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[M4R Converter] Easily Convert MP3 to M4R (iPhone Ringtone)

As M4R is the only ringtone format for iPhone, you'll find it impractical to use an MP3 audio file as a ringtone for your iPhone. However, the music in the mainstream music market is usually in MP3 format. So, that's why most of the time you'd need to use an MP3 to M4R converter to transform your MP3 audio file to an iPhone ringtone if you want to play your MP3 music as a ringtone on your iPhone.

Two Ways to Convert MP3 to M4R

There are two most frequently used approaches to the conversion of the MP3 audio file to M4R ringtone. The first way is to change MP3 to M4R with iTunes and another way is by using a general audio conversion tools. But, they both have their drawbacks.

A. Using iTunes for conversion: to convert MP3 to M4R for iPhone ringtone on iTunes is not easy, as it usually involves complicated operating steps and functions slow.

B. Using general audio conversion tools: taking this approach, a lot of problems will conjure up during its usage. Among them, the common ones are: the involved complicated parameters; the output files become unreadable or unsafe; to download them always results in downloading their bundled software; it is unable to track the output files' locations and the poor sound quality of the output audio files.

How to Convert MP3 to M4R in iTunes? [Complicated Steps]

  • Step 1: Launch iTunes > add the MP3 file to iTunes.
  • Step 2: Find the audio file you recently added > right-click on it and select Get Info in the pop-up tab.
  • Step 3: Select the Options tab in the new window > set the start and end time for your new ringtone > click OK.
  • Step 4: Click File in the top menu toolbar > choose Convert tab in the drop-down list > choose Create AAC Version tab.
  • Step 5: Right click on the file you just created > Show in Windows Explorer (Windows) / Show in Finder (Mac).
  • Step 6: Rename the extension file name to .m4r.
  • Step 7: Back to iTunes and delete both MP3 and AAC files.
  • Step 8: Connect your iPhone to iTunes via a USB cable > device > Manually Manage Videos.
  • Step 9: Click Tones in the left bottom area > add the created .m4r audio file to it > iPhone ringtone added.

How to Convert MP3 to M4R Without iTunes? [Simple Way]

To avoid the above problematic issues in the conversion, VideoProc is to be the best choice of yours! The following passage is going to teach you how to convert MP3 to M4R with VideoProc within a few simple steps and at a rapid speed. Click the following button to download VideoProc on your Windows or Mac.

Four Steps to Convert MP3 to M4R with VideoProc

Step 1. Click the +Music button to load an audio file or multiple files into the program.

Step 2. Choose the format (M4R) under the Music tab.

Step 3. Click the Browse button to select a destination folder and save the resulting file.

Step 4. Click the RUN button to start the audio conversion.

MP3 to M4R - VideoProc
MP3 to M4R Step 1-4

A Comfortable Using Experience with VideoProc: users will find VideoProc a safe and easy-to-use audio converting software to convert MP3 to M4R, as it doesn't involve any complicated operations; it can work fast and efficiently with its full GPU accelerator; it doesn't bother you with bundle software; it has no complicated parameters to set and what counts most is, it can convert MP3 to M4R without any quality loss. Besides, VideoProc can support batch file conversion which is a great convenience for users who want to do simultaneous multiple audio conversions.

Overall Impressive Features of VideoProc

a. VideoProc gives strong backing to the conversion of files in various formats, from either audio, or video, or even DVDs, to files of an unlimited variety of their formats. Also, VideoProc can offer free service for converting videos to MKV with multiple Video/Audio/Subtitles tracks. You can also do the conversion in batch.

b. Another outstanding feature of VideoProc is it helps you download any videos, audio, playlists, and channels in accelerated speed. If you want to download one or more video/audio files at the same time, you can achieve it by batch-downloading them with the help of VideoProc.

c. VideoProc also offers other helpful functions for video editing such as cutting, cropping, merging, adding effects, denoising, deshaking and so on.

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Author - Kayla Collins

Kayla Collins

Kayla Collins, a senior member of Digiarty software for 5 years, knows a thing or two about digital devices & video processing software like GoPro, DSLR camera, Drone, iPhone iPad, iMac, iMovie, etc. and is glad to share her knowledge to help people out of trouble. She's also deeply passionate about yoga, jogging, roller-skating, handcraft, reading, music, movie and more.

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