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converting audible book book.aa files to MP3 format

by bigdaddya / November 16, 2006 5:18 AM PST

I purchased 2 audio books from audible.com but unfortunately my S1MP3 player won't play files with the .aa extension. How do I convert these files to MP3 files in order to listen to the books?

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Audible.com writes...
by R. Proffitt Forum moderator / November 16, 2006 5:31 AM PST

"What if I don't have a device?
You can listen to Audible

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Unprotecting Audiobooks
by black wasp / February 7, 2007 8:27 PM PST

Just got SoundTaxi software and think it is just great.
Got a new mp3 player for the weekend and was able to convert 20 Audible audiobooks to unprotected mp3's for my player! Very exited about the product. http://www.soundtaxi.info

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How fast is SoundTaxi?
by jb_smith75 / February 8, 2007 1:28 AM PST

Does a 9-hour book take a full nine hours to copy into mp3 format, or were you able to do it faster? I couldn't get Total Recorder to do an accelerated copy on long audiobooks.

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How fast is SoundTaxi?
by black wasp / February 21, 2007 9:21 PM PST
In reply to: How fast is SoundTaxi?

The program is likely 4x fast when converting audiobooks.

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