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I had OSX 10.5 and I remember GB was there though I never used it. Now I run 10.8 and it doesn't seem to be installed - I looked in the Appstore and it's listed as costing £10 (about $15).

I wanted to check it's definitely not available freely for my Mac before I figure out what I should use instead for my hobbyist "record playing for youtube" needs.

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This question probably belongs on – ObscureRobot Oct 30 '12 at 14:47
OP could keep it on topic as kind of a "[software-rec], free, with a preference for GB, and if not GB, then what for my specific and particular recording needs," kind of question... maybe? – JoshP Oct 30 '12 at 14:55
@Josh Since we already have a couple questions regarding recording software, that would cause the question to be closed as duplicate. – Friend Of George Nov 6 '12 at 17:57
@FriendOfGeorge, except it was closed as OT? – JoshP Nov 6 '12 at 18:37
Duplicate, I can get behind – JoshP Nov 6 '12 at 18:50

GarageBand has never been part of OSX, but iLife has come bundled with most mac systems. If you did a clean install of OSX, you will lose iLife. To get iLife back, look for the additional applications disc that came with your mac, and install iLife from there.

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hmm, I'll look into that. Would iLife that came with my Mac and 10.5 work with 10.8? – John Nov 8 '12 at 21:06
I have no idea. – ObscureRobot Nov 8 '12 at 22:34

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