Free Open Source Utility to Split MP3 Files into Separate Tracks

We’ve covered several free MP3 cutters, but most of them are designed to extract a selected part from the original audio stream, they are perfect for creating ringtones for your mobile phone such as iPhone, Android, BlackBerry and Nokia phones. Mp3splt-gtk is a free, open source, cross-platform mp3 splitting software developed by Alexandru Munteanu, it’s the GUI version of Mp3splt, Mp3splt is a command line tool developed by Matteo Trotta. Mp3splt-gtk can be used to split a mp3 file into multiple tracks/parts without decoding / encoding and quality loss, this is especially useful in cases where you want to split your favorite album into a certain quantity of tracks.

Free Open Source Utility to Split MP3 Files into Separate Tracks


  • Supported source audio formats: MP3, OGG.
  • Allow you to add split points in 3 methods:
    • Manually add/move/delete split points on the amplitude wave through mouse clicking.
    • Add/edit/remove split points which have the accurate value in the “Splitpoints” tab.
    • Import split points from or cddb, cue, audiacity labels files.
  • Built-in audio player: GStreamer and SnackAmp.
  • Customizable output filename format.
  • Support ID3v1 & ID3v2 tags.
  • Support MP3 VBR.
  • 5 split modes:
    • Normal.
    • Time: split every n seconds.
    • Equal time tracks.
    • Silence – split with silence detection.
    • Wrap – split files created with mp3wrap or albumwrap( mp3 only ).
    • Error mode.
  • Portable version available.
  • Plus many more.

Mp3Splt-gtk works on Windows, Mac OS X and Linux.

Mp3Splt-gtk is a 11.7MB download available from

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