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How can I read a Garage Band file on a USB stick with my PC?

hey I have a garage band file on my USB. how can i transfer that file into a format i can listen or perhaps even better, edit, on my PC. Note that this is after I plug it into my PC not on the mac.
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Script to find and convert stereo WAV's that are actually mono?

Hi I have a bunch of recordings in my library that are stereo WAV's but are actually mono. Is there a script or program for mac that would find and convert the WAV's to mono ?
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What app can I use to create mixtapes?

As a huge mixtapes/weekly mixs listener and music addict, I always wanted to try it myself, share some tracks and create/modify/mix songs and stuff to create like an "universe" for it. Here is an ...
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Boost mic volume in sofware on mac?

I was given a Shure BETA 87a mic and ONYX Blackjack preamp to use for audio for screen capture on Mac. Trouble is on max gain the pre amp only gets the volume up to about 1/5 the sample range. I would ...
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Best setting for digitizing vinyl

I would like to digitize my vinyl collection which consists mainly in electronic music. My setup is the following: - 2 Technics 1210 MK2 - Ortofon Concorde DJ E Cartridges (Frequency range at 3dB - ...
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Vocoder command line tool for Linux or Mac?

Does any Linux or Mac command line tool support vocoder effect?
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How to connect microphone to MacBook (combined input/output ports)

I want to record sound on my MacBook Pro Late 2011 for screencasts, and I need a lavalier microphone for this. I have been looking at the JK MIC-J 044 Lavalier microphone, and from what I can tell, ...
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Cheap hardware to record multi-channel audio on mac

I'm doing some signal processing research where I would like to record multi-channel (3-4 channels would be enough) audio on my Macbook Pro. I just want the raw data so the hardware I'm looking for ...
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How to have different tempos in a Logic Pro X session

Is there any way to change the tempo for a section of a piece in Logic Pro X. I'm fairly certain that I stumbled upon a way to do this before, but have been unable to replicate it. What I need to do ...
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Can you force a mic/input to be one channel on Mac OS?

I've got an Alesis iO2 Express and a Samson c01 mic plugged into my Mac. The Alesis provides two channels of input, one for each of the mic inputs available on the device. If you plug the mic into the ...
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Using Mac/PC as an amp modeler and recorder

I'm trying to use a software called "Amplitube" as a guitar amplifier on a macbook air. However I'm really confused. I used to have a mac with both a mic input and sound output jacks so I simply ...
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The New MAC Pro and Protools [closed]

I am a lecturer at a University and there are some consideration for buying the latest MAC Pro (The Trash can) to run our Protools 10. There has been serious apprehension regarding this from the money ...
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How to find out the exact volume in decibels when playing music on a Mac?

I want to be able to know what volume I'm playing my music in decibels when I'm using my Macbook Air. Is there any plug-ins or methods to show this information?
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What kind of Mac to buy?

I've just started doing live sound at my local theater company and we might get a new Mac as opposed to using our antiquated Acer notebook any more. For the upcoming show, we need to use QLab to play ...
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Mbox 2 mini and mac mavericks (mac osx 10.9) not working properly

I managed to get Protools 8.05 working on Mavericks. I installed protools first then, Mbox_2_USB_10_3_3_Driver_79050-2 Its the driver for Protools 10. To get play back through the headphones go to ...
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Future-proof cross-comptability hard drive considerations

I'm at crossroads and would love some insight across the Mac/PC spectrum on this: Currently I work in a PC environment, however I am preparing to invest in a Macbook within the near future - to run ...
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Software for organising and naming an archive of sounds

I travelled by bike through India, and made audio recording. They range hugely in quality of content and sound. Unfortunately they were only recorded on an olympus digital voice recorder. However, ...
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Haven't used soundflower in years

I remember it being sort of invasive and causing some weird stuff before. Anyone on mountain lion and using it without hassle? I must reiterate, this is a long time ago, like in its infancy. I just ...
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How to easily integrate a series of images in pdf with audio using Mac Os X

I made a lesson and would like to put it on the web. I have the audio recording of it. I also have the slides. I made them using Keynote, and then can export them to pdf. I now need to integrate the ...
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Am I too old for sound design?

Hello everyone. I wanted to get your opinions about a very important decision in my life. I hope my question is not very off-topic for this site. I am going to be 24 in a couple of months. I'm ...
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Mbox 1 as an audio interface into Live 8 intro is only causing a static hiss

I am running Ableton live 8 intro on an Imac running OS X snow leopard. My audio interface is an original Mbox, when i am recording audio and arm a track, all i get is static on the track and the ...
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Is there a Mac tool for A/B comparison of two differently encoded sound files?

Problem: I have to encode sounds as efficiently as possible while maintaining best quality. The only way I can do this is by encoding with different bit rates, and then listen to the files. I'm on ...
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How/why do Mac laptop mics suffer from hiss so much less than PC laptops?

A friend and I have been looking into mic hiss recently. We have come to the conclusion that Mac laptops (MacBooks?) suffer much less than PC laptops. Experimenting I have found that Using an ...
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Sound stopped in Ableton Live after 3rd party program Hear was installed

Just reposting this question from Reddit trying to help this dude out I recently downloaded a program called Hear (http://hear.en.softonic.com/mac). It boosts many things like bass and ambiance in ...
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How do I stop using my 002R with PT10?

I'm running 10 on a mac quadcore spdif in/out and going into a UA 2192 ad/da. I rarely/never record more than 2 tracks at a time and figured getting rid of the 002R is just one less outdated ...
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Programming an Audio Unit that hosts another Audio Unit?

