How to Burn Audible Books to CD in 2 Ways

Although Audible has provided a large number of audiobook resources for people to enjoy more convenient book reading online, there are still some of you who may want to burn Audible to CD for making the Audible audiobooks playable on your car CD systems or through the TVs’ players. As a result, today’s article will mainly focus on this with 2 different methods provided to you. Now, compare the methods and select the best one to save Audible audiobooks to CD easily.

Method 1: Burn Audible Books to CD with iTunes

For desktop users, the first free way to burn Audible to CD is through iTunes. As a multifunctional software, iTunes has been working as a media player, iOS devices data backup and recovery software, and also a CD burner at the same time. As a result, if you have some Audible audiobooks wanting to burn to CD, you can authorize iTunes to access your Audible library by signing in with the Audible account. Then by following the steps below, you can quickly burn Audible to CD freely without any cost.


You can only burn an Audible audiobook that is shorter than 80 minutes on one CD. So make sure the audiobook you are going to burn to CD doesn’t exceed 80 minutes in total.
Step 1. Firstly, go to Audible and sign in to open “Audible Download Manager”. Then click “General Settings” and select iTunes to let iTunes automatically read the audiobooks saved in your Audible library.
Open Audible Download Manager
Step 2. Then open iTunes and go to “File” to select “Library” to “Import Playlist…”. When you get the notification telling you that you have not authorized iTunes with the Audible account, just click “Yes” to complete the authorization first.
Authorize Audible on iTunes
Step 3. After this, select “Books” and open the “Audiobooks” section, then you will see all the Audible books listed in the library now.
Step 4. Now, you should choose the audiobooks and select “Add to Playlist” after creating a new now.
Add Audible to Playlist on iTunes
Step 5. Then insert the CD disc into your computer, right-click on the playlist with all the Audible books saved there, choose “Burn Playlist to Disc” and finish doing the burning settings.
Step 6. Finally, click “Burn” and all the Audible books will be burned to CD immediately within iTunes.
Burn Audible to CD on iTunes
However, you need to pay attention that iTunes doesn’t support burning Audile books to MP3 CD or DVD disc. Also, they can only be burned once! You need to do it cautiously.

Method 2: Burn Audible Books to CD Without iTunes

When iTunes can only support burning Audible books that are shorter than 80 minutes to CD, it is not user-friendly if most of your audiobooks are longer than this length. To remove this limitation, it is recommended to make use of MuConvert Audible Converter.
MuConvert Audible Converter provides a powerful conversion feature to easily help you convert the protected Audible audiobooks to MP3, M4A, WAV, and FLAC formats, so that you are able to burn them to CD using other burning software like VLC and Windows Media Player without many limitations like iTunes. When MuConvert Audible Converter can ensure the playback quality by providing the best quality options for you to select, you don’t need to worry about the audio compression affecting your audiobook streaming experience later using CD players.
Key Features:
  • Offers common audio formats such as MP3, M4A, WAV, and FLAC to convert Audible audiobooks
  • Provides high quality to save converted audiobooks for having a great playback experience offline
  • Allows to edit the ID3 information for better managing offline audiobook library
  • Provides a splitting tool inside the software to help you easily cut Audible audiobooks by chapter/segment/time freely
  • Offers 60X faster speed to convert Audible books quickly

Convert and Download Audible Books to MP3

Step 1. Import Audible Audiobooks

You need to download the Audible audiobooks from the official library first. Then open MuConvert Audible Converter and directly drag the audiobooks to the interface to add to the software.
MuConvert Audible Converter Add Audiobooks

Step 2. Select Format to Convert

After importing the audiobooks, select the output format for converting them. It provides MP3 format if you want to create an MP3 CD.
MuConvert Audible Converter Select Output Format
To do more quality settings or split audiobooks, you can click “Menu” and open “Setting” to adjust the “SampleRate” as well as “Bitrate”, then also choose the splitting mode before starting the conversion.
MuConvert Audible Converter Preferences

Step 3. Edit ID3 Tags

When you click the edit button provided after the title of the Audible audiobook, you can edit the “ID3” window and edit the “Title”, “Artist”, “Album”, and “Genre” for it based on your needs.
Click to Edit Metadata

Step 4. Convert Audible to MP3

Finally, just press the “Convert All” button and the imported Audible audiobooks will be immediately converted to MP3. Then you can begin the next process to burn them to CD immediately.
Click on the Button and Convert Songs

Burn Downloaded MP3 Audible Books to CD

Here you have two ways to burn Audible to CD. One is by using VLC, while the other is by trying Windows Media Player. Simply select the one you need.

With Windows Media Player

Step 1. Open Windows Media Player. On the menu bar, select “Playlist” and then create a new one for importing all the converted Audible audiobooks here.
Step 2. After adding the audiobooks, drop the playlist to the “Burn List” on the right side.
Step 3. Now, insert the blank CD and choose “Menu” in the burning panel. Select “Audio CD” as the disc type to burn.
Step 4. Finally, start burning Audible to CD by clicking the “Start Burn” button immediately.
Burn Audible to CD on Windows Media Player

Via VLC Media Player

Step 1. Open the installed VLC Media Player on your PC. Then choose to create a new playlist to add all the converted Audible audiobooks to it.
Step 2. After adding audiobooks, click “Media” on the menu and select “Convert/Save” from the list.
Step 3. Insert a blank CD into your PC. Then also select “Disc” in VLC to open the inserted CD by clicking the “Browse” button.
Step 4. Now, select “Audio CD” and press “Convert/Save”. Then VLC will start burning the Audible playlist to CD immediately.
Burn Audible to CD with VLC

In Conclusion

To burn Audible to CD, you can select both iTunes or MuConvert Audible Converter to help process easily. As both methods are easy to use, simply try any of them according to your own needs more conveniently! When iTunes still has certain limitations, MuConvert Audible Converter is a better choice for me. What about you?