It is known that audiobooks usually come with DRM copyright protection and the common solution to remove DRM from audiobooks and play them on more devices without restrictions is to use a software to crack DRM. However, there are too many audiobook software to convert audiobooks nowadays, some people may find it really hard to distinguish the difference and how to choose a right one.
As the top DRM removal solution provider, TunesKit offers different kinds o audiobook DRM removal software including Audible Converter and Audiobook Converter. They seem to be very similar though they are designed to meet the requirements of different customers. It is a little hard to tell which one is better. In this post, I will review the two tools and explain the differences between them both in details to help you understand which one could fit your needs better.
Audible Converter VS Audiobook Converter: Price, Speed, Formats
1. TunesKit Audible Converter costs $29.95 and converts at a 100X faster speed while Audiobook Converter costs $34.95 and the converting speed is 30X faster. There is $5 price difference between the two products. As for the speed, we don't feel great difference because both run super fast when converting audiobooks, though Audible Converter is faster to some extent.
Regarding to the price and speed, Audible Converter is at a little lower price and runs a faster speed. It is better in the aspects of price and speed.
2. TunesKit Audible Converter was developed for Audible users only so that it only supports Audible AA and AAX audiobook files. At the same time, it supportss to output almost all popular audio formats, such as MP3, M4A, AAC, AC3, OGG, AIEF, APE, FLAC, WAV, WMA, M4B, M4R, MKA, AU, etc. TunesKit Audiobook Converter supports to input both Audible and iTunes audiobook files M4B, M4A, AA, AAX and output MP3, AAC, M4B, M4A, WAV, FLAC. Another big difference between the two is that Audible Converter supports exporting the audiobooks to lossless audio format by preserving the 100% original quality, including bit rate, codec, audio channel, etc., which Audiobook Converter cannot.
As for the supported formats, Audiobook Converter is doing better than Audible Converter on input formats, as it supports to import both iTunes and Audible audiobooks. But on the contrary, Audible Converter take the upper hand as it supports more output formats than Audiobook Converter.
Audible Converter VS Audiobook Converter: How They Work
TunesKit Audible Converter comes with a grey tone main screen. After launching the software, you can simply drag your Audible audiobooks to the software screen and start to convert by doing a few clicks only. It's easy and convenient for anyone to use, even those who are not skillful to computer. TunesKit Audiobook Converter is different though. It looks much more bright and you are required to install iTunes in order to make the program work. You should import and authorize the audiobooks with your iTunes or Audible account you used to purchase the audiobooks before you can start the conversion. In a word, the Audiobook Converter will require you install iTunes to work together, while Audible Converter won't.
By the way, TunesKit Audible Converter is also integrated with some extra features over Audiobook Converter, including splitting large audiobook to small segments via chapters or time frame, adjusting the audio volume, speed, pitch, etc.
Audible Converter VS Audiobook Converter: Interface & Screenshots
You can have a look at the following screen captures of those two audiobook DRM removal tools.
main screen comparison
output format settings screen comparison
converting screen comparison
other feature comparison
Audible Converter VS Audiobook Converter: Tech Specs Comparison
|TunesKit Audible Converter||TunesKit Audiobook Converter|
|Supported OS||Mac & Windows||Mac & Windows|
|Supported Input Formats||Audible aa, aax audiobooks||Audible, iTunes aa, aax, m4a, m4b audiobooks|
|Supported Output Formats||Lossless audio, mp3, m4a, aac, ac3, ogg, aief, ape, flac, wav, wma, m4b, m4r, mka, au||mp3, aac, m4a, wav, flac|
Above are the main differences, except which the Audible Converter and Audiobook Converter are almost the same in other aspects, like similar setup process, compatibility, and output quality, etc.
In a word, Audible Converter is a specific tool for converting Audible audiobooks with better performance, while Audiobook Converter is a more all-around tool which support both Audible and iTunes audiobooks. Concerning to the question which tool is better, it totally depends on what you need. To find out more differences, you are welcome to download both software to try them out by yourself.
If you only need to convert Audible audiobooks, it is better to use TunesKit Audible Converter. You can download the free trial versions as below:
If you want to convert both Audible and iTunes audiobooks, then you should choose TunesKit Audiobook Converter here:
Last but not least, as you can see, when reviewing the software, I'm using the Windows versions. But please kindly note that the Mac versions work exactly the same way. In case you still have questions about TunesKit Audible Converter for Mac or TunesKit Audiobook Conveter for Mac, you can go back to the relevant product page to learn more details or contact our support team at email@example.com.