How to get started with audible and audiobooks

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Listening to audiobooks is very efficient and I can be doing some work and listening to an audiobook at the same time. Audible works on mobile and requires an Amazon Prime account. There are times when I don’t have my Phone in proximity but wish to listen to a title. There are a number of ways through which you can reduce the dependency on your Phone. Recently, I wrote an article on how to listen to Audible on Mac, I realized we need to do the same write for PC. Let’s Begin.

How to Listen to Audible on PC

1. Listen online

Audible has a cloud Player which lets you stream your titles online. Now It does work but the features are not the same as the app. I’ve experienced so many errors during the playbacks. Sometimes the player won’t load or it would start from the beginning. This should be an option only when you have no other choices.

To get started, log in with your Amazon Account on PC, select a title from the Library. The player would load up in a new pop up tab, make sure it isn’t blocked.

How to get started with audible and audiobooks

  • You can stream, download, add bookmarks
  • Change playback speed.
  • The cloud player crashes sometimes
  • Doesn’t sync the position and bookmarks.

2. Use the Window 10 App

Now, If you have Windows 10, Audible is available on the Microsoft Store (sorry Mac users) and you can use that instead, to listen to your audiobooks.

Downloading Audible for Windows 10 is easy. Press Start and go to Microsoft Store. Search ‘Audible’ and press Get. Alternativly you can click on this direct link.

How to get started with audible and audiobooks

Launch Audible and you’ll see the login page. Enter your Amazon or Audible login credentials and you are in.

How to get started with audible and audiobooks

Now you can search for your titles in the library or download new ones.

How to get started with audible and audiobooks

  • Easy to use UI
  • Changle Playback speed, sleep timer, bookmarks etc
  • Buy audiobooks from the app
  • An additional tool called “Send a Book”
  • Available only for Windows 10 and Windows 8
  • Buggy Search feature

3. Using Android Emulator

If you don’t have Windows 10/8 on PC, there are still better workarounds. For Example, we can emulate the Android App with an emulator. There are so many free emulators available for your PC which you can use for running Audible. I’m going to use Nox emulator, it’s free and gets the job done.

Go to Nox official website and click on the download button. The file is for 384 MB so shouldn’t take much time to download. Once Finished, install the setup

You can either install apps from Google Play Store like you do on your Android smartphone or you can download the apk file from the web browser inside Nox and then install it. I prefer the second way, as it’s more convenient.

On the home screen of Nox Player, you should see a Browser, click on it and go to Google and search for Audible android apk. In the search results, you should see a link from Apk mirror, click on that. Alternatively, you can use can copy paste this link. How to get started with audible and audiobooks

You have successfully installed the Audible smartphone app on your Mac. Since it’s optimized for a phone screen, it will switch to a vertical view. Log in to your Amazon account and you should all your purchased audiobooks under library section because the UI is intuitive and you get all the options like playback speed control, sleep timer, switch to chapters easily.

Log in with your Amazon account and you’re done. You can also listen to Audible channels

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  • Works with any windows version
  • Audible Channels
  • Performance is a little slow

There is another workaround if you wish to listen to your audiobooks on your MP3 player or old iPod. You would have to extract the files by pasting the following command in the Run Dialog Box.

The only problem is you would have to find a way to convert the aax files to mp3 first. OpenAudible is an opensource software which does just that . This is usually helpful when you have an older iPad with no Audible app. The setup is easy, once installed simply import the aax file and conversion process with a start when you click on the Audiobook.

How do you listen to Audible on PC?

We showed you a few alternate ways to listen to audible on PC, you can use the cloud player to use it in the web browser. The official Windows10 app works great, but you don’t have to get Windows 10 to do that and can always use an emulator. Tell us what you think in the comments.

Audible can’t be played on this iPod? When you try to put Audible books to your iPod modes, like iPod Nano, Shuffle, Touch, etc. have you met the same situation that you can transfer Audible books to iPod but can’t play them and receive an error message saying ‘the files can’t be recognized’?

