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Requires Instruction?: 
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A powerful audio editing and mixing application part of Apple iLife suite. Our recommended software for simple audio recording and editing projects, such as for radio-style programs.

Pros:

  • Quick and easy to do multiple-track audio editing.
  • Files can be shared with other applications in within the iLife suite
  • Intuitive interface, ideal for beginners.
  • MIDI interface support
  • Access to Apple loops and sound effects

Cons:

  • Not as many export/encoding options as Soundtrack Pro.

Help:

What you should know: 

Garage Band is located in the following locations:

If you are interested in recording a multitrack interview or podcast, both the Production Studio and Suite 7 have the Focusrite Scarlett 18i8 Focusrite Scarlett 18i8 Audio Interfaces installed in them. The Focusrite Scarlett is also available for checkout from the 3rd floor Circulation Desk.