Q: I am fond of Audible and would like to backup my Audible audiobooks files on Google Drive. So, I try to save the Audible audiobooks to Google Drive, but I failed a lot of times. Does anyone have good ideas?
Do you remember when our parents sat by the bedside and told us stories when we were little? At that time there was no smartphone, we were deeply attracted by the wonderful stories from the parents’ mouths. As we grew up, parents would no longer tell us stories. Fortunately, we now have Audible audiobooks. Audible is a subsidiary of Amazon. They sell authorized and genuine audiobooks and original stories and offer audio entertaining and study service. After downloading the Audible files, you may want to store them on a cloud drive like Google Drive, to save space for your devices. However, there will be some problems showing up. Don’t worry, this article will tell you how to solve them.
Part 1. Information You Need to Know about Google Drive
If you are a big fan of Audible, you will know that organizing the audiobooks files is a big job. When we have finished listening to an audiobook, most of us will choose to delete it in order not to occupy too much memory. However, when we want to listen to it later, we have to download it again, which is very troublesome. Here, Google Drive is a nice choice. Users can store and transfer files from many devices to Google Drive. It is a powerful cloud drive and supports many files formats. It can support general files, Adobe files, Microsoft files, and Apple files. According to Google Drive Help, it can allow users to upload audio files in MP3, MPEG, WAV, .Ogg, and .Opus formats. To protect the files, all the Audible audiobooks are downloaded in encrypted AA/AAX format, thus it is not compatible with Google Drive. So, you have to convert the Audible AA/AAX files to MP3. After the conversion, you can sync the Audible audiobooks to Google Drive easily. Follow me to see the detailed guide.
Part 2. Upload Audible Audiobooks Files to Google Drive
As mentioned before, if you want to put Audible audiobooks on Google Drive, you need to convert the AA/AAX files to MP3 to be compatible with Google Drive. So, we need an Audible converter. The easiest way is to use Tunelf.
Tunelf Audio Converter is an all-in-one tool to download and convert Audible AA/AAX files to MP3 and other popular formats in high quality. It is specifically designed for converting audios from Audible, Apple Music, and iTunes to many popular audio formats such as MP3, AAC, FLAC, WAV, M4B, and M4A. It adapted the advanced technology to reach a conversion speed of 30× faster, keeping lossless audio quality at the same time. Here’s a tutorial of the process of converting.
Key Features of Tunelf Audio Converter
- Remove built-in DRM protection from Audible, Apple Music, and iTunes
- Convert Apple Music, iTunes audios, and Audible books to MP3 and more
- Cut large Audible or iTunes audiobooks into small segments by chapters
- Keep audios with ID3 tags and lossless audio quality at 30× faster speed
2.1 How to Convert Audible AA/AAX to MP3 by Tunelf Audio Converter
Now you have a perfect tool to convert the Audible AA/AAX files. I will show you how to convert the files in the guide as below.
Step 1. Install and Register the Converter
Go to the Tunelf official website and choose to download the Mac or Window trial version of Tunelf Audio Converter based on your computer system. After the installation, click the icon on your computer to launch the software. Click the Menu bar> Register, then enter your licensed email and code to get the full service.
Step 2. Import Audible Audiobooks Files
After the register, tap the Add Files button on the top-center to import your Audible files from the computer. You can also drag and drop the files to Tunelf directly.
Step 3. Set Output Format and Modify Parameters
After adding the Audible files to the interface. You can use the built-in edit function to change the info like title, collection, specialists, etc. You can split the audiobooks through time length or sections by clicking the Edit icon on the right side of the track. Then, click the Format panel to set the output format you need. You can adjust the sound parameters like codec, channel, bit rate. Then, tap the OK icon. But in the lossless format, you are not allowed to set these parameters.
Step 4. Start the Process of Conversion
When you import the audiobooks you need and finish all settings, tap the Convert button on the right-side. Tunelf will convert the audiobooks to MP3 or other formats you need. Once converted, the audios will be saved on your computer. You can check the location of the converted files by tapping the Open button.
2.2 How to Upload Converted Files to Google Drive
When the conversion is finished, you can get the Audible audiobooks in MP3 format. You can listen to audiobooks on Google Drive easily. Let’s see how to upload the audio files to Google Drive.
Step 1. Open the Google Drive official website and log in with your Google account.
Step 2. Click the New > File Upload/Folder Upload to upload Audible audiobooks to Google Drive. You can also drop and drop Audible files from your computer to Google Drive directly.
It is not that hard to put Audible audiobooks on Google Drive, right? To upload Audible audiobooks to Google Drive, you need to convert the Audible AA/AAX files to MP3 first. With the help of Tunelf, you can save all your Audible audio or Apple Music on Google Drive. Try it, and you can enjoy your Audible audiobooks anytime. After the conversion, you can sync these Audible audiobooks to any device you prefer, like Fire TV.