Ringtone making apps you can download on Windows 10

By: Elsie Otachi
4 minute read
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Looking for a unique ringtone for your computer or phone just got easier thanks to ringtone making apps.

A ringtone making app is an audio editor that comes with fewer editing features so that you can easily create a ringtone for your phone from your favorite track, with a few clicks.

Some of the benefits of using a ringtone making app include:

  • Creating custom ringtones
  • Modify, edit and cut tracks to size
  • Easy to use as it has no complicated features

If you’re using a Windows 10 phone, here are five ringtone making apps you can use to create your desired tune.

Ringtone making apps for PC

Ringtone Maker by Microsoft

Ringtone Maker by Microsoft

The Ringtone Maker was designed to be a universal app. However, this free app works only on Windows 10 smartphones at the moment, and can be downloaded from the app store to your phone.

It is 3.52 MB in size so it won’t take up much of your storage space. What’s more, you can install it on multiple devices when signed in to your Microsoft account.

With this app, you can create a unique ringtone tailored to your tastes and preferences, by selecting a song from your playlist, and creating a ringtone out of it.

How to create a ringtone using Ringtone Maker

  1. Open the Ringtone Maker app from the app store
  2. Choose your favorite track or song from your music folder
  3. Save the song as a ringtone
  4. Use the editing controls to choose the start, end and length of your ringtone

You can also create notification alerts for messages, emails, alarms, and calendar reminders.

Pros

  • Takes up little space on your phone
  • Supports more than 20 different languages
  • Uses your device network services
  • Uses your saved playlists
  • Can be installed on up to 10 devices

Cons

  • Users have reported a few glitches and bugs

Ringtone Maker by Fried Cookie

Ringtone Maker by Fried Cookie

This free app converts your MP3 tracks into ringtones within a short time.

The downside though, is that the app has limited editing control, such as no fade in/out options, and no options to zoom to a specific part of the MP3 file. This can be frustrating for the user as the ringtone starts abruptly if not carefully selected.

How to create a ringtone using Ringtone Maker by Fried Cookie

  1. Drag and drop an MP3 file onto the window
  2. The app will show your track and time indicators. Adjust by dragging to where you want the track to start and end
  3. Preview the edited track
  4. Select where you want to save and you’re good to go

Note: the app exports your new ringtone to your mobile device whether it is Windows, iPhone, or Android.

Pros

  • Creates a ringtone within seconds
  • Minimal and snappy
  • Easy drag and drop
  • Uses little storage space (about 390 kb)
  • Supports commonly used phone platforms

Cons

  • You can only make a ringtone of 30 seconds (maximum)
  • Has limited track editing control options
  • Doesn’t support other file formats except MP3
  • Doesn’t transfer ringtone to device

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Metro Ringtones by Ashtech

Just like the Ringtone Maker app by Microsoft, this free app lets you create personalized ringtones by downloading your favorite song, then selecting the section you want to set as your ringtone. The app is used on the phone, so you need not clip the song on your Windows PC then transfer it to your phone.

Pros

  • Uses little storage space (about 1.69 MB)
  • Supports Windows devices
  • Uses your device network services
  • Uses your media library
  • Can be installed on up to 10 devices

Cons

  • Supports only one language (English – US)
  • Doesn’t transfer ringtone to device

Relax Melodies by Ipnos

Relax Melodies ringtone making app

Most ringtone making apps are usually for fun and personal enjoyment, but this app is for people who value quality relaxation, and sleep time. With this free app you can mix your favorite sounds and create your own personal melody. It comes with 41 high quality sounds, and a timer system that stops the melodies once you sleep. The app derives its unique advantage from its ability to help people relax, meditate, and sleep. It’s like having your own personal harp player at your bedside.

Pros

  • Wide range of melodies for better sleep and relaxation
  • Uses your device network services
  • Uses your media library
  • Can be installed on up to 10 devices

Cons

  • Takes up storage space (about 66 MB)
  • Supports two languages only (English and French)

Fun Sounds by Ozan

Fun Sounds ringtone making app by Ozan

This is one of the free ringtone making apps that boasts of having four times more sounds than any other app in the Windows Store. With this app, you can create your own personal sounds then adjust the tempo and pitch according to your tastes.

If you’re a lover of silly, animated, or weird, this app comes with a variety of sounds in 13 categories ranging from fun, animals, instruments, cartoons, robots, and silly sounds among others. To use it, simply click on the buttons to play the sounds then share with your contacts.

Pros

  • Variety of 182 sounds available
  • Ringtones you create can be shared with others via SMS or email

Cons

  • Supports only one language (English – US)
  • Takes up storage space (7.59 MB)
  • Some users have noted that it has poor sound quality

Have you tried any of these ringtone making apps? Share with us your experience in the comments section.

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