an application for iOS and OS X that allows users to create music and podcasts

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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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MIDI drum machine as Garageband controller: works then stops

I just hooked up an old, but perfectly working, Roland DR-660 drum machine to my Mac using a MIDI to usb cable (oddly, I had to plug the "in" to the "out" and the "out" to the "in" to get it to ...
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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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Garageband - Unable to complete In-App Purchase

I would like to buy more instruments, loops and so on in the new Garageband. The problem is that if I choose Garageband → Purchase more sounds click Continue when it told me what I'm going ...
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Apply a reverb effect on several voice files with GarageBand

I have over 50 voice files, and I want to apply a reverb effect on them. Right now, I put one file at a time in GarageBand and then Export to Disk (with the reverb). Is there a way to batch this? ...
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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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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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Installing GarageBand on OS X Mountain Lion?

I've recently downgraded to 10.8.5 as I had been having trouble getting Mavericks to work with my TASCAM US-1641 audio interface. I tried to reinstall GarageBand and try out my interface again only to ...
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GarageBand Static when recording guitar using JAM 96k interface

Does anybody know how to resolve the intermittent static problem when recording on the Mac using Garageband 10.0.1 on a Mavericks MAC and using Apogee JAM 96k? I've tried every configuration possible ...
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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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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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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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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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Can I play along to Garageband lessons with an instrument which isn't connected to the computer?

When I try launching a piano lesson in GarageBand '11, it says the following: GarageBand has detected that you don to have a musical keyboard attached. Please connect your USB or ...
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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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How does GarageBand detect MIDI instruments?

When I plug a MIDI keyboard into GarageBand, it notifies me and says that there is now one instrument available. What is GarageBand doing under the hood? Is it possible to have another piece of ...
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Remove seconds of silence at end of GarageBand exports

Whenever I export a song to disk from GarageBand, it automatically adds a few seconds of silence to the end. I don't want that silence, as the files I'm exporting are sound effect mixes to be played ...
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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 ...
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No More Vocals Instruments in GarageBand '11?

I'm trying to change my voice on Skype using this tutorial http://www.erzsabet.com/mySLSound.html, which I got working with GarageBand '09. However, I just bought GarageBand '11, and there doesn't ...
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Accessing backed up Garageband files in iTunes without device connected

I have a query relating to backing up files to iTunes. Essentially, I want the reassurance of knowing that if I lose my iPhone, I'll have the files to hand (I'm aware of iCloud by the way, but the ...
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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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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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How can I transfer songs between Garageband for iOS and OS X?

I have Garageband on iPad, iPhone and OS X. How can I transfer the music between them? I have enabled iCloud with iPad and iPhone but cannot understand how to get the music from there to OS X? I have ...
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How can I stop GarageBand asking for uninstalled Plug-ins?

I'm trying to restore my GarageBand files on a new iMac running OS X 10.9 Mavericks but it keeps showing a popup asking for a trial application I've downloaded long time ago and not using anymore. ...
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How do I move GarageBand's Lessons and other libraries to another drive?

I'd like to move GarageBand's lessons ("Learn to Play") to another drive. How do I tell GarageBand where to look to find the files? Some context : I removed my Late 2009 MacBook's SuperDrive and now ...
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You have updates available on another account

I received this Mac as a gift. Everything worked fine, now in the App Store the default applications GarageBand, iMovie and iPhoto refuse to update, since it asks for the Apple ID of the previous ...
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Record individual sound effect files

How do I record individual sound effect files from piano keys in Garageband? Basically I just need individual notes of a certain length with no silence in ends.
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How do I remove silence in the beginning of a green region in GarageBand?

In GarageBand, it seems that I cannot crop the left side of green regions… How do I get rid of the initial silence?
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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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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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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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How do I import files into GarageBand on iPod touch?

I'm trying to import the m4a files that iTunes synchronized from the Voice Memo app, but the files are not showing up in the GarageBand app in iOS when I open it. Any idea how to import these sound ...
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How do I use piano pedals in Garageband?

I created a new piano project in Garageband. When I click the on-screen keyboard, it plays notes. On a normal piano, one of the pedals causes notes to continue playing even after they are released (I ...
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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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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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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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How to make my Garage Band '11 ringtone louder?

I created a ringtone using Garage Band '11 and my bass directly inputted to my MAC. I was able to create the ringtone I wanted, and selected the 30 second loop, however the volume is really low. I've ...
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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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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 remove GarageBand?

I'm nearly out of space and ~/Library/Application Support/GarageBand is taking up 1.5 GB and GarageBand.app is taking up 381 MB of my hard disk space. Can I simply remove the app itself and this ...
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How to fix Magic GarageBand missing files?

I hadn't used the Magic GarageBand feature before today (I generally don't use GarageBand that often) and when I went to try it, everything seemed to work until I clicked Open in GarageBand in the ...
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Can I import songs I downloaded into garageband on my iPad, with no laptop fileshare?

Im a rapper, so all I want to do is import a beat onto garageband and record my vocals over that. Problem is I don't have a laptop, just the iPad. I have downloaded instrumetals on other apps. Is it ...
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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 ...