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How to Convert M4B to MP3 in Windows 8/7/XP/Vista

When you want to listen to M4B audiobooks on your MP3 player, you will be disappointed because the MP3 player can't identify the M4B files. Actually, you need to convert M4B to MP3 in order to successfully play M4B files on any common MP3 players. Why? That's because M4B files are usually downloaded from iTunes Store and are protected by Apple's FairPlay DRM. Due to the copy protection, you can only play them on authorized computers using iTunes.

In order to play them on MP3 players other than iPhone, iPad and iPod, you need to remove DRM from iTunes M4B audiobooks and convert them to MP3. Luckily, now you can rely on Aimersoft DRM Media Converter, an ideal M4B to MP3 converter that can convert iTunes audiobooks to MP3, to finish the task. Get it now and follow the steps below to complete the conversion.

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How to convert iTunes protected M4B to MP3 with ease

1Add M4B files to the program

After installation, run the program and click Add to import the M4B audio files to the program. Or you can directly drag them to the program panel to load them.

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Note: In addition to iTunes M4B, this smart DRM converter can also converter protected M4V, M4P, WMV, ASF and WMA files purchase from iTunes Store, Amazon Instant Video, Zune MarketPlace, etc.

2Choose MP3 as the output format

Next, click Audio files to and select MP3 as the output audio format from the drop-down list. Other popular audio formats like WMA, WAV, AAC, etc. are also provided for your choice. Meanwhile, if you don't like the default folder to save the converted MP3 files, you can click Browse to choose another folder.

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3Start converting M4B files to MP3

The last step is to click the Start button to begin the conversion. Then conversion will take the same time as the M4B audiobook last in order to make the conversion legal. So you'd better have a rest and leave the computer until it's done. When the conversion completes, click Find Target to locate the MP3 music files. After that, you can transfer them to your MP3 player and enjoy them on your MP3 player, cell phones, Windows Media Player and other portable players without any restriction.

Here is a video tutorial on how to convert iTunes protected M4B to MP3.

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How to convert M4B to MP3 using iTunes

Yeah, most M4B files are copy-protected by Apple's DRM. However, some of them are DRM-free. For non-protected M4B audio files, you can use iTunes to change them to MP3. And here is how:

1> Open iTunes and add the M4B files to iTunes library.

2> Click Edit > Preferences to open the Preferences window. Under General, click Importing Settings and choose MP3 Encoder.

3> Locate the M4B files you'd like to convert to MP3, click Advanced and choose Create MP3 version to make a copy of the files in MP3 format.

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iTunes can convert m4a/m4b to mp3, no extra software needed. Right-click the audiobook file. Choose Convert MP3. Duh. If you don't have it set up properly, then go into import settings and change the output from AAC to mp3.
Why would you buy an audiobook on iTunes if you don't own any iOS device?
"Output will be limited to one minute" for free trial conversions.
AND....I just tried to convert to MP3 and it won\'t let me because its protected
Bad thing is I have a Mac and there is no Mac version for this download. Ugh.....I still don\'t have a way to transfer my audio books to my Galaxy!!!
Wellsley Tom
Audio books are such fun entertainment. But, iTunes makes it hard to enjoy on anything but an iPod or iPod mobile device. Well, I didn\'t want to pay out that extra $300 for an iPod. Now I don\'t have to due to this ingenious software that lets me remove DRM protection from iTunes audio books and then convert to a usable file format. So smart! So glad I used this.
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