Top 3 Audiobook Converter Reviews

Have you ever bought some audiobooks with DRM copyright protection from iTunes Store or audible.com? Are you bored with importing those protected audiobooks to your MP3 players? Maybe you have heard some audiobook DRM removal solutions and tools through search engine or related forums, but how to choose the best one for you to remove DRM protection from those locked audiobooks files? From now on, you’ll not be troubled with this problem anymore. In this post, We’ll list the top 3 best DRM audiobook/audible converters, two of them belong to TunesKit, called TunesKit Audiobook Converter and TunesKit Audible Converter and the last one comes from NoteBurner, named NoteBurner iTunes DRM Audio Converter.

TunesKit Audiobook Converter, TunesKit Audible Converter and NoteBurner iTunes DRM Audio Converter are professional DRM audiobook removal tools, which all aim to strip DRM of audiobooks sold on iTunes and audible.com. When it comes to the exact differences of these three tools, I downloaded some audiobooks from iTunes store and audible.com to my PC, and then embarked on comparing them in the following aspects by converting the same source with these versions.

Input Path

To see exactly what differences are all about, I launched the three tools and discovered that TunesKit Audiobook Converter and NoteBurner iTunes DRM Audio Converter not only convert audiobook files purchased from iTunes but also transfer audiobooks sold on audible.com, while TunesKit Audible Converter only works on removing DRM protection from audible.com. Besides, TunesKit Audiobook Converter and TunesKit Audible Converter both simply add DRM-protected audiobook files, either by adding files directly or dragging audiobook files into this area, while the input paths of NoteBurner iTunes DRM Audio Converter are a bit different, which cannot drag audiobook files into this area, but just need do a click to choose the files what we want to convert.

Comparison: Price & Speed

TunesKit Audiobook Converter is able to work at 30X faster speed in converting a DRMed audiobook to unprotected formats, which costs $34.95. And NoteBurner iTunes DRM Audio Converter quotes $39.95 at 20X faster speed. That’s good news that TunesKit Audible Converter is sold at a promotion price of $29.95 with up to 100X super faster speed. Someone may ask me the reason why TunesKit Audible Converter works so faster than the other two? That’s because TunesKit Audible Converter needn’t launch iTunes, but TunesKit Audiobook Converter and NoteBurner iTunes DRM Audio Converter need to launch iTunes. All three versions contribute to remove DRM protection with lossless quality kept, even tag ID.

According to price and speed, TunesKit Audible Converter is a best choice to strip DRM protection with the lowest price and the fastest speed.

Input& Output Format

Input format might be one of the most important characteristic that customers care about, because it participates in the ultimate practicability.

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With the help of TunesKit Audiobook Converter, you can convert DRM M4B, AA, AAX audiobooks to non-DRM MP3, AAC, M4A, M4B, WAV and FLAC. As for NoteBurner iTunes DRM Audio Converter, it can remove DRM from M4A, M4B, AA and AAX audiobooks. Due to the input paths, TunesKit Audible Converter only encode audible AA,AAX audiobooks to common MP3,AAC,M4A,AC3,WAC,etc. However, it is worth mentioning that it’s the function of editing files. On the one hand, you can customize the codec, audio channel, bit rate and sample rate for the audiobooks and change the tag ID according to your own needs. What’s more, TunesKit Audible Converter can split audiobook into small segments by time frame or by chapters. Last but not least, you can preview the efficiency converted.

Conclusion & Suggestion

From what have mentioned above, I could conclude that if you convert DRM files sold on audible.com, TunesKit Audible Converter is the best choice on the basis of price, speed, out format and the function of editing files. If you have bought audiobooks from iTunes, both TunesKit Audiobook Converter and NoteBurner iTunes DRM Audio Converter are convenient for us to strip DRM protection. However, TunesKit Audiobook Converter converting at 30X faster speed is much faster than NoteBurner iTunes DRM Audio Converter at 10X faster speed.

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TunesKit DRM Audible Converter Full Review – Remove DRM from Audible

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If you are looking for a solution to free you from the DRM restriction of Audible audiobooks, then you should take a look at the newly released Audible DRM removal tool from TunesKit Studio called Audible Converter. As the name suggests, it’s an exclusively developed application for Audible audiobooks only. Here in this review, we’ll discuss the key features of this Audible DRM cracker and the performance on how it works when removing DRM from Audible audiobooks in details.

