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How do I “isolate” one of the vocal parts (bass, tenor, alto, soprano) in an audio (MP3, etc) file?

I have a song on my computer that primarily consists of vocals. In GarageBand, I want to listen to each part separately so that I can create a piano version of the song. I put "isolate" in quotes ...
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How can I get old instruments on Garageband so I can play my old files?

I made a bunch of songs in Garageband a few years ago, on my old MacBookPro (ended up with Mountain Lion, I believe). When I open them on my new computer (a MacBookAir running Yosemite) some of the ...
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Keys of a Particular Scale Only in GarageBand on OS X

I used to have an iPad and had great time using GarageBand. The feature that made my time fun is mostly "Scale" i.e. when I choose a particular scale, for instance "D#maj Pentatonic Blues", the ...
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How do I add pedal board effects to a keyboard track in Garageband?

I used to be able to do this and I can only use pedalboard effects when I make a guitar track. How do I add the pedalboard to a keyboard track?
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GarageBand, iPhoto re-install?

I had to have my 2011 MacBook Pro wiped out and re-installed because of malware. I noticed that my previous package--iMovie, GarageBand, and iPhoto--is not longer installed. I checked online forums ...
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GarageBand 10 Won't Download Expanded Instruments

I upgraded to GarageBand 10 just recently, and the last version I had was 5.1. I like the new higher quality software instruments, but it seems I'm missing quite a few of them. I only have one piano, ...
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Where has my GarageBand gone?

I own a 2011 MBP, which came with GarageBand installed. I am not complaining, but suddenly I don't get updates for it anymore. The AppStore lists GarageBand as having an update, but when I click the ...
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Strange issues with garage band 10 and sound fonts sf2

I'm having issues with Garage Band 10, when trying to set up custom sound fonts. I installed them in /Library/Audio/Sounds/Banks Then I opened the MIDI file, doing these steps: I select my track I ...
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Where can I find and download of old Garageband loops online?

I had an old macbook for a while and that thing crashed, along with some of my music. I got a cheap toshiba for a couple years, saved up for a Macbook Pro. I bought the Pro in 2013, didn't much of the ...
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Downloading a garageband virtual instrument onto my korg keyboard

I have a Korg Mini Workstation that can play on its own as well as function as a controller for garageband. Is there a way to save a virtual instrument from garageband onto the Korg so I don't have to ...
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How fix the use of keys when displaying scores in GarageBand?

On the screenshot below, the score displayed by GarageBand makes a broken use of keys. In the second region, it uses treble and bass key, while there is no note written for the bass key. In the ...
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Garageband only recognizes one plugin of three installed

I have three plugins installed in /Library/Audio/Plug-Ins/Components however Garageband only finds the first one I installed, Crystal. The others, Synth1 and TAL-Bassline are ignored, even when I ...
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Is it possible to play in 415 hertz in GarageBand?

Does GarageBand have the option to play in 415 hertz ? The default is of course 440 hertz (concert tuning), but can you change that? And how ?
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System Files iMovie 10 & 8.0.6 Garage Band 10 & 5.1

I am trying to remove some clutter from my HardDrive. I notice that I have both iMovie 10 and iMover ver8.0.6 installed. Similarly I have Garageband 10 and Garageband 5.1 installed. I would like to ...
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I can't download garageband sounds I purchased

I installed Garageband 10.0.3 on my MacBook Pro 2013 when it was running Mavericks. I then purchased the additional sounds. I delayed downloading them all because at the time I didn't need them right ...
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Using GarageBand + Jam Packs in commercial games for iPhone

I already read this : http://support.apple.com/en-us/HT201808 But I have a question... 1.Are we allowed to use sound effects from GarageBand as sound effects in our game without any modifications of ...
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how do I make my new track start at zero on garageband?

I have a track recorded and imported to garageband that is 40 minutes long with several songs recorded live. I want to seperate a song from that and assign it to its own track and have it start at ...
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Recording multiple midi inputs to separate tracks on garageband

Is there a way to record multiple midi inputs to separate tracks simultaneously using garageband? I'm holding an interview tomorrow and want a microphone for the subject and myself. I need to ...
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How can I get my music from iOS GarageBand to iOS iTunes so iPhone apps can use them?

I want to use my developed music in iOS Garageband for apps in iPhone. How can I do this?
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Why does updating Garageband 6.0.5 to 10 cost money?

I have Garageband 6.0.5. Why does updating to Garageband 10 (next version, don't get fooled by numbers) cost money? I thought updates were free!
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Recommendations for inter-app audio apps for GarageBand?

I have so far learnt to use Apple loops and thirsty to learn more: more loops, try some inter-app audio apps and so on. Please recommend inter audio apps for GarageBand. Thank you.
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Restore GarageBand song from iCloud backup

I've just been editing a song using GarageBand on my iPad Air 2 and I've made a mess of things. I have a recent complete iCloud backup of the iPad that should contain the good version of the song. How ...
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Garageband Drum Question - half measures

I have a song that is primarily in 4/4 but has two places where I had an extra half measure. So for part of the song where I go from the verse to the chorus it is on the 3rd beat (half was in the ...
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How to get more Apple Loops to iPhone Garageband?

