All the recent hub-bub around iTMS offering ringtone functionality made me think about ringtones in general. For the record, I don’t like fancy ringtones. From my observation and experience, most of the people who have Glamorous or such like on their phones are the ones who: a) make them ring loudly and b) talk at the top of their voices on the bus about their dog puking on the carpet.
It’s actually pretty straightforward to make your own mp3 ringtone using audacity. Just slice and dice the song and bluetooth it to the phone.
But I don’t want a snippet of a song, however much I like it. I just want a regular ring that sounds like a ring and not some high pitched version of bagpipes blowing. Unbelievably my new phone has only one tone that I like. Fortunately there’s no shortage of people who think the same. A little research brought me to rcptones and a nice selection of non-offensive ringtones. Here’s what I’m using, it’s called norm01:
There are a few simple tones that have emphasis on understatement rather than shouty. I like this popular one called Wheels:
Oh, read how to embed an mp3 to a website.