Audible is an incredible source of audiobooks. If you listen to your Audiobooks either at home or in the office then the Audible Cloud player is enough for you. However if you listen to the Audible audiobooks as you commute to work, or when traveling then you know that without an internet connection or a stronger Wi-Fi the Audible Cloud player is useless. In this case, you need to find a way in which you can listen to your Audible audiobooks offline. There are quite a number of ways you can use to still enjoy listening to Audible even when you have no internet connection.
Audible audiobooks are DRM protected. This means that you can only listen to your favorite Audible audiobooks on selected devices that agree with the terms of the Audible ecosystem. This gives you limited options when it comes to listening to audiobooks. One of the best ways to download and listen to Audible audiobooks offline is by use of Audible app. This app is available on all major operating systems specifically iOS, Android, Windows, and Mac.
To play Audible without wifi on your mobile device simply follow these steps:
Step 1. Download, Install and launch the Audible app on your Smartphone and then log into the app using your account name and the corresponding password.
Step 2. Click on the “Store” icon to browse audiobooks and buy those that you want to listen to. If you already had bought the audiobook you want to listen to simply head to the “Library” and find your book. You may have to click on the cover of the book to download them.
Step 3. Once your audiobook has been downloaded you can click play to start playing. If you want to listen to Audible on a plane then you do not need to worry because the audiobooks downloaded on the app will be available for playing on the airplane mode.
You can indeed listen to Audible offline anywhere on any player without any problems. This is not a straight forward process but it works quite well for many people. The problem many people find with Audible audiobooks is the fact that these books are only available for listening within the Audible ecosystem. Many people prefer to play their audiobooks on different players that gives them convenience. These players may not fall within the Audible ecosystem. For example, I love to listen to my Audible audiobooks as I drive to work on my car stereo. The problem is it is not supported by Audible. This means that I cannot listen to my favorite Audible audiobooks in my car the way I want.
So what do I do? Well, as they say where there is a will a way can be found. There is a tool a recently found that works magic to make listening to all your best Audible audiobooks offline easy on any player. The tool I am referring to is the iTunes Audio Converter (Audible Audiobook Converter). This is an awesome tool with many advanced technologies that make removing the Audible DRM protection quick and easy.
It leaves you with free audiobooks you can import and listen to on any device. In addition, this audio converter tool converts your Audible audiobooks to different formats such as MP3, FLAC, WAV, M4B and M4A among others so that you have no problem listening to them on your favorite device and player. The player also splits your audiobooks into chapters so that you can easily plan your listening schedule around chapters which makes it fun and easy to follow.
To use iTunes Audio Converter (Audible Audiobook Converter) to crack Audible DRM and to convert them to your preferred format simply follow these steps:
Step 1. Import your Audible audiobook to the Audio Converter
The first download, install and launch the Audible Audiobook Converter. Once this is done you can now drag and drop your Audible books to the tool’s screen. If you haven’t downloaded the audiobooks on your computer simply log into your Audible account, purchase the book you want to listen to and it will be available to download.
Step 2. Customize the Output of your Audible Audiobooks
Depending on the players you intend to use to play the audiobooks, then to select an output format that plays on them. If you want to play Audible audiobooks on MP3 players, it will be safe to convert Audible AA/AAX to MP3.
Step 3. Convert the Audible Audiobooks
Now click on the “Convert” button on the iTunes Audio Converter to start the process of removing the Audible DRM protection and converting your audiobooks to your desired format. This process should be done in a couple of seconds or minutes.
Step 4. Transfer your converted Audible audiobooks to your preferred players
Once you have your Audible audiobooks converted you can then use a USB drive to transfer them to your preferred player and enjoy listening to them at your convenience.
The other way you have to listen to Audible audiobooks offline is to find an alternative audiobook that supports offline listening like Audio Capture. In this case, some of the best alternatives to Audible audiobooks are iBooks for iOS devices and Kobo for Android.
Using these two alternatives makes your work easy as all you have to do is search for the books you want to listen to and download and then listen to them offline when you have the time. In case the audiobook you want to listen to is not on the app simply go to your Audible account download the audiobook and convert it as explained above using the iTunes Audio Converter then add it to the app. Both iBook and Kobo allows adding your own audiobook which will synch nicely into your existing library and allow you to search find and listen to it when offline.
The Bottom Line
Many people still wonder if it is possible to listen to Audible audiobooks offline. The truth is it is not just possible to do so but quite easy. You can easily download the audiobooks of your choice and listen to them using the Audible app. On the other hand, if you want to listen to the audiobooks on devices that are not part of the Audible ecosystem then you need to make the iTunes Audio Converter your best friend. This powerful tool will let you download the Audible audiobooks to your device, remove the DRM protection so that you can listen to them on non-audible devices and then convert them to the format that is compatible with your specific player.