What is TunesKit DRM Audible Converter

Generally speaking, TunesKit Audible Converter is an innovative and smart DRM removal solution specially designed to bypass DRM protection from audiobooks we purchased and downloaded from Audible.com while converting the DRM-encrypted Audible audiobooks from AAX or AA format to non-DRM-protected MP3, M4A, WAV, WMA, FLAC, AAC, AC3, OGG, etc. with original metadata and chapters info preserved so that we can get full control of the Audible audiobooks by transferring the converted DRM-free books to any media player or device freely, such as iPod, Zune, Creative Zen, Sony Walkman, iRiver, etc.

System Requirements

TunesKit Audible Converter has both Windows and Mac versions. It’s fully compatible with all Windows OS, including the Windows XP, Vista, Win 7, Win 8 and the latest Windows 10. As for TunesKit Audible Converter for Mac, it works perfectly on the most recent macOS 10.12 Sierra, as well as the Mac OS X 10.11, 10.10, 10.9 and 10.8.

User Interface

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Like the other DRM removal products developed by TunesKit Studio, this new Audible Converter is well designed with intuitive user interface that everyone could handle it easily. There are no redundant buttons or texts but only a few tidy icons which make the command straightforward and easily to understand.

Price & License

TunesKit Audible Converter for Mac (Windows) is sold at $29.95. Users are provided with free trial version of the program to test it out before buying. The limit of the trial version is that it only converts the first 1/3 content of each book. To unlock the app and convert the whole audiobook, users should pay $29.95 to get the full version.

How It Works to Convert Audible Audiobooks

Conversion Model

We call TunesKit Audible Converter innovative and special because it uses different conversion approach to strip off DRM from Audible audiobooks. Unlike the other DRM audiobook converters in the market, even including TunesKit’s existing Audiobook Converter, this new Audible converter app no longer requires iTunes to download and authenticate the audiobooks. Instead, it works straight from the Audible files downloaded to your computer. That’s to say, removing DRM from Audible will be as simple as dragging the downloaded audiobooks to the converter without needing to install extra software, such as iTunes.

Conversion Process

The conversion can’t be simpler. To remove DRM from an Audible audiobook, it only needs three clicks: add the book, set output format, and convert. To make it more specifically, let’s take TunesKit Audible Converter for Windows as an example to see how it performs in converting the DRM-ed Audile book to DRM-free formats.

Firstly, it provides two options to add the audiobooks either by clicking “Add Files” button or by dragging the books to the conversion window. And of course, it supports batch conversion so that we are allowed to add as many audiobooks as we want to convert once.

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Then the imported audiobooks will be listed on the main interface of TunesKit Audible Converter, displaying book title, author, time length, etc. We can edit the book title by moving the cursor to it and clicking the “edit” icon. The other bigger “edit” icon next to the book info can be used to split the large audiobook file into different small segments by time or by chapters.

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Now we move to the next step, that’s to set the output format for the audiobook. Currently TunesKit Audible Converter supports almost all popular audio formats, including MP3, M4A, AAC, AC3, OGG, WAV, WMA, M4B, AIFF, APE, M4R, MKA, AU, etc. To choose the target format, simply click the Format field at the bottom left of the converter. You can also customize the parameters, like codec, audio channel, sample rate, bit rate, etc. of those formats according to your own needs. And if you want the audiobook after conversion keeps the same audio quality as the original book, you should select the output format as “lossless” and it will generate the DRM-free audiobook by retaining the same audio codec, bit rate, channel as the original one. By the way, it also works the fastest under “lossless” setting.

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Once all output settings are adjusted properly, we can begin to convert the DRM Audible audiobooks. All we need to do is click the “Convert” button at the bottom right of TunesKit Audible Converter interface and the books would be converted one by one in a few minutes only.

