Files with aa file suffix are in most cases audio books and other audio programs for the Audible platform by Amazon.

There are 4 other file types using
the AA file extension!

aa icon.aa - Generic multi-volume CD image file

empty icon.aa - Prognosis Automated Analyst document file

empty icon.aa - Unix File

empty icon.aa - PAML data file

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AA file - Audible audio

What is aa file? How to open aa files?

File type specification:

Audio and sound file type icon Audio and sound file type

aa file icon: aa filetype icon

The aa file extension is used for a proprietary audio book format used by Audible, an Internet provider of spoken audio entertainment, information, and educational programming. The company sells digital audiobooks, radio and TV programs, and audio versions of magazines and newspapers. It is owned by Amazon.

This format comes in several versions:

  • Format 2 (Quality of AM radio sound - mono)
  • Format 3 (Quality of FM radio sound - mono)
  • Format 4 (Quality of MP3 sound - mono)

Audible audio files are often protected by DRM (Digital Rights Management).

Many current devices support AA format, with notable being Apple's iPods, Microsoft Zune, Creative Zen, Amazon Kindle and other.

MIME types:
audio/audible
audio/x-pn-audibleaudio

Updated: February 2, 2018

The default software associated to aa file type:

Audible, Inc. logoAudible  Microsoft Windows software

Company or developer:
Audible, Inc.

Audible lets you listen to Audible audio on your Windows PC or Smartphone.

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Convert AA to MP3

Help how to open:

You can open audible books (.aa files) in many supported devices and programs, such as Apple iPod, Microsoft Zune or Amazon Kindle.

How to convert:

Generally speaking, .aa files can probably be converted to MP3s with some specialized converters. However doing so is most likely against the license user agreement.

Find conversions from aa file:

aa to mp3

aa to mp4

aa to wav

List of recommended software applications associated to the .aa file extension

Recommended software programs are sorted by OS platform (Windows, macOS, Linux, iOS, Android etc.)
and possible program actions that can be done with the file: like open aa file, edit aa file, convert aa file, view aa file, play aa file etc. (if exist software for corresponding action in File-Extensions.org's database).

  • Play aa file

aa file players - programs that can play aa file - Audible audio

Programs supporting the exension aa on the main platforms Windows, Mac, Linux or mobile. Click on the link to get more information about listed programs for play aa file action.

Microsoft Windows:

Main software associated with aa file by default:
Audible
Other suggested software:
Audible Manager
AudibleAir
Apple iTunes for Windows small icon Apple iTunes for Windows
Nero ShowTime small icon Nero ShowTime

Apple macOS / Mac OS X:

Apple iOS (iPhone, iPad, iPod Touch devices):

Windows Phone / Windows 10 Mobile:

Blackberry mobile phones and devices:

Amazon Kindle:

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