Audiobooks purchased from Audible are encoded in AA/AAX format. These files are DRM protected and are hard to play on just any device that you want. Also, downloading them would not be possible unless you are planning to use iTunes for this process. iTunes is the only application authorized by Audible for downloading procedures. So, if you wish to download the DRM-protected ones, you will be in need of a professional tool to do so. Only after having them saved as DRM-free could you proceed with burning Audible to CD.
In this post, the two best ways how to do the Audible to CD procedure is to be discussed. First is through the use of iTunes and the other one is through a third-party tool. Make sure to read the post until then and learn about the simplest and the easiest steps to do.
The process of burning Audible to CD could actually be done in two different procedures. The first one and the originally used method is through the help of iTunes. iTunes is the only application that was supported and authorized by Audible to do direct burning of audiobook files to CD. The second method, on the other hand, is through the help of a third-party tool. In this section, we will focus first on the set of steps to follow if you are to use the iTunes application in burning Audible to CD.
But before that, let me share some small details about burning audiobooks to CD. When you say burning Audible to CD through iTunes, it means that you are attempting to put all the stories and concepts inside a single disc. However, the rule in iTunes is that an audiobook could only be burned once. It is impossible to repeat the same procedure on the same audiobook file. Also, the length of the audiobook to burn must not exceed 80 minutes. If it has exceeded this total length, you might be required to get another CD or disc again to finally complete the process.
Below is the list of things that you should take note of and prepare for burning Audible to CD.
If you already have these things ready, then let us now see the procedure that you must follow to burn Audible to CD.
These are the steps that you should take note of if you are to use the iTunes application instead. Sadly, it is not possible in iTunes to burn Audible to CD with separate chapters. Some users prefer to have this kind of feature for the ease of searching for the topic they want and for the ease of getting back to where they have left off.
Discussed in the previous section is the first method that you may try in burning Audible to CD. In this part of the article, we are to tackle the second method which is through the use of a third-party tool. This method is actually a lot more advantageous than iTunes. Now, in exactly what aspect?
iTunes can surely give you the burned CD composed of all the audiobooks that you have selected; however, this is only limited within the application because they are DRM protected. Now, this is what makes the third-party tool the best way to burn Audible to CD. After the process, the files would be free of DRM and you will be able to stream your favorites on any device that you want. Do you know the best tool to use for this process? Well, it is no other than AMusicSoft Audible Converter.
Aside from being able to burn Audible to CD perfectly, it can assure you as well the best output quality. The formats available in AMusicSoft could all be easily accessed in other devices. These include MP3, FLAC, WAV, and AAC. In addition to this, it can finish the entire process at a very fast speed, retaining the ID tags and Metadata info.
Here is how to use AMusicSoft in burning Audible to CD.
Since the audiobooks that are DRM free are already saved as local files on your computer, the task to do now is how to burn these audiobooks to CD. In the first section, the steps on how to use iTunes have been discussed earlier. Aside from iTunes, you may use Windows Media Player and VLC player instead.
As a bonus, let me tackle as well the steps on how to burn the downloaded Audible to CD using Windows Media Player and VLC player. See the list of steps below.
In the discussion, you have learned surely about using iTunes in burning Audible to CD. But since they are DRM protected, it would be much advisable to use AMusicSoft Audible Converter in downloading the audiobooks to make them DRM free. Aside from the mentioned, it has more features that will surely benefit us.
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Last updated: April 25, 2022
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