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Conversion Speed & Quality

As we mentioned before, since this smart Audible audiobook converter doesn’t need to work together with iTunes or other apps, it will convert the hours-long DRM Audible audiobooks within a few seconds at up to 100X super faster speed. For example, a 7-hour long Audible AAX audiobook could be converted to DRM-free format in 5 seconds or so when the output format is set to be lossless. Moreover, the output quality will be as excellent as the original book. Take a look at the snapshots of the properties of original audiobook and converted one and you’ll see there’s no quality loss at all.

Original Audible audiobook:

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Converted DRM-free book:

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Conclusion

After a thorough testing of TunesKit DRM Audible Audiobook Converter, we can see the conversion is smoother and faster than any other common Audible converters. It removes DRM protection from Audible AA and AAX audiobooks with ease while producing lossless audio quality. If you are asking whether it’s worthy to buy, the answer would definitely be positive. So what are you waiting for?

Pros:

  • Extremely easy and simple user face
  • Up to 100X super faster conversion speed
  • Work straightforward and no need of extra app, like iTunes
  • Losslessly remove DRM from Audible audiobooks
  • Split audiobook into small segments
  • Preserve all metadata info
  • Support a great amount of all popular output audio formats

 

Cons:

  • Doesn’t support Mac OS X 10.7 or lower

View original source: http://www.tuneskit.com/reviews/audible-converter-review-remove-drm-audible.html

 

TunesKit Released New Audible DRM Remover called Audible Converter

TunesKit studio officially launched a new DRM cracker on its website called TunesKit Audible Converter. Unlike its existing Audiobook Converter, and the other common Audible audiobook converters that will require the users to install iTunes and authorize the Audible account before conversion, this new application seems to be more innovative and promising since it can easily remove DRM from any Audible audio book by converting the AA, AAX files to unprotected MP3, AAC, M4A, FLAC, etc. without account authorization while at the same time the conversion speed could get up to 100X, much faster than any other Audible audiobook converters in the market.

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As a unique DRM removal solution exclusively developed for Audible users, TunesKit Audible Converter makes removing DRM from Audible audiobooks the easiest ever. Anyone can handle it well even for those who are not skillful to computer. Thanks to the advanced DRM decrypting processor adopted by TunesKit Audible Converter, this smart audiobook conversion tool is capable of stripping DRM from audiobooks downloaded from Audible.com as well as converting the DRM-locked formats from AA, AAX to common MP3, M4A, M4B, FLAC, AAC, OGG, AIFF, APE, FLAC, WMA, WAV, M4R, MKA, AU, etc. with original metadata, ID3 tags and chapters preserved.

In addition to those popular audio formats, TunesKit DRM Audible Converter also allows users choose lossless audio as output by retaining the parameters like audio codec, channel, bit rate, sample rate, etc. as the exactly the same as original audiobooks. What’s more, it supports audio splitting. That’s to say, users can split the large audiobook into small segments according to their own requirements either by time frame or chapters while converting the DRM-ed Audible books.

Another advantage of TunesKit Audible Audiobook Converter over other programs is the super speedy conversion at 100X. Since it doesn’t need to work together with iTunes or any other extra hardware or virtual CD driver, it will convert the hours-long DRM-ed Audible audiobooks within a few seconds only.

TunesKit Audible Converter is available for both Mac and Windows platforms. It’s fully compatible with the latest macOS Sierra 10.12 and OS X 10.8 or later, and Windows 10, 8, 7, Vista, XP as well. It will get frequent updates to support every new upcoming release of computer system and Audible DRM technology afterwards.

Top 10 Audiobook Apps for Android & iOS

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Audiobooks are another way for us to take literature anywhere we want to go, allowing us to listen to the latest bestseller while on a long drive, devour a non-fiction piece while doing the dishes, or even listen to the latest self-help hit or celebrity biography while doing your daily workout. Audiobook apps can run the gamut from slick, integrated market and player systems packed with the latest bestsellers and personalized recommendation engines to more humble affairs that still bring you the classics of world literature in audiobook form.

Audible (Android & iOS) ($14.95 per month subscription)

Audible is a veteran powerhouse in the audiobooks field, with more than 150,000titles in its library and its increasing integration with Amazon’s Kindle system is reaping added benefits for its users. Audible’s audiobook player offers solid playback features, with chapter navigation, bookmarks, a sleep mode, variable playback speed and multitasking support for background playback and downloading. Audible now integrates with Kindle, and Kindle users can pay a small fee to upgrade a Kindle ebook with an Audible audiobook, and Amazon’s Whispersync allows users to switch between audiobook and text near-seamlessly.

