Ringtone from Song Clip

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  1. Anupam

    Anupam New Member

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    Folks, how do I make a good quality ringtone from a song clip. I can cut a 20 sec. section using an audio editor...but the quality is not as good as ringtones from Verizon...
     
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    I'm curious why you want to limit yourself to 20 sec. Unlike the iPhone the Droid will support a longer tone.

    Mike
     
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    I think 20 sec or so is the standard ring time before it goes to VM, but yeah, there's no reason to not have a longer tone.
     
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    I tried to use Audacity but was not clear on how. I had a m4a version of a song and Audacity was messed up when I tried to play back. So I used Wave Pad.
     
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    Thanks I had not realized that. When I installed my old iPhone ring tones they appeared to wrap so I switched to the full song. But I'm old and my hearing is bad so it may be another senior illusion:)

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    I am wondering if I need to rip at a higher quality.
     
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    Audacity should be able to handle M4A, did it sound bad when you played it, or after you exported it? If it's the latter, then try uncompressed WAV....
     
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    The original version of the song is m4a and is about 9 minutes long. When I import it in Audacity and play, it speeds it up into about 5-6 secs and sounds like a screech.
     
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    PM me and I'll see if I can replicate what you're talking about.
     
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    Pardon my ignorance...but what do you mean by "PM me" :huh:
     
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