Anyone with a Mac knows the power of GarageBand, but not all iLife users know the ways to slow or speed up their songs in GarageBand. This video will show you exactly how to change the tempo of your song creations, which is actually a really simple thing to do. Changing the t ...more
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Looking for a guide on how to transition or fade between two different tracks or audio regions within Apple GarageBand? This clip will show you precisely how it's done. Fortunately, it's quite easy. So easy, in fact, that this free video software tutorial can present a complet ...more
You'll need to be running Garage Band on a Mac to be able to run these plugins. If you are, then you can download the audio units (like dubs and other synthesizers) and install them as plugins to your copy of Garage Band.
GarageBand '08 has a new feature that allows you to record multiple takes. This way you can keep them all and review them later to choose the best one. Watch this tutorial and learn how to use the multiple takes feature.
Do you think that Avril Lavigne has nothing on you when it comes to belting it out on the mic? Then you probably prefer karaoke versions of songs to the real ones so you can hone your vocal chops to your favorite tunes. Don't Miss: 6 Ways to Remove the Vocal Track from Any So ...more
This Apple software tutorial shows you how to import an audio file into GarageBand. Learn how to add pre-recoded audio files to your project, and use GarageBand's tools to make an arrangement.
GarageBand is a powerful tool for Mac OS X that lets you edit and tweak audio tracks. One of the many audio editing capabiltiies of the program is the ability to reduce the vocals in a song. Take a look at this guide on how to edit the song's vocals so they aren't so loud usin ...more
This video will show you how to manipulate the master track of a song in GarageBand to gradually increase tempo, volume, and pitch. Learn how to speed a song up, or slow a song down. Follow the instructions of this tutorial and you'll make beautiful music.
In this Apple Garageband software tutorial you will learn how to use Garageband to create your own beats from scratch. See how you can use the tools available in Garageband to make beats.
This tutorial will show you how to take a song from GarageBand and play it backwards, using iMovie. Find out what the secret messages are in your favorite songs. You can follow the instructions in this video to learn how to reverse a song using GarageBand and iMovie. Part 1 of ...more
This Apple software tutorial shows you how to explore MIDI files and learn how to use them in your GarageBand songs. Learn how to import MIDI song files into GarageBand.
After you've created a song you're happy with, you'll probably want to use it with your other projects, including iPhoto, iDVD, and iWeb projects, or just listen to it on your iPod. You can easily export your song from Garageband to your iTunes library.
User tomreviewer shows us how to get autotune in GarageBand. Open GarageBand and create a new project. Make sure the Key is set to C. Delete the default track by clicking on Track, then Delete Track. Start a new track by clicking on Track, then New Track. Select Real Instrumen ...more
In this video, Gary from MacMost demonstrates how to use GarageBand to edit audio. He creates an empty GarageBand project,and then imports an audio file by dragging it in. He demonstrates how to move to any point within the audio file and view the waveform. To edit out a part, ...more
Now you're ready to start scoring music for your movie. When you click "Play," the movie plays. It's synchronized to the music timeline so you can add sound to play at exactly the right moments. In addition, you can see the movie frames in the same timeline as your music.
This tutorial tells you how to use pitch and speed in GarageBand '08. In GarageBand '08, they work independently from each other to allow for greater control of key and tempo.
This software tutorial will show you how to email GarageBand files. Learn how to zip the GarageBand file and create an archive so you can email your GarageBand music files.
In this how-to, Gary Rosenzweig shows you how to use GarageBand to make your own iPhone ringtones. You can use music and effects from GarageBand, or import your own sound files. Then you can transfer them to your iPhone via iTunes and assign them as your main ringtone or speci ...more
It's called the AUDynamicProcessor, and it's very helpful when it comes to mastering your songs in GarageBand. In this video tutorial, you'll learn how to utilize and manipulate the sound dynamics of your songs in GarageBand using the AUDynamicProcessor filter, which effects t ...more
Want to pitch correct vocals on your Mac without dropping $120 on Antares Auto-Tune? If you've got GarageBand 2, you can — and easily at that with GarageBand's own, built-in pitch correct feature. Get that pop radio sound with this how-to.