Audio Books by Audiobooks.com (Android & iOS) ($14.95 per month subscription)

Simply Audiobooks’ cloud-based Audiobooks.com platform also offers a solid audiobook app for Android and iOS listeners, allowing subscribers to choose from a library of more than 45,000 audiobooks from every genre that they can stream or download for offline listening. The Audio Books app includes variable playback speed, automatic bookmarking, and a sleep timer, among other features. Additionally, this app includes cross-device syncing, allowing listeners to easily transition from their smartphone, tablet or computer without losing their place in the audiobook.

Nook Audiobooks (Android) (Free)

Barnes & Noble is working on establishing its own niche in the audiobook market with its Nook Audiobooks Android app, with a store library of more than 50,000 titles across a variety of genres. Rather than use a subscription model like Audible or Audiobooks.com, Nook features an online store where users can purchase books, and then download and listen to them through the app.

Downpour ((Android & iOS)

Downpour is an independent audiobook store with a fantastic library of DRM-free audiobooks for sale, as well as select audiobooks that you can rent for 30 or 60 days through the Downpour mobile app. The Downpour app allows users to access their entire library and download audiobooks on Wi-Fi or cellular networks for offline playback. Playback controls are fairly standard with chapter and 30 second skips, bookmarking, a sleep timer and support for background downloading and playback.

Scribd (Android & iOS) ($8.99 per month subscription)

Scribd has taken a different tack with its audiobook offerings, presenting them to users as part of its on-demand, Netflix style service. For $8.99 monthly, Scribd subscribers now have access to a library of more than 30,000 titles in addition to the more than half a million ebooks that they can already access with their Scribd account.

Overdrive (Android & iOS) (Free)

Another option to consider if your local library supports it is OverDrive, which allows users to borrow ebooks and audiobooks from their library’s collection, with all the flexibility and convenience of a digital app. Overdrive users can borrow titles from the library’s collection 24/7, and users can create holds, wishlists and effortlessly return ebooks and audiobooks. Cross-device syncing of titles and bookmarks allow you the flexibility to listen to an audiobook on the device of your choice.

Librivox (Android & iOS) (Free)

If you’re not necessarily looking for the latest bestsellers, Librivox offers access to more than 15,000 free audiobooks of public domain works ranging from classic bestsellers to out of print titles that users can browse by title, author or genre. Users can save and listen to any number of books that they want, and can set unlimited bookmarks as well as a sleep timer. As the work is done by volunteers, narration quality can vary, but it’s a great way to get classic works of literature in audiobook format without breaking the bank.

Audiobooks (iOS) (Free)

The Audiobooks app might have an unimaginative title, but it allows users to listen to a library of more than 5,000 free, public domain audiobooks in a clean, easy to use app. The app includes background and AirPlay support, a sleep timer, a dark mode and support for podcast playback. Users looking for more can also purchase premium audiobooks ranging from modern bestsellers to professionally narrated classics.

Smart Audiobook Player (Android) (Free trial, $1.99)

If you’re looking to listen to DRM-free audiobooks already in your collection, Smart Audiobook Player is a popular choice for Android devices that comes with a good selection of features, such as variable playback speed, bookmarking, an audio equalizer, some basic collection management features, a sleep timer and control widgets for the notification tray and your home screen. The app provides users with a generous 30 day free trial before asking for a $1.99 unlock.

Bookmobile Audiobook & Podcast Player (iOS) (Free trial, $3.99)

Bookmobile is a well-regarded iOS Audiobook player for those looking to play DRM-free audiobooks. Bookmobile supports DRM-locked content from iTunes and Audible, as well as DRM-free content ripped from CDs or downloaded, including M4B and MP3 audiobooks. The app features a thoughtful control scheme designed to keep you from easily losing your place and includes drive and sleep modes, as well as supporting background playback. Extra features include a custom bookmarking feature that can automatically remember where you last stopped, playback speed controls, and AirPlay support. The free trial lasts for 60 days and allows you to import three audiobooks.

