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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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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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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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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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Stuck Notes with a Midi Controller and GarageBand 10.0.1

In GarageBand 10.0.1 (2013), I frequently will get "stuck notes" (i.e., a certain key will continue playing as if held down when it is not) when playing my Akai MPK 25 connected via USB. I have ...
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Remove bars at the end of the song to create a loop to the begining

I have empty bars at the end of the song, as some instruments finish before others. How do I delete these bars after I've recorded the instruments so the song starts again at the begining to create a ...
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How To Duck Audio in Logic Pro X

In garageband ducking audio was a one-click operation. However I cannot find how to preform the same action in Logic Pro X.
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Garage band app-file recovery?

I dropped my iphone4s in water and when I got a new phone and brought back the GarageBand app none of my songs were there. Is there ANYWAY I can recover these files?
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Keyboard Issues Garage Band

Alright so I've been working in Garageband for about a month and have made a few tracks, but I've just come across a problem that I have yet to encounter, and I can't find anything about it online. ...
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Midi import into GarageBand

I recorded a midi file on my electric piano. When I import it into GarageBand, the tempo is changed and the instrument tracks sound different. The music sounds terrible after being converted into ...
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How do I restore lost Garageband instruments?

I opened Garageband after a long time and noticed that all my instruments are lost. The .exs and sampler files are still where they are supposed to be: /Library/Application ...
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How do I stop GarageBand from always popping up with the message “The Number of Midi Inputs Have Changed”

How do I stop GarageBand from always popping up with the message "The Number of Midi Inputs Have Changed" Every time I unplug or plug-in my Midi keyboard GarageBand always pops up with this message ...
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Garage band doesn't get the “note off signal” when using the pedal on my keyboard. What can I do?

I'm connecting my nord stage piano via USB to my laptop for midi recording with garage band, but for some reason it doesn't get the "note off" signal when I use the pedal. The notes just keep ringing ...
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samples on Garageband on the iPhone?

Is it possible to import samples into the iPhone version of Garageband? I have see that its possible to do this on the iPad & mac version but I am not sure if I can do it on the iPhone.
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Will iRig connect my electronic guitar to my MacBook Pro?

I know Apogee iJam can do this, but it's a little expensive for me. iRig can connect a guitar to iOS devices, but will iRig connect a guitar to a MacBook Pro?
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Asking QuickTime Player 7 to play MIDI files through GarageBand

By just launching a MIDI file it will play by default using QuickTime Player 7, but the volume is rather low and the sound is far from polished. How can I ask QuickTime player 7 (or any other ...
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Apple Music vs. iTunes Match

I am a prolific Garageband user, therefore I have lots of my own songs in my iTunes collection, which obviously will not be available via Apple's music library... I am currently paying for iTunes ...
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Why does GarageBand have the older window control buttons?

This isn't a huge deal, but it is kind of bugging me since I actually like the smaller ones that were introduced in Lion better than the bigger ones. In all other apps, the "traffic light" window ...
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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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Displaying 'note keys/labels' on Garageband for iOS (specifically iPad)

I'm wondering if there is a way to display all the 'note letters' on the keys in the Keyboard on GarageBand for iOS. At the moment it only displays the 'C notes' - for example C2, C3 and C4. I ...
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Why won't my files import into garageband?

I'm attempting to import an mp3 into garageband for some basic editing. I used the media browser to locate the file and then I 'dragged and dropped' main area ('drag apple loops here!')- a quick ...
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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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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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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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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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Does an old Intel Core Duo Mac Mini have enough performance to run the latest Garageband?

I am getting a used Mac Mini primarily so I can record music using Garageband. Will the 2007 or 2009 models have enough performance to run the latest Garageband and latest OS X? I will at most ...
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GarageBand - volume maxing out

I have a multi-track mix in GarageBand. Each individual track has been recorded without clipping, and at no point during the song do any individual track volume levels go into the 'red area'. ...
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Why aren't all my garageband loops present?

It says I have to update the software but there isn't an update for garageband on the App store.
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How do I move GarageBand to a new Mac?

