I want to put Anvil Chorus as my ringtone on my iPhone. Only place I can find it is Mabilo.  Expert in software
 Couldn't answer. I'm hoping a Mac person can. If u can answer, I need extreme detailed
Instructions. Thx for any help u can give.

Thanks for writing! I don't know what Anvil Chorus is, but presumably if it is a song you've downloaded, you can make it into a ringtone.  See this how-to:
Find the song you want and note the start/stop time you want the ring tone.
Right click - get info, click the Options tab and set the start/stop times as above.
Right click - Create AAC version. This creates a new file.
Drag this new file from the iTunes window to the desktop.
Delete the file from iTunes and also select Delete from hard drive.
On the desktop, rename the file whateveryouwant.m4r (first part you can change to whatever you want & change the extension to .m4r).
Drag the file back to the iTunes library at top left.
Make sure iTunes prefs > General has Tones ticked.

I believe these instructions are still valid.  Please let me know if you have any follow-up questions.

Good luck!


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