After you combine the tracks, you can transfer the single audiobook file to your i Pod or MP3 player and listen to it on the go.Click the “Options” tab at the top of the “Multiple Item Information” dialog box and select the “Audiobook” option from the “Media Kind” drop-down menu.See the i Tunes Store Terms of Service for additional information.Information about products not manufactured by Apple, or independent websites not controlled or tested by Apple, is provided without recommendation or endorsement.There's several suggestions for a paid app but there must be a free alternative even if it's not as polished.I can convert the mp3 files into another format (aac) first so software to just merge and bookmark would be adequate. Fortunately, I found one: Seems to work quite well.
I chose ffmpeg as the tool by recommendation from How to convert series of MP3 to a M4B in a batch . When I try to combine 4 mp3 files into 1 m4b file, the error happened as below. This also means that i Tunes will locate all music on your computer and add it automatically, making the i Tunes consolidation process much faster than manually adding music.The i Tunes program, as installed on Macintosh computers, is set to consolidate by default.i Tunes uses i Tunes library files and your i Tunes Media folder to organize and store your media.Some customers might have an i Tunes Music folder instead of an i Tunes Media folder.Your i Tunes library is a database that i Tunes uses to organize your media.