Source: http://www.tomsguide.com/us/pictures-story/704-best-audiobook-apps.html

Best App to Make Audible/iTunes Audiobooks Playable on Android

If you purchased audiobooks from iTunes store or Amazon Audible, you’ll find it’s impossible to listen to those audiobook files on non-approved audiobook players, even some most popular Android devices. That’s simply because the audiobooks on iTunes and Audible are protected with FairPlay DRM that prevents you from playing the audiobooks on any player as you wish. So in this case, it’s necessary to find out an app that could easily bypass the DRM from the audiobooks so that you can enjoy the books on as many audiobook players as possible.

Here you meet TunesKit DRM Audiobook Converter (Mac|Windows)  that is specially designed to help audiobook users completely remove DRM lock from iTunes and Audible audiobooks while converting the protected audio books from the DRM-ed format, like M4A, M4B, AA, AAX to DRM-free audiobooks in MP3, AAC, M4A, WAV, FLAC format. It’s able to work at 30X faster speed due to an advanced DRM decrypting core.

Now you can follow this tutorial to see how to use TunesKit to crack DRM from iTunes/Audible audiobooks so that you can play them on Android: How to Convert Protected iTunes/Audible Audiobooks to Android Devices >>

Easy Steps to Remove DRM Protection from Audible/iTunes Audiobooks

Like the movies and TV shows on iTunes store that are protected by Apple’s FairPlay DRM, audiobooks you purchased from iTunes as well as Amazon Audible store are also restricted with DRM protection and prevent you from listening to the audiobooks on non-approved audiobook players. If you want to play the DRM-ed iTunes and Audible audiobooks on any popular media device or CDs without limit, you’ll have to remove the DRM protection from the audiobooks at the first place. Now here in the following article, we’ll show you the complete guide on how to easily remove DRM lock from iTunes or Audible audiobooks by using a smart yet powerful DRM audiobook converter.

The professional audiobook DRM removal tool we are talking about in this article is called TunesKit DRM Audiobook Converter. It’s available for both Mac and Windows platforms. As one of the best DRM audiobook converter software in the world, TunesKit DRM Audiobook Converter was specially developed to bypass DRM restriction from iTunes and Audible audiobooks while converting the DRM-protected audiobook formats, including the DRM M4B, M4A, AA, AAX files to DRM-free MP3, AAC, M4A, WAV and FLAC. It’s able to proceed the DRM removal at 30x faster speed while preserving the original chapter info in the converted M4A and AAC formats. Once the DRM is removed successfully from the audiobooks, you are able to transfer the DRM-free iTunes and Audible audiobooks to any audiobook player, such as iPod touch, Zune, Creative Zen, iRiver, etc. for listening.

Here is the complete tutorial of removing DRM from iTunes/Audible audiobooks by using TunesKit.

Steps to Bypass DRM Lock from iTunes/Audible AA/AAX/M4A/M4B Audiobooks

Firtly, please install the proper version of TunesKit Audiobook Converter on your computer according to the system requirements.

1. Launch TunesKit DRM Audiobook Converter, click “Add Files” button to load the iTunes or Audible audiobooks to the converter. Or you can directly drag the audiobook files to TunesKit for conversion.

2. Select the output format as you wish. It provides multiple output formats, including MP3, AAC, M4A, WAV, FLAC. If you want to keep the original chapter for the audiobooks, please select AAC or M4A as output.

3. Now you can start to remove the DRM protection from iTunes or Audible audiobooks by clicking “Convert” button.

How to Convert DRM-ed iTunes/Audible Audiobooks to AAC with Chapters Kept

In some circumstances, you may need to convert the audiobooks you purchased online to AAC or other formats. Specifically, this would be necessary if the audiobooks are bought from iTunes or Audible, two of the largest online audiobook stores in the world. That’s because those audiobooks are mostly protected with DRM technology which will only allow you listen to the audiobooks on selected devices instead of the common media players. This article will introduce a simple solution to help you get rid of the DRM protection from iTunes and Audible audiobooks while converting the protected books to unprotected audio formats, such as AAC, with the original chapters preserved.