I have a copy of GarageBand 4 (I think it's branded as "iLife 08" in the retail box) on an old Mac. I bought a new Mac, and want to transfer the app to it. (By my reading of the license, this is ...
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Soundfonts in GarageBand: where can we select the .sf2 files?

I am trying to use soundfonts with GarageBand '11 (version 6.0.5). I downloaded 2 files from HammerSound, I put them in Library > ...Banks, and, in GarageBand, I created a new project, went to the ...
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Export from garageband to audacity

I want to export ALL the audio tracks from garageband to audacity. I searched on the internet and it is apparently not possible ( here for instance), or better it is possible but one track at time. ...
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Adjusting the scale in GarageBand track visualization?

I've recorded some audio from an external mic and an acoustic guitar with a mic. I can hear it just fine when I play it back, but in the visualization it is almost invisible. There are just some ...
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Connect midi keyboard and use with GarageBande on iPad

I want to use iPad for music practice. Tools: iPad Mini Retina GarageBand Fatar VMK-188 Korg NanoKey When I connect keyboard to iPad it turns on, but when I'm press any key I didn't hear the ...
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GarageBand does not update on App Store

I have some apps to be updated in the App Store. But, when I try to update GarageBand to version 6.0.5, the following error is generated: I am using a MacBookPro late 2011, with El Capitan OSX. All ...
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Garage Band does not have Podcast creation option

I had Garage Band in Snowleopard which had option to create podcast. I upgraded OSX and get new Garage Band which does not have such option. What should I do now?
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record midi + mic in iphone GarageBand

In iOS GarageBand (current version) how do I record midi from an attached midi keyboard while simultaneously recording a separate track from the iPhone's built in microphone? I can do one or the ...
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Is there a way to download old GarageBand loops without downloading the app itself?

I recently purchased an iPad Pro and have had some fun playing around on the GarageBand app (which I believe is GarageBand 2.1 for iOS). I had an old eMac desktop computer about ten years ago (which ...
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How to get Garageband 6 ('11)

I recently got a used 17'' MacBook and installed the latest Garageband, 10.1.0, onto it. But when I tried to load some of my old files, it said it could not find many of the instruments that are ...
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Change GarageBand String Instrument “Playing Technique” After Adding Effects

GarageBand allows me to switch the "playing technique" of its non-legacy string instruments via four buttons on the instrument panel, but when I add audio effects to the instrument such as a ...
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Transferring old GarageBand to new Mac Pro Retina

How do I transfer my old GarageBand 5.1 with all the tracks and loops and sounds to a new Mac Pro running a current GarageBand 10.1? The new version isn't playing the .AIFF files properly.
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Importing Audio to GarageBand for iOS

I have recently gotten some audio files via email, and am not able to open the MP3 in GarageBand. I want to know if there is a way to put files into iCloud Drive (or directly from the email) and into ...
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Can't adjust sound level on individual track

I want to adjust the sound level of an individual track, but the slider keeps returning to its neutral position. How do I get it to stay where I set it? It seems like it's locked to the position ...
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Should I have to pay for Garage Band if I bought my iMac with OS X 10.8?

I've recently started a project that's going to entail using GarageBand. I'd heard it was free, and I searched it in Spotlight. Just to clarify, I am currently running El Capitan. Lo and behold, it ...
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Note Timing Dropdown Menu on Garageband 10.0.3?

I recently updated to Garageband 10.0.3 from 6.0.5 on my Macbook Pro. I used to be able to record a live drum set, and then adjust any issues with note timing by using a drop down menu. The options on ...
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Garageband 10 Audio Unit gone

I am trying to use an AudioUnit plugin that requires a USB security authentication key. The first time I installed the Audio Unit I didn't have the key. When I received my key and authorized the ...
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Midi drum loops in Garageband 10.1?

Where are the midi files in the loop section for drums? There are only audio loops, but no midi loops.
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Is there a way to connect a Roland F-130R digital piano to Apple GarageBand wirelessly?

I have a Roland F-130R digital piano with the ONKYO UWF-1 Wireless USB Network Adapter. Is it possible to connect the F-130R to Apple GarageBand running on a MacBook Air (as a MIDI instrument) ...
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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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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?