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Questions tagged [garageband]

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

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How can I delete a custom ringtone exported from Garageband, after Garageband has been reinstalled?

A year ago, I downloaded the Garageband app to my iPhone 6S for the sole purpose of exporting a custom ringtone. I followed the instructions listed on Apple's website and then deleted GarageBand, as I ...
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Where can I download the Learn to Play lessons in Garage Band 10.3.2 on Mojave?

I am using the latest version of garage band I keep looking around the menu and online help, but I cannot find out a place to download the lessons. Where can I download the lessons again?
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What's the best way to make tone less bright for acoustic guitar recording?

I'm pretty new to music production, so here's a newb question. So, I recorded a bunch of finger-picked acoustic guitar and have it on garageband, but I just realized that when I recorded my picking ...
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Garage Band live transposing MIDI input

I have a MIDI instrument whose input I'd like to transpose live (ie. so the sound synthesized for it is transposed up a third from the actual input, for example). I tried adding an AU Pitch Shift ...
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USB 3 Lightning Camera Adapter to Roland MIDI UM-One interface on iPhone with iOS 12

I am running iOS 12.1.2 on my iPhone X. I am trying to use GarageBand with a Microkorg synthesizer, and am connecting them using a Roland UM-One Mk2 MIDI interface and a USB 3 Lightning Camera Adapter....
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“Missing” file disappeared from Garageband iOS and from my iCloud and my phone…?

I was working on a song on Garageband on my phone, saved it on my phone, went to find it and it had suddenly disappeared! I was unhappy about this but luckily, it was easy-ish to remake so I did that....
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Getting GarageBand after restoring MacBook [duplicate]

So I recently purchased a MacBook Air. I had initially set it up without an Apple ID, and I saw GarageBand on my machine. I had to reset the MacBook for certain reasons afterwards, so I erased the ...
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If I delete the sound library from GarageBand on my Mac, can I reinstall it later for free?

I have a MacBook Air and it doesn't have very much storage so I want to delete the sound library from garage band (not the whole app, just the sound library). if I do this, will I be able to reinstall ...
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Piano Lesson option in GarageBand does not recognize Keyboard

I have a Casio CTK-2500 (non midi, non USB keyboard) connected to GarageBand through audio out and a Behringer UM2 interface. I can record a track, but I have to listen in direct monitoring while ...
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No audio going into GarageBand

I just got a Blue Snowball iCE, plugged it in and my Mac recognized it fine. In System Preferences > Sound > Input, Blue Snowball shows up and is selected and I see the input level meter moving in ...
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GarageBand stopped recognizing my piano/keyboard after installing MacOS Mojave

I have a piano/keyboard (HP 137R Roland Digital Piano) hooked up (via MIDI to USB) to my Mac Mini computer and it has worked fine with GarageBand (10.1.6) and Synthesia (10.3.4077) for years. Then ...
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Can't edit audio track of imported mp4 in GarageBand

I Can't edit audio track of imported mp4, it had a lock icon in it and there is no way to remove. Any idea?
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GarageBand - get old synth sound Mykanos

Since replacing my original hard drive which irretrievably crashed meaning I lost all my music compositions, I have downloaded an up to date version of GarageBand which is very different from my old ...
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Garageband 10.3 cannot see automation curves

I cannot see automation curves in Garageband 10.3. I select Automation in the track, select parameter from menu, but no curves appear in the track.
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In Garage Band, why do consecutive percussion notes sound different?

For example, I have the built-in So Cal sounds, and the Percussion's Claps and Snaps sounds. I start a fresh project, draw 1 note, and then copy and paste that note 4 times. And then I play that in a ...
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GarageBand recording level stuck

I am recording an audio track in garageband 10.3.1.. I want to adjust the recording levels, and the slider is greyed out: Why can't I slide it? How can I adjust the volume?
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Garageband additional software download status in Mac

Where Can I see about the Garageband additional software download status, when it got opened for the first time? And how to stop it manually? version detail: mac os high sierra 10.13.4 garageband 10....
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Shifting GarageBand tracks

I've pulled an MP4 song into garageband and want to be able to slide the track forward but it keeps snapping back and won't let me do that. I was able to do it with older versions of garageband. ...
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Flats to sharps in GarageBand Score View

Whenever I input accidentals, it defaults to a flat. Any idea how to convert the display to sharp view? Thanks.
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How to move notes on the piano roll using the apple magic trackpad 2 in GarageBand

I have a Macbook Pro 2017 13" and I'm struggling to figure out how to drag a note over. If I force-click, it deletes the note. I've tried using 2, 3 and 4 finger swipes to no avail. I've tried double-...
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Does Garageband update with High Sierra updates

I am running Mavericks om my Mac and using Garageband 10.1.2 . I want to update my computer to MacOS High Sierra, but I do not want to change my Garageband version Does Garageband get updated along ...
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Garageband workaround: Tempo change post-recording?

