How to Rip Audiobook CD to MP3

Posted by Adam Gorden on Nov 19, 2020 5:00 PM

rip audiobook cd to mp3

In the past, listening from CD has been a good choice for audiobooks or other audios' fans, because of the high quality and the matchless experience CD brings. In 2020, CD seems gradually disappear from our life. What do we use to listen to audiobooks and other audios? We listen to them from MP3 Players, phones, or smartwatches. To play audiobooks on different devices, MP3 is the best choice. Thus, many people who own audiobook CDs tend to rip them to MP3 for better streaming and playing. It can be very easy if you use the methods of this passage to rip audiobook CD to MP3. Go on to read!

Convert audiobook CD to MP3 with ViWizard Audio Converter

To convert audiobook CDs, there are different methods. You can use iTunes, Windows Media Player, and audio converters like ViWizard Audio Converter. However, iTunes and Windows Media Player can only deal with those homemade CDs. (For the unprotected audiobook CD, you can easily find tons of tutorials telling you how to use iTunes or Windows Media Player to rip them. Thus, we do not list the detailed steps here.) If yours are downloaded from audiobooks sellers like Audible, you cannot use iTunes and Windows Media Player to do this. Luckily, ViWizard Audio Converter still works.

Some of you may know this tool, while some of you may not. ViWizard Audio Converter is an all-in-one audio converting tool. It can convert all the audios including Apple Music, iTunes songs and audiobooks, Audible AA/AAX audiobooks, and many other audios to common formats like MP3, AAC, and more. It can also convert audios with surprisingly 30X faster speed and enable you to edit the music tab information to make your audios tidy.

Now, let's see how to use this tool to convert audiobook CD to MP3 with 3 steps. You can download it for free and have a try.

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Step 1. Launch ViWizard and import audiobook CD files

add files

When the installation is over, you can just launch this software. Since you need to add audiobook CD files, choose the Add Files button.

Step 2. Set format and parameters of the audiobook CD files

set audiobook output formats as mp3

You can open the Format panel and you will easily find the MP3 button for it is just the first one. Just pick it and you can also change the codec, channel, sample rate, and other parameters on this page. Click the OK button.

Step 3. Convert audiobook CD to MP3

converted mp3 audiobooks

It is time to convert them. You need to click the Convert button. When the conversion is over, click the Open button to find your converted audiobook files.

Rip audiobook CD to MP3 with ViWizard Audible AA/AAX Converter

Except for ViWizard Audio Converter, ViWizard Audible AA/AAX Converter can help you, too. But this tool focuses on converting Audible audiobooks. Therefore, if your audiobooks CD are from Audible, this tool is your best choice.

ViWizard Audible AA/AAX Converter can convert AA/AAX audiobooks to other universal audio formats such as MP3, M4A, M4B, FLAC, AAC, AAC, OGG. You can also choose the Lossless option if you want to preserve the original quality of the audiobooks.

ViWizard AA/AAX Converter is one of the fastest Audible Converters because of its 100X faster conversion speed. Besides, this audiobook converter does not require the iTunes account authorization nor installation of the Audible app. It will retain the ID3 tags just like the audio converter of the former part. Users are allowed to edit the codec, bit rate, sample rate of the converted audiobooks files.

If you are interested in this tool, why not download and install right now and follow my instructions to rip audiobook to MP3.

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Step 1. Import audiobook CD files to ViWizard

add audible aax/aa files

Launch this ViWizard Audible Converter. You need to click the Add Files button and load your files. Or you can drag the audiobook CD files directly to the software from your computer.

Step 2. Choose the target format

set audiobook output formats as mp3

The target format is MP3. So, just click the Format button and choose the MP3 button. Click the OK button to continue to convert.

Step 3. Convert audiobook CD to MP3

convert mp3 audiobooks

Just click the Convert button and wait for a while. Click the Converted button to see your converted audiobook files. You can also open them by clicking the Open button.

Summary and suggestions

To rip audiobook CD to MP3, you have many choices: iTunes, Windows Media Player, ViWizard Audio Converter, ViWizard Audible AA/AAX Converter. But some of them have different limitations, to which you have to pay attention. Here are my suggestions:

For unprotected audiobook CDs, use common software like iTunes and Windows Media Player.

For Audible audiobook CDs, use ViWizard Audio Converter or ViWizard Audible AA/AAX Converter.

If you do not know which group yours belong to, just choose ViWizard Audio Converter, since it can deal with any audio.

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