Who likes to pay bucks for getting a ringtone to the iPhone? iPhones have grabbed the world completely. This tech savvy generation doesn’t like to stay with the same thing for long – it becomes monotonous. Similar is the case with ringtones also. The same ringtone all throughout – no, not at all…
Want variety in ringtones without spending any penny? Why don’t you create a ringtone by yourself? Sounds as something impossible? Well, it is not! Now technology has made it feasible for you! You have the option of creating a ringtone of your choice. Are you eager to know how this is possible? Yes, we have got you. Here is a guide for you.
There are three popular methods of creating ringtones – iTunes, Fried Cookies and Garageband – for PC systems and Macs that enable you to create a ringtone without spending even a penny. Here you will get a complete description of the procedure to create a ringtone of your choice. Whatever method you prefer, the ringtone will be solely yours…
Use of iTunes for Creating Ringtones for iPhone (Macs or Windows)
Apple iTunes is one of the fantastic ways of creating customized ringtones for iPhone. It’s FREE!!! This approach is comparatively easier and quicker and most important is you do not have to take the aid of any software except iTunes for creating the ringtone. You only need to have the program, the guidelines to get the tone and the song you desire to download.
Check out the process to generate a ringtone you prefer…
The Steps to Produce Your Choicest Ringtones
iTunes Makes Creating of Ringtones for iPhone Easier
This is the very initial step towards producing your ringtone. When you are opting to use iTunes for this purpose, make sure you have its recent version.
CHOOSE THE SONG YOU PREFER FOR RINGTONE
Your next step will be to select a song you like to set as a ringtone for your most valuable iPhone. You should not forget that a ringtone in iPhone runs continuously in 30 second loops. So, be very choosy while selecting a song. See that you don’t regret later on.
CHOOSE THE PORTION OF THE SONG YOU LIKE
Now, you have the option to select your favorite portion of the song of a 30-second slot that you desire to set as your ringtone. You have to remember the starting and the ending time of your selected clip.
PUT IN START AND STOP TIMES
CTRL-click or right-click on your desired song and then choose Get Info. Then move to Options tab and add start and stop timings in their respective fields. Then after checking Start Time and Stop Time, click on OK.
MAKE ACC VERSION
CTRL-click or right-click your selected song once again and choose Create AAC Version. This will come up on the iTunes library.
COPYING THE FILE AND DELETING THE PREVIOUS ONE
Clicking the latest AAC version, drag it to the location you desire to save it. Later on, remove the AAC clip in iTunes.
CHANGING THE EXTENSION
Go to the location where you have saved the tune and then change the extension to “.m4r” from “.m4a”. Once you are done, confirm the modifications you have made.
ADDING FILES TO ITUNES
For adding your selected ringtone to iTunes library, double click .m4r file. You can also drag this file to the source column of iTunes. Your ringtone is automatically added to your ringtones folder.
SYNCING & SETTING UP
Finally, you only have to sync iTunes library and iPhone. For this, browse to iPhone’s settings and set up the tone in Sounds option.
You are done! Following these simple steps will enable you to set ringtones for iPhone. You can now hear your favorite music whenever your iPhone rings. Your ringtone will be unique and completely different from everyone else in the crowd. Won’t it be a nice experience for you?