can click the two 'Add Files' buttons from the bottom left to import your books from iTunes library or computer folder.
Step 2Customize the output files
Here we focus on removing DRM from the Audible audiobooks, usually you don't have to do any settings. You might just leave the default output format as 'MP3' which is a universal format for almost any devices. But if you'd like to make the output files more personalized, you can surely select the output format and the playback parameters such as speed, volume and pitch etc.
Step 3Convert Audible audiobook to MP3
At last, you can click 'Convert' button from the bottom right of the DRmare Audio Converter screen to convert all files in batch. With the smart audio decryption technology, you don't even need to input the account name and password to encode Audible audiobooks. When it is done, all the books will be DRM free.
Part 3. Summarize
That is all it is to it. Have you learned how to use it well? With the well-designed DRmare Audio Converter, it can help you remove DRM protection and encode the original AA/AAX format to MP3 quickly within only 3 steps.The converting speed is among the best in the market while the output quality is 100% kept. With it, you can play Audible audiobooks anywhere without any limitations. Apart from that, it supports a lot of other files like DRM Apple Music, iTunes podcast etc. These benefits can't be found in any other free converter online surely.
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