How to Make iPhone 5 Ringtone Longer than 30 Seconds on Mac

Apple iPhone 5 users would like to buy and download iPhone ringtones from iTunes Store, so that they can set the ringtones for Clock alarm, Clock timer and incoming calls. But they will be frustrated that the ringtones purchased from iTunes can only last 30 seconds, and the ringtone format can only be AAC format with the extension .m4r. Thus, many users would like to find tips to make a ringtone that can exceed 30 seconds to meet the demand of personal interests. So, is there any way for iPhone users to make iPhone ringtone longer than 30 seconds?

Here in this article, we would like to introduce you to an easy-to-use iSkysoft iPhone Ringtone Maker which can break the 30 seconds limitation of iPhone ringtone. Below step-by-step tutorial will show you how to make iPhone 5 ringtone longer than 30 seconds on Mac OS X (Snow Leopard, Lion included):


Install the ringtone maker and import music file to the program

Download the iPhone 5 ringtone maker and install it on your Mac. Then launch the program and click the “Open” tab to import the music file from your local folder to the program.

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  • Note: This ringtone maker does not support Mac OS X Lion 10.7 or iOS 5, and all later versions.

Break the 30 seconds limitation of iPhone ringtone

Now, you will see the imported music file in the music list on the left of the main interface. Double click the music, you will get the blue strip shown as below picture. Put the mouse on the edge of the blue strip till you can see the dual arrow cursor, and then slide the cursor to select the ringtone length you want. You can just customize the length from 0 to 60s.

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Make iPhone ringtone and transfer to iPhone 5

Then, select the “Transfer to iPhone” option at the bottom right corner and click the “Start” button to make your iPhone ringtone. When it is finished, the customized ringtone will be transferred to your iPhone 5 directly without using iTunes.

When you get the ringtone on your iPhone 5, you are able to manage the ringtone with this ringtone maker. Click the “Manager” tab on the right top of the main interface, and select the customized ringtone then transfer it from your iPhone ringtone list to the iTunes ringtone list with just one click.

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It is so easy to make iPhone 5 ringtone longer than 30s, isn’t it? Just download the ringtone maker and start to make a longer ringtone for your iPhone 5.


Brian Fisher
Hi Joseph, the above recommended ringtone maker can not work on Mac OS X Lion 10.7 or iOS 5 or later. Please wait for the update version.
Can you tell me what the sentence below means? It does NOT support anything later than 10.7 or iOS5? What good is it?? Note: This ringtone maker does not support Mac OS X Lion 10.7 or iOS 5, and all later versions.
is it only for 55 seconds ? pls tell me that it cann be the how song!
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