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M4B Converter: How to convert M4B to MP3 on Mac

Wilson Kent
BY Wilson Kent   
Last Updated: Apr. 05, 2017

Many people consider converting M4B audiobooks to MP3, especially when they want to transfer M4B files to MP3 players or listen to M4B audiobooks in cars. After all, MP3 is the most widely-used audio format which is compatible with almost all media devices.

Audiobooks downloaded from iTunes library are encrypted M4B files. M4B can contain metadata of bookmarks and chapters so that you can playback and resume specific chapter. It's similar to M4A format. Instead of containing music files, M4B is particular for audiobooks and both of them are fully compatible with iTunes 12.6.

Previously, we have discussed how to convert M4B to MP3 in Bulk. This article will focus on how to convert M4B to MP3 on Mac (macOS Sierra included). Apple Music Converter for Mac will meet your need of M4B conversion. This program is developed for removing DRM protection of audiobooks, iTunes music, videos.

Furtherly, this software help you edit audio files by your choice. With a DRM-free MP3 files, you can transfer audiobooks to mobile device, like, Samsung, Huawei P10, etc. Next part, I will show you how to do so on Mac.

Apple Music Converter- the greatest M4B Converter

Apple Music Converter owns expertise in M4B to MP3 conversion. It provides mass converted formats and optional customization choices.


Easy Guide to Convert M4B to MP3 on Mac

Step 1 Import Audiobooks to the Program

Install and launch Apple Music Converter for Mac. Then iTunes will be launched automatically at the same time. All documents in iTunes will be synchronized to the program, click "Audiobooks" from project bar at left side. The audiobooks will be listed on the main interface.

Import audiobooks
Step 2 Select MP3 as Output Format

Check the audiobooks or chapters you want to convert, go to "Output Preference" > click "Output format" > select "MP3". You can also choose output bitrate by clicking "Profile". After that, you can click "Output Folder" to save converted M4B files.

Select MP3 as Output Format
Step 3 Modify Metadata and Set Preference

Click "Metadata", you can add audio title, artists for album, artist, album title, etc.

At the project bar you can select "Options" for preference setting. Also, the speed of customs conversion can be adjust to 16-speed fast. Check "Metadata Tags", the chapters and page information will be preserved after conversion that make you resume audiobooks easily.

Modify Metadata and Set Preference
Step 4 Convert M4B to MP3

Click "Convert" from top of interface to start M4B to MP3 conversion, the converted audiobooks will be saved in the output folder.

Convert M4B to MP3

The whole process to convert M4B to MP3 is fast and stable. Apple Music Converter is a professional program to convert M4B to all kinds of plain formats like MP3, FLAC, AAC, etc.


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