Can I use PC sound files as ringtones?

  Pineman100 17:40 PM 29 Jan 08
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My Panasonic EB-VS6 mobile phone is Bluetooth-enabled, and I've just got around to buying a USB Bluetooth dongle for my PC, in order to upload photos from the phone to my PC.

But it occurs to me that I can presumably transfer material from the PC to the phone, too.

Does this mean that I could send a sound file from my PC to my phone and use it for a ringtone? If so, what format should the file be in? Can I convert any sound file to the correct format in Windows Media Player 11?

  Zak 19:10 PM 29 Jan 08

First of all check phone specs as to what media files are supported. Normally for current models mp3 is OK.

  Pineman100 10:53 AM 30 Jan 08

I've hunted right through the phone manual, and believe it or not there's no list of supported sound file formats.

When I look at the list of available ringtones already within the phone, most file names carry the suffix .mmf although a few seem to be .m4a

Does that mean anything to you?

  Zak 19:38 PM 30 Jan 08

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mmf = message management file used by Samsung

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  citadel 22:00 PM 30 Jan 08

I use magix ringtone maker. you can make ringtones from tracks in your windows media library.

  MCE2K5 02:00 AM 31 Jan 08

click here

Scroll down to 'Multimedia Features'

"40 Voice Polyphonic Ringtones · MP3 ringtones"

  MCE2K5 02:03 AM 31 Jan 08

Also found,

Entertainmenet 40-polyphonic Ringtones

Java™ Download Capability

Pre-installed Games

Pre-installed Wallpapers

MP3 Capability *5

*5 This phone supports the ISO standard for MP3, nonconforming MP3 formats may not play properly.

  Pineman100 14:33 PM 31 Jan 08

I've got a lot of learning to do from all your answers! So I'll close the thread now and start trying to make sense of it all.

I'm very grateful for your help.

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