If yes, please don’t worry. You can read on this article and then you will know the true reasons why Audible books can’t be playable on iPod and get the professional tutorial on how to put Audible books on iPod for playback.

How to get started with audible and audiobooks

  • Part 1. Why Can’t Play Audible Books on iPod
  • Part 2. How to Get Audible AA/AAX Books on iPod Touch
  • Part 3. How to Transfer Audible Books to iPod Nano/Shuffle
  • Part 4. Put Audible Files on All iPod Devices without Limit

Part 1. Why Can’t Play Audible Books on iPod

It’s well known that Apple allows Audible users to listen to audiobooks on computer directly and transfer them to iPod devices for playback with the help of iTunes. But before downloading audio books from Audible for syncing to iPod, it’s important to be noted that most iPod models can support for different audio formats with the limitation of an audio file size.

Let’s check the compatible audio formats out according to different iPod model and generation. In general, iPod Nano can work well with Audible format 2, 3, and 4, while the iPod Shuffle is compatible with the Audible format 2 and 3. Besides audio formats, the premise is that the audile file size allows. As consequence, you’d better to download or cut audiobooks, which are longer than 20+ hours in smaller segments by splitting Audible books by chapters before loading them to iPod Nano and Shuffle.

If you are using an iPod Touch, congratulations, you don’t need to worry about restrictions what we mentioned above. There is an Audible for iOS app coming to iPod Touch by default. That’s to say, iPod Touch works well with any kind of Audible formats, including AA and AAX audio files.

Part 2. How to Use Audible AA/AAX Books on iPod Touch

As Audible app is available for iOS devices officially, like iPod Touch, iPhone and iPad, there is an official way to get Audible books available on Nano mode. With the purpose to integrate iPod Touch and Audible, please navigate to Apple App Store and download Audible Manager app to your iPod Touch. After that, you can refer to the following step-by-step tutorial to play Audible AA/AAX files on iPod Touch.

How to get started with audible and audiobooks

Step 1. Open Audible app and login your Amazon account details, like name and password.

Step 2. Navigate to the ‘Library’ option and access to whole audiobook library. You can start to click the item that you’d like to play.

Step 3. If you’d like to listen to Audible AA/AAX files offline, please click the ‘Download’ button to download books in advance.

Part 3. How to Transfer Audible Books to iPod Shuffle/Nano with iTunes

Since there is no official app for Audible on other iPod modes, you need to get help from iTunes software for transferring audiobooks to iPod Nano and Shuffle. Before get started to follow the below guide, please make sure you have downloaded right book format with right file size for Nano and Shuffle. And as for Windows users, you need to create a new Audible playlist and sync Audible files to iTunes.

How to get started with audible and audiobooks

Step 1. Connect iPod Nano or Shuffle device into your computer via USB cable and launch iTunes on your computer.

Step 2. And then you will see iPod mode will show up in the left-side menu of iTunes, please click the ‘File’ > ‘Devices’ icon to select your iPod.

Step 3. Please hit on the ‘Audiobooks’ tab from the left-side menu bar and select ‘Sync Audiobooks’ > ‘Selected Audiobooks’ button to locate Audible files you’d like to transfer.

Part 4. How to Put Audible Books to Any iPod without Limit

Now, you will be able to listen to Audible books on popular iPod generations. But they, except iPod Touch come with a lot of limitations to prevent from syncing audiobooks. You can’t take control of how long audiobooks are and what format they are encoded. What’s more, how about you are possessing an older iPod device, like iPod Classic?

To unlock all limits, here, we will introduce another professional and effective way to help you play Audible AA/AAX books on all iPod devices without problem. It is to use an audio converter for Audible, called AudFree Audible Book Converter to convert protected AA/AAX files to any iPod supported audio files, like MP3 while splitting Audible books by chapters for getting smaller segments.

Step 1. Please click the first ‘Add Files’ button at the bottom-left corner to select audio files from iTunes library and add them to AudFree software. Alternatively, you can drag and drop them to the main conversion window directly.

Step 2. Now, you can start to click the ‘audio’ format icon to open setting window, in which you can define output format as iPod compatible files, like MP3 and split audio files by chapters or times according to your needs.

