Q: ”Can you listen to Audible on Chromecast? I would like to cast Audible to Chromecast built-in via smartphone or Chrome on my computer. I used to be able to do it in the Google Home app. But not since about a month ago when I got an updated Google Home app.”
Chromecast supports stream music, movies, TV shows, sports, games, and more to your phone, tablet, and computer from thousands of apps, including Spotify, Tidal, Netflix, Hulu, NBA, Just Dance Now, and so forth. Users can view and search for the supportable apps from the site of the Chromecast built-in apps. Then you may surprise at that there is no search result of Audible.
However, it doesn’t mean that you can’t enjoy Audible books on Chromecast. In the following sections, you can learn about the latest 2 methods on how to cast Audible to Chromecast, one for desktop clients and the other for mobile clients.
Part 1. Cast Audible to Chromecast from Computer
Why You Need to Convert Audible Audiobooks to Chromecast Compatible Formats
You should know that Audible audiobooks are all saved in special AA/AAX formats. These special formats enable Audible files to play on the dedicated apps only, such as iTunes and other Amazon authorized software. Therefore, the key to cast Audible audiobooks to Chromecast is to convert Audible AA/AAX to the Chromecast compatible formats like MP3.
To achieve this goal, what you need is a powerful additional tool called AudKit Audible Audiobook Converter. Specially designed for Audible books, this smart tool is able to convert Audible AA/AAX to dozens of most-used formats, such as MP3, AAC, M4A, M4B, AC3, WAV, FLAC, and so on.
What may impress you most could be the converting speed. In general, it can reach up to 100X or even faster. That means you can convert a whole Audible book within seconds. In a word, with the help of this almighty software, you can convert any Audible audiobook from special formats to common formats with just one click.
Key Features of AudKit Audible Converter
- Remove digital protection from Audible audiobooks
- Download Audible books for listening without limits
- Convert Audible books to most-used audio formats
- Auto-split Audible books according to chapters, etc.
4 Steps to Convert and Cast Audible to Chromecast with Ease
Import Audible audiobooks to AudKit
Open AudKit Audible Audiobook Converter from the desktop. You will see two obvious buttons on the top place. Hit the left one called ‘Add files’ to select Audible books from the local folder. Make sure you have downloaded Audible files in advance. Or you can drag and drop the local Audible audiobooks to the interface of AudKit.
Step 2 Reset output settings and modify other parameters
Click the “Lossless” bar from the bottom place of the interface. In the pop-up window, you can change the output parameters, such as codec, channel, sample rate, and bitrate. If you don’t want to manually edit the output parameters, just choose “Lossless” in the format option. You can also hit the “Effect” icon to modify the volume, speed, and pitch. And tap the “edit” icon beside to change the way of splitting and customize ID3 tags.
Step 3 Convert Audible books for Chromecast
Tap the big ‘Convert’ bar from the bottom-right place. The software will start to work and finish the conversion in a flash. After that, you can locate converted Audible files by clicking the ‘history’ icon.
Step 4 Listen to the converted Audible files via Chromecast
Now you can sync the converted Audible audiobooks to the Chromecast casting apps like Google Play Music, Google Home, etc. then cast Audible books from these apps to the TV or speaker.
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For Android Users
Chromecast supports to cast audiobooks from Android phones or tablets to Chromecast Audio. Now let’s check the detailed steps below.
Step 1. Download the Google Home app and Audible Manager app on your Android device.
Step 2. Link Chromecast Audio to the home speaker. Make sure you have inserted the power adapter to an electric socket.
Step 3. Open the Google Home app on the Android device. Make certain the Chromecast and Android devices are in the same Wi-Fi network.
Step 4. The Google Home app will detect the Chromecast. Click the side menu > ‘Cast Screen/Audio’.
Step 5. Now you can start to play Audible audiobooks on the Android device. The current playing content will stream to the home speaker through Chromecast Audio.
For iOS Users
The iPhone, iPad, or other iOS devices are not permitted to cast Audible to Chromecast directly, but here is a simple workaround for you to refer to.
Step 1. Go to Google Play Music site on the computer. Upload the converted Audible books to your Google Music account.
Step 2. Download the Google Home app on your iOS device. Open the Google Home app and connect to the Chromecast via Bluetooth.
Step 3. Connect Chromecast Audio to the home speaker. Make sure the Chromecast, your iOS device, and home speaker are under the same Wi-Fi network.
Step 4. Hit the side menu > ‘Cast Screen/Audio’ from the Google Home app.
Step 5. Open the Google Play Music app on your iOS device. Start to play Audible books. The now playing audio will stream to your home speaker through Chromecast.