The Easiest Way to Convert AAX to MP3 on Mac

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I've been googling and trying to find out how to convert .aax files to .mp3 on Mac? Can anyone help me? What is the easiest way to do this?

More and more people choose to consume audiobooks than ebooks. Among so many audiobook vendors, Audible.com is always the first choice for audiobook lovers because of the 180,000 titles, the great narrators and big discounts. As a coin has two sides, you will also find the Audible audiobooks are protected by Audible DRM as well as in AA or AAX format which only can be played on some particular players. As a real audiobook lover, this is really intolerable. How to break through the Audible DRM restrictions? How to play your purchased Audible books on any player as you want? Converting Audible files to mp3 is the best choice. We have introduced converting audible aax to mp3 on Windows 10 before, but how to convert AAX to MP3 on Mac? In the following part, we will discuss how to convert aax to mp3 on mac and help you pick up the most handy audible converter.

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Get Your Tool Ready--Epubor Audible Converter

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Features of Epubor Audible Converter for Mac/Windows

Remove audible DRM and convert audible to mp3 and M4b
Easily split audible into chapters—Epubor Audible Converter enables you to split audible books in time, by chapter or into segments averagely as your requirement.
Easy to use—With the neat interface, even the newbie will know how to use this software with user tutorial.
Fast conversion speed—Adopting the special technology, Epubor Audible Converter can works at 60X speed to convert the Audible books to other formats.
Batch conversion—Have more than one Audible book on your computer? Just add all of them to the Epubor Audible Converter because Epubor Audible Converter can handle Audible audiobooks in batch.
Various output formats—Epubor Audible Converter enables you to convert the AAX/AA to MP3 or M4B.

Learn the Easiest Way to Convert AAX to MP3 on Mac via Video Tutorial

Step-by-Step Guide: How to Convert AAX to MP3 Mac

Step 1. Download Audible AAX to Mac Computer

Please skip to Step 2 if your Audible books have been downloaded to Mac already. If not, please go to your Audible Library to download your Audible audiobooks. Please ensure the audio quality is "Enhanced"(.aax) and then click on "Download" button.

Download Audible to aax on mac

Step 2. Download and Install Epubor Audible Converter


This is software is the must-have Audible converter for audiobook lovers. With it, you can convert Audible AAX to MP3 Mac or Windows with just 1-click.

Step 3. Add Audible books to Audible Converter

Run Epubor Audible Converter at first. Then drag and drop the Audible AAX audiobooks to the interface of Epubor Audible Converter. Or just click on "+Add" and navigate to the folder stored your downloaded Audible files for adding.

add audible books to audible converter

Optional Step--Convert aax to mp3 with chapters

If you want to split your audible books in time, by chapter or into segment averagely, just click on the "option" icon and the select the way you want to split and click on "OK". If you want to apply this option to all audible books, just tick the check box before "Apply to all" and then click on "OK" button.

Please note the splitting option is only available in the full version. If you are still using the trial version, you may not see this option.

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Step 4. Remove DRM from Audible AAX and convert Audible AAX to mp3 on Mac

Select MP3 as the output format and then click on "Convert to MP3" button at the central bottom of the interface. The Epubor Audible Converter will start to remove DRM from audible book as well as convert audible books to MP3 at the same time. It combines decrypting and the converting as a whole. When the conversion has finished, you will see the "Succeeded" at the end of each title.

convert audible to mp3  mac successfully

Meanwhile the folder storing the converted mp3 audiobooks will pop up automatically. You can also click on "Output folder" icon to open the output folder.

output folder pop up

Now you have converted your Audible aax files to mp3 on mac successfully. You are free to play them at any mp3 supported player. Want to know more methods to convert Audible to mp3? Please read The Official Guide to Convert Audible to MP3.

Pro Tip How to Convert AAX to M4B on Mac?

I know some Mac users prefer to playing m4b than mp3. If you are one of this kind, this tip will be your feast. Launch Epubor Audible Converter, and add Audible AAX audiobook to the main interface. Then click on the button besides "Convert to MP3" and select "M4B" from its drop-down list. Then click on "Convert to M4B" to start the conversion. Once finished, the converted audible book will be in DRM-free m4b format.

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The Fastest AAX in MP3 Converter Mac--Epubor Audible Converter

After reviewing above mentioned features and guide, can you make your final call now? We have to agree that there are some other AAX converters for Mac, therefore I've tested the free aax converter--openAudible. Here is my test: Picked up the same Audible book named Original: A Novel (AAX format) which is 18Hours. Please check the result at the following sheet.

  Epubor Audible Converter OpenAudible
How long takes to convert AAX to MP3? 7 minutes 20 minutes
How long takes to convert AAX to M4B? 1 minutes Unsupported
Batch Conversion Yes Yes
Split Audible into chapters Yes No
Interface Review Easy to use, show the converting process and pop up the output folder once the conversion finished. Not any notification so that I don't even know how is the conversion going.
Customer support Support email: support@epubor.com, skype: epubor.alice@gmail.com, livechat No

From this sheet, it is obvious to tell which AAX in MP3 converter is the best one, no matter for Mac or Windows. So just download Epubor Audible Converter now to convert your Audible AAX in MP3.

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Important Notice:
1. The trial version only converts 10 minutes of each audible book.
2. Splitting audible into chapters is available in full version.
Why not just purchase the licensed version now to unlock all these limitations.


joined Epubor since 2017. She always wants to share everything related to ebook reading and improve your reading journey.

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