How to Download Audible Books to PC in 5 Ways

Updated by Adam Gorden on Jan 20, 2022 3:26 PM
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If you've got a large collection of Audible books, downloading them all on your phone will occupy too much of your storage. It's better to listen to Audible books on your phone and download them to your PC. Generally, a PC computer has more storage than our phone. The reason why we have to download them is that you need to back up your Audible books. In this guide, we'll show you how to download Audible books to PC so that you can find your audiobooks easily and quickly even in offline mode.

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Part 1. How to Download Audible Books to PC Directly
Part 2. How to Download Audible Files to PC via Audible Converter
Part 3. How to Download Audible Books on PC via Audio Converter
Part 4. How to Download an Audible Book to PC via OpenAudible
Part 5. Troubleshooting: Audible Book Won't Download to PC

Part 1. How to Download Audible Audiobooks to PC Directly

To directly download Audible books to PC, there are two methods avaialble for you. You can save offline Audible audiobooks from Audible website. Alternatively, you can download audiobooks on the Audible app for Windows. Now let's get started.

Download Audible Books with Audible App

If you are on Windows 10, you can use the Audible app downloaded from Windows. After completing the installation, you will be able to download Audible books via this app.

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Step 1. Fire up the Audible app on your PC and then sign into the app.

Step 2. Go to the My Library Screen and find the book you want to download to PC.

Step 3. Click on the book and your audiobook will be downloaded to the computer.

Download Audible Books from Audible Webiste

If you don't have the Audible app on your PC computer, then you can go to the Audible website and choose to download Audible books to your computer.

download audiobooks from audible website

Step 1. Navigate to the Audible website and then log into your Audible account.

Step 2. In the My Library tab, find the audiobook you have purchased in Audible.

Step 3. Select the title and start downloading and saving it to your computer.

Part 2. How to Download Audible Files to PC via Audible Converter

Downloading Audible books to PC is a piece of cake. Just one more thing needs to be noticed: Audible audiobook files are encrypted in DRM, which can be considered as a special format that only playable within the Audible app. In other words, you cannot listen to Audible books on any other media player except Audible. If so, it will be meaningless to download Audible audiobooks to your computer.

Fortunately, there is always solution – ViWizard Audible Audiobook Converter is exactly born for Audible conversion. It can convert Audible books to MP3 or other common formats. Also, it can split Audible books by chapters and support editing the information of the audiobooks. Now, read through the easy steps below if you are interested.

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Key Features of ViWizard Audible Audiobook Converter

  • Losslessly remove DRM from Audible without account authorization
  • 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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Step 1Add Audible audiobooks to ViWizard

Open ViWizard Audible Audiobook Converter at first. Then you can click the Add files icon to choose Audible audiobooks you want to convert and add them to the conversion list. Or you can open the folder where your Audible audiobooks are store and then drag the files to the converter. Notice that you can import a batch of audiobook files for conversion once.

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Step 2Adjust the output audio parameters

After all Audible audiobooks are added to the converter, you can customize all audiobooks to be converted. Click the Effect button on the interface to adjust your audiobooks in aspects from volume, speed, and pitch. To split your audiobooks or edit the tag info of the audiobooks, click the Edit button. Then click the Format button to choose MP3 as the output format and adjust the other parameters, including the audio codec, channel, sample rate, and bit rate.

choose output format

Step 3Convert Audible audiobooks to MP3

Then click the Convert button to start getting rid of DRM from Audible audiobooks and converting the format of AA and AAX files to MP3 at up to 100× faster speed. You can click the Converted button to look through all the converted audiobooks and save those audiobooks at local forever.

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Part 3. How to Download Audible Books on PC via Audio Converter

ViWizard Audible Audiobook Converter is specially designed to handle the conversion of Audible audiobooks. But there is another audio converting tool from ViWizard, that is, ViWizard Audio Converter. It can help you convert Audible audiobooks, Apple Music, iTunes audios, as well as, more than 100 common audio formats. But it requires you to install the iTunes app and have the authorization of iTunes. Here's how to use ViWizard Audio Converter to download and convert Audible book files to MP3 and other formats for playing anywhere.

Step 1Select Audible audiobooks to add

Run ViWizard Audio Converter on your PC and then go to add Audible books to the converter. You can choose to drag Audible books you want to convert directly from your computer to the converter. Or you can click the Add files icon at the top of the converter to find and add Audible audiobook files to the converter.

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Step 2Set the output format for Audible

To adjust the audio settings, click the Format panel at the bottom left corner of the converter. In the pop-up window, you can set MP3 as the output format and customize other parameters including the bit rate, sample rate, channel , and codec for Audible books. In addition, you can edit the tag information and split the audiobooks by using the built-in editor.

choose output format

Step 3Download Audible books to MP3

Now click the Convert to initiate the conversion of Audible books and then ViWizard Audio Converter will convert and save Audible book files to your PC computer. After conversion, you can view all the converted Audible audiobooks in the history list by clicking the Converted icon at the top of the converter.

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Part 4. How to Download an Audible Book to PC via OpenAudible

By using ViWizard Audible Converter or ViWizard Audio Converter, you can freely download and convert Audible files to those DRM-free audio files for backup on your computer. There is another free and useful tool for you – OpenAudible. It is a cross-platform audiobook manager designer for Audible users that supports saving Audible books to M4A, MP3, and M4B audio formats. But it cannot guarantee the output audio format. Here's how.

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Step 1. After downloading and installing OpenAudible, launch it on your PC computer.

Step 2. Click the Controls tab and then click Connect to Audible to log onto your Audible account.

Step 3. Add the books you want to download and select the output formats like MP3, M4A, and M4B.

Step 4. After that, right-click the title and select Show MP3 or Show M4B. Now you can find all the converted audibooks on your computer.

Part 5. Solved: Audible Book Won't Download to PC

After knowing how to download Audible book files, we will continue to talk about another problem. When trying to save offline audiobooks, some users would find that they are not able to download their audiobooks on their Audible for Windos app. There are a few reasons why your audiobook may not be downloading. Now you can try solving the problem by using the methods below. Here's how to solve the Audible books won't download to PC issue.

Update the Audible app:

Step 1. After downloading and installing OpenAudible, launch it on your PC computer.

Step 2. Click the Controls tab and then click Connect to Audible to log onto your Audible account.

Step 3. Add the books you want to download and select the output formats like MP3, M4A, and M4B.

Change the download quality:

Step 1. Launch the Audible app and then click the menu button.

Step 2. Click the Settings button and select Downloads.

Step 3. Under Download Format, click the button to set the download quality.

Change download by parts setting:

Step 1. Run the Audible app and click the menu button.

Step 2. Go to Settings > Downloads in the Audible app.

Step 3. Click the button under Download your library by parts to change the download settings.

Conclusion

Now, through all the methods above, you can download Audible books to PC and listen to them offline. If you want to play Audible on PC without any limitation, then you can use ViWizard Audible Converter to convert your audiobooks to those common formats. By doing this, you can get the DRM-unprotected Audible files on your PC computer.

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