How to Convert Audible AA/AAX to WMA

Posted by Adam Gorden on Jan 7, 2019 3:37 PM

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The AA and AAX formats are the common audio formats Audible audiobook used. These two formats usually support chapter markers, bookmarks, and so on. AAX format also supports images, so they are often used for Kid's audiobooks. Audible AA and AAX files are supported by devices including Amazon Kindle, Apple iPod, Creative Zen, SanDisk Sansa, and some GPS devices. Besides that, you can also play them on iTunes. Although AA and AAX files seem to be available on many devices, it is still protected, which means that you need the authorization to play them on other devices.

In this case, convert AA or AAX to WMA can make them playable on more devices and players. Similar to MP3, WMA is a format primarily used for streaming music from the web. WMA is not as common as MP3, but as a classic audio format, it also has good compatibility with Windows and Mac.

If you want to play Audible audiobook on other devices or simply just save them in other common formats like WMA, you need to use a special Audible converter to remove the protection first. Here we highly recommend ViWizard Audible Converter to you. It is a converter special designed for Audible AA and AAX files. The best part about ViWizard Audible Converter is that it can help you keep the original quality and chapter information. Next up, we will show you how to convert Audible AA and AAX file to WMA format. Stay tuned!

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  • Losslessly remove DRM from Audible without account authorization
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  • Split audiobooks into small segments by time frame or by chapters
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How to Convert Audible to WMA Format

Step 1 Add AAX or AA Files to ViWizard

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Download ViWizard Audible Converter from the above link. There are both Windows and Mac version for you to choose. After the installation, launch it on your computer. Click the "Add Files" button at the left of the central top to choose Audible AA or AAX audiobooks you want to convert and add them to ViWizard. Or you could open the folder where your Audible audiobooks locate and directly drag and drop your Audible files to the converter. ViWizard Audible Converter allows you to import a batch of audiobook files for conversion.

Step 2 Choose Output Format

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After all Audible audiobooks you want to save are added to the converter, you can begin to choose the output settings for your audiobooks. First of all, you should click the button "Format" at the left corner of the software and choose WMA as the output format. The default output format is lossless which will generate a DRM-free audiobook file without touching the original audio tracks at all. Except for the format, you also can customize the audio codec, channel, sample rate, and bit rate if needed.

Second, click the button "Effect" on the main interface to adjust your audiobooks in aspects from volume, speed, and pitch. And then, click the button "Edit" to choose whether to split your audiobooks or to edit the tag of audiobooks.

Step 3 Convert AA to WMA

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Now, click the button "Convert" to start getting rid of protection onAudible AA or AAX audiobooks and converting the format to WMA as you wish. ThunesKit can convert at up to 100X faster speed at most. When it done with its job, you will get a red reminder and you can click the button "Converted" to look through all converted audiobooks.

The Final Thought

Besides WMA, ViWizard also supports MP3, M4A, AAC, AC3, OGG, AIFF, APE, FLAC, WAV, WMA, M4B, M4R, MKA, AU as output format. So it can satisfiy all your needs and greatly improve your Audible audiobooks listening expenrience. Just check out the free version down here!

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