By Justin SabrinaUpdated on December 16, 2022
"Is there any tool to convert Audible audiobooks to AC3 format? I want to play the downloaded AAX Audible books through VLC Player. Any suggestion?"
AC3 format is actually Dolby Digital. It is a compression technology term and a file extension for surround sound audio, and used in a Dolby Digital audio on DVD, Blu-ray and other digital video formats. Its sound quality is wonderful and almost all new DVD movies come with a Dolby Digital soundtrack. Thus, more and more people are finding a way to convert Audible audiobooks to AC3 format so that they can enjoy Dolby-quality audiobooks on most media players, such as Windows Media Player, VLC Player, QuickTime Player, etc.
Can You Convert Audible Books to AC3 Directly?
Nowadays, listening audiobooks are very popular among modern people. Compared with traditional paper books, people prefer audio books. It is a great option for people who have no time to read, they can listen to these audiobooks while running, exercising, driving or falling asleep and so on. Audible.com is one of the largest streaming audiobook platforms. It provides users with various audio programs at very cheap prices.
However, what disappointed most Audible users is that all audiobook files are encoded in AA/AAX format with DRM protection, which prevents users from transferring and playing Audible audiobooks on unauthorized devices. In other word, there is no a direct way to convert DRM-ed Audible books to AC3 format. If you want to get high-quality AC3 files from Audible audiobooks, you should had better to use some third-party tool to remove the encrypted DRM protection, and convert Audible audiobooks to AC3 format. In this way, you are able to play these Audible files on media players without limits.
Once you stuck with the trouble of converting Audible Audiobooks to AC3, UkeySoft Audible Audiobook Converter is here to help you. UkeySoft Audible Audiobook Converter is a powerful tool to rip the Audible DRM off and convert Audible audiobooks to AC3 with high quality at the same time. Apart from this, Ukeysoft can also convert Audible audiobooks to MP3, M4A, M4B, FLAC, WAV, AAC, OGG and AIFF format with original quality. Another special feature of UkeySoft is that it does not need the Audible account authorization nor installation of the iTunes app.
What's more, you can convert audiobooks with up to 700X faster speed, which can save you much time. Moreover, it allows to cut the large books into small parts by chapters or time frame. In addition, it can keep the ID3 tags like the book title, author, and chapter info for you. After conversion, you can play Dolby quality Audible books on Windows Media Player, VLC Player, QuickTime Player or Smart TV and so on.
Highlights of UkeySoft Audible Audiobook Converter:
The following tutorial will show you how to convert Audible files to AC3 with UkeySoft Audible Audiobook Converter. Make sure you have installed UkeySoft Audible Audiobook Converter on your Mac/PC computer, and download the audiobooks as local files to the computer in advance.
Step 1. Add the Downloaded Audible Books to UkeySoft Converter
Open the UkeySoft Audible Audiobook Converter. You can add downloaded Audible audiobooks to Ukeysoft Converter in 2 ways.
Hit the "Add" button to add the downloaded Audible audiobooks from the local drive.
Or you can drag & drop the downloaded Audible files into Ukeysoft software directly.
Step 2. Choose AC3 as Output Format
Click "Options" > "Advanced", choose AC3 as output format. You can adjust desired details including Sample Rate, Bit rate according to your requirement.
Step 3. Start to Convert Audible Books to AC3
Tap the "Convert" to start converting Audible audiobooks to AC3 format.
Step 4. Get the AC3 Audible Audiobooks
After conversion, click "History" to get the high quality AC3 Audible audiobooks.
Tap the blue folder to find the converted audiobooks, you can enjoy Dolby quality audiobooks without any limits.
When downloading audiobooks from Audible, they will be saved as encoded AA/AAX files. UkeySoft Audible Audiobook Converter is a great option for you to break the DRM encryption and convert Audible AA/AAX books to AC3, so that you can enjoy Dolby surround sound on media players or Smart TVs including VLC Player, QuickTime Player or LG CX OLED, Sony Bravia A8H and so on.
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