Step 3. When all settings are done, you just need to simply press the ‘Convert’ button to extract MP3 audiobooks from Audible AA/AAX files.

Once all added audio books are converted completely, you can click the ‘file’ button to locate them in destination folder on your computer and put converted Audible books on all iPod modes, like iPod Touch, Nano, Shuffle as well as Classic just like syncing common MP3 files to iPod for playback.

How to get started with audible and audiobooks

“Can I play Audible books in the car? What are the best way to do this? I have bought many Audible audiobooks but don’t have time to enjoy them yet.” – Asked by Lillian Campbell.

While you are driving on a long trip or commuting daily, you may feel boring. Listening to Audible audiobooks in your car will be a great way to kill time as well as acquiring knowledge. Many different ways can help you get the job done. Some new car drivers may feel it complicate to set up the car entertainment to play Audible in the car. If you are also confused about this, please just join us, we will discuss the top 8 methods there.

Play Audible with Android Auto/Apple CarPlay

Nowadays, almost all cars are equipped with the car stereo, also known as car infotainment system, car DVD system, GPS navigation system. They are designed for users to have a more enjoyable driving experience.

Some latest select models of Ford, Lincoln, GM vehicles are already combined with the Audible app. You can turn on the Audible app to play the downloaded audiobooks. For some cars, even if they don’t come with Audible, you can easily stream the Audible files from your phone to the car. I will take the Android Auto and Apple CarPlay sound system to show how do they work.

Play Audible on Android Auto

If your car stereo is built-in with the Android Auto, you can follow these steps to listen to Audible books:

1. Open the Audible program on your Android mobile device. Please make sure you have the Android 5.1 Lollipop system or above.

2. Connect it to the Android Auto-compatible car infotainment system via USB cable.

3. Then the Audible audiobook which is playing on the phone will switch to play on your car stereo automatically. If you haven’t played it on your phone yet, just tab the book to play it.

In addition, you can play Audible on Android Auto with the phone screen directly. You need to install the Android Auto app on your phone. Open this app and choose the Headphone button. Choose the Audible app and an audiobook to play.

How to get started with audible and audiobooks

Play Audiobook on Apple CarPlay

1. Launch Audible on your iPhone 5 or above.

2. Insert your iPhone into the USB interface of your car. Usually, there is a CarPlay or smartphone icon labeled near the port.

3. Then go to the CarPlay home screen and tap right to see the Audible app.

4. Tap Audible >’My Library’ on the Audible app and select a title to play in your car, the audiobook will be streamed to the car.

More Ways to Listen to Audible in the Car

If your car stereo is different from Android Auto or Apple CarPlay system, you may not use the same method mentioned above. Depending on the different features of your car sound system, you can try the following ways.

USB Drive

If your car stereo supports to exchange data from USB, you can put your audiobooks files to a USB and transfer them to your car stereo. After that, you can use your music player to play the files from the USB. However, since the Audible AA or AAX file is protected, you have to convert Audible AA/AAX file to common formats such as MP3, WMA, AAC, M4A, M4B first by TunesKit Audible AA/AAX Converter/Mac. You can download the free trial version and refer to the following tutorial: How to convert Audible AA/AAX to MP3.

SD Card

If your car supports an SD card reader, you can use an SD card to play Audible audiobooks in the car. To use this method, you need to prepare an SD card and an SD card reader. Convert Audible audiobooks to MP3 and download them to SD card. Put your card into a card reader. Finally, plug the card reader into the car. Then you can play audiobook in car stereo. To learn more detail of how to put Audible audiobooks to an SD card, you can check: Transfer Audible audiobooks to an SD card.

How to get started with audible and audiobooks

Auxiliary Cable

For a car music system that supports auxiliary input, you can connect your mobile phone with an auxiliary cable directly. Then the audio which is playing on the phone will be streamed to the car instantly. Normally a phone doesn’t come with such a cable, so please buy one from a local or online store.

