Easiest Way to Preserve Chapters while Converting Audible Audiobooks

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Many audiobook lovers choose to purchase audibooks from Audible.com. However,audiobooks purchased from Audible are protected by the DRM and can be listened to on limited devices and players. How to break the DRM restriction? Converting Audible to MP3, M4A, M4B or other format is a good option. People may complain that converted Audible files can not save the chapter information. Today, I will show you the easiest way to keep chapter information while converting Audible book.

Download Audible as AAX Format

Log in your Audible account and click on "Library", you will see all the Audible books you have purchased. Usually, if you want to download these Audible books, there are two Audio quality for your choice--Enhanced and Format 4. If you select Format 4, the downloaded Audible books will be in AA format. Please choose Enhanced so that the download Audible books will be in AAX format.

Download Audible Books

Convert Audible with Chapter Preserved

Now you can convert the Audible books to DRM-free format with chapter information preserved.

Step 1: Get your tools ready

Download Epubor Audible Converter for free:

Epubor Audible Converter is the best Audible book converter tool with the fastest conversion speed. With it, you can convert MP3, AC3, AAC, M4A, M4B, FLAC, OGG, AIFF, WMA and WAV with original quality. Now it supports both Windows and Mac system.

Epubor Audible Converter

Step 2: Convert Audible to M4B or M4A

Convert Audible to DRM-free M4B

Open Epubor Audible Converter, then click on “+Add" to add the Audible books. If you are using the Windows system, it will directly go to the folder stored the downloaded Audible books. When the Audible books have been added successfully, they will decrypted automatically. Once the decryption has finished, it will pop up a new folder with all decrypted Audible books in M4B format.

convert audible to m4b

output folder

Convert Audible to DRM-free M4A

When the Audible file has been decrypted successfully, please choose M4A as the output format. Then click on Convert to M4A to start the conversion. When the conversion has finished, the output folder will pop up automatically.

convert audible to m4a

output folder

Now you can import these DRM-free Audible books to any media player for playback. If the Player support chapter information, you will see converted Audible file with chapter information when you play it.

play DRM-free Audible file

Only two simple steps, you will get the DRM-free audible files with the chapter information kept. Do not hesitate, just download the Epubor Audible Converter today to enjoy your Audible books freely!


If you are interested in converting audible to mp3, please read The Official Guide to Convert Audible to MP3.


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01/31/2019 04:26:57

Hi, Why do I need to convert the same file in m4b and then, again into m4a - when Only the m4b file will contain the chapter information?

Even in your sample vidoe, you are importing the m4b file into your player...

02/11/2019 09:28:19
Only m4b and m4a  video will contains the chapter information. You can keep it in m4b format and the chapter information will be there.
01/31/2019 22:31:44
"Download Epubor Audible Converter for free". This is misleading advertising. Yes, you may be able to download this program for free, but you have to pay to use it. :-(
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