Requirements: Compatible with iPad. Requires iOS 4.2 or later.
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Publisher's description - GarageBand 1.2.1
GarageBand turns your iPad into a collection of Touch Instruments and a full-featured recording studio — so you can make music anywhere you go. Use Multi-Touch gestures to play pianos, organs, guitars, drums, and basses on your iPad. They sound and play like their counterparts, but let you do things you could never do on a real instrument. Enjoy a full range of Smart Instruments that make you sound like a pro — even if you’ve never played a note before. Plug an electric guitar into your iPad and play through classic amps and stompbox effects. Use the built-in microphone or a guitar to record, or capture any performance. Then mix up to eight tracks to create a song you can share.
Play your iPad like a musical instrument. • Perform on dozens of musical instruments on the innovative Multi-Touch keyboard. • Tap out beats from the seat of acoustic and electronic drum kits. • Recreate legendary guitar rigs on your iPad with 9 amps and 10 stompbox effects. • Record your voice using the built-in microphone, and apply fun sound effects. • Use the Sampler to create an instrument from sounds you record, then play them on a keyboard.
Sound like a virtuoso with Smart Instruments. • Tap chords to instantly create keyboard grooves with the Smart Keyboard. • Strum chords on acoustic and electric Smart Guitars, or trigger fingerpicking patterns for popular chords. • Groove with an onscreen electric or upright Smart Bass by tapping on chords. • Drag drum instruments onto a grid to create your own beats with the Smart Drums.
Create a song anywhere you go. • Arrange and mix your song with up to eight tracks using Touch Instruments, audio recordings, and loops. • Trim and place musical regions exactly where you want them to play. • Use the Mixer to fine-tune each track’s volume – solo or mute any track, or adjust pan, reverb, and echo. • Use over 250 professionally prerecorded loops as a backing band to your song.
Share your songs. • Email songs right from your iPad (AAC). • Export your song and add it to the iTunes library on your Mac or PC. • Send a project to your Mac and open it in GarageBand to continue refining your song.
To me sounds like everyone did the same thing I did, I tried to back my songs up to iCloud and they froze, the download took me about 4hrs, finally it finished and now I just tried to sync and the app won`t update, my app says "waiting" anyone else have this issue?
While this has always been one of my favorite apps to mess around with, a bug which caused me to lose several of my projects when uploading to iCloud convinced me that I`d be better off staying away from it for a while. Now that the bug has been fixed, I can`t wait to dive back in!
This is very easy to use I just recommend more drum sounds for more of a modern hip hop sound and an addition of a brass section with horns
The "Download" link for GarageBand 1.2.1 directs you to the iTunes AppStore, where you have to continue the download process.You must have an iTunes account to download the application. This download link may not be available in some countries.