Free Tech Tip: How To Make a Ringtone out of Any iTunes Song

How To Make a Ringtone out of Any iTunes Song:     Over the last 2 years, we have been frustrated trying to fund a sure-fire way to make our iTunes songs into great ringtones.    But now we have found this method which works, even for our non-tech friends! Follow these instructions and you will be on your way to personalizing your iPhone ringtones.

  1. Find the song that you want to make into a to make iphone-ringtones
  2. If you want to only use part of the song, Right-click the song and select “Get Info.” Now Click the “Options” tab, and then edit the start time of your ringtone in the text box next to “Start Time” and “End Time” (if desired).
  3. Then click ok.
  4. Right-click your song again and select “Convert Selection to AAC”. Wait for iTunes to convert your song. It will create a duplicate version.
  5. Right click the duplicate and select “Show in windows explorer.”
  6. Now leave that window open and go back to itunes, delete the duplicate, and select “keep files”
  7. Go back to the folder we just left open and change the extension of the song you just duplicated to .m4r instead of .m4a.
  8. If you notice that the file does not appear to have an extension Go to the menu organize > Folder and Search Options, then click the View tab. Uncheck the box titled “Hide extensions for known file types”.
  9. Simply just right click it and rename it and change the extension.
  10. Now Double-click the ringtone file. ITunes will automatically add it to your ringtones folder in your iTunes Music Library.
  11. Connect your iPhone and sync your ringtones.

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