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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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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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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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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 ...
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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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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 ...
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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 ...
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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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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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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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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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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 ...
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el capitan erased my garageband recordings?

I just upgraded my mac to el capitan , only to find out that many of my audio unit plug ins are gone and any track that was recorded using those plug ins are gone !! Is there annnyyyywayyy to get ...
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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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Mac App Store update stuck (Installing - Calculating…)

I opened GarageBand for the first time, to find that most of the loops required me to download the Apple Loops from Software Update. I agreed to this. The App Store opened and gave me the option to ...
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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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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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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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Looking for old Garageband loop

I bought a Macbook Pro in 2005 which got destroyed. I used a glockenspiel loop on garageband and would like to use it again now I"m starting out with Logic x. This is all the info I have. Can anybody ...
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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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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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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 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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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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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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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?