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Remove DRM from Audible AA and AAX Audiobooks?

We will find it troublesome when we want to copy or backup the audiobooks from the iTunes store or Audible to other devices. Although these online digital content makes a lot of convenience for our multimedia life, all audiobooks bought from or iTunes are only played through its official app because of the DRM. To address this, today we will be looking at how to remove DRM protection from Audible AA and AAX audiobooks with powerful third-party software.

audible aa and aax to m4a and m4b

Sidify Apple Music Converter is great if you want something that is quick and simple to use to legally remove DRM from Audible AA & AAX audiobooks, and convert them to regular M4A or M4B format at over 10x conversion speeds with keeping lossless audio quality. What's more, it also offers retention of ID3 Tags information to the output format after conversion. Another great feature with this tool, is that you can convert iTunes M4P music and Apple Music to plain MP3, AAC, FLAC, WAV, AIFF, or ALAC format with original audio quality.

Alternative program: Any Audiobook Converter – convert AA/AAX audiobooks to M4A, M4B, or MP3; 60X faster conversion speed; keep chapters and ID3 tags.

Tutorial: How to Remove DRM from iTunes Audiobooks AA and AAX?

The following guide is based on using a Windows computer. Details may differ slightly for Mac users of Sidify Apple Music Converter.

Equipment Preparation:

  • A PC or Mac
  • Installed the latest version of iTunes
  • Sidify Apple Music Converter

Step 1Add AA/ AAX Audiobooks

Launch iTunes, you'll need to authorize your Audible account by selecting Account →Authorization → Authorize Audible account. On iTunes, click " File>new>playlist" to create a new playlist and name it after the title of the audiobook. Then, drag the audible audiobooks into the new playlist.

Now, launch Sidify Apple Music Converter and click " + " to import AA/ AAX audiobooks for converting. If you want to select more than one file at a time, you can press the "Shift" or "Ctrl" key on your keyboard.

Add Audiobooks tracks

Step 2Choose Output Format

Once added the audiobook files successfully, you can click the Setting button on the top right to change the basic parameters (Including Output format, Bit Rate, Sample Rate, and Output Path, etc.).

Set output as M4B

Step 3Start Converting Audible Audiobooks to Plain Format

Click “Convert” to start converting protected AA/AAX files to M4A or M4B format at up to 10X speed.

Converting Audibooks

Step 4Find Converted M4A or M4B Files

After the conversion is finished, you can go to the Converted section on the left to find the unprotected, non-DRM M4A or M4B audio files.

That’s it! The DRM is completely gone and you can play all of these audiobook files on any device without limitation.

Note: The free trial version of Sidify Apple Music Converter supports converting the first 3 minutes of each audio file. If you want to unlock the time limitation, you can purchase the full version of Sidify.

Important Notes

Sidify strictly complies with the US copyright regulations. We adopt a leading technology to record the unencrypted audio data which is outputted to the system sound device, with the highest quality.

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