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    Default How to breakup an MP3 tune?

    I got this Queen song that I want to use for my ringtone, but I don't want the begining of the song, just want the acoustic guitar portion.

    Is there any freeware I can use to do this?

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    Default Re: How to breakup an MP3 tune?

    need to convert to wave file then edit from there.
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    Default Re: How to breakup an MP3 tune?

    Thanks for info, know a good freeware I can use?

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    Default Re: How to breakup an MP3 tune?

    All U need is Soundforge or any other sound editor. Export ur ringtone out to ur hdd. Then Import to soundforge and do the editing. Del the rest of the part that you do not need. Then, render out as what extension u want. Need not to render as wav, it will only make the file bigger and if the original file is not a wav, by making to wav is no no situation. weird quality.

    Im not a Pro SF as Im using other software like Samplitude, Cubase and Protools. Drop me a pm if u require some help.

    You may wan to find from download.com. Might have more source of freeware. if not, try some trial ware.

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    Default Re: How to breakup an MP3 tune?

    You may wan to try here. I never use these freeware before but hope that can help you

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    Default Re: How to breakup an MP3 tune?

    can help too if u need help to break up the song....

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    Default Re: How to breakup an MP3 tune?

    Wow, guys, thanks for the info and help. Will give it a try and if stuck will ask for help, appreciate the prompt replies.

    By the way, the song is 'I want to Break Free'.

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    Default Re: How to breakup an MP3 tune?

    Quote Originally Posted by azul123 View Post
    Thanks for info, know a good freeware I can use?

    ../azul123
    Good evening, Bro Azul

    Maybe you can try this freeware, Audacity, the free audio editor.

    Excerpts from their website :-

    ""Features
    This is a list of features in Audacity, the free audio editor. For more information on how to use these features, go to the help pages.

    Recording
    Audacity can record live audio through a microphone or mixer, or digitize recordings from cassette tapes, vinyl records, or minidiscs. With some sound cards, it can also capture streaming audio.

    Record from microphone, line input, or other sources.
    Dub over existing tracks to create multi-track recordings.
    Record up to 16 channels at once (requires multi-channel hardware).
    Level meters can monitor volume levels before, during, and after recording.

    Import and Export
    Import sound files, edit them, and combine them with other files or new recordings. Export your recordings in several common file formats.

    Import and export WAV, AIFF, AU, and Ogg Vorbis files.
    Import MPEG audio (including MP2 and MP3 files) with libmad.
    Export MP3s with the optional LAME encoder library.
    Create WAV or AIFF files suitable for burning to CD.
    Import and export all file formats supported by libsndfile.
    Open raw (headerless) audio files using the “Import Raw” command.
    Note: Audacity does not currently support WMA, AAC, or most other proprietary or restricted file formats.

    Editing
    Easy editing with Cut, Copy, Paste, and Delete.
    Use unlimited Undo (and Redo) to go back any number of steps.
    Very fast editing of large files.
    Edit and mix an unlimited number of tracks.
    Use the Drawing tool to alter individual sample points.
    Fade the volume up or down smoothly with the Envelope tool.

    Effects
    Change the pitch without altering the tempo, or vice-versa.
    Remove static, hiss, hum, or other constant background noises.
    Alter frequencies with Equalization, FFT Filter, and Bass Boost effects.
    Adjust volumes with Compressor, Amplify, and Normalize effects.
    Other built-in effects include:
    Echo
    Phaser
    Wahwah
    Reverse

    Sound Quality
    Record and edit 16-bit, 24-bit, and 32-bit (floating point) samples.
    Record at up to 96 KHz.
    Sample rates and formats are converted using high-quality resampling and dithering.
    Mix tracks with different sample rates or formats, and Audacity will convert them automatically in realtime.

    Plug-Ins
    Add new effects with LADSPA plugins.
    Audacity includes some sample plugins by Steve Harris.
    Load VST plugins for Windows and Mac, with the optional VST Enabler.
    Write new effects with the built-in Nyquist programming language.

    Analysis
    Spectrogram mode for visualizing frequencies.
    “Plot Spectrum” command for detailed frequency analysis.

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    Licensed under the GNU General Public License (GPL).
    Runs on Mac OS X, Windows, and GNU/Linux. ""

    Hope that helps. Good luck !!
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    Default Re: How to breakup an MP3 tune?

    Good evening Phat Phreak,
    Thanks, alot of helpful software and pointers, can't wait to get it on my phone as ringtone.

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    Default Re: How to breakup an MP3 tune?

    use audacity

    when u export as mp3, u need to locate the lame_enc.dll file which is either somewhere in the c drive or u can search and download it offline
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    y so troublesome? i use a software called mp3 slicer. easy to use. u might wanna have a try
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    Default Re: How to breakup an MP3 tune?

    I use Wavepad specifically for this purpose. Works great!

    http://www.nch.com.au/wavepad/masters.html

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    Default Re: How to breakup an MP3 tune?

    Good.

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    Default Re: How to breakup an MP3 tune?

    Thanks everyone, got the new tune on my mobile, not too difficult actually, thanks with the so many pointers and help.

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