2 Ways to Stream and Play Audible on Roku Easily
When there are more users depend on Audible to find their favorite books for playback, the platform is also trying to make itself compatible with more devices to let people enjoy more convenient audiobooks playback both online and offline. Many devices such as Android/iOS smartphones, Amazon devices (Echo, Kindle, Fire TV, etc.), Sonos, MP3 players, and so on now can also support installing Audible app to play the audiobooks directly. However, Roku users feel it a pity that Roku devices are not compatible with Audible at present. So how can they stream and play Audible on Roku devices if they need to?
Today, this article will show 2 ways Roku users can try to enjoy Audible books playback on Roku easily. If you also need a solution, have a look!
Convert Audible Audiobooks to Roku Supported Format
There is a main reason that stop people from directly moving the Audible books outside Audible app for playing offline even they have downloaded the audiobooks, which is the fact that Audible has used DRM to protect all its audiobooks from being used illegally.
With DRM protection, users can only download the audiobooks for listening within Audible platforms. Also, they can’t directly convert the format of the Audible books to other options such as MP3 for saving offline. So if you want to play Audible audiobooks on Roku, you need to find a way to remove the DRM protection and convert the Audible books to the formats supported by Roku. In this way, you can freely transfer the Audible books to Roku and playback even without Audible app.
MuConvert Audible Converter offers powerful function to help people unlock the DRM protection in professional way. With it, you can easily get the DRM-free Audible books in only simple clicks. At the same time, the software allows people to select a common audio format, including MP3, M4A, WAV, and FLAC to convert the Audible books to. With these two functions combined together, people can easily get the Audible books outside Audible platform and convert their format to the one supported by Roku.
- Allows to remove DRM from Audible books and convert Audible AA/AAX formats to MP3, M4A, FLAC, and WAV formats
- Keeps the converted Audible books at 100% original quality
- Supports to batch convert Audible books with up to 60X faster speed
- Saves all the original chapters information and ID3 tags with the converted Audible books
- Provides an extra in-built splitting tool to cut Audible books into smaller parts following the time/chapter/segment
Step 1. Open MuConvert Audible Converter and Add Audible Books
After finishing installing MuConvert Audible Converter on your computer, open the software and click the “Add Files” or the large icon to select adding the Audible books to the converter.
Step 2. Select Roku Supported Format to Convert
When the Audible books are added to MuConvert Audible Converter, select format to convert them. Roku supports AAC, MP3, WMA, AIFF, FLAC, ALAC, AC3, and DTS audio formats. Based on this, you can select MP3 because it is supported by almost all devices rather than Roku.
If you want to change the “SampleRate” and “Bitrate” of the output audiobooks, you should go to “Output Setting” from the “Menu”. Here you can also set a splitting mode if you want to cut the audiobooks.
Step 3. Edit ID3 Information of Audible Books
You can edit the ID3 information before starting to convert the Audible books by clicking the edit icon provided after the title of the audiobook. You can adjust the book cover, “Title”, “Artist”, “Album”, “Album/Artist”, and “Genre” based on your needs.
Step 4. Convert Audible Books to Roku Supported Format
Finally, directly press the “Convert All” button and MuConvert Audible Converter will begin to convert the added Audible books to the format that is supported by Roku.
Step 5. Transfer Audible Books to Roku for Playback Directly
When MuConvert Audible Converter finishes the conversion, you just need to open the output folder and transfer the converted DRM-free Audible books to Roku using a USB to connect the device and your computer. After this, you can directly play the Audible books with the Roku Media Player instead of Audible app.
Mirror Your Phone to Stream and Play Audible on Roku
A simpler method to play Audible books on Roku is to use the mirror feature of your smartphones. Today, most devices would provide the mirror function to let users mirror the contents from the smartphones to other devices. Therefore, if you are using the Android mobile or iPhone, directly mirroring the Audible playback to Roku, and you can also enjoy the audiobook streaming on Roku devices. Let’s have a look.
Step 1. Turn on Roku, and then connect the device to your Wi-Fi. Then you need to open “Settings” to go to the “Screen Mirroring” function. In the “Screen Mirroring Mode”, turn to “Allow”.
Step 2. Use your smartphone to connect with the same Wi-Fi as well.
Step 3. Then on Android device, you need to go to “Settings” to turn on “Cast” in “Device Connection”. After finding your Roku device to connect, you can directly play the Audible book now and it would be mirrored to Roku for streaming.
On iOS phones, directly swipe down the control center and long-press on the “Screen Mirroring” function to connect with Roku. Then the Audible playback will be started on Roku successfully.
Although Audible is not compatible with Roku devices now, we still have such two easy ways to stream Audible books on them. Now, simply select the method you prefer to enjoy Audible audiobooks playback on Roku immediately!