How to Play Audible audiobooks on Nintendo Switch

Updated by Adam Gorden on Mar 16, 2022 9:22 AM.

Listening to Audible audiobooks is a good way to relax. It can also enrich our brains and broaden our horizons. I know that most people play Audible audiobooks with a phone, MP3 player, or Echo.

Some game lovers might also want to listen to Audible audiobooks while playing games. Nintendo Switch is a video game console released in 2017 which is popular all over the world now. Many people have tried to use Nintendo Switch to play Audible audiobooks but failed. No worries, here we'll show you how to play Audible on Nintendo Switch at ease.

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Part 1. Why You Can't Play Audible on Nintendo Switch
Part 2. How to Convert Audible Books for Nintendo Switch
Part 3. How to Import Converted Audible Books to Nintendo Switch
More about Nintendo Switch
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Part 1. Why You Can't Play Audible on Nintendo Switch

If you have used Audible to listen to audiobooks, you might know that Audible audiobooks are encrypted and in AA/AAX formats. According to the rules of Audible, you can buy different memberships like Audible Plus to gain the right to listen to them. If you buy an Audible Premium Plus membership, you can get a credit per month. It also tells that you can use the credit to own your audiobooks forever.

Does that mean you can own those audiobooks completely? You will find that the restrictions on those audiobooks are still there. You cannot copy them to share with friends or transfer them to another device that does not support Audible like Nintendo Switch.

Part 2. How to Convert Audible Books for Nintendo Switch

To crack the restraint on Audible audiobooks to get Audible audiobooks on Nintendo Switch and other devices, you need an Audible audiobooks converter to help. It works by converting Audible AA/AAX to common formats like MP3 and returning the ownership of the paid Audible audiobooks to you.

Just take ViWizard Audible AA/AAX Converter, a prestigious Audible converter as an example. ViWizard can convert AA/AAX to many audio formats like MP3, M4A, FLAC, AAC, AAC, OGG with incredibly 100X faster speed. You can also choose the Lossless option when you just want to keep the original quality of the audiobooks.

What's more, this tool does not need users to give the Audible account authorization or install the Audible app. This feature can avoid much trouble for you. It will maintain the ID3 tags like the title, artist, author, and chapter information of your audiobooks. And you are allowed to edit the audio parameters of audiobooks. You can also split the audiobooks by chapter or time.

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Key Features of ViWizard Audible Audiobook Converter

  • Convert Audible AA/AAX audiobooks to MP3, FLAC, AAC, WAV, M4A, M4B, etc.
  • Convert Audible audiobooks to common formats at 100× faster speed
  • Freely customize lots of parameters like format, bit rate, and channel
  • Split audiobooks into small segments by time frame or by chapters
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Guide: Convert Audible Audiobooks for Nintendo Switch Using ViWizard AA/AAX Converter

Only 3 steps are needed for you to use ViWizard AA/AAX Converter to convert Audible audiobooks to Nintendo Switch. If you follow my guide, you will definitely succeed. Before we start, please go to the official website to download and install the ViWizard on your macOS or Windows OS computer.

1Import Audiobooks to ViWizard

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Launch this ViWizard Audible AAX/AA Converter. Load AAX/AA files by clicking the Add File button. Or you can drag the files directly to the software.

2 Choose the Target Format

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Click the Format button first. To get Audible audiobooks on Nintendo Switch, you can choose the MP3 format. If you want to adjust the sample rate, channel, codec, bit rate of the output audios to customize them, you can find them in this window. You can also hit the Edit icon on the right side to split the audiobook into chapter or time. At last, click the OK button to go on your conversion.

3Convert Audible Audiobook to Nintendo Switch

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This is the last step of this conversion. Just click the Convert button. And, of course, you need to wait for a while. Click the Converted button to find the converted Audible audiobooks.

Part 3. How to Import Converted Audible Audiobooks to Nintendo Switch

After the process above, you have got your audiobooks in MP3 formats. It becomes much easier to import these audiobooks to Nintendo Switch. You only need to follow the steps below:

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Step 1: Continue to work on your computer. Plug a MicroSD card into the card reader.

Step 2: Go to the This PC first. Then go to My Computer and then Computer option.

Step 3: Find the card you just inserted. Drag the audiobooks to this card.

Step 4: Put this card into the card reader of your switch.

Step 5: Tap on the Nintendo 3DS Sound button.

Step 6: Tap on the Open button and find your audiobooks. Click the Play button at last.

Now you can play Audible audiobook on Nintendo Switch. Just enjoy it!

More about Nintendo Switch

Nintendo Switch's storage capacity varies from 4 GB to 4.5 TB. Except for enjoying playing video games with it, you can also use it to voice chat with friends, play music, and many other functions. It supports common audio formats like MP3 and AAC. But AA or AAX formats are not included.

Final Words

It is must be a wonderful experience to play Audible audiobooks on Nintendo Switch. With ViWizard AA/AAX Converter, you can convert Audible books you like into MP3 without much effort. And then transfer the converted audiobooks to other devices successfully. If you think this idea is excellent, you can share this passage and the method with your friends. Just click the button below to have a try now.

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