Full Tutorial to Download and Listen to Audible Audiobooks

Posted by Adam Gorden on Dec. 12, 2017 12:03:05 PM.

When it comes to audiobooks, Audible is the largest producer and seller of downloadable books. No matter for the quality or quantity of books, Audible is superior to other competitors. Besides, it offers 30 days free trial for new users to evaluate the audiobooks for free. So this is a great value for audiobook novices. But some new users may find it confused on how to download and listen to Audible audiobooks since the downloading methods are different. To reduce this pain, we will provide an ultimate tutorial here for your reference.

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How to Download Audible Audiobooks to Mac

This is pretty easy, technically you are just a click away to download the files after you buy the audiobooks on Audible store.

1. Sign in Audible website from your Mac computer.
2. Go to the 'Library' page and click 'My Books' menu, you will find all the books you have bought.
3. Click 'Download' button in front of the Audible audiobooks you want to start the downloading process.
4. It may take some time depends on the internet speed and the size of the books. When it is done, you can find it in the audiobook section in iTunes or in the Finder.

Note: if this is the first time you download Audible files on the Mac computer, it will prompt you to authorize your account on the computer, please simply input your Audible account name and password and click 'OK'.

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How to Download AA/AAX Books to Windows PC

Differs from Mac computer, you can't download Audible files directly but have to use the official tool Audible Download Manager to help.

1. Download and install Audible Download Manager on the your Windows computer.
2. Launch the tool and then click 'General Settings', you will see the menu to customize the output location as well as the options to import your download files to Audible Manager, Windows Media Player and iTunes. Just follow the screen instruction to do it.
3. After that, you can follow the same instruction above to go to the 'Library' > 'My Books' and one-click to download the audiobook you want.
4. Finally you can find the download audiobook on the folder you selected and you can see it on the iTunes, Windows Media Player or Audible Manager.

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How to Download Audible Files to Mobile Devices

Audible offers the Audible Manager app to help users to enjoy audiobooks from many mobile devices including Windows phones and tablets, Android and IOS devices.

1. Download and install Audible Manager to your device. You can download it from the App Store, Play Store or Windows Store according to your devices.
2. Click the 'Library' tab from the Audible app, you should see the audiobooks you have purchased.
3. Simply click the three-dashes icon and choose 'Download' to download the audiobook.
4. The download file will be saved to the mobile device. To locate the file you downloaded, you can connect the mobile to your computer via USB.

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How to Listen to Audible Audiobooks on Any Devices

After downloading the Adubile audiobooks, you can start to play them on the related players. Usually you can play Audible audiobooks with iTunes on Mac and with Audible Manager on mobile devices. For Windows users, you have multiple choices such as Windows Media Player etc.

As you see, there is not a universal player which supports to enjoy Audible books everywhere. There will be a lot of hassles if you want to listen to audiobooks on different devices from time to time. Someone may ask is there a best solution for this?

The answer is positive. What cause this trouble is Audible DRM encryption. So you just need to use an best DRM breaker to remove the encryption. Here I will recommend the leading TunesKit Audible AA/AAX Converter for its fastest 100X faster speed and lossless output quality. The trial version is totally free. Wanna find out how does it work now? Just click the download button below. And you can visit this tutorial to learn more info: How to Remove DRM from Audible Audiobooks.

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