written by: Vasanth•edited by: Simon Hill•updated: 3/8/2011
Set your favorite songs to play upon receiving a call or notification on your BlackBerry with a ringtone app. MP3 Ringtone Creator, Random Ringtone Tones, and Ringo Custom Ringtones Text Tones LEDs and Call Blocker are among the highest rated options at the App World.
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MP3 Ringtone Creator
Create ringtones on a BlackBerry and set them for calls or notifications with MP3 Ringtone Creator. This BlackBerry ringtone app converts MP3 files stored on the BlackBerry or memory card into short ringtones. Select a song and set the place in the song where the ringtone should start and end. You can add effects including fade in and fade out. A big plus is the adjustable volume. The MP3 Ringtone Creator app is available at the BlackBerry App Store for $2.99.
The Random Ringtone Tones for BlackBerry app is designed to assign a random ringtone for each phone call the BlackBerry receives. Simply assign a ringtones folder and the app will choose a song from the folder to play. You can create up to five profiles. This is great for assigning different types of ringtones for different situations. Have one profile during the work day and another one for the evening. The Random Ringtone Tones for BlackBerry app is available at the BlackBerry App Store for $0.99.
Ringo Custom Ringtones Text Tones LEDs and Call Blocker
One of the multi-faceted BlackBerry ringtone apps is the Ringo Custom Ringtones Text Tones LEDs and Call Blocker app. It is a ringtone app with custom LED colors and a call block feature. Assign music files on your phone as ringtones and alert tones with this app. A downside is that you can't select a specific portion of the song for the ringtone. You can also assign flashing LED lights for contacts and caller groups and block unwanted calls. The Ringo Custom Ringtones Text Tones LEDs and Call Blocker app is available at the BlackBerry App Store for $4.99.
If you prefer sound effects to songs, consider using the Ringtones Effects app. This is one of the BlackBerry ringtone apps that feature a collection of sound effects, including crashes, metal, explosions, and liquid. There are over 1,000 sounds in the app. You can preview each ringtone before setting it. The Ringtones Effects app is available at the BlackBerry App Store for $1.99.
Another highly rated ringtone app that contains sound effects is the Ringtones XL app. It contains over 1,000 ringtones including animal ringtones, announcer ringtones, and horror ringtones. You can play a ringtone before downloading it. The downside is that you can't download the song to the memory card. The Ringtones XL app is available at the BlackBerry App Store for $2.99.
If you're on a budget, consider downloading Random Ringtone Tones for BlackBerry. Otherwise, splurge a little and download the MP3 Ringtone Creator. Its simple ringtone creation and editing process gives it an edge over similar apps. You may also be interested in how to use music for BlackBerry ringtones.
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