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How to Download Hoopla Audiobooks to MP3

Updated by Adam Gorden on Mar 26, 2024 4:30 PM • Category: Record Audio
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Modern life becomes hustle and bustle so it's getting harder to find the time to settle down with a good book. However, audiobooks are a great solution to this problem, offering you the perfect format to appreciate a few chapters during a busy commute or while you are working on other tasks.

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You can find your favorite audiobooks on the internet, such as Amazon's Audible, Hoopla, etc. As Amazon's Audible requires a premium subscription for downloading, some people will turn to Hoopla, which offers users millions of titles for free as long as they register Library cards.

Hoopla is a great digital media service where you can access to eBooks, audiobooks, comics, music, movies, and TV. Here we just talk about how to download Hoopla audiobooks to MP3 for listening anywhere. Now let's start.

Part 1. How to Download and Convert Hoopla Audiobooks to MP3 on PC

Hoopla digital partners with libraries across the United States and Canada to provide online and mobile access to eBooks, audiobooks, comics, music, movies, and TV. With hoopla and a valid library card, patrons can borrow and stream dynamic content on Hoopla's website or via its app for iOS, Android, or Amazon devices.

However, Hoopla has a few downsides. Outside of its mobile app, you can not download the content from Hoopla for offline viewing. And the downloaded content from the mobile app is protected by DRM, which means you can only play them on its mobile app.

Don't worry. With TunesKit Audio Capture, you are able to download Hoopla audiobooks to MP3 for listening anywhere, even offline. TunesKit Audio Capture is a professional and powerful audio recorder that can help you rip audiobooks from Hoopla and save them to MP3 and other formats for playing smoothly.

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Key Features of TunesKit Hoopla Downloader

  • Record digital audiobooks from Hoopla, Scribd, Audible and more
  • Convert Hoolpa audiobooks to several audio formats like MP3, M4A, AAC, etc.
  • Download Hoolpa audiobooks for offline playing on various devices
  • Support cutting the length of Hoopla audiobook downloads
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How to Rip Audiobooks from Hoopla

TunesKit Audio Capture gives a free trial version for both Windows and Mac users. Before upgrading to the official version, you can download and install the free trial version to your computer. Then you can follow the below steps to get audiobooks download from Hoopla to MP3 or other popular audio formats.

Step 1Prepare to download Hoopla audiobooks

Open TunesKit Audio Capture on your computer and you will see a list containing lots of programs like browsers, streaming services and others. You should check whether there is a browser for you to open the website of Hoopla in the list. If not, you can click the + icon to add your required browser to the interface of this software.

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The next step is to set the output audio parameters before recording audiobooks from Hoopla. Click on the Format icon and you will see a pop-up window. There are some options for you to adjust, including format, bit rate, sample rate, channel, and codec. If you want to convert Hoopla to MP3, you can set MP3 as the output audio format.

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Step 2Record audiobooks from Hoopla

Simply touch the web browser to enter into the website of Hoopla from the program list. Then you can sign in Hoopla with your personal account and choose an audiobook you want to download. TunesKit Audio Capture will automatically record and download audiobooks from Hoopla and save audiobooks to MP3.

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Step 3Stop and Edit recording

You can stop the recording process by clicking the Stop button if the conversion of your selected Hoopla audiobooks is completed. With built-in extraordinary audio editor, you can click the Edit button at the rear of each track, then you can edit the recorded audiobooks.

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Step 4Save and locate recorded Hoopla audiobooks

After the editing, you need to click the Save button to save Hoopla audiobooks. You can click the History button to find all of the converted audio files; on this page, you can click the Open icon to locate those files on your cpomputer's local folder.

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After the conversion and downloading, you are able to listen to Hoopla audiobooks offline on any device. And you don't need to return them to Hoopla library. Now you can keep Hoopla audiobooks forever and enjoy them anytime.

Part 2. How to Get Hoopla Audiobooks Download on Phone

Hoopla also offers the phone app version for those phone users. And the features from the Hoopla phone app are the same as the Hoopla official webiste. That is to say, you can also listen to audiobooks on Hoopla app anytime anywhere. And it will sync the data from the Hoopla webiste as long as you log into the same account. So you can find and read the Hoopla audiobooks immediately.

The good news is that you are allowed to borrow 8 flex audiobooks at a time, and it will automatically returned in time without late fees. So if you want to Hoopla audiobooks to MP3 and listen to Hoopla audibooks offline on your phone, we recommend you to use a recorder, which will save your favorite Hoopla audiobooks forever on your phone.

How to Record and Download Hoopla Audiobooks on Phone

Step 1: Launch Hoopla app and search for the desried audiobook in the search bar.

Step 2: Next, slide down the control center on your phone, and you can find a recorder icon on this panel. Click on it, then back to the Hoopla audiobok and start playing it.

Step 3: When it ends, click the stop icon and you can find the recorded Hoopla audiobook MP3 is saved in the local folder of your phone.

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By this recorder, you get a video version of your audiobooks. If you want to convert it to MP3, you need resort to a video-to-audio converter such as FreeConvert which allows you to turn a video into an audio. After that, you can listen to the audiobooks for free forever on any devices.

Part 3. FAQs about Hoopla

1. What content is available on Hoopla?

There are thousands of movies, televison shows, eBooks, audiobooks, comics and full music albums available for library patrons to stream on their mobile device or PC.

2. How long can I borrow items for?

Different items have different loan periods, and you can learn more from the chart below. Be aware that all items will be returned automatically, not manually.

Content Type Loan Period
Music Albums 7 days
Music and TV Content 3 days
EBooks, Comics and Audiobooks 21 days

3. Are Hoopla titles downloaded onto my mobile device?

All Hoolpa titles are available for sreaming on iOS and Android devices, and you can keep a temporary download for offline streaming. Besides, if you want to keep the Hoolpa audiobooks available on your mobile device forever, you can get help from TunesKit Audio Capture to convert the Hoopla audiobook download to MP3 and transfer it to your mobile device.

4. Can you renew audiobooks on Hoopla?

You can renew a title of audiobooks. The option to renew appears two days before the end of the borrowing period. The borrowing period is 21 days for ebooks, audiobooks, and comics, 3 days for movies and television, and 7 days for music.


In this article, we've shown you 2 best method to download Hoopla audiobooks to MP3. You can reacord the Hoopla audiobooks with the phohe's built-in recorder, and try the Hoolpa audiobook downloader on your PC. Once ripped from Hoopla, you can not only keep them available on your computer, but also you're able to transfer them to your mobile devices for offline streaming. With TunesKit Audio Capture, you can listen to your favorite audiobooks anywhere without worrying about your Internet connection.

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