Firstly, let’s take a look at the tools in order to easily convert the DRM-ed iTunes and Audible audiobooks to AAC on both Mac and Windows OS.

TunesKit DRM Audiobook Converter – Ultimate Solution to Convert DRM Audiobooks to AAC

When talking about the best and fastest DRM audiobook converter, TunesKit DRM Audiobook Converter for Windows/Mac could be on the top list of it. It’s specially developed to help audiobook users remove DRM lock from iTunes and Audible audiobooks by converting the protected M4A, M4B, AA, AAX audiobooks to common AAC and other formats, like MP3, M4A, WAV, etc at 30x faster speed. Besides, when the output is selected as AAC (or M4A), it will automatically keep the original chapters in the converted books for you.

Now you can begin to follow the tutorial below to see how TunesKit works in converting the DRM audiobooks to AAC while keeping chapter info. We’ll take the Mac version as an example to show you the complete guide.

Tutorial to Remove DRM and Converter iTunes/Audible Audiobooks to AAC

Step 1. Make sure you’ve downloaded the proper free trial version of TunesKit DRM Audiobook Converter according to your computer systems.

Step 2. Launch TunesKit Audiobook to AAC Converter, click “Add Files” to load audiobooks from iTunes library. Or you can simply drag the books to the converter directly.

Step 3. Select output format as AAC by clicking the “gear” icon.

Step 4. Click “Convert” button to start removing DRM from the protected audiobooks and converting them to AAC without DRM protection.

Yes, once the conversion is done, you can transfer the DRM-free AAC audiobooks to any media player for listening.

How to Put iTunes/Audible Audiobooks to Android Smartphone/Tablets

Many Android users who like to listen to audiobooks would possibly ask such a question since iTunes or Audible audiobooks are protected with DRM and can only be played well on selected devices, instead of most popular Android smartphone or tablets. So is there any solution on it? Fortunately there is. You can follow this article to see how to put the DRM-ed iTunes or Audible audiobooks onto Android devices for playback.

At the first place, you need to figure out something about the DRM-ed audiobooks purchased from iTunes or Audible (Amazon).

What You Should Know About iTunes/Audible Audiobooks

Like the movies or TV shows you purchased from iTunes store, the audiobook files you got from iTunes or Audible website are protected with the specific DRM technology which won’t allow you put the audiobooks on non-approved devices freely. They can only be played on certain devices, like iPhone, iPod in order to protect the copy right of the content owners. To put the DRM-protected audiobooks on any mobile device including the most popular Android phones or tablets, you’ll need to use some professional DRM removal tools to get rid of the DRM in advance.

Everything You Need to Know When Removing DRM from iTunes/Audible Audiobooks

Tools Needed: DRM Audiobook Converter; Mac/Windows computer

Now we will introduce one of the best DRM audiobook converter to you in order to help you convert the DRM-ed audiobooks to Android. It’s called TunesKit DRM Audiobook Converter (Mac/Windows) dedicated to remove DRM from iTunes and Audible audiobooks while converting the M4B, M4A, AA, AAX audiobook files to MP3, AAC, M4A, WAV, FLAC without DRM protection. You can follow the tutorial below to see how to remove DRM from iTunes/Audible audiobooks with TunesKit.

System requirement: Mac OS X 10.8 or later/Windows 10 or lower; iTunes 12.2 or lower.

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Step 1. Import Purchased DRM Audiobooks to iTunes Library

Launch iTunes and go to My Audiobooks section. Then click iTunes menu bar File > Library > Import Playlist to import the audiobook files to iTunes library.

Step 2. Load iTunes/Audible Audiobooks to TunesKit DRM Audiobook Converter

Once the DRM-ed audiobooks are loaded successfully to the iTunes playlist, shut down iTunes and launch TunesKit DRM Audiobook Converter. Then click Add Files button to select the audiobook files you want to convert to Android and click Add.

Step 3. Select Output Format for Android Devices

When the audiobooks are added to TunesKit, you can choose the output format as MP3, AAC or other formats that are compatible with Android OS by clicking the “gear” icon behind the audiobook name. Besides, you can also set the output format in advance via the Preferences of TunesKit DRM Audiobook Converter.

