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Ringtone Maker for Android

By Big Bang INC. Free Editors' Rating

Editors' Review

Download.com Staff Aug 22, 2014

Big Bang Inc's Ringtone Maker is a free but ad-supported app that creates ringtones for your Android phone out of your own tunes or MP3s purchased online. Ringtone Maker is based on Ringdroid, the open source ringtone app.

Pros

Extra features: Ringtone Maker adds some features that earlier Ringdroid releases lack, such as fade in or out and share by email. (Ringdroid v2.6 includes many updates, though.)

Easy and effective: The Ringdroid engine makes Ringtone Maker a fast, easy, and intuitive tool for creating ringtones, alarms, and notifications.

Spectral display: Ringtone Maker's zooming, scrolling spectral waveform display, and tap-to-select controls make it easy to edit and save clips on smartphones.

Cons

Use wisely: It's tempting to assign clever or meaningful ringtones to regular callers, but don't use a ringtone you wouldn't want them to hear (or they certainly will hear it!).

Adds ads but little else: According to the About file, Ringtone Maker is a "refined" Ringdroid, but apart from banner ads and some small differences, they're functionally quite similar.

Bottom Line

Ringdroid-based Ringtone Maker is an easy and effective tool for creating ringtones and other notifications on your Android phone or tablet, but the biggest thing that sets Ringtone Maker apart from the latest Ringdroid release is banner ads. Both are free, so you're free to compare them. Ringtone Maker's refinements might sway the balance.

Full Specifications

What's new in version 2.3.8

1. Cut, remove middle and paste mode;

2. Recorder in background thread;

3. Record in mp3, ogg format.

General

Release November 15, 2018
Date Added November 15, 2018
Version 2.3.8

Operating Systems

Operating Systems Android
Additional Requirements None

Popularity

Total Downloads 2,588
Downloads Last Week 1
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Developer's Description

Ringtone Maker is free app creates ringtones, alarms, and notifications from MP3, FLAC, OGG, WAV,AAC(M4A)/MP4, 3GPP/AMR files. Cut the best part of your audio song and save it as your Ringtone/Alarm/Music File/Notification Tone.

Make your own unique free ringtones is fast and easy. You can set the starting and ending notes by sliding arrows along the timeline, by pressing Start and End to record the point, or by typing in time stamps. This app is also a music editor/alarm tone maker/ ringtone cutter and notification tone creator.

Features:

Copy, cut and paste. (So you can merge different music files together very easily.)

Fade in/out for mp3.

Adjust volume for mp3.

Preview the Ringtone files and assign to contact.

View a scrollable waveform representation of the audio file at 6 zoom levels.

Set starting and ending points for a clip within the audio file, using an optional touch interface.

Play the selected portion of the audio, including an indicator cursor and auto scrolling of the waveform.

Play anywhere else by tapping the screen.

Save the clipped audio as a new audio file and mark it as Music, Ringtone, Alarm, or Notification.

Record a new audio clip to edit.

Delete audio (with confirmation alert).

Assign a Ringtone directly to a contact, you can also re-assign or delete the Ringtone from contact.

Sort by Tracks, Albums, Artists.

Manage contact Ringtone.

Ringtone save path:

Ringtone: sdcard/ringtones

Notification: sdcard/notifications

Alarm: sdcard/alarms

Music: sdcard/music

AD free version:

https://play.google.com/store/apps/details?id=com.herman.ringtone.paid

Music not show:

Android system is very slow to update its music database, so it takes time if you just download your music. You can use "Scan" menu of "Ringtone Maker" to force update, then you'll see these music.

Google Play Music can't be display, as Google Play Music hidden its music in special way. Other app can't access it.

Frequently Asked Questions:

http://ringcute.com/faq.html

Tutorial:

http://www.ringcute.com/tutorial.html

Explanation for the permissions:

android.permission.INTERNET

android.permission.READ_PHONE_STATE

android.premission.ACCESS_NETWORK_STATE

AD company need read phone state and network state to display and improve there AD quality.

android.permission.READ_CONTACTS

android.permission.WRITE_CONTACTS

After you create the ringtone, there is a choice to assign it to your contact. If you choose this option, the Ringtone Maker need to read your contact data and show them in the list, then you can assign the new ringtone to somebody.

Ringtone Maker will not collect your contact information.

If you still have concern, please use Ringpod. It's same as "Ringtone Maker", but doesn't require Contact permission.

https://play.google.com/store/apps/details?id=com.herman.ringpod

android.permission.WRITE_SETTINGS

android.permission.WRITE_EXTERNAL_STORAGE

After you save a new Ringtone, the APP need rights to write it to your SD card.

Ringdroid and RingsExtended source code:

http://code.google.com/p/ringdroid/

http://code.google.com/p/apps-for-android/

SoundRecorder:

https://android.googlesource.com/platform/packages/apps/SoundRecorder/

Apache License, Version 2.0

http://www.apache.org/licenses/LICENSE-2.0.html

Jaudiotagger

http://www.jthink.net/jaudiotagger/

GNU Lesser General Public License

http://www.gnu.org/copyleft/lesser.html

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