Where Are Audible Books Stored on Android/iPhone/PC/Mac/Kindle

By Ivan Scott Posted on 2024-06-20 / Post for Audiobook Tips

As the biggest audiobook provider, Audible has an abundance of audiobook lovers. It provides more than ten thousand audio resources for Audible Plus members. If you are an Audible Premium member, you can get free Audible credits for buying audiobooks to download and play permanently. However, the downloaded file is under protection and can only be played through Audible apps or the web. The most inconvenient thing is finding the stored Audible files.

Where are my Audible books stored? Many friends raised this question when they want to remove downloaded books or convert the format to plain formats that can be played on any device. Today, I shall share my experience locating the Audible file and saving audible books as MP3 or other plain formats.

You can click the Menu below to match your devices. Let's start now!

where are audible books stored on various devices

Part 1. How to Find Audible Files on Android Phone

Once you download the Audible audiobooks on Android, you can find the DRM-protected AAXC file in the Android Data folder or on the SD card if you have inserted the SD card into your Android phone. You can also move Audible audio books to SD card after downloading them to your local device. However, audiobooks with this format can only be played through the Audible app.

View also: How to Convert AAXC to MP3

File Location Path: Files > Internal Storage or SD Card > Android > data > com.audible.application > files

Step 1. Find "File Manager" on your devices and tap it to open it.

Step 2. Select "Android" displayed on the file manager, then choose "data".

Step 3. Navigate the "com.audible.application" folder and enter, then tap "files". Audible books are stored in the folder "Audiobooks" or a similar title.

find audible files on android

Part 2. Where Are Audible Files Stored on iPhone

It's a pity that iOS limits access to its file system. You can only find the stored Audible file through the Audible app on your iPhones. Besides, only the Audible app can play the file.

Step 1. Tap to open the "Audible" app.

Step 2. Navigate the "Library" at the bottom of the screen.

Step 3. Tap "Downloaded" at the top right of the screen.

downloaded audible books on iphone

View also: How to Download Audible Books on iPhone

Part 3. Where Are Audible Books Stored on PC

PCs or desktops with Windows systems are more flexible in navigating the saved Audible books since you can download Audible books to PC in many ways, by Audible app, website, or other third-party software. The guidance below is default settings; if you have changed the storage location before, you can go to the "Setting" in the software to find the Audible files.

Where Does Audible Store Files on Windows 11 Audible app

If you wonder where do Audible books downloads to, follow the default storage location path you can get access to Audible files downloaded from the Audible app on Windows 11:


If you have changed the storage location, you can find the stored files through the Audible app.

Step 1. Launch your Audible app on your computer.

Step 2. Navigate the "Setting" icon at the bottom right of the interface.

Step 3. Select "Downloads", and you will see "Open Downloaded Location in File Explorer". Click it, and the downloaded files folder will pop up.

find audible download location in audible app

How to Find Audible Files By Audible Website

You can get easier access to the downloaded Audible books if you download the file from the Audible website. Just follow the file location path: This PC>Desktop>Downloads, if you set it by default. Besides, you can also choose where to save the file when downloading. In this case, you need to remember the location you set.

How to Find Audible Files By Audible Download Manager [Windows 7/8/10]

Officially developed by Audible, Audible Download Manager is a desktop app designed to help download and manage purchased and downloaded audiobooks from the Audible library. Audiobook's meta-information can be kept if downloaded through this app. However, it only supports the Windows 7/8/10 system.

File location path: C:\Users\Public\Documents\Audible\Downloads

You can also click "Change Location" button on "General Settings" in the Audible Download Manager to change the storage location.

audible download manager download location

How to Find Audible Files By AudibleSync [Windows 10/11]

The AudibleSync is an app designed to download titles quickly and easily. Different from the Audible Download Manager, it supports converting titles to a supported MP3 player. However, it is only available on Windows 10/11.

View also: Best Audible Compatible MP3 Player

If you are finding where does AudibleSync stores files, follow the location path here:


How to Find Audible Files By AudFree Audible Converter

The AudFree Audible Converter is designed to help Audible lovers download audiobooks unlimited and manage the stored files. Its user-friendly interface can easily lead you to the downloaded Audible files.

