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Internal sound, GarageBand, and FaceTime stopped working after plugging in USB microphone

When I start up my Mac, the chime doesn't make a sound, and when I went to "Sound" in "System Preferences", there are no output devices or input devices. There is a check in the mute box but it can't ...
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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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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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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 ...
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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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External Microphone won't connect to Macbook Air (even using splitter)

I just got a Macbook Air and have been having trouble getting any mic to connect to it. I have a mic connected to a preamp (Tube ultra gain Mic100), which is then connect into an adapter (http://www....
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Keynote 6.6.2, iMac, OS El Capitan: How do I export Keynote presentation to quicktime without the voice over?

I created a Keynote slide show. I created the 'audio' for the presentation using Garageband. I then dropped the audio into my Keynote presentation. Then I recorded the slideshow to time the slides to ...
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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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Cannot hear live audio from USB guitar in GarageBand

I plugged guitar via USB external audio card U24XL to Mac OS X Yosemite. But I can't hear any sound of it in GarageBand. I set up input/output in GB's preferences, and marked the current (guitar) ...
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Build my own lessons with GarageBand

I enjoyed the GarageBand lessons but found them to be pretty sparse. Is there a way to build new ones, such as with a 3rd party SDK? Alternatively, tt seems all the pieces are there if I just have ...
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Auto tuned my guitar

While messing around with the GarageBand, I decided to try to put auto tune on my guitar track. It made my guitar sound distorted in a way that I didn't like so I turned auto tune off, but the effect ...
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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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Intermittent huge lag with GarageBand iOS

I have an iPad3 and a 2-channel audio interface. I get a huge lag when playing into Garageband - maybe as much as 200ms it sounds like I'm playing guitar with a delay pedal! As it is I have to disable ...
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Speed up GarageBand track and pitch the sound

I recorded some songs form an old tape. Because it was running a bit slower, everything sounds lower. I want to speed up the things, but without keeping the same tonality. I want to change the speed, ...
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Free drums presets for GarageBand

Playing piano is my hobby. I was playing a bit with GarageBand and the default drum presets and recorded some test recordings with my piano. Amazing experience. A thing I don't know is where can I ...
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How to transfer/import song made in GarageBand to music.app?

My daughter created a song in GarageBand on my phone today and I would love to be able to access it and play it from the music.app. It downloaded to iTunes, but I cannot find it anywhere on the phone (...
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How to resume paused download app in launchpad?

I have recently updated apps and for apparent reason one app seems to be stuck and hasn't been continuing to download for 2 days now, I have checked the App store to see if there's another update and ...
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Connecting my Roll Up Piano via USB to record MIDI

I have a roll up piano (see the image) that has an USB output. An USB cable comes with it: it is able to connect the roll up piano with the computer. I have connected it to my macbook. ...
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Does this roll up keyboard work with garageband?

I have a macbook pro version: 10.7.5 It's serial number is: C02HJ0QJDV7M The Garageband I have is 11, version: 6.0.4 the keyboard I want to buy is: http://www.aliexpress.com/item/High-Quality-USB-...
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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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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 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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The process of making custom notifications, iOS GarageBand, iTunes database, iTunes file format, AppleScript

I'm developing an iOS and Android app which uses custom notification sounds to provide users with step-by-step instructions. I've recently stepped through a pretty messy process of creating these ...
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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 Support/GarageBand/...
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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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Pitched song from Garageband not the same on iPhone

I have changed the pitch of a song i Garageband and shared it with iTunes on my macbook, where it sounds "perfect". I have put the song on the iCloud Library to listen to it on my runninglist (cloud ...
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Can't control Garageband with Logic Remote

I'm running GB 10.0.3 on a Mac Pro with El Capitan. I've installed Logic remote on an iPad 2 with the hope of controlling it (upgrading the tablet to iOS 9.2.1 in the process. Logic Remote is V1.3. ...
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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 2-...
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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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If I remove GarageBand and iMovie from my MacBook Air, can I restore them later?

I have just bought a new MacBook Air 13" (2013). It comes pre-installed with GarageBand and iMovie. I don't really need these applications and I want to save my disk space, so I was thinking about ...
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May I register with ©copyright my songs made mixed with just apple loops or must be copyleft, creative commons, royalty free, etc…?

I'm starting to use GarageBand for making music, and I have several songs of my own; but I find xtremly funny mixing loops, so, I have another ones that are only loops mixes. I know that they are ...
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Apple Loops Copyright

Let's say I used some Apple Loops in a 5 min contest video that's being sold to the contest host (So he can show a reference for this years contest). Might be uploaded on youtube + their site.. I ...
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How do I get a tighter grid for MIDI editing in GarageBand 10?

In the previous versions of garageband, when I double-clicked on a region and the editing window on the bottom popped up, I could use the ruler button to choose how tight the quantize grid was. How to ...
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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 ...
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Is it possible to share GarageBand projects from iPhone to Mac Mini via iCloud?

I want to copy a GarageBand project from my iPhone to a Mac Mini. I was hoping to do this through iCloud and not have to deal with iTunes. I think I have iCloud turned on for GarageBand on the ...
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Why does my iMac play all sound EXCEPT recorded?

I can play music, movies, iTunes, youtube, pandora - you name it - but if I use Quicktime or GarageBand or any other software to RECORD sound (or if I try to have a call via Skype or Google), I can't ...
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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 sound....
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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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How can I convert my GarageBand tune to an mp3 without the static noise increasing?

After I export my GarageBand song and convert it to an mp3 and play it in iTunes, the background static noise is much louder than in Garageband. OS X El Captain 10.11.2 . Garageband 10.1.0 I want ...
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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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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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Play the Guitar Amp within Garageband (Mac and iOS versions)

Garageband has a cool Guitar Amp simulator, but as far as I can tell, you have to either: Connect a physical electric guitar to your Mac or iOS. On iOS you can use another app to be the source (...
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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 ...