Hot GarageBand How-Tos

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 and check Limit to Key. Then open the Track Info Pane and go to Details. Now set the Reverb to 30% and Echo to 17%. This video will benefit those viewers who are interested in music editing, and would like to learn how to ...

How To: Create loops in GarageBand '08

GarageBand '08 contains a ton of Apple loops that are already built in, but if you're a musician, you're probably going to want to create and add your own. This tutorial will show you how to add loops to your library and then how to add those loops to songs.

How To: Make podcasts using GarageBand, iWeb, iTunes, and Fugu

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, converting, uploading, and finally… sharing. Watch this whole series to learn how to make podcasts using GarageBand, iWeb, iTunes, and Fugu.

How To: Use autotune on Garageband

Yes, you can use GarageBand's Auto Tune to sound like T Pain and Kanya West. To start with, in GarageBand, click the plus sign in the bottom left hand corner to create a new track. A window will pop up, Real Instrument Track should be selected by default. Click the Create button. In the Track Info window check to make sure your Monitor is set to On. In the bottom left hand corner, click on the button with the scissors in the middle of the sound wave. This is the Edit Track button. Click on Ad...

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 specific ringtones for specific contacts. You can also go to to get some free ringtones to use.

How To: Mute the vuvuzela sounds from an audio recording

If you are watching the World Cup live and the vuvuzelas are driving you slowly (or quickly) insane, this video isn't going to help, sorry. However, if you are recording the World Cup or working with someone else's recordings of it, it is possible to almost completely eliminate the sound of the vuvuzelas while mixing in Garageband or another audio editing program. This video will show you how to create the proper parametric EQ's and mute the vuvuzelas while preserving the rest of the audio tr...

How To: Make and submit a podcast to the iTunes library

If you are ready to make your podcast more professional, have a look at this tutorial. In this video, you will learn how to take an ordinary, amateur podcast and use different programs to make it sound more polished. This will bring your podcast up to professional grade and make it more likely to get distributed by larger companies.

How To: Add ringtones to your iPhone for free in GarageBand

Want to learn how to add ringtones to your iPhone for free? You can do it using GarageBand. First open both iTunes and GarageBand. After you open GarageBand, click Create A New Music Project. Use whichever title you would like and hit create. Close the keyboard, then go to the bottom of the page and click Hide and Close the Media bar. Make sure iTunes music is selected. Next, pick a song. Click and drag the song title to the beginning. Then GarageBand will convert the file. After the file is ...