Have you ever wanted to create your own ringtone out of”¦ well out of anything? Did you think it was too difficult and gave up? If you can save your recording as a MP3, WMA or OGG file you are already 80% of the way to creating your own free ringtones. This includes selecting the region of the audio file you want to use and then downloading it to your computer.
All you have to do is visit Make Own Ringtone and follow these easy steps. And when I say easy steps, I mean really easy steps. Your Grandma could do it!
Once you arrive at the site, you will see something that looks like this:
Next up you will need to upload your audio file. Make sure you know where it is located and hit the upload button. Once you click this button your file browser will pop up.
Select the audio file you want to use as your ring tone and hit open. Don’t worry if you only want to use the chorus or a small part of the file we will get to this shortly.
Once you click Open the file will be uploaded to the remote server for processing. All the editing will happen in your browser. This makes everything VERY easy! You will see a progress bar that looks like this:
Once the file has been successfully uploaded you will see the audio layout of the track. There is a time line so if you will know how far in the part you want is – this is the best way to do it. You can also play it here and when you find the start and end point of your ringtone, mark them with a simple click.
The first click marks the beginning and the second click marks the end – simple right? Go ahead and set yours when you are ready move on to the final steps.
The Make A Ringtone button is a little hidden if you have a small monitor so scroll down and find the button. There are also buttons to normalize the sound (make it all one volume) and to fade in and out at the beginning and end.
Once you click the Make A Ringtone button you will see the following screen allowing you to download your free ringtone and either email it to your friends or share it with them via your favorite social network!
Mark previously showed us how to make free ringtones using Audacity. How do you make ring tones? Let us know in the comments!