I need help programming a Audio Unit that wraps a 3rd party audio unit. I am trying to develop an Audio Unit instrument using Xcode. I want my AU to load an instance of a 3rd party Audio Unit called ...
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Getting back into Pro Tools, Advice?

I'm a musician/engineer and have not used pro tools in ten years, I'm now researching cheap ways to get up and running at home, and need advice on MP9 vs. Pro Tools SE, and how to get bang for my buck ...
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Computer with 2 Hard Drives

Hello everyone!, this friday I will have my new mac mini server with me. My question is relating its 2 hard drives;how should I manage data? Should I install the OS in both of them? what should I ...
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How many cores in your processor? Clock speed? i5-i7?

This is related to "Mac Users: What Type Do You Use", but I am going deeper in details about your cpu. I am looking at buying a new computer, probably a mac mini or an iMac, but I've been going around ...
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MIDI SysEx utility for OS X?

I've been using SysEx Librarian for...well, a long time now. It's functional but it's far from friendly and feature reach. Most notably: it's failed to keep up with the massive increase in transmit ...
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Zoom playback on mac internal speakers

Does the zoom h4n record all external mics at 44.1 When we play back our videos on mac's the internal speakers drop the miked sound recorded on zoom h4n. Headphones or ear plugs fixes this problem?
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Does Logic Pro support Rewire 64-bit (for Reason 6)?

Assuming that Logic Pro is in itself 64-bit compatible, does it also support ReWire in 64-bit mode so that Reason 6 can be used with it?
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Which free tools exists to create Chiptunes / 8-bit music on Mac OSX?

I've been looking for a sequencer / editor so that I can create Chiptunes on a Mac Pro workstation. I've found some resources on Woolyss.com which mentions MML (Music Markup Language) is used to ...
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FireWire on MacBook Air - Help!

I've got an M-Audio FireWire Solo and just bought a new Macbook Air so I could run Pro Tools. Didn't think to notice whether the Air would have a Firewire port (it does not). So now I've got a brand ...
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VST plug-in bridge for Mac OS X

I have some issues with some VST plug-ins and hosts (32/64 bit compatibility, OpenGL compatibility) on Mac OS X, therefore I'm looking for VST bridge solutions. Are there any free or commercial VST ...
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Is there a wifi MIDI controller keyboard?

I own a M-Audio Axiom which I plug into my MacBook Pro to use MainStage (part of Logic Studio). Recently I bought an iPad and downloaded some "controller apps". What most surprised my is that those ...
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How to do live monitoring of audio input on Mac? (i.e. hear the input sound on audio out)

How to do live monitoring of audio input on Mac? (i.e. hear the input sound on audio out) Is there a generic way to do this or is is application specific?
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sub-100 pound/dollar SPDIF/coaxial audio input into USB (mac lion and Win 7 64 compatible?)

Can you recommend a sub-100 pound/dollar SPDIF/coaxial audio input device into USB (mac os x lion and Win 7 64 compatible?)
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Can I use my original MBox at all with my Lion Mac?

I've got an original Digidesign MBox that I haven't used in a couple years. I just discovered that Avid has discontinued support for the original MBox. I don't want to use ProTools; I just want to ...
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My Oxygen25 midi keyboard wont work with Pro Tools 9, help..?

So, I have Pro Tools 9 and a 3rd Gen Oxygen25 midi keyboard (usb). Both are made by Avid, yet I can't get them to work together.. The keyboard even works with Logic Pro 9, just not Pro Tools 9... I'm ...
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What software exists to record into BWF on a Mac?

As an alternate solution to lining up my podcast tracks I've discovered that Audition has the capability of inserting BWF files into the multitrack environment by timecode. My thinking is that so long ...
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Question about Pro-Tools 9

Hey guys I am thinking moving to Pro Tools 9 soon, though i cant get clear if i can register Pro tools 9 on both my PC and MAC, cause sometimes i need to work on both systems and its going to get ...
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Can I trigger the Logic Pro caps lock keyboard without using Caps Lock?

As a programmer, I don't like to leave Caps Lock enabled on my Mac, because it causes all sorts of unintended errors. But, as a musician, I use Logic Pro. I want to use its Caps Lock keyboard, but ...
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Microphone for recording sounds on the Mac?

I've bought Logic Studio and want to record some sounds in a very quiet environment. Those sounds are the basis for sound effects used in movies and software. It's so much fun to create them. What I ...
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Looking for a Sound Editor for Mac OSX

I am looking for an audio editor (it does not matter if it is free or not). I am starting to learn music and how create and edit in Mac. I want a simple but still powerful enough application to edit ...
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Does Snow Leopard work yet?

Hey guys! Just wanted to see what your experience on Mac OS X 10.6.x has been like. I've been putting off upgrading because it was unstable with so many audio applications for a while. My concerns, ...
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Sample-accurate AIFF to WAV conversion on Mac OSX

I've just come home from a studio with a freshly-mastered track, which I have on my computer as a stereo .AIFF file. I would like to submit this track to a particular compilation online, and the ...
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How to hook up guitar to Mac Pro?

Besides the actual guitar, what are my options as far as hardware is concerned for connecting it to my Mac Pro? Is it possible to plug the guitar directly into the computer? Is it significantly better ...
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Drum Synthesis Recommendations for OS X

Hi all, I love working with drum samples but to give rhythm tracks my own character I also like to layer up synthesized drums and manipulate the parameters in real time. Sometimes I'll make sounds by ...
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Waves plug-ins don't work on Mac's bootcamp?

I have the waves silver bundle and use it on my mac with pro tools no problem but I also have windows XP installed on my bootcamp side of the drive where I run Sonar 8.5 and Sound Forge. For some ...