Easy program for ringtones thats free?

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  1. manchild

    manchild OT Supporter

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    Anyone have an easy program I can use to cut short an .mp3 file into a ringtone, other than garageband? I've deleted Garageband and don't feel like re-installing it.

    Any suggestions?
     
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    Quicktime Pro can do this, but it's not free. I think I ended up buying it but for a while I used a shared serial number.

    I think the freeware app that most people use for this sort of editing is called Audacity, although I haven't tried it personally...
     
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    Audacity.

    All you have to do is drag your unprotected song from iTunes into Audacity. Cut it. Export it as an MP3 (you might need to download a Lame encoder). And I bluetooth it to my phone.
     
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    i cut mine up in qt pro.
     
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    This is my exact method
     
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    mp3 trimmer does the work also
     
  7. urban ape

    urban ape take that take that take that

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    another vote for audacity, its a no brainer.
     
  8. manchild

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    quicktime pro is easier for me, I got lazy when I read all the read me's for audacity and I had to download extra stuff.

    QT FTW.
     
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    urban ape take that take that take that

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    i didnt have to dl anything extra...

    dl audacity
    import mp3
    clip out excerpt
    export as mp3
    upload to phone via bluetooth
    ?????
    profit
     
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    How do I save it as an mp3?
     
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    In quicktime, you...
    Use the selection things to select the part of the song you want as the ringtone
    Under view, select "play selection only" (to check to see if its right)
    Then click edit>trim to selection
    Then save it to the desktop. It'll be saved as a .mov file, just select the name, and change the .mov to .mp3, then it'll ask you if you want to change the file extension, just say yes. It'll work, the logo will be a quicktime MP3 thing, but it'll work in iTunes and on your phone.
     

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