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Tutorial - How to Cut MP3 Files?

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Introduction

Desiring to make some clips of your MP3 songs? Want to add effects to clips of your recording files to post on your website or on YouTube, make mash-ups, music clips and more? MP3 Cutter Joiner Free can do it perfectly. It provides visual cutting and editing in waveform. You can cut clips of any length from an MP3 song you like. What you need is just to click some buttons.


Step 1. Activate the Free MP3 Cutter

After installing MP3 Cutter Joiner Free, choose "MP3 Cutter Free" to launch.

Activate the Free MP3 Cutter

Step 2. Add an Audio File

Click "Load from file..." and a browser window will be activated. Then, select a MP3 audio file from your computer and click "Open" to input the audio file to program. If you want to input tracks from your audio CD, you should insert an audio disc into the drive and click "Load from CD...". The added file will be displayed in waveform which is convenient for visual editing.

Add an Audio File

Step 3. Select a Part

There are many ways to select a part :

Click anywhere of the waveform as a start point and use hotkey like Shift+Home, Shift+End to select from start/end;
Click the left button and drag along with the waveform to the place you want;
Specify the beginner & end of the session by moving the sliders below the waveform window;
Input the start, end or length of time to choose specified region at the bottom of the cutter.

Select a Part

Step 4. Cut & Edit the Selected Part

If you want to simply complete an easy cutting operation, just choose the part you want and click "Trim" to remove the unnecessary part of the audio and keep the selection. The cutter provides you various editing functions like cut, copy, paste, crop, delete and many more to edit the selected waveform. And if you've made some wrong editing, just use undo/redo to restore it.

Cut & Edit the Selected Part

Step 5. Save the Changes

Click "Browse..." to choose an output folder for the cut MP3 file. Select MP3 as an output format from *.wav, *.mp3, *.ogg and *.wma in the "Target Format" drop-down list. Click "Settings..." to use the custom presets or specify the configuration parameters to adjust the output quality for every format. Then, click "Save" to output the file. When the processing window disappears, click "Find Target" to review the file you have cut.

Save the Changes

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