You want to cut those song files which are not perfectly edited and contain some dead air at head or tail of the tracks. You want to cut music and save the climax parts for making the coolest ring-tones; Or you want to prepare the audio materials from cutting music, you need some music cutting software. We did some test and we are here to share you 2 user-friendly software to cut music.

Solution 1: How to Cut Music with Online Music Cutter

There are many free music cutting software sites you can use to cut and edit music right online. MP3 Cutter Online ( is a rough and ready app to cut music and make ring-tones, or cut a part of the interview or audio books. The below steps would take this MP3 Cutter Online for example to let you know how to cut music with online music cutter sites.

Step 1. Go to the website

open onine mp3_cutter

You just need to place the URL address into the network browser and activate program to cut music. This online Mp3 cutter supports most of the mainstream music formats, including mp3, flac, alac, wav, ogg, m4r and many others.

Step 2. Open your local audio file

Open your local audio file

Click the middle blue button "Open audio file" and browse your local file waiting to be cut. You can also drag it to the website. Wait for a minute to finish updating. Then the sound track will show on the screen.

Step 3. Select the desired part of the song

Select the desired part of the song

Click and drag the 2 green markers to narrow down the music track for specific part. The needle controls the playback point of the song. Click on the "Beginning" button it will play the song from your selected start point. The cycle-play button will let your selected part playback repeatedly.

Step 4. Cut the song and download it to local

Cut the song and download it

After you are sure the part of music is exactly the part you need, click on "Cut" button and let the music cutting app finish the task for you. After that, the application will open the preview window. Select the download format as MP3 or M4R then click "Download". Select a folder to save the cut song.

Solution 2: How to Cut Music with Leawo Music Recorder

Leawo Music Recorder is a multifunctional music edit tool among the apps to cut music. From local MP3 to online music, it's recording function cuts them down as you want no matter what kind of the music resource is. And combined with the music tag editing function, it updates the music tags & album photos in your cut songs automatically or you can design whole new information for your files. Let's see below details about how to cut and edit music with Leawo Music Recorder.


Leawo Music Recorder 

☉ Record any music file from computer stream audio and built-in input audio.

☉ Record music from 1000+ music sites like YouTube, Facebook, Veoh, VEVO, etc.

☉ Schedule music recording via the internal recording task scheduler.

☉ Automatically/manually add and complete music tags like artist, album, cover, genre, etc.

To edit and cut music files with Leawo Music Recorder, you need to firstly download and install it on your computer. Meanwhile, get your source music files ready for cutting.

Step 1: Settings before cutting music

Launch Leawo Music Recorder, click on the tiny microphone icon on the bottom left. Go to "General" and choose a folder to save your cut song.

output settings

Go to "Audio Source", select "Record Computer Audio" to make sure the software will record from computer sound card where the original file plays from.


Go to "Format" and choose out put format for your music. It can be saved as MP3 or W4V. There shows audio settings and you can change music bit rate and sample rate. Click OK to save and exit the settings.

output settings

Step 2: Cut the music using recording function

Leawo Music Recorder cut the music by recording the wanted segment down to local. If you want to cut the music from the very beginning, click on the record icon first before you play the original song. The recorder will start to record the music once it detects the audio playing from computer sound card. If you want to cut the middle part of the music, play the music first and click record button right at the start of your wanted part. Click on the button again when it reaches to the end of your wanted segment.

start recording

Step 3: Get the finished song and edit music tags

Your desire part of the music has been recorded down. Leawo Music Recorder has its media database and downloads the music tags and album photo for your music. You can double click on the track and listen to the recorded song. Right click on the recorded track and choose "Show in Folder", you can get your needed segment of the music as your expectation.

open recorded file folder

Step 4: Edit music tags if necessary

In the Recording panel, right click the new track and choose "Edit", or you can click the Media button and go to the library to find the track then choose " Edit Music Tags". Drag a photo or click "Add" to add an album picture for it. Edit title, artist, album name, year and genre and click "OK" to finish all the process. And now you cut the music and update all the music details for your song.

open recorded file folder


Now you know how do you cut music. If the music you want to cut is a local audio file, Mp3 cutter online is an easy solution to do the work for you. If you want to cut the music any time even without any network connection, Leawo Music Recorder is your best choice and gets you well prepared. It can do much more things than an MP3 online cutter such as cutting the music from music videos or live audio shows. You can set the bit rate and sample rate for the song for the best quality. It adds the music tags for the songs and lets you design the information manually. Install Leawo Music Recorder and get the best experience to cut music.

Part 3: Video Demo on How to Use Leawo Music Recorder