I want more Apple Loops (ready common sounds like nature sounds, galloping, animals and so on) to my iOS. Does Apple sell the Loops or can I get them from the App store somehow without manually ...
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Apogee Jam 96k versus previous model for GarageBand

EDITED The Apogee Jam 96k seems like an appealing upgrade from the previous model with 44.1k sampling rate. I'm trying to decide how much upgrading would benefit my playing and recording. I ...
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GarageBand not starting after Snow Leopard upgrade

Starting four days ago, I wasn't able to open any of the icons at the bottom of the page of my MacBook. I downloaded Snow Leopard, and now I can open all but GarageBand. This is a complete mystery to ...
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garage band imports are playing at unintellible tempo/pitch

garage band imports play at unintelligible slowed down pitch so editing is impossible. I have tried different file inputs: aiff, mp3. All results are the same. When I export the pitch is normal again. ...
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How to get iMovie, iPhoto & garage band back after rebuilding system?

My hard drive malfunctioned and I had to have it replaced with a new one and reboot my Mac. Now iPhoto, iMovie and garage band have all disappeared and are no longer on my Mac. Is there any way to get ...
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adding a new sound to garageband

I just downloaded a software instrument sound. What do I do to get it into Garageband? Do I have to install it first? I have Mavericks. thanks
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How do I make a video of me playing guitar while using the garageband effects

I want to make a video of me playing an electric guitar with a macbook pro retina 2012 with all the effects running through it. How do I go about it? ps:- I am using garageband 11 I believe.
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Just updated to Yosemite: Where is my garageband?

So I used to have Garageband on my Mac before I updated to Yosemite. After the update, it is no longer here. Where do I now find Garageband after the update? I tried to look on the App store, ...
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How do I remove purchased GarageBand content?

I recently purchased GarageBand's additional content (the $4.99 for everything one) specifically to acquire the drummers. Now I've got around 10GB of unused content eating up a significant portion of ...
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Garageband Loops in Indie Game Apps? [duplicate]

Are the loops and sound effects that are found in Garageband royalty free? Specifically, can I use them in my game that I am developing for the iOS App Store whether I sell the App or make it free?
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Is there a way to set up a personal drumkit in GarageBand?

I would like to set up a personal drum-kit using my own sounds, instead of using the ones that come by default. So, Is there a way to build this in Garageband? The goal would be to assign a different ...
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Which instruments will other GarageBand users have?

I have GarageBand 9, GarageBand 10, the additional content package for GarageBand, and Logic Pro X on my computer. I'm working on a project using GarageBand 10 so that I can share it with some ...
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iPad problem with overweight GarageBand

GarageBand occupies 13 gigs, but the app itself is only a couple hundred megs. How can I delete whatever files, etc are bulking it up?
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Remove silence from end of GarageBand track

I have just edited a song in GarageBand on OS X. At the end of the music I discovered that I have almost 5 minutes of silence at the end of the track after the music stops. I know how that track ...
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Old GarageBand had a legit drum roll; can't find it in 10.0

I've written quite a few tunes with older versions of GarageBand, and I always use the MIDI editor / piano roll (or whatever that note-by-note editor is called) for creating drum tracks. In the older ...
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Having trouble restoring individual GarageBand projects from Time Machine

I am trying to grab some old GarageBand project files from my live Time Machine backup that lives on an external drive that was formatted by Time Machine, and move them to my main desktop drive. I can ...
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GarageBand drums and verse

What is the best way to add drums after I played my guitar and also what is the best effect for a verse in GarageBand Thank you
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I can't hear sound from one Garageband project

My sound works perfectly on everything except one Garageband project. Everything runs normal but I can't hear anything (Including the metronome.) If I go onto media I can listen to a iTunes song but ...
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Constant message from GarageBand saying “Keyboard shortcuts changed”

GarageBand constantly fires off the following message when not the foreground app. It's extremely distracting. The messages appear in the Growl dropdown, and continues to cycle between these two ...
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Recorded song in GarageBand and uploaded to iCloud but file now missing from phone

Earlier today, I recorded a song and uploaded it to the iCloud. I want to edit it on my MacBook Air (OS X Mavericks) and then send it back to my iPhone, but the file on my iPhone just disappeared?
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Where is “Voice” on New Projects in GarageBand now?

In my old GarageBand App under New Projects there was a "Voice" tab. How do I locate that or is it no longer in the app?
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GarageBand multiple takes doesn't work

I'm trying to simply record multiple takes using GarageBand 11. I enable cycling, record once, the hit stop, rewind, record again... BUT NO TRIANGLE APPEARS on the track folder. Also, while the track ...
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Clean install of Mavericks via Snow Leopard using Time machine dat recovery

When purchased, my iMac came with Snow Leopard, plus installation disks, but I recently upgraded the OS to Mavericks, in order to use the latest iteration of Garageband, i.e. Garageband 10.1. ...
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Recording audio (book) and creating useable chapters to send via email using Garageband. Help!

My son has learning disabilities, he is in college, and there was no audiobook available for one of his textbooks. I have spent hours recording the book for him, creating chapters as I went along. I ...
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Convert an already recorded stereo track to mono in Garageband

I have a guitar track that I accidentally recorded in stereo. I can't find anywhere in garageband to change it to mono after the fact. Is this possible? Panning the guitar track to the right ...
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Score Corrections in Garageband. Notes on '& 2 &' are showing up as triplets

I am trying to arrange Canon in D. I have some music on " & 2 & & 4 &". The GarageBand auto score is displaying it as triplets. I am trying to get it as close as possible so that way ...
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Adjusting the beginning of a track on garage band

I would like to remove several seconds from the beginning of my garage band project. There are several tracks and when I delete this portion off each track I end up with 5 seconds or so of just ...