Converting Audio Files to Audio Books for the iPod

Back when I first bought my iPod, I needed a way to convert my Audiobook MP3s to M4Bs, the format iPods recognize as Audiobooks. I used ffmpeg ( to accomplish this task.

How To convert MP3 files to iPod Audiobook (M4B) files:

First, encode the audio using AAC:

Then, rename the file with an m4b extension:

Yes, it is just that simple.

Hope this helps,


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