Best Way to Convert Audible AA, AAX Audiobooks without iTunes

Updated by Adam Gorden on Mar 23, 2022 2:53 PM.

For audiobooks lover, Audible is an excellent platform to get audiobooks resource. Many people would like to listening to Audible books on other portable devices, such as smartphone and tablets. Some Audible users will convert their Audible audiobooks to other formats as the original Audible books are protected by DRM and can only be played on selected devices and players.

To enjoy the audiobooks on more platforms, it's necessary to find out an effective solution to get rid of the DRM and convert the Audible audiobooks to a more widely used audio format, like MP3. Most Audible converter need to iTunes to remove the DRM of Audible audiobooks, but not everyone has installed iTunes on their computer. Today we’ll show you a perfect tool to convert Audible audiobooks without iTunes.

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Part 1. Simplest Solution to Remove DRM from Audible Books with No iTunes
Part 2. How to Convert DRM Audible Audiobooks to DRM-free Formats without iTunes
Part 3. FAQ about Audible

Simplest Solution to Remove DRM from Audible Books with No iTunes

Fortunately, there are many DRM removal tools for Audible books that can easily get the job done. However, the problem is that most of the existing Audible audiobook converters are supposed to remove the DRM by working together with iTunes. Specifically speaking, you will be required to install iTunes on your computer and authorize the Audible audiobooks in iTunes with your account. Otherwise, it won't work as expected to bypass DRM from the protected Audible books.

Since not all people like using iTunes, it will be better if there could be a tool that can convert the DRM-locked Audible audiobooks without using iTunes at all. Here we are going to introduce you to a great Audible converter to remove DRM lock from Audible audiobooks without installing iTunes.

The powerful tool we are talking about here is ViWizard Audible Converter. Unlike the traditional DRM audiobook converter, it's adopted with an innovative decrypting method that can completely break Audible DRM protection without iTunes authorization. It means you can add the Audible audiobooks into the converter to convert even if you forgot your account info. Besides, while it's converting the Audible AA, AAX files to MP3, AAC, M4A, M4B, OGG, AIFF, FLAC, WMA, WAV, M4R, etc., it allows you to choose to keep the lossless quality including codec, channel, bit rate, and ID tags, etc. for the audiobooks. In addition, some extra features like splitting audio into small files, up to 100X conversion speed, etc. also make it the best solution for Audible audiobooks.

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ViWizard Audible Audiobook Converter Key Features

  • Losslessly convert Audible books to MP3 without iTunes authorization
  • Convert Audible audiobooks to common formats at 100× faster speed
  • Freely customize the output audio parameters such as sample rate
  • Split audiobooks into small segments by time frame or by chapters
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How to Convert DRM Audible Audiobooks to DRM-free Formats without iTunes

Now you can download the free trial version according to your system requirements to test the smart app out by following the complete tutorial below. Here we’ll show you how to convert Audible to MP3 with ViWizard Audible AA/AAX Converter within simple steps.

1Add Audible Books into ViWizard Audible AA/AAX Converter

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Install and open ViWizard Audible Audiobook Converter on your computer. Then drag the downloaded Audible audiobooks files into the conversion interface. Or click the Add Files button to add audiobooks files.

2Set Output Format and Other Preferences

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When the audiobooks are loaded into the ViWizard conversion window, simply click the Format icon to select the output format and set other parameters, like codec, channel, sample rate, bit rate, etc. You can choose the default Lossless format if you want to keep the 100% original quality. But Lossless format doesn't support changing the parameter. Navigate to the OK option when all settings are confirmed.

3Start to Remove DRM from Audible Audiobooks

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Now you can begin to convert the Audible books’ format from AA/AAX to MP3 or other DRM-free formats by clicking the Convert button at the bottom. Once the conversion finishes, you can freely put the well-converted Audible books on any player as you desire. Just hit the Converted button on the top to browse the converted Audible audiobooks.

To learn the tutorial in an easier way, you can simply refer to the video guide here on removing DRM from Audible AA, AAX audiobooks with lossless quality by using ViWizard Audible AA/AAX Converter for Mac.

FAQ about Audible

How much does Audible cost with Prime per month?

The monthly fee is $14.95. While Audible is not free with your Prime membership, it may be significantly less expensive. Prime members who join up for Audible for the first time can get a month free (or other special discounts), but after that, the monthly fee is $14.95.

What is the bonus of an Audible membership?

An Audible subscription entitles you access one credit and two Audible originals each month. Credit can make you purchase one audiobook for free, regardless of its price. There are additional benefits to purchasing an audible membership. Aside from that, you'll get a 30% discount on any subsequent books you buy.


If you want to play Audible books on other devices, you need to remove the DRM from Audible books. With ViWizard AA/AAX Audiobook Converter, you can download Audible to MP3 and other formats with simple clicks. And ViWizard doesn't need to install iTunes and authorize the Audible audiobooks in iTunes with your account. The converted Audible audiobooks can be transferred to the device you like for offline playing without limit.

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