C02 Creating an iPhone Ringtone 1:40

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Creating an iPhone ringtone

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You can turn any GarageBand song

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into a ring tone that you
can use on your iPhone.

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The first step is to open an existing project

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or create a new one by clicking "iPhone Ringtone".

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There are three templates to choose from

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an Example template, Loops template

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for creating a ring tone with Apple loops

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and a Voice template
for recording vocal ringtone.

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Will choose the "Example Ringtone".

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Enter a name for the project,

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click the "Create" button

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and GarageBand opens
with the example ring tone.

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Hit the play button to hear how it sounds.

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[Sound]

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You can customize your ringtone
by searching for loops

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in the loops browser.

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Then dragging them in
and extending them to fit.

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You can also add your own recordings,

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click the play button again
to preview the ring tone.

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[Sound]

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When the project is ready
adjust the cycle region

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to cover the part of the song
that you want to use as a ringtone.

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Do that by dragging the yellow bar
at the top of the window,

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keeping in mind that ring tones
must be less than 40 seconds.

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Then choose "Send Ringtone to iTunes"
from the "Share" menu.

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GarageBand creates the ringtone

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and opens iTunes where
you can sync it to your iPhone.

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[Sound]
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