Is there a way to change the master tempo in Garageband after you've already recorded some audio tracks? Use case: Create analog audio tracks (e.g. record guitar, voice, etc.) Manually figure out ...
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Controlling a microphone connected via combo jack

Short verstion (TL;DR) I have a microphone connected to my new MacBook via a splitter adapter (see the picture below), in which you can use the multifunction jack separating the input and output ...
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Track volume keeps resetting itself

I'm using garageband, and I am trying to lower the volume of one track. I adjust the volume slider to where I want it (-13.8 db) , but when I start playing the song, the volume slider for that track ...
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Garageband still taking up space in High Sierra

Garageband is taking up nearly 25 GB of space under Music Creation when I look at "Manage" storage on my Macbook Air running High Sierra. I have deleted every file for Garageband, including Apple ...
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Can /Library/Audio/ be safely deleted?

After looking at How to completely remove Garage Band from macOS?, I was able to found /Library/Audio/Apple Loops/ and /Library/Audio/Apple Loops Index/ using ls and deleted them using rm -rf. But I ...
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Retrieve iOS GarageBand projects on Mac

I created a few projects on an old iPad 2 years ago. The iPad broke down and I have had no more Apple products since then. Now I've set up an installation of macOS High Sierra in VMware, and I want to ...
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Purchasing all instruments doesn't work in GarageBand 10.0.2

GarageBand version 10.0.2. I haven't upgraded since getting this computer because I keep reading nightmare reviews about incompatibility with earlier project formats and more recently in versions 10.1 ...
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How to repeat the sound clip to the entire length of the video clip?

As you can see in my screen shot I have a movie clip that is much longer than the auto clip. The audio clip is just some generic background music created in Garage Band. I would like to keep repeat ...
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Is there a way to remove custom ringtones from an iPhone without using a Mac or PC?

This question has good answers on how to remove ringtones that one may have installed using iTunes on a Mac or PC. However, it appears to be possible for iPhone users who do not have a Mac or PC to ...
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Spotify to audio CD workflow

I have several Spotify playlists that I would like to burn to audio CDs, after doing some light editing on the song transitions. I would value some advice about my draft workflow below: Record the ...
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Is it possible to install a ringtone on an iPhone using Garageband?

Can a custom ringtone be created or installed on an iPhone using the GarageBand app from Apple on the iPhone? (and without using a Mac or PC, and without buying the ringtone using the Music App).
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How to use SoundFonts in GarageBand 10.2?

There are many tutorials that show how to use SoundFonts on GarageBand. (Source) However, when I do step 5 on this page, no dropdown menu appears (and nothing happens). How can I install SoundFonts ...
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How to save/export as a MIDI file in GarageBand

Opening a midi file (.mid) in GarageBand is the easiest thing ever, but how do I go the other direction? I want to take a piece I recorded as a midi performance in GarageBand and turn it into a midi ...
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I can't record my voice using GarageBand, but can still record instruments

I installed v2.0.7 of GarageBand to my iPad a few months ago. I've just tried recording my voice using the audio option and it told me I did not have enough free storage. However, I can still record ...
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Garageband—how to change volume of a region (not whole track)?

In garageband I have one audio track with many regions. I'd like to adjust the volume for each region. Is there an easy way to do that, or do I have to make a new track each time, and adjust the ...
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GarageBand auto stored wrong Apple ID

GarageBand was updated using a different apple ID than my own. Since then it will not let me use my own credentials to update. Once a new update came out for GarageBand it prompted me to enter in my ...
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In GarageBand, why does the damper/sustain pedal make the piano less bright?

When I depress the sustain pedal on my keyboard while recording or playing the piano sounds in GarageBand, the sound loses its "brightness." The attack seems to be diminished when the pedal is ...
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Apple Sierra deleted GarageBand still taking up 1.76G of space!

I have followed all of the other thread suggestions to remove the majority of GarageBand files from my MacBook Air (How to completely remove Garage Band from macOS?), short of reinstalling the app and ...
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Garage Band takes 46 GB? [duplicate]

I recently got a new MacBook Pro and it only has 120 GB on it. On the system information page, I saw that garage band takes a whooping 46 GB on my Mac! I don't know how this has happened! When I ...
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Change GarageBand recording directory

When recording audio in GarageBand (open GarageBand, New Project, Voice, then start recording). I would like to record to an external SSD rather than the system disk as I get occasional crashes that ...
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I just installed Garageband on my mac but I don't know if it charged my card

So, I wanted to use an app to edit some audio for a project. I have a mac but it does not have an in-built GB app, so when I looked for it online, it said that I had to pay $4.99. I did not want to ...
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Garageband speed up individual region

How does one speed up an individual portion (region) of a track on garageband without altering the tempo of other tracks or regions? Altering the song tempo changes everything's tempo.
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GarageBand not opening on MacBook Pro

When I try to open GarageBand it comes up with the error message 'GarageBand quit unexpectedly' as pictured. When I try to reopen it it bounces around for a bit and then comes up with this message ...
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Recover Files in iCloud

I uploaded a garageband song-file to iCloud on my iPad. Unfortunately i deleted it from iCloud (on my iPad) and its gone on both my iCloud drive and iPad local storage. Is it possible to recover my ...
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Garageband - Remove Dead Space at End of Track

I was sidetracked while recording something off of the internet into Garageband. How do I cut off all of the dead space at the end of my recording?
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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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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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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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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. What ...