Step 1. Launch the AudFree Audible Converter. Click here to read more about the product.

Step 2. Click the search box at the bottom of the interface. Then the stored file folder will pop up. Or you can click the "Folder" icon next to the search box, the stored file folder will display too.

Notice: If you want to change storage location, click the Menu icon at the top right of the interface, then click Preferences > Convert > Change. You can select a new location path.

Part 4. Where Are Audible Books Stored on Mac

The Audible app is not supported on Mac, so Mac users can only download audiobooks from the Audible website. Typically, a download icon will be displayed at the top of the browser you used when downloading from the Audible, and you can click this icon to find your stored files' location.

Tips for saving Audible books on Mac: To prevent wasting time finding the audiobooks among plenty of other files in the same downloaded folders, we highly recommend you create a folder that contains only audiobooks.

View also: How to Download Audible Books to Mac

Part 5. Where Are Audible Books Stored on Kindle Fire

Amazon developed Kindle and Audible, so Audible is compatible with most Kindle Fire devices. Follow the steps below to find your Audible files on Kindle Fire:

Step 1. Connect your Kindle Fire with a Windows or Mac computer by USB cable.

Step 2. Open "File Explorer" on the Windows or "Finder" on the Mac.

Step 3. Click "Kindle" folder displayed on the computer.

Step 4. Navigate and enter the "Audible" folder, you can find the stored Audible books then.

audible books stored on kindle fire

Note: If your Kindle Fire is not rooted, you cannot find the Audible files using the steps above.

Part 6. How to Save Audible Books as MP3 to Play Forever

Now you know where are Audible files stored. If you want to convert the AAX/AAXC format into MP3, select the local Audible files and upload them to the AudFree Audible Converter.

The AudFree Audible Converter is comprehensive and can transfer audiobooks from Audible and even iTunes M4P songs to MP3, FLAC, WAV, and other formats. Most importantly, it supports 30X conversion speed, saving time on waiting for downloading. Don't worry; such a fast speed will never lose the quality and information of the files. You can even customize the output quality and edit the ID3 tags and more meta information. What's more, you can even split long audiobooks into short chapters with its built-in tools.

With this powerful app, you can save a lot from Audible subscription fees since you can download the files without subscriptions. The AudFree Audible Converter is compatible with both Mac and Windows users. Click the button below for a free trial!

Step 1. Import local files by clicking the "Add" button at the bottom left of the interface.

add songs on win audfree audio converter app

Step 2. Click the Audio icon at the bottom right to set output format.

output settings on win audfree audio converter app

Step 3. Click the search box at the bottom central to select storage location.

Step 4. Click the large pink Convert icon at the bottom right to start the conversion process.

main interface on windows audfree audio converter

Step 5. Click the Folder icon at the bottom central to check your files after converting.

Part 7. Conclusion

Hope this blog finds your Audible files on your devices. Here we organize the file location path in all possible ways and devices discussed above. Follow our directions to find Audible files with ease!

Devices/Ways Location Path By Default
Android Files>Internal Storage or SD Card>Android>data>com.audible.application>files
iPhone Audible>Library>Downloaded
Audible app C:\Users\YourComputerUsername\AppData\Local\Packages\AudibleInc.AudibleforWindowsPhone_xns73kv1ymhp2\LocalState\Content
Audible web This PC>Desktop>Downloads
Audible Download Manager C:\Users\Public\Documents\Audible\Downloads
AudibleSync C:\Users\YourComputerUsername\AppData\Roaming\AudibleSync\downloads
Audible Converter AudFree Audible Converter>Search box/Folder at the bottom
Mac Finder>Downloads

If you want to convert the AAX/AAXC format into MP3 and play audible books anywhere, we sincerely recommend to remove DRM restrictions by the AudFree Audible Converter.

Ivan Scott

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Ivan Scott, an audiobook enthusiast with a passion for writing. He keeps up with information and tech skills related to iTunes and Audible audiobooks, and shares them with readers.

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