If you are a MacBook user as well as an Audible Book fan, you will find that Audible hasn’t provided an official macOS application in the Mac App Store for Mac users. It is not so convenient when you want to listen to Audible audiobooks. But does it mean that you cannot listen to Audible on Mac? In this article, we provide you 4 ways to listen to Audible audiobooks on Mac.
How to Listen to Audible on Mac using Cloud Player
Although Audible hasn’t a Mac app, it allows you to stream your audiobooks online using Audible Cloud Player. You can go to the Audible official website and log in to your Audible account. Then go to “Library” and click the “Play” button of the collection. The audiobook will be played with opening a new window.
With Cloud Player, you can listen to Audible on all platforms, such as macOS, Windows, Android, iOS and so on. It allows you to add a bookmark, change the narration speed and choose the chapter when you are listening to the audiobook.
But there are some weak points when you are using Cloud Player for listening:
- You cannot download the Audible audiobooks to listen offline.
- When the internet connection is bad, it will take a long time to buffer or some errors may occur during processing. It is annoying to play again and again.
- Low quality when your internet connection is bad.
How to Listen to Audible on Mac using iTunes
Mac offers another way to listen to Audible audiobooks. That is using iTunes (Books app in macOS 10.15). It can be simple to listen to Audible via iTunes (Books app).
- Log in Audible and click “Library”.
- Choose the Audible books and click the “Download” button to save them to Mac.
- Launch iTunes or Books app, then click “Add to Library…” on the top menu bar. You need to authorize your computer for your Audible account first.
- Now you can listen to Audible in the Audiobooks of iTunes or Books app for Mac.
In this way, you can listen to Audible audiobooks offline with high quality, as well as you can easily change the chapter/play speed and choose the place to start. It becomes easier to control your listening via the Books app. Although you cannot make a bookmark, it will record the place where you listen to last time.
How to Listen to Audible on Mac using Audible Converter
When you don’t want to listen to Audible books via Cloud Player or iTunes (Books), there is another way for you to listen to Audible with any player on Mac with Audible Converter. In this way, you don’t need to authorize your computer for the Audible account and enjoy them with high quality. You can also share your Audible audiobooks with your families and friends. Audible Converter allows you to remove Audible DRM protection and convert Audible to DRM-free MP3 files so that you can listen to them in any player (QuickTime, VLC Player, etc.) on Mac.
Step 1. Download Audible Audiobooks
Log in to the Audible website and download the Audible books to your Mac.
Step 2. Add Audible Books
Download and install Audible Converter on your Mac. Then Launch Audible Converter and add the Audible audiobooks by clicking the “Add” button or dragging & dropping the audiobooks.
Step 3. Convert to DRM-Free Audiobooks
After you add the Audible books, click the “Convert to MP3” button to remove the Audible DRM protection. Then Audible books will be converted to MP3 files. After the conversation is completed, you can open the folder saved the audiobooks and play them in QuickTime on Mac.
Audible Converter is designed to remove the Audible DRM protection and convert Audible books to DRM-free MP3 files without quality loss. It can help you listen to Audible books offline on Mac, iPhone, Android as well as MP3 players.
How to Listen to Audible on Mac using Android Emulator
It is the last but not recommended way to listen to Audible on Mac. It seems a little complicated, but it works. You can install an Android Emulator on Mac to run Audible Android app on your Mac machine. First, install NoxPlayer or Bluestacks on your Mac. Then launch the one you have installed. In the Mac Android Emulator app, you can install the Audible app for Android from Google Play Store. Now you can listen to Audible audiobooks in the Audible app on Mac.
By using Android Emulator, you need more space to install it on your MacBook. And you can only listen to Audible books online.
In these 4 methods, Audible Converter is the best tool that you can not only listen to Audible books offline on Mac but also get rid of the Audible DRM protection to enjoy the DRM-free MP3 files. Now you can start to listen to Audible books and share your favorite one with your friends.