M4B to MP3 - How to Convert iTunes Audiobook M4B to MP3

By Emily Watson, Saturday, June 20, 2015

"I want to listen to audiobooks in my car, but it only plays mp3s. How can I convert the audiobooks in M4B format to MP3?"

"I'm trying to convert some audio books in M4B format to MP3, but some of them are too large and most M4B to MP3 converter either won't take files that big or seems will waste me a lot of time. Any suggestions?"

You may purchase some audiobooks from iTunes store but find it's impossible for you to play those audiobooks on other MP3 players except iPod. Don't worry! If your M4B audiobooks are purchased from iTunes, then the professional M4B to MP3 Converter can help you remove DRM and convert M4B to MP3/M4A. If your M4B files are DRM-free, then FonePaw Video Converter Ultimate can help you.

No matter how long the source M4B files are, FonePaw Video Converter Ultimate can easily convert M4B to MP3 with lightning speed. Better still, it allows you to cut big M4B file into smaller segments so you can manage them on your MP3 players more conveniently. Aside from converting M4B to MP3, this software is also able to convert M4A to MP3, FLAC to MP3, WMA to MP3 and so on.

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Detailed Guide on How to Convert M4B to MP3

1. Run the software and upload M4B files to it

After launching this M4B to MP3 converter, click "Add Files" button to import the M4B files to the program.

Run FonePaw Software and Add M4B Files

2. Select output format as MP3

Click "profile" and go to "General Audio" where you are allowed to choose the output audio formats, including MP3, AAC, FLAC, WAV, M4A, etc. Here we choose "MP3 MPEG Layer-3 Audio (*.mp3)".

Select MP3 Output Format

3. Edit M4B audio (Optional)

Only convert a segment of the M4B audiobook: Select the M4B files you want to split, and then click "Edit" > "Clip". Set the start time and end time for the will be converted M4B segment.

Adjust M4B audio size, codec, sample rate, bitrates, and channel: Click "Setting" button beside the "Profile". Then, you can change the audio's size, codec, Frame rate, and bitrates as you need.

4. Convert M4B to MP3

Now begin to convert iTunes M4B audiobooks to MP3 by clicking "Convert" button.

Convert iTunes Audiobook M4B to MP3 Format

Once the M4B to MP3 conversion finished, you can find the converted MP3 audiobooks and freely import them into any media players, such as iPod, PSP, Zune, Creative Zen, Sony Walkman, etc. for playback.

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Most of the M4B audiobooks from iTunes Store are protected by Apple's FairPlay DRM. Due to the copy protection, you can only play them on authorized computers using iTunes or iOS devices. Meanwhile, breaking the DRM is illegal. To avoid putting you at a risk, FonePaw Video Converter Ultimate will only allow you to convert the DRM-free M4B files to MP3.

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