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How to Convert Audio Files to iPhone Ringtones

Mar. 28, 2014 3:09 pm / Posted by Jenefey Aaron to iTunes Music Cleanup
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You can't just use any audio files as iPhone ringtone. iPhone only supports the m4r ringtone format, a variant of the m4a audio file type. By using the afconvert command on your Mac, you can convert your favored audio files directly to m4r files, and then use this file as your rington.

convert audio files to iphone ringtones on mac

Tips: Afconvert is the tool included in the command line (also known as Terminal) of Mac OS X that allows you to convert audio files to iPhone ringtones.

Convert Audio Files to M4R Files and Use as iPhone Ringtones on Mac

In order to use afconvert to convert audio files to iPhone ringtons, you need to enter some commands from your Mac's Terminal.

When the sync is finished, tap Settings on your iPhone, then Sounds, then Ringtone and select the new tone. It should appear at the top of the list, above the default Ringtones.

Besides tips on iPhone ringtones, our earlier also includes some videos tips, for instance, Top 5 Ways to Share Videos from iPhone. View details if you're interested in this topic.

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