Easily cut and trim MP3 files with mp3DirectCut

mp3dc_icon When someone asks me to help install software for mobile phone I have a very good hunch that next request would be something to cut MP3 files into ringtones.

Working with sound beyond playback can easily get complex. Simple tool that just works is essential to satisfy those requests. mp3DirectCut is just that.

What it does

mp3DirectCut is an audio editor designed for speed and ease of use. It works directly with MP3 stream without recompressing and quality loss on modifications.


Interface fits into single screen and may seem like too many of buttons at start. However most of functions can be performed with mouse alone (or extensive set of hotkeys).

Strong features

  • very easy to use for basic tasks;
  • can detect pauses and split long files;
  • can batch process multiply files;
  • can perform level corrections, creating fades for example.


Those who work with MP3 consistently will probably find (or maybe miss) many more functions in this one. For cutting tasks it is excellent, tiny and completely portable choice.

Home&download http://mpesch3.de1.cc/mp3dc.html

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    Is there anything like this for videos?? I've used MP3DirectCut for years and I love it.
  • Rarst #

    @Aaron Hadn't messed with video in some years. I'd say VirtualDub, not as easy but easy enough for some splitting (as far as I remember).
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