How to get started with audible and audiobooks

Bluetooth

You can also resort to the Bluetooth to listen to Audible in the car. To connect through Bluetooth, it requires both your phone and car stereo support the same Bluetooth protocol. You can turn on the Bluetooth and follow the screen instruction on your phone and car display. To learn the full tutorial, you can visit: How to Play Audible Audiobooks through Bluetooth.

How to get started with audible and audiobooks

FM Transmitter

As long as your car support receiving radio singles, you can try to transmit your Audible audiobooks from your phone to the car with an FM transmitter. Just connect the FM transmitter and then set up a channel that is not used by the local radio stations, next turn your car stereo to the same channel. Your car stereo will receive and transform the singles back to audio content.

How to get started with audible and audiobooks

Burning CDs

Though CDs are not as popular as before, many cars are still able to play CDs or DVDs. You can burn your Audible audiobooks to physical CDs first and then plugin the CDs into your car stereo to get started to listen to Audible in the car. For your convenience, you can follow this instruction: How to Burn Audiobooks to CDs.

How to get started with audible and audiobooks

Audible Car Mode

Or you can choose to play Audible audiobooks in the car with the Car Mode. Car Mode is a feature in the Audible app on both Android and iOS devices. With this feature, you can play Audible audiobooks in the car easily. Car Mode only enables you to access 3 buttons on the screen: Play/Pause; Go Back 30 Seconds; Add a Bookmark. Let’s see how to use this Car Mode feature now.

1. Choose an audiobook to listen to it.

2. Tap the Car Mode button on the screen.

3. Tap the X button to exit this mode.

How to get started with audible and audiobooks

Final Tip

Noted that you need to play Audible audiobooks before you start to drive a car. Avoid using your mobile when you are driving. Your safety is always the most important thing. Now, just try to Play Audible in the car and enjoy yourself!

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Last week I announced the release of the audiobook edition of Your First 1000 Copies. I also promised that I would share the behind-the-scenes look at getting my book into audio format and live on Audible.com.

I originally had no plans to make an audio edition of Your First 1000 Copies, but my good friend and fellow author Josh Kaufman insisted on it. Last year he self-published the audio edition of his first book The Personal MBA and has been completely overwhelmed by the success. And since I do whatever Josh tells me to, I decided to go for it.

Who, how and where to record?

The first decision I made was to record it myself. I listen to a lot of non-fiction audiobooks and my favorites are always the ones that are read by the book’s author. While they aren’t always as polished as a professional narrator, I appreciate hearing the author’s voice. A few of my favorites are Jon Ronson, Malcolm Gladwell and Stephen King. I wanted listeners to hear my voice and how I talk about the subject. Sure, I made mistakes and wasn’t as eloquent as someone who does this for a living, but it was something I enjoy as a reader so wanted to do it for my readers.

The next decision was how and where to record. I read several places how self-published authors were doing it by recording straight through their desktop computer with a microphone, but I know the quality of these final recordings are often lacking. Plus, the idea of doing all of the editing myself seemed very overwhelming. In the end I decided to reach out to a friend I have locally who works at local radio stations and has a professional recording studio in his basement. It took two sessions that started after 9pm at night so his kids were asleep and the house was quiet, but I was extremely happy with the final result. It’s well edited and lacks the unpolished feel that would have come from doing it myself. I’ll admit here that I also got it done for less than $400 which is significantly less than what you’ll spend with a typical studio. It’s nice to have friends with the right equipment.

The actual recording wasn’t too bad. I printed the entire book out in large font and practiced turning the pages silently before heading to the studio. I also practiced my volume and tempo a few times into my own computer to make sure I wasn’t going to fast or slow. Again, while the final product isn’t as polished as it would be by a professional narrator, I’m very happy with how it turned out.

Just like self-publishing your digital and print books, quality matters. People that listen to audiobooks are used to a certain level of quality and I wanted to make sure my audiobook met those standards. I’m happy with the decision to go with a recording studio whose job it was to make sure it was done right.

The ACX Platform

Audible.com is owned by Amazon. ACX is Audible’s audiobook self-publishing platform. So in this way, just as CreateSpace is Amazon’s print self-publishing platform and KDP is Amazon’s digital self-publishing platform, ACX is Amazon’s audiobook self-publishing platform.

