Open m4r file

m4r file icon Did your computer fail to open m4r file? We explain what m4r files are and recommend software that we know can open your m4r files.

What is m4r file?

An m4r file extension is used for ringtones that is used by Apple iPhone. iPhone ringtones are stored in the same m4a audio format as songs. However m4r file extension is used to differentiate ringtones and songs.

m4r file description

The m4r file extension is associated mainly with the Apple iPhone.

The m4r file contains ringtone in M4A MPEG-4 audio file format, which is used as the default audio format to store songs in iPhone. Basically M4R file extension is used only to differentiate ring tones from songs in iPhone, but otherwise it is exactly the same format.

iTunes are used to transfer ringtones to iPhone. Select a m4a file, that you want as your ringtone, rename file extension M4A to M4R and double click on it.

iTunes will import the m4r file to its database and will put it in Ringtones library as well. After that connect iPhone to computer and in iTunes drag the ringtone and drop it on your device.

In iOS version 5, Apple introduced new Tone Store, where users can buy ringtones for their iPhones. Ringtones are downloaded to phone immediately after payment is processed.

The maximum length of m4r ringtone must be max. 40 seconds.

Software that will open m4r file

Apple iTunes for Windows

Multimedia file manager and library for Apple users

Apple iTunes for Mac

Program used to organize and plays your digital music and video

Apple iOS

Operating system for Apple iPhone, iPad and iPod Touch devices

What file extension actually is?

Simply put, file extensions are the characters after the dot in the file name, so for example filename.mp3 has file extension „mp3“. This helps Windows to identify which program should be used to open the file.

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