Can You Listen to Audible Offline? Fixed!

By Elle Johnson

Updated on April 21, 2022

Nowadays, more and more people like to listen to audiobooks on Audible when they are commuting to work and school or while driving. It’s a wonderful way to gain knowledge or just for fun. When you are connected to the network, the Audible Cloud player helps you to listen to Audible freely. But if you are outside and not available to get Wi-Fi, you need to find a solution to listen to Audible offline.

Can you download Audible books to listen offline? Yes, there is an official way to download Audible audiobooks on the Audible app and then listen to Audible offline. But there are many devices that cannot support the Audible app. Luckily, you have landed on this page, we’ll give you a reliable tool to download Audible audiobooks and then listen to them on any device. All the different solutions will be mentioned in this post, keep reading to find your best way.

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Part 1. How to Listen to Audible Offline on iOS/Android

Can you listen to Audible books offline? Thanks to the offline mode of Audible, you can download Audible books after purchasing them on the Audible app. In this part, you can know how to download and listen to Audible books offline on iOS/Android.

listen to audible offline on ios and android

Step 1. Launch the Audible app on your iOS/Android phone.

Step 2. Log in to your Audible account.

Step 3. Tap on the “Store” icon to select audiobooks and buy those you want to listen to offline.

Step 4. Go to the “Library” to find all your purchased audiobooks. Click the cover of each audiobook and tap on the “Download” button.

Step 5. After downloading your audiobooks, you can click them to start playing. And now you can listen to Audible offline on your iOS/Android phone.


Part 2. How to Listen to Audible Books Offline on Windows

There is also the Audible app on Windows, thus you can also download and listen to Audible offline via the Audible app. The steps are the same as on iOS/Android, you can refer to Part 1. Here we introduce you to another way. That is, you can first download Audible books to PC, and then transfer them to Audible Manager, iTunes, and WMP on your PC for offline listening.

For Audible Manager:

listen to audible offline on windows via audible manager

Step 1. Launch the Audible Manager app.

Step 2. Click on the “File” > “Add Audio Files” button.

Step 3. Browse and find the Audible downloads in the pop-up window.

Step 4. Select and import the downloaded Audible books to the Audible Manager.

Step 5. Now you can click the title of the books to listen to Audible books offline.

For iTunes or Windows Media Player:

listen to audible offline on windows via audible download manager

Step 1. Get the Audible Download Manager app on your PC.

Step 2. Open the Audible Download Manager. Click on the “Option” > “Activate PC” option. Here you need to sign up for your Audible account details.

Step 3. Click on the “Option” > “Import Audible Titles” > “Import into iTunes and Windows Media Player Library” icon to import your Audible books.

Step 4. After selecting your Audible books, click on the “OK” button to confirm.

Step 5. Now you can listen to Audible books offline on your Windows.


Part 3. How to Get Audible Offline Listening on Mac

If you have a macOS 10.14 or earlier version, you are supposed to use iTunes to listen to Audible offline. As for macOS 10.15 or above, you need to use Apple Books to achieve offline listening to Audible. Here are the detailed steps.

get audible offline listening on mac

Step 1. Select Audible books you want to listen to offline and download them on your Mac.

Step 2. Right-click on the Audible books and select the “Open with Books” option.

Step 3. Authorize your computer with your Audible account in the pop-up window.

Step 4. Click on the “Activate Now” button.

Step 5. All your Audible books can be found in your Apple Books. And you can listen to Audible offline on Mac.


Part 4. How to Listen to Audible Offline on Any Device

“My smartwatch cannot download the Audible app. Can I listen to Audible offline?” If you have questions like these, don’t worry. In this part, you can get the best way to play Audible offline on any device you want.

You just need the help of a professional Audible tool – AudKit Audible AAX Converter. It’s a well-designed software for both Audible subscribers and free users to download Audible audiobooks on your computer. The download speed is at least 100X, which saves you much time. And all your downloaded Audible books are 100% original sound quality.

What’s more, it is also a perfect Audible converter for you to convert Audible AAX to any audio format to fit your devices. Click the “Download” button below and then follow the steps to listen to Audible offline on any device you want.

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Key Features of AudKit Audible Converter

  • Download Audible books at 100X speed for offline listening
  • Maintain 100% original sound quality of Audible books
  • Convert Audible AA/AAX formats to multiple formats
  • Edit ID3 tags such as the title, album, artists, etc.

Step 1 Import Audible books to AudKit

import audible books to audkit

Open the AudKit Audible Converter. Drag the Audible books you want to listen to offline from Audible to AudKit. Or you can click the “Add Files” icon at the top left to import the Audible books.

Step 2 Adjust Audible format settings

adjust audible format settings

Open the “Format” panel at the bottom of AudKit. In the pop-up window, you can adjust format settings as you like. Besides the lossless format, there are 14 formats like MP3, M4A, AAC, AC3, OGG, etc. you can choose to fit your device. You can also adjust codec, channel, bit rate, and other parameters as you want.

Step 3 Download Audible books for offline listening

download audible books for offline listening

Click the “Convert” button at the bottom and then AudKit will automatically start to download and convert all your added Audible books. You can find the downloaded Audible books in the “History” at the top of AudKit or in your computer’s folder.

And then you can transfer the downloaded Audible books to any device you want via the USB cable. After that, you can listen to Audible offline on your desired device without any hassle.


Part 5. The Final Word

Until now, you have known how to listen to Audible offline. Above are all the solutions you can use to achieve to listen to Audible books without the network connection. On the one hand, you can easily download the Audible books and listen to them via the Audible app. On the other hand, if your device is not available for the Audible app, you can make full use of the AudKit Audible Converter to convert Audible audiobooks to plain audio format without lowering the original sound quality so that you can listen to Audible offline on any device you want.

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