If money or noise constraints are keeping you from plugging into your favorite Marshall stack, this home-recording how-to is for you. With it, you'll learn make an acoustic guitar sound like an electric one using Apple's GarageBand DAW software.
In this tutorial, we learn how to teach your kids about music using GarageBand. GarageBand is a great way to help teach your kids about music and your favorite music! The kid can run the mouse over all the instruments on the stage and they will light up. The kid can play the n ...more
Included in GarageBand 11 are a number of powerful time-altering tools, tools that were previously only available in Apple's deluxe DAW, Logic. In this video tutorial, we learn how to use GarageBand 11's Groove Matching and Flex Time features.
Learn how to create recordings of your voice with GarageBand on an Apple computer running Mac OS X. This guide will teach you everything you'll need to know. It's easy! So easy, in fact, that this clip can present a thorough overview of the process in just over eight minutes. ...more
GarageBand is a great tool for composing your own beats and jingles, but when it comes to filters, it's not so easy to understand exactly what they do, as in the case of the AUBandpass filter. This video explains exactly what the AUBandpass feature does in GarageBand and how i ...more
GarageBand will recognize General MIDI program changes, so using standard midi files is even better than before. Find out how it works in this video.
Adding a melody to your rhythm section can make your song memorable and provide some variation. GarageBand makes it easy to add and change melodies from various instruments.
Check out this informative video tutorial from Apple on how to record an electric guitar in GarageBand '09. iLife '09, the software suite from Apple, is the easiest way to organize, view and publish digital content, like pictures, movies, music, and webpages. iPhoto makes man ...more
If you've just exported your masterpiece from GarageBand and found that your volume on the song is too low, then you're going to have to fix it. And increasing the levels on your "too quiet" song, you just need to get back into GarageBand and make some adjustments. See how to ...more
It doesn't do a lot of good to create songs in GarageBand and never get to share or play them. Watch this tutorial and see how to export your songs to iTunes to load them on your iPod, the web or your AppleTV.
Raptips.com has put together a video complication about a music making software called GarageBand. GarageBand is only available on Mac computers. It is a very easy to use and a fun program. This teaches you how to make your own songs and beats. Part 1 of 2 - How to Make your o ...more
In this video tutorial, viewers learn how to create a auto-tune, T-Pain effect in the program, Garage Band. This task is easy, fast and simple to do. Begin by opening the program and import the vocal audio. In the time-line under Advanced, increase the Enhance Tuning to 100 an ...more
With all these elements in place, you're well on your way to a great song. Garageband makes it easy. But just like you wanted a clever intro, you'll want to come up with a way to end your song. An ending can provide resolution and let your audience know the song is coming to a ...more
You can give your song texture by adjusting individual tracks to become louder and softer to emphasize particular moments. With GarageBand, this process is easy and yields professional-sounding results.
If you've never done it before, making a podcast can be tricky, with multiple programs to use and multiple file types to deal with. But, this video series helps you through the complete process of creating a podcast, everything including recording, editing, images, exporting, ...more
What if you've recorded a great jam that feels right but doesn't sound quite right? With GarageBand, it's easy to change real instrument tracks to alter the pitch or timing of the track.
In this tutorial, we learn how to make a beat in Apple Garage Band. First, load Garage Band and then load a beat onto this. After this, you can find a melody by using the different bars on the left, to change the sounds and create different effects with the music. Use the bars ...more
Check out this informative video tutorial from Apple on how to send songs to your iTunes library in GarageBand '09. iLife '09, the software suite from Apple, is the easiest way to organize, view and publish digital content, like pictures, movies, music, and webpages. iPhoto m ...more
If you play the electric guitar, you can plug it right into your Mac and lay down a solo track or play along with a song you've already started in Garageband. Just connect your guitar to an adapter and connect the adapter to your Mac.
Check out this informative video tutorial from Apple on how to play piano with GarageBand '09 piano lessons. iLife '09, the software suite from Apple, is the easiest way to organize, view and publish digital content, like pictures, movies, music, and webpages. iPhoto makes ma ...more