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Become a member of GarageBand World and join other Mac users looking to get the most out of Apple iLife. Learn (and help teach others) how to create music with software instruments or make simple podcasts using Apple's GarageBand program.

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- Post a How-To article.

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How To : Transition between tracks in Apple GarageBand

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

How To : Record multiple takes in GarageBand '08

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.

How To : Remove Vocals from a Song Using GarageBand

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

How To : Import an audio file into GarageBand

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.

How To : Use GarageBand to Reduce the Vocals in a Song

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

How To : Make your own beats in Garageband

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.

How To : Play a song in reverse using GarageBand and iMovie

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

How To : Export your song from Garageband to iTunes

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.

How To : Easily get autotune in Garageband

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

How To : Use GarageBand to edit audio

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

How To : View movies in Garageband timeline while adding sound

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.

How To : Email GarageBand Files

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.

How To : Make your own iPhone ringtones in GarageBand

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

How To : Auto-tune vocals in GarageBand 2 for free

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.

How To : Teach your kids about music using GarageBand

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

How To : Record your voice on a Mac with Apple's GarageBand

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

How To : Record an electric guitar in GarageBand '09

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

How To : Make your own beats using GarageBand

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

How To : Get the auto-tune effect for GarageBand 08

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

How To : End your Garageband song with a fadeout

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

How To : Mix your song in GarageBand

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.

How To : Make a beat in Apple GarageBand

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

How To : Play guitar with your song in Garageband

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.

How To : Play piano with GarageBand '09 piano lessons

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

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