Step 4. Convert DRM Audiobooks to Android

Now you may start to convert the DRM-protected Audible or iTunes audio books to common Android formats by clicking the Convertbutton within TunesKit.

Once the conversion is completed, you can go to the output folder to find the converted unprotected audiobooks and transfer them to any Android device you own, such as Samsung Galaxy, HTC One, Google Nexus, Sony Xperia, etc.

Guide to Add Chapters to Audiobooks with iTunes

Apple’s Audiobook format allows you to listen to works of literature on your iPod, iPhone, iPad or other device. You can purchase Audiobooks in the iTunes store, but unlike CD audio books, Apple Audiobooks typically do not contain chapter separation, due to the fact that they automatically save your place for you. Still, if you want to divide your Apple Audiobooks or other fully-contained audio books into chapters, you can do so using iTunes.

Instructions – How to Create Chapters to Audiobooks in iTunes

  1. Listen to your audio book file and decide where you want to divide the chapters. For example, if Chapter One of a novel ends at the 27-minute mark, and Chapter Two ends at 39:30, write these numbers down, as you will need them to make your separations.
  2. Right-click your main audio book file (or hold “CTRL” while clicking, if using Mac OS X) and select “Get Info” from the pop-up menu. On the “Get Info” menu, click the “Options” tab.
  3. Enter the number “0.00” in the “Start Time” field, and enter the time corresponding to the end of Chapter One in the “Stop Time” field. For example, if Chapter One ends at the 27-minute mark, you would enter “27.00” in the “Stop Time” field. Click “OK.”
  4. Click “Advanced” on your menu bar and select “Create MP3 Version” from the drop down list. Depending on your import settings, the option may read “Create AAC Version.” The format does not matter, as the file will soon be converted back to Audiobook format.
  5. Click the “Music” tab in the left column and select your new audio file. Rename it “Chapter One,” or something similar, by clicking the title once, pausing for a second and then clicking the title again. Type in the new name and press “Enter.”
  6. Right-click your “Chapter One” file and click “Get Info.” Click the “Options” tab and select “Audiobook” in the “Media Kind” field, to change your chapter from a music file to an Audiobook file. Click “OK.”
  7. Repeat steps two through six for each subsequent chapter that you want to add. Always refer back to your original audio book file for extracting new chapters, and insert your “Start Time” as one second after your last “Stop Time.” For example, if you entered “27.00” as your stop time for Chapter One, you would enter “27.01” as your start time for Chapter Two.

Source: http://www.ehow.com/how_7347543_add-chapters-audiobooks-itunes.html

More Tips – How to Convert iTunes DRM-ed Audiobooks to MP3

As you should know, audiobooks you bought from iTunes or Audible (Amazon) are protected with DRM which prevents you from listening the audiobooks on any media player as you like. So you may need to convert the protected iTunes or Audible audiobooks to MP3 or other formats in order to play them on the popular MP3 players. If this is your case, then you can use TunesKit DRM Audiobook Converter for Windows/Mac to help you convert the DRM-ed iTunes and Audible audiobooks to MP3, AAC, WAV or other audio formats while removing the DRM off. This smart DRM audiobook converter is able to convert iTunes and Audible audiobooks in M4B, M4A, AA, AAX to common MP3, AAC, WAV, FLAC, M4A at 30x faster speed with original quality preserved. For more information, you can follow these tutorial to learn how to use TunesKit to convert iTunes and Audible audiobooks to MP3 with ease:

How to Burn DRM Audiobooks to CD with iTunes

Q: I just downloaded some audio books from iTunes music store and would like to burn the files to a CD for back up and to play in my car. It seems to be saved in .m4b format so I’m sure I need to convert these files at first. When I attempt to convert or burn I get the message that the audiobooks are protected. There’s got to be an easy way to do this with iTunes, right?

Sometimes we may need to burn the audiobooks we got from Internet to CDs either for back up or playback. But as stated in the problem above, most of the audiobooks online are protected with DRM copy protection, such as the ones purchased from iTunes or Audible.com. It seems to be difficult to burn those DRM-locked audiobooks to CD. However, iTunes and Audible actually allows users to burn those audiobooks with DRM protection to CDs. Now we are going to show you the complete guide as below.

