Garageband

Apple’s Secret ‘Music Apps’ GarageBand Studio Revealed for the First Time

Image via Rolling Stone This year celebrates 15 years of Apple’s GarageBand music-making software, and the company recently granted Rolling Stone access to its never talked about ‘Music Apps’ studio: Tucked away in a much more traditional, unmarked building a few minutes’ shuttle ride away — all-glass walls here turn into solid brick and thick,...

Apple Updates GarageBand with Free Artist Lessons and 1000 New Loops

Today, Apple has released an update to GarageBand (version 10.3), introducing new loops, sound effects, and more freebies. The new update features 1,000 new electronic and urban loops, two new Drummers with Roots and Jazz-influenced brush styles, as well as Guzheng, Koto and Taiko drums for playing traditional Chinese and Japanese music. Apple has also added 400 animal,...

Apple Updates Clips and GarageBand for iOS with New Features

Following Apple’s education event in Chicago, the company released an update to its Clips (remember Clips?!) and GarageBand iOS apps. Clips gains four new Live Title styles, four new animated labels, nine new animated stickers, plus 11 new Apple-designed posters and education-themed blackboard and notebook designs. Also new are two new Selfie Scenes for iPhone...

GarageBand for iOS Updated for iPhone X, Gets New Sound Library and More

GarageBand for iOS now supports iPhone X, ahead of the latter’s launch on Friday. The update brings support for the Super Retina display, plus debuts a new Sound Library, which allows for additional downloads of instruments, loops and sound packs. Also included in this release is a new iMessage sticker pack for GarageBand, along with...

Fix for GarageBand iOS App Not Opening in iOS 11 Coming, Says Apple

Some users have experienced a bug with GarageBand for iOS, as the app won’t open in iOS 11 for some iPhone and iPad users. What happens is once users launch GarageBand for iOS, they’ll see a “connecting to iCloud” message in the status bar, then the app will crash. For artists and those editing projects...

Apple Updates GarageBand 10.2 for macOS with New Design, Features

GarageBand for macOS received an update during WWDC, and you may have missed it amongst all the other big news available. Here’s what’s new in version 10.2: • New modern design with improved ease of use • Adds Touch Bar support to quickly navigate around your project and perform instruments • 3 new Drummers who...

Apple’s iWork, iMovie, GarageBand Apps Now Free for All iOS, Mac Users

Previously, Apple made its iWork, iMovie and GarageBand apps free for customers who made new device purchases as of the fall of 2013. But that policy has changed today, as noticed by MacRumors. Apple has now made iWork, iMove and GarageBand apps free for all iOS and macOS users, regardless of when they purchased their...

Apple Releases Major GarageBand for iOS, Logic Pro X for Mac Updates

Apple has announced new updates for GarageBand for iOS and and Logic Pro X 10.3, available today. “Music has always been part of Apple’s DNA, and we are excited to deliver yet another fun and powerful update to our music creation apps, GarageBand for iOS and Logic Pro X,” said Susan Prescott, Apple’s vice president of...

Apple Celebrates Chinese Music with Latest GarageBand Update

Today, Apple announced a major update to GarageBand for Mac and iOS. The update adds a wide range of Chinese instruments that are designed to celebrate the rich history of Chinese music and also includes extensive Chinese language localization. The latest GarageBand version features traditional Chinese instruments like the pipa, erhu and Chinese percussion, each...

GarageBand for Mac Update Adds Music Memos Support and More

Apple has today released an update for GarageBand for Mac (version 10.1.1), improving compatibility with GarageBand for iOS and Live Loops projects. The update also brings support for Music Memos files, so users can open their memos in GarageBand. The Music Memos support is especially noteworthy, as Apple introduced it in January as an app...