iTunes 10 iconThe idea of paying for a ringtone for my iPhone is absolutely obscene and ridiculous. That’s why I was so happy to see there’s a quick, free way to do it using nothing but iTunes 10. And it works with any song in your iTunes library.

The process involves setting your chosen song to play only 30-seconds, converting the file to AAC, then renaming it to .mp4r and re-importing it.

Make iPhone ringtones for free

Make iPhone ringtones for free using nothing but iTunes 10

The simple process is detailed at OSX Daily in the post titled Make free iPhone ringtones in iTunes 10. I’ve used this simple process to make dozens of ringtones already and it couldn’t be easier (well, actually it COULD be easier, but the record labels and Apple won’t let it be).