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.
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.