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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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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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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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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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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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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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Sound Output from Garageband (on iPad) using Bluetooth

Is it possible to use bluetooth to listen to the sounds of Garageband on iPad? I don't succeed to do it. I hear the sound from the ipad's speaker... But I can do it when I listen to iTunes for ...
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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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automation and compressor not exporting with file

I'm new to using Garageband, if anyone could help me would be great. i have a simple vocal track that i have applied volume automation to and applied the built in compressor to, but when i export the ...
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GarageBand sound holding/freezing when multiple notes are played on USB keyboard

I just bought a MIDI to USB cable so I could connect my electronic piano/keyboard to my mac mini. I open GarageBand and the keyboard will play one note at a time just fine, but if I play two or more ...
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Garageband piano lesson download is stuck

The app store says version 10.1.1 is installed I went to download the piano lessons. I set all of them downloading. They seem to download then get stuck in a pending state. Restarting Garageband ...
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GarageBand 10.1.1 Removed MainStage Instruments

After updating to GarageBand 10.1.1, all the instruments I've downloaded from MainStage 3 have disappeared from the instrument library. They still seem to be in /Library/Application ...
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Using a USB audio interface with an iPad

I've seen some 2-channel audio interfaces aimed deliberately at iPad (I have a pre-lightning device), and others which claim to support iPad as well as PC/Mac. Does this imply that a regular ...
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Restarting a recording in GarageBand

I love working with keyboard shortcuts in GarageBand. I know I can start recording by pressing 'R'. Sometimes I want to stop recording, delete the take, bring the playhead back to its pre-recording ...
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In GarageBand iOS, does the “Optimizing Performance” operation induce an irreversible degradation of recorded signals?

I have GarageBand on both my iPad Air and iPhone 6 (iOs 9.2.1, GarageBand 2.1). I have experienced this problem on both platforms. I have put many hours recording guitar and bass on relatively small ...
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How do I loop Automation Curves (for volume) in GarageBand 10?

In the old GarageBand there was an option to "anchor" the curve to the region so that the region could be copied and pasted and keep the same sound. How do I do this in GarageBand 10?
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GarageBand: Piano roll editor velocity editing either fails, or changes the octave.

In GarageBand on a Mac, the velocity setting in the piano roll editor has stopped working completely on one track. I select a note whose velocity is, say, 73. I click on the velocity slider to change ...
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Had free GarageBand now it's the full version. Never paid for it, what happened?

I had free GarageBand on my old phone, didn't use it for a bit, went back to it and now it's the full version... I never paid for anything, and I don't believe in a "free lunch"... So what's up with ...