Review: Edit and join audio clips fast and easy with MP3 Cutter Joiner Free

Cut, edit, extract, convert, and join audio clips with this easy-to-use freeware.

MP3 Cutter Joiner Free cuts your audio files into clips and joins them together with equal ease. You can use it to remove blank spaces, extract clips to use as ringtones and notifications, and even create quick homemade mash-ups. If a clip's too big, MP3 Cutter Joiner can cut it down to size. If you need to string a bunch of files together to play as one, it can do that, too. MP3 Cutter Joiner also converts audio files, individually or in batches, and applies various effects. It can join multiple files of different formats and bit rates, and it boasts lossless processing.

MP3 Cutter Joiner Free's user interface is rendered in blues with white type and identical spectral graph displays. We could load files from our library or a CD, specify a target folder and format (MP3, WAV, WMA, and OGG) for saved files, and open the Settings to configure audio quality, bit rate, and other options. The hyperlink-style tool tip ought to be a model for developers: useful information; discreet presentation. The main window incorporates Player, Zoom, Edit, and Effects controls. All you have to do is select the section you want to edit, extract, cut, or copy, and save it in your favorite format. MP3 Cutter Joiner's process is definitely less confusing than many other we've tried (and we've tried a few). For those who have less experience, the Help file offers step-by-step tutorials and more.

Speaking of Help, we started by loading a famous British punk band's cover of the title tune of a much more famous British band's second film (that's all the Help you get!) and several other tunes copied from the same LP. MP3 Cutter Joiner Free not only quickly extracted clips but also let us string them together like an LP side. Session accomplished, and in record time!

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