How to Download Audible Books to USB

Updated by Adam Gorden on Jul 18, 2022 1:53 PM

Q: Can I download an audiobook to a flash drive? I want to play Audible book in my car during my travel. I am new to Audible so I really need some help.

We transfer files to USB mostly for the convenience to carry the files with us. If you go travel or have a business trip, bringing a USB can help you bring the files anywhere. Another purpose is to save your files offline. These files can also be multimedia files, such as videos, songs, or audiobooks. However, if your audiobooks are from Audible, things become difficult.

Can you download Audible books to USB? If you are a subscriber to Audible, you will get 2 books each month and they are all encrypted in AA/AAX format. So you cannot transfer Audible audiobooks to USB. When you are trying to import Audible books to the USB folder, an error message will tell you that the USB cannot recognize Audible books. Today, we find a solution to help you save Audible book to USB so that you can easily bring Audible books to any device and save them offline safely.

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Part 1. Best Solution to Transfer Audible Audiobook to USB
Part 2. How to Convert Audible to USB Drive
Part 3. What Device You Can Play Audible with USB
FAQ about Audible

Best Solution to Transfer Audible Audiobook to USB

The solution we are going to provide is ViWizard Audible Converter, which is a professional converter for converting Audible books to a common format. By converting Audible AA/AAX books to a more acceptable format, such as MP3, AAC, FLAC, M4B with ID3 tags kept, you can totally break the limitations on Audible books. And USB or any other devices will recognize your books. ViWizard will keep the 100% lossless audio for you so that you can enjoy the most beauty of the narration. This tool supports a 100X faster speed so you only need a little time for the conversion. We will break down the steps telling how to save Audible books to USB in the next paragraph. Stay tuned! You can download and install the free trial version of the ViWizard Audible AA/AAX Converter.

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ViWizard Audible Audiobook Converter Key Features

  • Losslessly convert Audible books to MP3 without account authorization
  • Convert Audible audiobooks to common formats at 100× faster speed
  • Freely customize lots of parameters of output audiobooks
  • Split audiobooks into small segments by time frame or by chapters
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How to Convert Audible to USB Drive

In this section, you will see how to convert Audible books to MP3 with ViWizard Audible AA/AAX Audiobook Converter. With this tool, you can easily remove the playling restriction of Audible and move it to a USB drive. Make sure you are in a strong notwork. And the iTunes app need to be downloaded on your desktop.

Step 1Download and Import Audible Books to ViWizard

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Download Audible books you want to save to USB beforehand. Install and launch ViWizard Audible Converter on your computer. Both PC and Mac free version are available on the official website. Now you can see the main interface of ViWizard, and you can click the Add Files icon to add audiobooks to the converter or directly drag and drop them to the main interface. ViWizard also support converting batch of audiobook files once.

Step 2Change Output Settings

select output format for sd card

After the audiobook is loaded successfully, you can open the Format panel and change the output settings according to your needs to put Audible on USB stick and more devices. The default output format is a lossless format, which will generate audiobook files without touching the original audio tracks at all. You can also change the output format to MP3, which is a relatively common format for all kinds of devices. Except for the format, you also can customize the audio codec, channel, sample rate, and bit rate in this panel. The Effect button on the interface can help you adjust the volume, speed, and pitch of the audiobooks. The Edit button is where you can choose to split your audiobooks or to edit the tag of audiobooks.

Step 3 Convert AA and AAX to Common Format

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When you finish step 2, simply hit on the Convert button and the converter will do its job, converting Audible audiobooks from AA and AAX files to the format you choose without protection anymore. This step is essential for putting audiobooks on flash drive. When the job is done, you can click the Converted button to find your converted files.

Step 4 Transfer Audible Books to USB

After you locate all the converted Audible books, you can begin to plug in the USB to your computer. Wait until your computer recognizes the USB and copy Audible audiobooks to USB flash drive to save Audible audiobook to USB. Before the copy and paste, you can test if the converted audiobooks can be played on a random media player.

What Device You Can Play Audible with USB

Saving Audible books in USB is another way to backup Audible audiobooks. You can also save Apple Music or Spotify on your USB stick. You are free to transfer the Audible books in your USB to other computers, your car system to listen to Audible books in the car, MP3 players that have a USB port, or smart TVs like Samsung TV, LG TV, or many more other devices.

FAQ about Audible

Is Audible free?

The Audible app is free for downloading. If you want to download Audible audiobooks, you need to subscribe to a premium plan ($14.95/per month).

What’s the difference between Audible Plus and Premium Plus?

Audible Plus is cheaper than Premium Plus. But Premium Plus has more benefits. You can click this link to learn more: Audible Plus vs Premium Plus: Something You Need to Know

Can I listen to the Audible books after the subscription end?

Generally, you will be not able to play the downloaded Audible audiobooks after the subscription expired. But you can use ViWizard Audible Audiobook Converter to convert the Audible files to MP3 to remove the playing limit.

The Bottom Line

USB can be a good file transferring tool and storage tool. To make these 2 features work for Audible books, you need to convert Audible books to common audios first. ViWizard Audible Converter is a reliable tool that you can try to transfer Audible books to USB. After the conversion, the Audible files can be transferred to the USB drive without hassle. And you can also play the Audible books on other devices easily.

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