How to Play Audible Audiobook on Squeezebox

Posted by Adam Gorden on Dec 10, 2019 4:10 PM

audible audiobook on squeezebox

Although it was discontinued 7 years ago, Squeezebox was once very popular. And for those who love Squeezebox, you can still install Squeezebox software on the new Smart Radio developed by Logitech or keep using Squeezebox with Raspberry Pi.

I know that there are still many people using their old Squeezebox because they prefer the "random play" feature on Squeezebox more than any other sound speakers. And if you ever tried to play Audible audiobook on your aging Squeezebox, you will realize that it doesn't work. Audible audiobooks are protected so you can only play them on the Audible app. This is very frustrated for those who like to stream audiobook to sound speakers. You don't need to put on any headphone or earphone.

The only way you can play Audible audiobook on Squeezebox is by using ViWizard Audible Converter. It is a converter aims at converting Audible .AA and .AAX file to MP3. In this way, you can play Audible files on any devices you want including Squeezebox as MP3 is the most commonly accepted format.

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ViWizard Audible Audiobook Converter Key Features

  • Losslessly remove DRM from Audible 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 Play Audible Audiobook on Squeezebox

In this section, we will show you how to listen to Audible audiobook on Squeezebox with ViWizard Audible Converter.

Step 1 Import AAX or AA audiobooks to the Converter

add audible aax files

Install and launch ViWizard Audible Converter on your computer. Click the "Add Files" button at the left of the central top to choose Audible 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 Select the Output Format

set audiobook output formats as mp3

After all Audible audiobooks you want to save are added to ViWizard Audible Audiobook Converter, you could customize the output settings for your audiobooks. First of all, you should click the button "Format" at the left corner of the software and choose MP3 as the output format. The default output format is lossless which will generate a DRM-free audiobook files without touching the original audio tracks at all. To play audiobook on Squeezebox, you need to set the converted format of all audiobooks as MP3. Except for the format, you also can customize the audio codec, channel, sample rate and bit rate.

Second, click the button "Effect" on the 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 Audible AAX/AA to MP3

converted mp3 audiobooks

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

How to Play Audible Audiobook on Squeezebox

Step 1 Open the Squeezebox Server web interface on the remote computer by opening the web page: http://localhost:9000 (Replace "localhost" with the IP address of the remote computer).

Step 2 Use the left pane of the Squeezebox Server web interface to browse and select the converted Audible audiobook files. The selected files will appear in the right pane of the web interface.

Step 3 Click on "Play" in the right pane of the Squeezebox Server web interface to start playing the music. Wait for a while and you will hear the streaming Audible audiobooks from Squeezebox MP3 software player.


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