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4 ways to convert M4B Audiobooks to MP3

Audiobooks are considered as wonderful media for listening when you are doing laundry or exercising. However, audiobooks we downloaded or purchased from iTunes Store or Audible.com are protected by DRM. In order to play them on common MP3 players other than iPod, iPad or iPhone, we need a convenient software to remove DRM protection and convert the protected M4B Audiobooks to popular MP3 format. Ondesoft Audiobook Converter is designed to remove DRM from iTunes/Audible Audiobooks and convert M4B, M4P, AA, AAX Audiobooks to popular formats such as MP3, AAC, AC3, AIFF, AU, FLAC, M4A, M4R, and MKA , and then, users can listen to their iTunes/Audible Audiobooks without device limitations.

Before choosing the appropriate M4B converter, please confirm whether your M4B audiobooks are DRM protected or not. If you purchase them from iTunes Store or Audible, no doubt they are DRM protected, please use Ondesoft Audiobook Converter , a professional DRM audiobook converter. If the audiobook are not DRM protected you can choose iTunes, VLC or Apowersoft Online Converter.

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Part 1. 3 Ways to Convert Unprotected M4B to MP3

1. Online M4B to MP3 Converter

2. Convert M4B to MP3 with iTunes

3. Convert M4B to MP3 with VLC

Part 2. Convert iTunes DRM M4B audiobook to mp3 with Ondesoft Audiobook Converter

The following tutorial will show you how to convert iTunes M4B Audiobooks to MP3.

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Step1: Install Audiobook Converter
Download Audiobook Converter trial version.  Follow instructions to install it on your Mac. After installation, launch Audiobook Converter and iTunes will be launched automatically to get ready for you to convert iTunes Audiobooks.
Notice: Unregistered users can only convert each Audiobook for 3 minutes. However, you can break the limitation by purchasing a full version. To convert iTunes M4B Audiobooks to MP3 on Windows, please download Ondesoft iTunes Converter for Windows .

Step2: Select Audiobooks
Launch AudioBook Converter and you will see all Audiobooks in your iTunes Audiobooks library will be shown on the right of main interface, so no need to add Audiobooks manually.  Now, you can choose Audiobooks you are eager to try into booklist by clicking the option box in front of every Audiobook. This AudioBook Converter supports batch conversion, so you can select more than one Audiobook or all.

Step3: Customize the settings
If you want to modify output settings, just click ”option” button, you will find all the output parameter here, such as converting speed, output filenames, format and so on. Also you can choose to save ID tags and metadata information to the output MP3 and M4A files or keep Chapter information in the converted M4A files.

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Also, you can easily customize the settings as you wish in the main interface because output parameters such as codec, bitrate, sample rate and channels are below the booklist in the main interface.

Step4: Start to convert
Click the icon ”Convert” at the top of the main interface to start converting audio books to MP3. Ondesoft AudioBook Converter is capable of the remaining work and you can let it alone and do what you like.

Step5: Find output files
When the converting process is completed, we can go to default folder (if you haven’t modified) or your chosen folder to find the converted files.

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