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Old 08-22-02, 08:47 PM
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Anyone here use Audible.com audiobooks? How do I convert to MP3?

I want to burn a couple audiobooks from Audible I have to MP3 for a pretty long drive coming up, but am quite unsure how to convert them. Yes, I know I can use the audible manager to burn to CD, but that is in raw format, so I would only get 80 minutes per CD instead of a couple books on 1 CD in MP3 form. Yes, I could burn to CD, then rip the CD as MP3, but that would take a day in itself, and am looking for an easy way to do it. Thanks.
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There is no easy way. AFAIK, they purposely do this to thwart piracy.
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Google.com: RAW to MP3 conversion

http://www.softlandmark.com/Audioconvertor.htm

There's others too...
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hmm.. i was under the impression that you could download the mp3s from audible directly.. I could be wrong, havent checked them in a long time
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last i looked (18 months ago) you had to play the file using the audible player and record the data stream (with totalrecorder) as an mp3 in realtime... a royal pain in the ass for 27 hour books.
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Originally posted by Blake
Google.com: RAW to MP3 conversion

http://www.softlandmark.com/Audioconvertor.htm

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Thanks, but that won't help with my conversion. The audible manager converts the audible file for burning to CD, but does not save it, so I can't just use one of those programs .

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