The process also works very similar. It’s as simple as signing up, claiming your book, filling out the details and uploading the files. I did press the wrong button early on in the process that put me on the path to hiring a narrator which became frustrating, but the ACX support helped me work it out and everything was smooth sailing from there. If you’ve already navigated other self-publishing platforms, ACX will feel at home to you.

The Money

Here’s where things get really interesting. The royalty model is unbelievable. You start at 50% but then start ratcheting up based on sales numbers. You can get as high as 90% which is unheard of anywhere else and in any other format. Sure, you have to sell over 20,000 units to hit 90%, but the fact that it’s even an option is pretty amazing.

On top of the royalties, Audible pays a $25 “bounty” if your book is one of the first three books purchased when someone signs up for Audible. Again, pretty unbelievable.

So if your audiobook costs $10, you immediately start making $5 per unit sold. However, if you’ve broken into 20,000 units sold and your audiobook is one of the first ones purchased by a new member, you’ll make $34 off of your $10 book.

Which leads me into one caveat you need to be aware of with the ACX platform. You don’t choose your pricing. The price is automatically decided based on the length of the audiobook. You can see the details on this page under “Common Questions”.

For my book, I really wanted it to cost at least $10. I felt like any less would hurt my chances of current Audible subscribers using their credits to purchase my book. The problem is, Your First 1000 Copies is a relatively short book. In fact, the total run time of the book was only 2.5 hours. So in order to make up the difference in time, I added bonus content to the audiobook that wasn’t in the original book. I pulled from case studies and reader questions that had come up since I published the book and put together content I thought would be helpful to readers. With this additional content, it put me over that 3 hour mark and, sure enough, my book is priced at $10.46.

I’m traditionally published, should I retain audiobook rights?

My definite answer is “yes!”. In talking to other authors, the audiobook rights are often sold for very cheap — a couple thousand dollars — or never sold at all. In the example of Josh Kaufman above, his rights were never sold so he bought them back from his publisher. In the first week after self-publishing his audiobook, he made back the money he spent buying back the rights.

In fact, if you are still shopping your proposal and haven’t signed yet, I recommend holding back the audiobook rights (most publishers won’t fight you on this) and self-publish it. There’s all kind of upsides to this, not least of which is all of the promotion for the print/digital sales will sell the audiobook edition as well.

Promotion and Sales

Apart from last week’s email that you received, I have done zero promotion of the audiobook. I have a few things I’m rolling out to try and create ongoing sales of the audiobook along with researching what has worked for other authors. In the future, once I have a bigger data set, I’ll share with you more details.
In my experience, most authors have very little understanding or interest in the audiobook edition of their book and I hope this helped give you some information and insight that you didn’t have before.

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How to get started with audible and audiobooks

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There are more and more reading modes with the diversification of books, such as paper books, e-books as well as audiobooks. With the technology development, most people tend to listen to audiobooks playing on devices themselves rather than reading papers carefully, which way is more convenient and comfortable to swim in knowledge.

Audible could be the preferred online audiobook store to purchase and download favorite audiobooks for listening as it’s the largest producer of downloadable audiobooks in the world. So today, we are here to show the detailed steps to download books from Audible on different devices that could be a little difficult for Audible newbies.

How to get started with audible and audiobooks

  • Part 1. How to Buy Audible Audio Books
  • Part 2. Download Books from Audible on PC/Mac
  • Part 3. Download Books from Audible on iPhone/Android
  • More Tips: Download Audible Books as MP3

Part 1. Purchase Audiobooks from Audible Before Downloading

Can you download audiobooks from Audible.com? The answer could be positive, only if you have the rights to access to Audible store freely. There are two methods for your choice to get the download option. One is to use the 30-day Audible free trial to get free audiobooks and access to Audible library to download free Audible books. Once the trail expires, you need to continue Audible subscription for $14.95 every month. The other is to purchase audiobooks individually on Audible one by one. Now, let’s see how to buy Audible audio books.

