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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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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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Is it possible to play in 415 hertz in GarageBand?

Does GarageBand have the option to play in 415 hertz ? The default is of course 440 hertz (concert tuning), but can you change that? And how ?
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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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 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?
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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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Downloading a garageband virtual instrument onto my korg keyboard

I have a Korg Mini Workstation that can play on its own as well as function as a controller for garageband. Is there a way to save a virtual instrument from garageband onto the Korg so I don't have to ...
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Apogee Jam 96k versus previous model for GarageBand

EDITED The Apogee Jam 96k seems like an appealing upgrade from the previous model with 44.1k sampling rate. I'm trying to decide how much upgrading would benefit my playing and recording. I ...
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GarageBand copied from another Mac

I just copied Garageband on a memory stick from a friends new iMac to my older Macbook Pro which I recently updated (clean install) to Mountain Lion. Unfortunately, during the upgrade I lost ...
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Can't burn podcast sounds to disk

I am trying to burn some sounds and a recording of my voice to a disk using GarageBand. It is set on podcast. When I click burn to disk, it looks like is working, but then it says it can't burn to ...
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Can GarageBand's yellow edit bar be shortened to less than 5 seconds?

I'm trying to export a 2 second sound from GarageBand, and I've seen other posts here (please link to them) that recommend turing on the cycle region button and adjusting the yellow bar that appears ...