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.

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.

Audiobook DRM Removal – Best DRM Audiobook Converter (Mac & Windows)

If you are looking for some top-listed DRM removal tools for audiobooks, you are suggested to take a look at these three best DRM audiobook converter for Mac and Windows mentioned in this review. With which, you can easily get rid of DRM from any protected audiobook files purchased from iTunes or Audible.com. We are going to review these top audiobook DRM remover from different parts, such as key features, performances, supported formats, etc.

1. TunesKit DRM Audiobook Converter (Mac & Windows)

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TunesKit DRM Audiobook Converter is a top-leading audiobook DRM removal tool that is good at removing DRM lock from iTunes as well as Audible audiobooks by converting the protected M4B, M4A, AA, AAX file formats to unprotected MP3, AAC, WAV, FLAC and M4A at 30x faster speed. By using this smart DRM Audiobook Converter in unlocking the DRM copy protection from audiobooks, you can listen to your favorite audiobooks on any popular MP3 player, such as iPod, Zune, PSP, Sandisk Sans, iRiver, Creative Zen, etc.

Compared with other similar DRM audiobook converter, TunesKit has many advantages such as the easy-to-use interface, fastest speed, various output formats. The drawback of this software is that the current version can’t keep the chapter info for the original audiobooks. But according to the R&D plan, they’ll add that feature to the next update of TunesKit DRM Audiobook Converter.

2. TuneBite 12 Audiobook Converter (Windows)

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Another great DRM audiobook converter in the market comes from Audials called TuneBite 12. Mainly as a universal audio recorder, Tunebite can record both encrypted and non-encrypted audio streams by music services and save those audios as MP3, WMA or AAC files supported by most popular audio players. And as a DRM audio converter, Audials TuneBite 12 Premium is able to convert multiple DRM copy-protected music and audiobooks to common audio format, such as AAC, MP3, M4A, WAV, WMA, etc for any device. Like TunesKit, Audials Tunebite also uses an advanced audio processor promises perfect output quality. But unlike TunesKit, TuneBite is more difficult to operate because of the complicated interface,

3. OndeSoft DRM Audiobook Converter (Mac)

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If you want to remove DRM from iTunes and Audible audiobooks, Ondesoft Audiobook Converter is also a great choice. It’s an easy-to-use audiobook DRM remover dedicated to convert DRM-ed iTunes and Audible M4B, AA audiobooks to plain formats including MP3, AAC, AC3, etc at 16x faster speed. It also provides customized conversion for you to set the output parameter of the audiobooks, like codec, bitrate, sample rate, and number of channels according to your needs. Besides, Ondesoft Audiobook Converter for Mac is able to keep chapter information in the output audiobook files to let you start the audiobook where you stop before easily. The disadvantage of this software is that the output quality may not be as well as the original one.

TunesKit DRM Audiobook Converter Review

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When talking about the most popular way to remove DRM from protected audiobooks, it would probably remind you with the way to burn DRM audiobooks to CDs. However, it’s not the easiest way for DRM removal from protected audiobooks in fact. You may have heard of something called audiobook DRM removal tools. But you may have not used it yet. So in this review, we will recommend one of the best and fastest audiobook DRM remover – TunesKit DRM Audiobook Converter to you with detailed introduction to its features and functions, in which way you’ll get a clearer understand of such a software so as to use it to remove DRM from audiobooks you purchased from iTunes or Audible that you would like to listen on multiple MP3 players.

Firstly, this is a professional audiobook converter that is specially developed to bypass DRM lock from audiobooks purchased from iTunes store or Amazon Audible store. It adopts an unique and advanced DRM decryption core so that it would remove DRM from any audiobook at 30x super fast speed. Besides, with an innovative audio recording technique, TunesKit DRM Audiobook Converter is able to record the original DRM-locked audiobooks in the background system while converting the protected audiobook files from M4B, M4A, AA, AAX to DRM-free formats, like MP3, AAC, WAV, FLAC, M4A, etc. Moreover, it can also keep the original ID3 tags in MP3 output and chapter info in output AAC for you so that you can enjoy the non-DRM audiobooks with the same quality and chapters as the original ones.

By using TunesKit Audiobook Converter, you can easily get rid of the DRM restriction from iTunes and Audible audiobooks so that you can listen to them on any MP3 player, such as iPod, Zune, iRiver, Sandisk Sansa, Creative Zen, and other media playing devices too.

It’s easy to get this smart DRM audiobook converter to work. It only takes three steps to convert a DRM-ed audiobook to unprotected formats. After launching this converter, you can add the audiobooks via “Add Files” button from iTunes library. Then you’ll be free to set the output format as it requires. When it’s done, you can start to remove DRM and convert the audiobooks to non-DRM formats by clicking “Convert” button.

Pros

  • Easy-to-use and works at super fast 30x speed
  • Support multiple output formats including MP3, AAC, WAV, FLAC, M4A
  • Support multiple input audiobook formats, such as M4A, M4B, AA, AAX

Cons

  • None

So if you haven’t used such a tool to remove DRM from your audiobooks yet, you can give TunesKit a try and it won’t disappoint you.