AV RingtoneMax - For Windows
This is a simple yet powerful ringtone-maker for Windows XP, Vista and Windows 7. It has a simple and intuitive interface and comes with simple instructions that are easy for anyone to follow. You can choose any non-DRM music file or other audio file from your computer and open it inside the software for editing. You will be presented with a waveform view to make it easier for you to choose which part you want as your ringtone. You can mix up two tracks and also apply some of the built in effects and fades. Then you can save it in a variety of formats like â€” OGG, WAV, CDA, MP3, WMA, AAC, M4A and MP4. You can then send the ringtone to your phone from within the software via Bluetooth or save it on your computer for transferring another way. You can even record your own custom ringtone using this software and a microphone.
AVCWare Ringtone Maker - For Windows
AVCWare is another powerful yet simple ringtone-maker for Windows and it works on XP, Vista and Windows 7. It has a simple and clutter-free interface. You choose the source audio file on top, below it is a slider area for choosing which part you want as your ringtone. Below that are start and end point buttons with precise time boxes right below them. The playback controls are large and right beneath the slider as well. You can choose to fade the sound in and out and then choose from several audio formats for saving your ringtone. This software can handle most common audio and video formats and converts them all in to ringtones.
Ringtone Architect For Your Android Phone
Ringtone Architect, is one of the simplest ringtone making apps that you can find for your Android device. It has a simple user interface that has all the basic elements that you need to make a ringtone without any extras to confuse you. Perfect for beginners who just want to cut out one part of their favorite tune and make it their ringtone. Ringtone Architect requires Android 1.6 and above, which almost every Android phone currently in use.
Myxer Ringtones For Your iPhone
Myxer’s ringtone making app for the iPhone is a simple tool with some interesting extra features. Like with other ringtone makers, you can easily make ringtones from any song within your library with Myxer Ringtones and as an added bonus, you can also choose from Myxers own catalogue of free’ popular tunes. The catalogue tunes are fully customizable too. And when you choose which part to make your ringtone, Myxer chimes in with some suggestions based on what other Myxer users have chosen for the same track.
Melofania.com - Online Ringtone Maker
Melofania is one of the fastest and simplest online ringtone makers that you can use. It gives you clearly defined instructions and lets your create your ringtone in three easy steps. First you upload the source track, which happens quite fast. Then you choose the section you want as your ringtone (the maximum length is 30 seconds for this). Once that is done, you choose to download in either Mp3 or M4R (iPhone) format. That’s it â€” you’re done! And as an online tool, it can be used from any computer running any OS that has a modern Internet browser.
Video2Ringtone.com - Online Ringtone Maker
This is a clever website that takes audio from YouTube videos and turns them in to ringtones. Sometimes it is easier to find what you want as your ringtone in a YouTube video. And now you can take the video link and paste it inside the website. Then you wait for the video to load inside the website’s special player. Once it’s fully loaded, you can select the part you want and use it as your ringtone. It is simple, fast and easy enough for anyone and everyone to enjoy.
Thus, if you are looking for easy ways to make custom ringtones, there are plenty of free options no matter what device you are working on. So go ahead and create the ringtone you have always wanted.
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Arthur Proksa is second year engineering student from Czech Republic. He is interested in computers, gadgets and gaming.