How to combine MP3 songs

How to combine MP3 songs

Here we go again. You were doing a very important audio recording, you have been interrupted, and now you find yourself what should have been a unique recording divided into two different How to combine MP3 song. How about joining them? How do you say? Are you afraid that it takes too long? Do not worry, I’ll give you a hand.

Below you can find a list of programs for Windows, MacOS and Linux and a selection of apps for Android and iOS that allow you to do just what you need: take two or more files in MP3 format, merge them and create a single audio file more long. The ease with which you can use them and the quality of the files that are able to generate them is amazing, I guarantee you!

If I were you I would not waste any more time: read the list of programs and apps that I’m going to propose, identify the solutions that seem best suited to your needs and find out how to join MP3 songs using them. Find all the information and information you need right below. All that’s left for me is to wish you good reading and have fun!


  • How to combine MP3 songs – Merge MP3 (Windows)
  • How to combine MP3 songs – fre: ac (Windows / macOS / Linux)
  • How to combine MP3 songs – Audio Joiner (Online)
  • How to combine MP3 songs – MP3 Audio Merger and Joiner (Android)
  • How to combine MP3 songs – Hokusai Audio Editor (iOS)

How to combine MP3 songs – Merge MP3 (Windows)

How to combine MP3 songs

Merge MP3 is a free program thanks to which it is possible to join two different MP3 files in the blink of an eye. Believe it or not, all you have to do is to show the program the songs to be joined and you will get the desired result in a matter of seconds. That’s how.

The first step you need to take is to connect to the Merge MP3 website and click on the link here located under DOWNLOAD. When the download is complete, open the file you just downloaded (, double-click on it, extract the contents in any folder and start the MergeMP3.exe program to start Merge MP3.

In the window that opens, select the item Add Files from the File menu to add to MP3 Merge the MP3 you want to merge, or select the Add Directory Recursively item from the same menu to select entire folders of MP3 files.

To join two different MP3 files, all you have to do is select them with the mouse in the list of songs located at the bottom of the main window of the program, right click on one of them and select the item File> Merge Selected from the menu that appears. Then type the name you want to assign the combined track, choose the folder in which to save it and click on Save to complete the operation.

How to combine MP3 songs

In case you open an MP3 file generated by Merge MP3, you should encounter an error message, try to save it again by changing the program settings. Then start Merge MP3, select the Preferences item from the View menu and, in the window that opens, put the check mark next to Merge using raw stream mode and click OK to save the changes.

At this point, re-unite your MP3 files as seen above and, when you’re done saving, you should get a piece of music that can be played without any problem by any multimedia player.

How to combine MP3 songs – fre: ac (Windows / macOS / Linux)

How to combine MP3 songs

Among the programs that I recommend to consider there is also fre: ac, a free and open source audio converter that allows you to convert between them all the major audio file formats (MP3, WMA, MP4 / M4A, FLAC, AAC , WAV etc.) using Windows, MacOS and Linux. How come I talk about it? Simple, because among its many features there is also one that allows you to merge the converted files into a single output file: this means that you can “feed” two or more MP3s and get a single MP3 output. All in a few clicks. Comfortable, right? So do not waste any more time and try it now!

To download fre: ac on your computer, connected to its official website using the link I have just provided you and, if you use a Windows PC, click on the freac-xx.exe link located under the first Windows flag, while if you use a Mac click on the link freac-xx-alpha-xx-macosx.dmg which is located under the black “X” icon.

How to combine MP3 songs

When the download is complete, if you are using a Windows PC, open the fre: ac installation package (freac-xx.exe) and in the window that opens, click on Yes first and then Next, Yes, Next for four consecutive times and End to finish the setup.

If you are using a Mac, open the dmg package that contains fre: ac, drag the software icon into the Applications folder, open it and start fre: ac by right clicking on its icon and selecting the Open item from the menu that open (this operation is only needed at the first start, to bypass the restrictions of macOS against apps from non-certified developers).

