How to Turn iTunes Into Ringtones

ITunes is a well-known media storing application created by Apple that is used in conjunction with the digital media player, the iPod. If you own Apple's iPhone and want to transfer a song from iTunes to the phone to act as a ringtone, you can do so with a relatively simple process. Once you have selected a track from your iTunes library, you can quickly cut it into a short clip and transfer it to your iPhone for a brand-new ringtone.

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Launch Apple's iTunes application on your personal computer.

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Click the "Library" option from the top left corner of the open window.

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Choose a song from your iTunes library which you would like to use as a ringtone and click it once.

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Right-click the song tittle, and select the "Get Info" option.

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Click the "Option" tab at the top of the page, then alter the "Start Time" and "Stop Time" to create a shorter version of the song to use as a ringtone. Click "OK" once finished.

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Right-click the track again and select "Create AAC Version." A version of the song with your given "Start Time" and "Stop Time" will appear just below the original in your iTunes library.

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Click, drag and drop the AAC version of the song onto your desktop.

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Right-click the AAC version still in the iTunes player and select "Delete" to remove it.

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Left-click the AAC version on your desktop once to highlight the track title. Delete the "M4a" extension and type in "M4r."

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Click, drag and drop the file from the desktop into the "iTunes Library." ITunes will recognize the file as a ringtone and save it under the "Ringtones" category on the left side of the application.