While creating your own custom ringtone isn’t as popular now as it used to be, some people still like to set background tracks as their ringtone.
Today, finding ringtones, alarm tones and notification tones has become easier than ever. There are even thousands of apps to customize audios, but most of them either lack useful features or are filled with distracting ads.
In this article, we will take a detailed look at some of the best apps and online tools for making your own ringtones. All of them are free and available via authentic sources, so can install and test them without any worry.
9. MP3 Cutter and Ringtone Maker [By Smart Apps]
This is a quite simple yet effective app to make your own ringtones. Just select the music from your device and chop your favorite part(s) from the song. That’s it. You can select the final audio file as your ringtone, alarm, or notification tone.
There is also an option to record live audio, customize it, and set it as default ringtone. If you want, you can assign different ringtones to different people in your contacts. And unlike other apps, it will not annoy you with too many ads.
8. MP3 Cutter and Ringtone Maker [By InShot Inc.]
This is an all in one app that features a powerful ringtone cutter, audio merger and audio mixer. It allows you to accurately cut (on a millisecond scale) the best part of the music and set it as a unique ringtone for each contact.
The app comes with an inbuilt music player that supports almost all common audio files. It even supports volume and bitrate adjustment to produce the highest quality melody.
7. Pi Music Player
Pi Music Player is packed with a variety of features that allows users not only to listen to music but also cut and edit MP3 songs, and set them as default ringtones.
It has a versatile equalizer that offers bass boost, 3D-reverb effects, and more than 25 presets to provide an immersive listening experience. It is crafted with intuitive controls and gorgeous design, so you can enjoy playing, listening, and creating personalized sound.
6. Ringtone Maker [By Jinmin Zhou]
It is the easiest app to make custom ringtones on iPhones and iPads. Just select your favorite song, swipe the track to choose the perfect clip, and your ringtone is ready.
Its minimalistic user interface includes simple control of start/end time, fade in/out, and precise forward/back button.
Audiko is an impressive ringtone maker with a large database of free ringtones. It includes millions of tracks to satisfy any music taste. Developers also update the audio database so that you never miss any song.
Its ringtone editor tool makes it easy to cut your favorite songs and set it as individual notification for your contacts, message, or alert.
4. Ringtone for iPhone: Infinity
The app provides a premium audio library to replace your old default SMS, alarm, mail, and calendar tones. It allows you to create brand new custom ringtones by choosing from a lot of different music categories, such as Pop, Indie, Rock, R&B, Electronic, and more.
The library features thousands of premium songs, all fully licensed with artists. New songs are added weekly. Just select your track, chop the required segment, and save your creation in the Favorite gallery. The premium version of the app starts at $7.99.
3. Music Ringtones for iPhone
Music Ringtones is four apps in one – a collection of tones, an extensive soundboard, a ringtone recorder, and a ringtone creator.
It offers countless free tone choices and plenty of useful features to convert songs from iTunes music to ringtones. Like other apps, it does feature start/end sound markers, fade in/out option, and volume adjust, but in a very elegant way.
Platform: Web Browser
If you don’t want to install any app on your phone, there are plenty of online tools that can help you create custom ringtones in no time. One of the easiest of such tools is Clideo Audio Cutter.
The interface is very simple: you won’t face any problem while editing your track. You can use this web app as an MP3 audio cutter or a ringtone maker.
It offers two ways to trim your tracks: either select the length of your favorite segment by moving two markers or insert the desired time in seconds. You can fade in/out your song and convert it to a different format. The best thing about this tool is that while your edit audio files, they do not lose their high quality.
Timbre allows you to cut, join and convert audio or video files. Its video converter lets you extract MP3 from videos and transform videos to GIF animated files.
In addition to cutting videos and mp3 songs, the app also works as a ringtone maker. While making your ringtone, you can compress song or video files, pick a custom bitrate, and change the speed of your track.
The app also includes a raw FFmpeg console so you can edit and fine tune the quality of all your audios and videos. In summary, the app is great but sometimes long ads are annoying.