What is the Best Way to Play Audible Audiobooks on Your Fitbit Versa? Solved!

Posted by Adam Gorden on May 10, 2019 2:50 PM.

Q: "I am looking to buy an activity tracker to get fitter and heathier and listen to some audio. Fitbits are considered among the best with absolute advantages. But I found that there is no detailed method to tell us how to play audiobooks on Fitbit."

Q: "Which Audible app can be used for Fitbit? Because when running, I want to listen to some Audible audiobooks but cannot do. I would want to know whether I can play audiobooks on my Fitbit. Maybe someone could give me some suggestion."

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The Fitbit Versa is aimed at a wide range of people, from the casual walker to the more devoted runner, cyclist, swimmer or serious gym goer. It's not just focused on fitness but on other gentler aspects of our overall health, too-from calmness and sleep to more detailed female health tracking features.

People often make use of these device to track their steps, see how well they're sleeping or monitor their heart rate. However, people are not only satisfied with those functions. When running, they prefer to listen to some music or audiobooks to inspire them. More and more people would like to listen to some audiobooks, while there is no official answer to tell them how to play Audible audiobooks on Fitbit Versa. Read this article to find the correct answer.

Part One Tool You Need to Install for Audible Audiobook on Fitbit

A few of trackers like Fitbit support the playing of audio, but only in the format of MP3. However, due to digital right management, there are lot of audio files in the format of DRM-protected file like AAX, AA and M4P. Audible audiobooks are popular among most people, but audiobooks' content is only access to be streamed through special proprietary closed software by logging in Amazon account and password. Converting AAX to MP3 is a good way to go.

ViWizard Audible AA/AAX Converter for Mac/Windows is a unique and top-leading DRM removal solution for Audible audiobooks that can losslessly remove DRM restriction from Audible audiobooks and convert the AA, AAX audio books to non-DRM MP3, M4A, WAV, WMA, FLAC, OGG, M4R and other popular audio formats. It's also capable of splitting the large audiobook file into small clips via chapters. It doesn't require iTunes and other extra apps at all.

Part Two How to Convert Audible Audiobook to Fitbit Supported File

Under the situation above, all you need to do is to convert Audible AA/AAX files to MP3 format. This can be a rather complicated job since FairPlay DRM copy protection is involved in it. None of the audio converters support to modify the AA/AAX files. However, if you have a dedicated Audible converter, everything will be as easy as a breeze.

ViWizard offers a free trial version for all users to experience the function of removing digital right management (DRM) and converting AAX or AA to MP3 . After becoming paying users, you can get the full converted audiobooks.

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Here is the tutorial which details the three steps to get rid of DRM from Audible:

Step 1 Import Audible Audiobooks to the Tool

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Open ViWizard Audible AAX/AA Converter at first. You could click the button "Add Files" to choose Audible audiobooks you want to convert and add them to the software. Or you could open the folder where your Audible audiobooks locate and then drag your Audible audiobooks to the software. Notice that you can import a batch of audiobook files for conversion once.

Step 2Set up the Output Format

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After all Audible audiobooks you want to play on Fitbit Versa are added to ViWizard Audible AAX/AA Converter, you could customize all audiobooks to be converted. One the one hand, clicking the button "Effect" on the interface to adjust your audiobooks in aspects from volume, speed and pitch. On the other hand, clicking the button "Edit" to choose whether to split your audiobooks or to edit the tag of audiobooks.

Otherwise, you could click the button "Format" at the left corner of the software and choose the output format which is compatible with your device. The default output format is lossless which will generate a DRM-free audiobook files without touching the original audio tracks at ll. Currently it supports many output formats, including MP3, M4B, AAC, WAV, WMA, M4R, M4A, FLAC, OGG and other popular formats. For lossless output, you can't customize the audio codec, channel, sample rate and bit rate.

Step 3Convert DRM-protected Audible Audiobooks to Fitbit Supported Files

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Then click the button "Convert" to start getting rid of DRM from Audible audiobooks and converting the format of AA and AAX files to DRM-free lossless audio or other formats at up to 100X faster speed. You could click the button "Converted" to look through all converted audiobooks and then play them on your device.

Part Three How to Stream Converted Audiobook on Fitbit Versa

After removing the digital right management from Audible, all Audible audiobooks are in the format of MP3 which can be played on any devices once and for all. Therefore, you only need to import those converted audiobooks to your Fitbit Versa. Don't need to worry about whether Fitbit Versa supports your Audible audiobooks any more. The following steps detail how to stream those DRM-free audiobooks on your Fitbit.

Step 1. Create a playlist of your converted Audible audiobooks via iTunes, Windows Media Player or Fitbit app.

Step 2. Install Fitbit app on your Mac or Windows computer and launch it to log in your Fitbit account.

Step 3. Make sure that your computer is connected to Wi-Fi network in the same as your Fitbit Versa and sync your Fitbit in the Fitbit app.

Step 4. Open the Fitbit app on your computer and click the three icons, namely "Music" > "Personal Music" > "Transfer Music".

Step 5. After the connection between your watch and Fitbit, select the playlist you want to transfer to your watch.

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