non iTunes books to iPod

Discussion in 'iPod' started by fjs08, Feb 8, 2007.

  1. macrumors 65816

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    Can I put non iTunes derived audiobooks onto my iPod???
    Frank
     
  2. macrumors Core

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    I use audible books on my iPod and in iTunes.
    They just need to be .aa format.
     
  3. thread starter macrumors 65816

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    >>I use audible books on my iPod and in iTunes.
    They just need to be .aa format.<<

    What's ".aa format" mean. Is there something I would have to do or is that the way I would download it from audible.

    How about books on cd from Barnes & Nobles. Will those work too??

    Thanks.

    Frank
     
  4. macrumors Core

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    .aa is the format that Audible use, so it downloads in that format.

    If you're using CD you can just rip them in iTunes.
    I've just found this too.
     
  5. thread starter macrumors 65816

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    >>If you're using CD you can just rip them in iTunes.<<

    Does "rip" = copy them over??? Or is there special software I would need to "rip" them??

    Frank
     
  6. macrumors 601

    mrgreen4242

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    There's a guide for putting audiobooks onto your iPod in the big yellow MacRumors Guides section right at the top of this forum. I recommend you start by reading that and then ask any clarifying questions. :) Quick answer: it's really easy to do, all you need is iTunes, maybe some free scripts, and an easy to follow guide (see above).
     

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