How to get started with audible and audiobooks

Step 1. Navigate to Audible site via web browser and sing in with your Amazon account. If you don’t have one, please create an account firstly.

Step 2. There is a search box in Audible, you can use it to discover target audiobooks. Or you can use site navigation by classification to find audio books.

Step 3. Once found out, please select it and add it to Audible shopping cart by clicking the ‘Add to Cart’ button.

Step 4. Please enter to shopping cart and click the ‘Next Step’ to open the order page, in which you need to type in your credit card. And then hit on the ‘Complete Purchase’ to buy one audiobook.

When purchased successfully, audiobooks will be ready to download. You can refer to the follow complete steps to download and play Audible audiobooks on Mac, Windows, iOS, and any other devices.

Part 2. How to Download Audible Books to PC / Mac

When it comes to downloading Audible files to your computer, it depends on which operating system you are running. In general, getting audio books on Mac could be easier than on Windows computer. You just need to click once to download Audible books on Mac, while you are required to install official Audible Manager app to meet this goal. But the good thing is that this way offers three destination folders to import Audible books, including iTunes, Windows Media Player or AudibleManager player.

Download and Play Audible Books on Mac

Step 1. Go to Audible website on your Mac computer and navigate to Library Page. Please hit on the My Books option to launch the order list.

Step 2. In the Audible library, there is a complete list covered all audiobooks purchased from Audible store. There is a Download button at each audio books.

Step 3. Please click the Download icon, Audible books will start downloading to iTunes or the Finder on your Mac and then you can play Audible AA/AAX books offline on Mac.

How to get started with audible and audiobooks

Download and Play Audible Books to PC

Step 1. Please install Audible Download Manager on your PC firstly. If you have downloaded it already, please skip to next step.

Step 2. Open Audible Download Manager and hit on the General Settings option to choose the target destination folder by checking the mark next to the media player.

Step 3. Go to Audible website -> Library Page -> My Books tab and select audio books that you’d like to download.

Step 4.While clicking on the Download button, Audible Download Manager will start downloading process to download Audible files to destination folder on Windows.

How to get started with audible and audiobooks

Part 3. How to Download and Play Audible Books on iPhone/Android

Audible offers the official Audible app for iOS and Android, with which Audible users can download books from Audible on mobile devices directly. Since the steps on Android and iOS devices are every similar, here, we will take iOS as example to show you how to download audiobooks from Audible on iPhone. If you would like to get the detail guide for Android, you can visit the following source page: How to Play Audible Auidobooks on Android.

How to get started with audible and audiobooks

Step 1. Open App Store on your iOS device and type Audible on the search box to get Audible app and install it.

Step 2. Launch it and sing in you Audible account used to subscribe Audible plan. Tap the My Library at the bottom of the screen and choose Cloud tab in your library.

Step 3. All bought audiobooks are in the list. There is a down arrow at each audio book. And you can simply touch it to download an audiobook.

Note: If there is no download tab, which means that this Audible title has been already downloaded to your device. Besides, if you don’t see any audio file in the ‘Cloud’ tab, please refresh your Audible library by trying the ‘Refresh’ function.

More Tips: Download Audible Audiobooks as MP3 for All Devices

From the above tutorial, ‘how do I download books on Audible’ on computer or mobile devices couldn’t be a question. But you are still unable to listen to Audible books on any device because Audible files are encoded in protected AA/AAX format, which can be recognized by authorized devices. You can’t play Audible books on MP3 player, even for some Android devices.

To listen to Audible audio books on more different devices, the best way could be to download Audible books as MP3 files. Here, we can meet AudFree Audible Audiobook Converter to convert Audible AA/AAX to MP3 with ID3 tags kept while removing DRM protection from audiobook files. Besides, it supports for splitting Audible audiobooks by chapters or fixed times frames.

There is a detailed tutorial to guide you how to get Audible MP3 files: How to Convert Audible to MP3. If you can’t make the final decision, you can download and install the free trial version to test its performance by touching the download button below. Anyway, now you can play Audible audiobooks offline on any device without problem.