Steps to Burn Audiobooks to CDs by Using iTunes

To burn DRM-ed audiobooks to CD, you are highly suggested to use the most up-to-date iTunes.

Step 1. Open iTunes. Go to Book > My Audiobooks.

Step 2. Right-click the audiobooks you want to burn to CD. Click New Playlist from Selection.

Step 3. Right-click the playlist and select Burn Playlist to CD.

Step 4. Customise the Burn settings, including speed, disk format.

Step 5. Start to burn audiobooks to CD by clicking Burn button.

Note: If your audiobook is longer than 74-80 mins, iTunes will prompt when you need to insert a new disc. Follow the prompts as they appear to successfully complete the burning process.

More Tips – Directly Remove DRM from iTunes/Audible Audiobooks

One thing to notify when burning DRM audiobooks to CD is that each audiobook file can only be burnt to CD once. It will not allow you to burn the protected audiobook if you’ve already burnt it before. So is there any way to solve this situation, like permanently remove the DRM from protected iTunes or Audible audiobooks so that we can burn them as many times as we like or listen to the DRM-ed audiobooks on as many mobile devices as we want? Don’t worry. The following article will show you how to permanently remove DRM protection from iTunes and Audible audiobooks with a third-party audiobook DRM remover.

TunesKit DRM Audiobook Converter (Mac & Windows) is a smart iTunes and Audible audiobook converter as well as DRM removal tool that is dedicated to removing DRM from protected iTunes/Audible audiobooks by converting the DRM-ed audiobook files, including M4B, M4A, AA, AAX to common MP3, AAC, WAV, FLAC, M4A at 30x faster speed without quality loss. With the help of this professional DRM audiobook converter, you are able to get DRM-free audiobooks to enjoy on any media player or burn to CDs.

You can visit this page to see how to remove DRM from iTunes/Audible audiobooks with TunesKit: How to Convert Audible AA/AAX to MP3 >>

How to Convert iTunes M4B Audiobooks to MP3

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You may like to purchase audiobooks from iTunes store but find it’s impossible for you to play those iTunes audiobooks on other MP3 players except iPod. If you are facing such a problem and would like to know how to play iTunes audiobooks on any MP3 player, you can follow this article to find out the most effective way to get it done.

Firstly, iTunes users should be aware about the situation that iTunes audiobooks are encrypted with DRM in M4B (or M4A) format due to which they are not allowed to be played on non-Apple-approved devices. So if you want to listen to iTunes audiobooks on non-Apple devices, you should think about how to break the DRM limit at first place. Here, we are recommending TunesKit DRM Audiobook Converter for you, a top-leading yet fastest audiobook DRM removal tool to help you remove DRM from iTunes audiobooks by converting the M4B and M4A audiobook files to common MP3, AAC and other non-DRM audio formats. Besides, it can also be used to remove DRM from Audible AA and AAX audiobooks. By using this smart audiobook converter, you are able to enjoy any DRM-ed iTunes M4B and M4A audiobook on as many media devices as you like, such as iRiver, Creative Zen, PSP, Sandisk Sansa, etc.

Now you can start to convert iTunes M4B/M4A audiobooks to MP3 or other formats with TunesKit M4B to MP3 Converter by following the tutorial below. TunesKit DRM Audiobook Converter is available in both Mac and Windows OS. So you can download the proper version according to your computer system.

Steps to Convert iTunes M4B Audiobooks to MP3 with TunesKit

Step 1. Add iTunes audiobooks to TunesKit. Launch TunesKit and click “Add Files” button to choose the audiobooks listed in the pop-up windows. You can select multiple audiobooks once for batch conversion.

Step 2. Select output format. Beside the audiobook info tab, there’s a “gear” button which will allow you to choose the output audio formats, including MP3, AAC, FLAC, WAV, M4A. Here we choose MP3 and then go ahead.

Step 3. Start to convert iTunes M4B to MP3. You can now begin to convert iTunes M4B audiobooks to MP3 by clicking “Convert” button.

Wait for a while and you will get the DRM-free audiobooks to import to various media devices for playback.