The Difference between Audible AA/AAX Converter and Audiobook Converter

Comparison: TunesKit AA/AAX Converter VS. TunesKit Audiobook Converter

Posted by Adam Gorden on March 21, 2017 11:12:35 AM.
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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 AA/AAX 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 AA/AAX Converter VS Audiobook Converter: Speed, Formats

1. Both TunesKit Audible AA Converter and TunesKit Audiobook Converter cost $34.95. But regarding the speed, the Audible AA/AAX Converter could convert at up to 100X faster speed while the conversion speed of the Audiobook Converter is 30X faster. As for the speed, we don't feel great difference because both run super fast when converting audiobooks, though AA/AAX Converter is faster to some extent.

2. TunesKit Audible AA/AAX 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 AA/AAX 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 AA/AAX Converter on input formats, as it supports to import both iTunes and Audible audiobooks. But on the contrary, TunesKit Audible AA/AAX Converter take the upper hand as it supports more output formats than Audiobook Converter.

Audible AA/AAX Converter VS Audiobook Converter: How They Work

TunesKit Audible AA/AAX 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 AA/AAX Converter won't.

By the way, TunesKit Audible AA/AAX 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 AA/AAX Converter VS Audiobook Converter: Interface & Screenshots

You can have a look at the following screen captures of those two audiobook DRM removal tools.

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output format settings screen comparison

output format screen comparison

converting screen comparison

converting screen comparison

other feature comparison

extra feature comparison

Audible AA/AAX Converter VS Audiobook Converter: Tech Specs Comparison

  TunesKit Audible AA/AAX 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
Require iTunes No Yes
Conversion Speed 100X 30X
Audio Spliting Yes No
Adjust Parameters Yes Yes

Conclusion

Above are the main differences, except which the Audible AA/AAX Converter and Audiobook Converter are almost the same in other aspects, like similar setup process, compatibility, and output quality, etc.

In a word, Audible AA/AAX 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 AA/AAX Converter. You can download the free trial versions as below:

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If you want to convert both Audible and iTunes audiobooks, then you should choose TunesKit Audiobook Converter here:

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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 AA/AAX 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 protected].

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