"Hi Adam, do you know any MP3 ringtone cutter tool to cut MP3 ringtones? I just got my new S8 and wanted to make a ringtone with my favorite songs. These songs are in MP3 format. I just want the climax parts to set as ringtone. I was suggested use some kind of MP3 cutter and ringtone maker tool. Do you know any MP3 to ringtone cutter app? How about the MP3 ringtone cutter online?"

It’s quite frequent for us to cut MP3 ringtones for our smartphones so that we could get our favorite songs customized as ringtones. There are multiple ways for us to cut MP3 ringtones. We could cut MP3 ringtones with the help of online MP3 ringtone cutter. Also, there are quite a few desktop MP3 cutter and ringtone maker software apps to help us cut MP3 ringtones on computer, some of which are even free MP3 ringtone cutter apps.

Part 1: Cut MP3 Ringtone Online with Online MP3 Ringtone Cutter

Multiple online MP3 ringtone cutter sites could be found online. Most of these online MP3 ringtone cutter sites are free MP3 ringtone cutter tools to help you cut MP3 ringtones online. The procedure of cutting MP3 ringtone online is quite the same: uploading MP3 audio, cut MP3 ringtone, and then download cut MP3 ringtones. Today, we would like to share with you a free online MP3 ringtone cutter – Ringtone Cutter.

1. Visit this online MP3 ringtone cutter: https://ringtonecutter.com/.


2. Click the "UPLOAD FILES" button to browse and upload MP3 file as ringtone. To remove uploaded files, click the "CLEAR QUEUE" button. After uploading, you could either set the "Start Time" and "End Time" volumes or drag the limitators on the playbar to cut MP3 ringtones online within this online MP3 ringtone cutter. Of course, you need to choose either MP3 or M4R as output format. MP3 output format is suitable to most non-Apple devices, while M4R output format is applicable to iOS devices including iPhone, iPad and iPod.


3. With all cuttings and settings done, click the "CUT" button. Then this online MP3 ringtone cutter tool would start to cut MP3 ringtones online and pop up a window to let you set output directory and file name. You could then download cut MP3 ringtone file to your computer.


Part 2: Cut MP3 Ringtone on Computer with Leawo Video Converter

Online MP3 ringtone cutter tools require the Internet connection, and the quality is not ensured. You could make use of local MP3 ringtone cutter software app to cut MP3 ringtones. Leawo Video Converter is one of these top-notch MP3 cutter and ringtone maker software apps. As a professional MP3 cutter program, this video converter enables you to import MP3 audio files, cut MP3 ringtones, and then output MP3 ringtones to either MP3 or M4R format for diverse devices.


Video Converter 

☉ Convert video and audio between all formats.

☉ Trim, Crop, Effect, Watermark to edit video.

☉ Support 2D to 3D conversion.

☉ Add external subtitle and select audio channel.

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Download and install Leawo Video Converter on your computer. Then follow the below steps to learn how to cut MP3 ringtones within Leawo Video Converter.

Step 1: Add MP3 ringtone file

Open the software and click "Convert" button to enter the "Convert" interface. Click the "Add video" button to browse and upload source MP3 ringtone file(s). You could play back loaded MP3 ringtone files.


Step 2: Set the output format

Next to "Add Photo" button, you could see a clickable module, by clicking which you could call out a drop-down panel. Then click "Change" to enter "Profile" panel.

Select  Output Format

Choose one of output formats you want under the "Format > Common Audio". You can choose M4R for iPhone or MP3 for non-iPhone smartphones as output format.

choose mp3 as output format

Step 3: Adjust the parameter of audio

You could determine the output ringtone audio quality. Back to the main interface and click drag-down box next to "Add photo" and choose "Edit" in the drag-down box to go to "Profile Settings". Here you could adjust the audio parameters of selected audio format, including quality, audio codec, bit rate, sample rate and channel.

adjust parameters

Step 4: Cut MP3 ringtones

Click the "Edit" icon in the loaded sound file to enter the editing panel.


Then you could see 2 tabs: "Trim" and "Remove Noise". Open "Trim" tab, adjust the green twin limitators or set the "Start Time" and "End Time" volumes to cut MP3 ringtones. You could adjust the cutting as you like. The built-in media player provides you instant preview of your cutting work. After cutting, click "OK" button.


Step 5: Output cut MP3 ringtones

On the main interface, click the big green "Convert" button. Set output directory to save output ringtones in the "Save to" box. After that, click the bottom "Convert" button. Then this video converter would start to output cut MP3 ringtones.

Convert AC3 files to MP4

If you’re using a Mac computer, you could turn to Leawo Video Converter for Mac. The operation of Mac Video Converter is quite similar to that of Windows.

Video Demo of How to Use Leawo Video Converter

Part 3: Cut MP3 Ringtone on Computer with Leawo Music Recorder

Leawo Music Recorder is another MP3 ringtone cutter program you could use to cut MP3 ringtones. Different from online MP3 cutter and Leawo Video Converter, while acting as MP3 ringtone cutter software, Leawo Music Recorder could even record your own voice and then save in MP3 file as ringtone for your smartphone.


Leawo Music Recorder 

☉ Record any sound from computer stream audio and input audio.

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

☉ Schedule music recording via internal recording task scheduler.

☉ Automatically/manually add tags: artist, album, cover, genre, etc.

☉ Save recordings into either WAV or MP3 format for wide uses.

Download and install this music recorder software on your computer. Follow the below steps to learn how to record and cut MP3 ringtones with this MP3 ringtone cutter software.

Step 1: Choose audio source

After launching Leawo Music Recorder, hit the microphone icon to call out the "Audio Source" panel. To record and cut MP3 ringtones from computer (including online ringtones), choose "Record Computer Audio" option. To record and cut ringtones from microphone, choose "Record Audio Input".


Step 2: Choose output format

Under the "Format" tab, choose either MP3 Audio or WAV Audio as output format from " Output Format" box. If you need, change the parameters of bit rate and sample rate.


Step 3: Set output directory

Under the "General" tab, you need to set a folder on your computer as output directory in the "Output" box. With all these settings done, click the "OK" button to save settings and quit.

output settings

Step 4: Start to cut MP3 ringtones

To record and cut MP3 ringtone, you could firstly play back the MP3 ringtone files and then click the red button to record at the point you want to start cutting. Click the red button again to stop recording at the point you want to end cutting.

start recording

Step 5: Manually add tags if needed

This is optional for MP3 ringtone cutting. Though Leawo Music Recorder could automatically download and add music tags to your recording if you’re recording a song, it still enables you to adjust these tags like title, artist, album, cover, etc. You could either right click the recording on the "Recording" tab to select "Edit" option or go to the "Media" library and then right-click the recording to select "Edit Music Tags" option to enter the music tag editing panel.

Edit music tags

Video Demo of How to Use Leawo Music Recorder

Note: Leawo Music Recorder for Mac enables you to cut MP3 ringtones on Mac OS 10.6 and later.

Obviously, Ringtone Cutter is free MP3 ringtone cutter online to help you cut MP3 ringtones. Leawo Video Converter actually supports batch processing, while Leawo Music Recorder enables you to record your own voice as ringtones and cut MP3 ringtones easily.