How to merge two audios into one
In spite of what one might think, merge two audios into one it's really a no-brainer! Below I'll explain how to do it on computers, smartphones and tablets, using some easy-to-use and, above all, completely free solutions.
How to merge two audio tracks on PC
If you are trying to understand how to join two MP3 audio files (or in another format) through the computer, know that you can use a lot of programs to achieve this purpose. One of them is fre: ac, a free and open source audio converter available for Windows, MacOS e Linux which, among its features, also provides for the union of two or more audio files, within a couple of clicks.
To download it, connect to its official website and, if yours is a computer with Windows 10, click on the button Get it from Microsoft located just below the Windows logo, to reach the Microsoft Store page that hosts the software. To install the program, therefore, you just have to click on the buttons in sequence Get, Open Microsoft Store e Get.
If, on the other hand, you use an older version of Windows or prefer to turn to a classic installation package for the program, click on the link freac-xy-windows64.exe, if you use a 64-bit operating system, or freac-xy-windows.exe, if you're still using a 32-bit one. After obtaining the installation file, start it and click in sequence on the buttons Yes, NEXT, Yes, yet NEXT for four consecutive times e end, in order to complete the installation of the program.
If you use a Mac, click on the link freac-xy-macosx.dmg placed immediately under the macOS logo (found on the official program page), wait for the package .dmg be downloaded to your computer and, when the download is complete, open it.
Now, drag the program icon to the folder Applications on your Mac, open it, right-click on the icon you just copied and press on apri twice in a row, in order to bypass Apple's restrictions on non-certified developers.
After starting the program, remove the check mark from the box located next to the item Show tips on startupclick on your button OK and drag the files to be merged into the program window, arranging them as you prefer.
The game is practically done: put the check mark next to the item Encoding in a single file, resident at the bottom right, click on the drop-down menu Selected encoding, to choose the format where to export the file (eg. LAME MP3 Encoder, to get an MP3 file) and click on the button depicting a triangle (similar to the classic “Play”), placed at the top, to start the conversion process. Finally, indicate the folder in which to save the resulting file and click on the button Save to combine the two songs within the same.
In addition to fre: ac, there are numerous other programs capable of combining two songs into a single file (such as Audacity, for example): I have told you about it in a rather detailed way in my in-depth study dedicated to programs to combine songs.
How to merge two audio files on Android
If you prefer to act from your smartphone or tablet Android, you can consider the app instead MP3 Audio Merger and Joiner, available for free on the Play Store and on alternative stores for the green robot system. Exactly as the name itself implies, this app allows you to join (but also divide) two or more music files in a very simple way.
To install MP3 Audio Merger and Joiner, follow the link I gave you (or search for the name of the app in your reference store), tap the button Install and wait for the application to be downloaded and installed on your device.
When finished, open the app, tap the button Select which is located in the center of the screen and authorizes access to the device memory by tapping the button Allow. Now, tap on the tab Audio List, to see the list of audio files detected in the device memory.
If you do not find the file of your interest, go to the tab Find Others, touch the symbol of folder which resides in the center of the screen and indicates "manually" the directory in which the tracks to be merged are located.
Then, make a long tap on the first of the tracks to add to the "mix", to activate the selection mode, then choose the second. When you're done, tap the checkmark located at the top right, rearrange the songs in the order you prefer and, when finished, touch the button Go located at the bottom.
Finally, it indicates the format in which to export the file (to be chosen between MP3, AAC, M4A, OGG, WAV and FLAC), put the check mark next to the item Join, tocca il pulsating Continue and indicates the name and destination folder of the final file. To finish saving, press the button Done.
How to merge two audios on iPhone
Su iPhoneinstead, you can refer to Hokusai Audio Editor, a free app (of which a paid version is also available) capable of performing different types of audio manipulation, including the merging of two or more files, thanks to an extremely intuitive interface.
To download the app, follow this link, in order to open the App Store, tap the button Ottieni / Installa and, if requested, verify your identity using Face ID, touch ID or Apple ID password configured on the device.
After downloading it, open the app, tap the button Continue and tap the button +, located at the top right, to start the creation of a new project. Now, tap the button Import, tocca il pulsating Music Library, if the songs are in the device memory, or the button Services, if they reside on the cloud; if necessary, authorizes the application to access the memory by touching the button OK.
After that, select the first song to add, tap the button capacitor positive (+) lead placed in its correspondence and, when loading is complete, move the time indicator to the end of the song graph. With that done, tap the button again Import and repeat the steps seen previously, to import the second song.
When it was finite, fai tap sul pulsating Play to listen to the preview of the "mix" and, if satisfied, touch the icon depicting a sheet with wrench, to switch to exporting the song; finally, touch the item Share Audio from the panel that appears on the screen and choose whether to save the file, in M4A format, in the folder Hokusai Documents, within the app Fillet or on dropbox, making use of the proposed options.
How to merge two audio files online
If you can't (or don't want to) install programs on your computer, you can join two audio files online using Audio-Joiner, a service that can be used completely free of charge and without installing any additional component, directly from a browser window.
To use it, connect to this website and drag and drop the files containing the songs to be merged; alternatively, you can select files by hand by pressing the button Add tracks. When loading is complete, rearrange the imported audio files in the order you prefer, by dragging them with the mouse up or down and, when finished, specify the format export using the appropriate drop-down menu located at the bottom (you can choose between MP3, M4A, WAV e FLAC) and press the button Funds to process the song and immediately download it to the device memory (this may take several minutes). It wasn't difficult at all, was it?
How to merge two WhatsApp audios
You need to merge two WhatsApp audios to be able to create a single file that you can use and / or share when you need it most? Don't worry, you can do this too, albeit not directly.
Before you can proceed with the merging of the contents, you must in fact extrapolate the voice notes of your interest from the WhatsApp conversations, in the form of audio files. If you do not know how to proceed, I refer you to reading my guide on how to save WhatsApp audio, in which I explained how to complete the aforementioned operation on Android, iPhone and computer.
Once you have saved the voice notes of your interest in the form of an OPUS file and converted them into a more common format (e.g. MP3), you can merge them into a single file via smartphone, tablet or PC, using one of the methods I have shown you in previous chapters of this guide.How to merge two audios