GarageBand puts its ringtone-creation feature front and center on the welcome screen, but using its complex interface can seem like overkill when all you want to do is trim a song to ringtone length and export it to iTunes. iToner does the same thing, with a simple, almost spartan interface. It even bundles a few premade ringtones, but they may be there solely to convince you that you can do a better job yourself.
It's a week of pairs. For every app we found on sale this week there was a match out there somewhere. Whether it was a sequel or a competitor or a nice complement. So why not give these dynamic duos a try? Some are free, some are only a dollar, but they're all on sale, so get tapping.
GarageBand is great for huge projects and making your very own custom ringtones, but just launching the application can sometimes be a huge overkill. If you're in a jiffy and you just want to quickly extract a snippet, you can trim your favorite song in iTunes and sync it to your device. Read on to learn how it's done!
Who’s feeling the hump day blues? Sure, the weekend is just two full work days away and some of us might have even had a day off on Monday for President’s Day (not us!), but this last full week of February sure feels like it’s taking its sweet ol’ time. Why not perk up the day with some Beatles ringtones, which are now available from iTunes? Or if you happen to live in Amsterdam, it might be time to start lining up at Apple’s new retail store there. For everyone else, here’s the rest of the tech news for this sleepy Wednesday, February 22, 2012.
We've had a few themed price drops lately, but this week there doesn't appear to be any overwhelming consistency, so we decided to bring you the best random price drops. It's a little of this and a little of that. A little something to share and to make your season bright.
Ringtones are one way to personalize your iPhone and make your device distinctively you. However, these 30-second sound bites often cost more than the actual song. What most people don’t know is that GarageBand, which comes free on new Macs, can create these ringtones using music that you already own. In this how-to, we’ll show you how it’s done so you can spend your hard-earned money on things other than ringtones.
Head to Settings>Sounds>Ringtone Scroll to the top and tap on Buy More Ringtones OR launch the iTunes app, Tap on More>Ringtones. It'll launch the iTunes app and you'll be presented with ringtones for $1.29. Most songs have multiple options for ringtones. Of course you can always create your own ringtone in GarageBand for free.
For those of you who have a Mac, it comes with Garage Band and all its super powerful tools, so why would you bother spending money on a ringtone maker for your iPhone? Well, maybe you wouldn't and maybe you'd want to make a ringtone on the fly. Or maybe you don't have a Mac, or maybe Garage Band intimidates you with all its buttons and knobs. Is there an idiot proof way to make ringtones? You betcha!