How to combine MP3 songs

Once fre: ac starts, drag the MP3 files to be merged into the program window and arrange them in the order you prefer using the mouse order. Then put the check mark next to the item Encoding in a single file located at the bottom right (to activate the union of output files), click on the arrow? located next to the (??) button (top right) and select the LAME MP3 Encoder option from the menu that appears.

In the window that opens, indicates the name you want to assign to the unified track to be created, choose the folder in which to save it and click on the Save button to start saving it.

How to combine MP3 songs

If you want to adjust the advanced settings related to the quality of the output file, such as the bitrate it must have, click on the gear icon located in the fre: ac toolbar and, in the window that opens, set the voice Custom settings in the Use pop-up menu.

Then choose whether to use a constant (CBR) or variable (VBR) bitrate, use the adjustment bars on the right to set the quality of the output file and click on the OK button to save the changes. If you’re not very practical about audio encoding and settings like bitrate, leave everything on the default values.

How to combine MP3 songs – Audio Joiner (Online)

How to combine MP3 songs

Do not you want or can not install new programs on your PC? No problem. There are online services that allow you to merge two or more tracks in MP3 format by acting directly from the browser. An example above all? Audio Joiner, which is completely free and requires no registration. Its only limitation is that it requires the use of Flash Player, a plugin now destined to abandonment, which however can still be used in Chrome and other Web browsing programs following a special procedure that I illustrated in my tutorial on how activate Adobe Flash Player.

To merge your MP3 with Audio Joiner, connected to the service using the link that I have just provided you and select the songs that you want to merge by clicking on the Add Tracks button. Wait, therefore, that the upload of files come to an end and you have these in the order you prefer most by clicking on the arrows? (move on) and? (move down) located on the right. Finally, click on the Funds button, wait for the output track to be processed and click on the Download heading to download it to your PC.

How to combine MP3 songs – MP3 Audio Merger and Joiner (Android)

How to combine MP3 songs

Did you download MP3s or use a voice recorder on your Android smartphone and now you need to merge two MP3 files without going through your computer? No problem, with the free application MP3 Audio Merger and Joiner you can do everything you need in a simple way.

As its name suggests quite easily, MP3 Audio Merger and Joiner is an application that allows you to merge and split music files on Android devices. You can use it at no cost and you can download it directly from the Google Play Store. Now I’ll explain how it works better.

After downloading MP3 Audio Merger and Joiner on your device, open the app and choose the songs to be joined by making a long tap on the first of them (you will automatically be shown all the music files available on the device memory). When completed, the Android selection mode will be activated. Proceed then selecting the other tracks to merge, tap the √ button located at the top right, arrange the MP3s in the order you prefer (using your finger) and presses the green Merge button you see below.

To conclude, put the check mark next to the voice mp3, presses the Continue button, choose the name and destination folder of the output file and press the Done button to start saving your unified MP3.

How to combine MP3 songs – Hokusai Audio Editor (iOS)

How to combine MP3 songs

Hokusai Audio Editor is one of the best audio editors available on iPhone and iPad. It supports all major music file formats and has an essential interface which makes it very easy to use. You can use and download for free, although in reality there is a paid version (10.99 euros) with extra functionality (of which you do not need however).

To join two or more MP3s with Hokusai Audio Editor, download and launch the app on your device and start creating a new project by pressing the + button located at the top right. On the screen that opens, tap the Import icon, allow the app to access the music library of the iPhone or iPad and select the first song to merge.

When loading is complete, move the marker to the end of the track graph, press it again to Import and select the second track to be inserted into your unified MP3. Then repeat the operation with all the songs you want to merge and, when you are satisfied with the result, tap the icon on the sheet with the wrench located at the top right and then on the voice Share audio in the menu that appears.

Finally, choose the app in which to export the output song (eg File or Dropbox) or use AirDrop to transfer the file to your Mac wirelessly and you’re done. The unified song will be in M4A format and not MP3, unfortunately it is a limitation of Hokusai Audio Editor.

Note: The Hokusai Audio Editor can not import DRM-protected songs downloaded from Apple Music. To view only “offline” songs that are not part of Apple Music or the iCloud library, go to the Settings> Music menu of your device and turn off the levers for the Show Apple Music and iCloud Music Library options.

How to combine MP3 songs