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Can I use phantom power on an iPad?

Is there a way to connect both phantom power and an iPad mini to my computer, so that I can use a condenser microphone in GarageBand? The microphone is an Earamble BM-800 and the phantom power is ...
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Garageband Static When Switching from Stereo to Mono

When pulling a stereo-track mp3 into Garageband with only one channel, before this latest update to 10.2.0, if I changed the input source from stereo to mono, there was no issue. However, after this ...
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Avoiding crack sounds when editing clips together in GarageBand

I've recorded a melody line with my guitar in two separate takes and I'm trying to stitch them together. Around the stitching point, there's a noticeable "crack" in the audio. I don't hear the crack ...
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How to get C-Knobs on M-Audio Oxygen 25 to work with GarageBand

My daughter got a M-Audio Oxygen 25. We have OSX 10.11.6 and GarageBand 10.1.2. I downloaded the latest M-Audio drivers. Before the drivers, we could only play the keys, the pitch and mod controls, ...
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How can I convert large audio file .aiff to mp3?

When I use GarageBand to record some audio, the audio files are too large (e.g.:1.86GB file size) and GarageBand won't export over 90 minutes long audio. Audacity cannot directly export to .mp3 file. ...
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Garage Band: Strange marker on track that unmutes track

In one of my projects, I have a software instrument track. I have the track muted but I noticed it automatically unmutes when it runs across this faint dark mark (behind pale green/blue line). Any ...
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How to connect my iPad Air and my Yamaha CP4 Stage Piano?

Let's say I have Garageband for the iPad (or other Synths and Apps) and want to play them through my Digital Stage Piano which has a USB Host Adapter. (meaning it behaves like a SoundCard and ...
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How to convert a stereo MP3 to mono MP3

We had an MP3 created for a message greeting on our phone system. It is stereo MP3, not sure what the bit rate is, but is sampled at 44.1k. Our sound system requires it to be in this format: 16 bit ...
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How do I split/splice and realign parts of tracks in Garage Band?

I used Garage Band 6.0.5 in conjunction with a Shure Beta87 microphone and AudioBox USB to record my son and friends singing made up lyrics to a song for a school project. I recorded 6 'takes' of them ...
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What does GarageBand have compared to Audacity?

Apple sells GarageBand for about $15/£10 currently. At this price point, what do I gain over something free like Audacity? My use-case is recording myself singing and playing guitar for home use, or ...
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Is GarageBand not part of OSX anymore?

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 ...
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Export from garageband to audacity

I want to export ALL the audio tracks from garageband to audacity. I searched on the internet and it is apparently not possible ( here for instance), or better it is possible but one track at time. ...
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Are There Song-Length Limitations in GarageBand 09?

I am using 2009 GB on a MacBook (not Pro), and have only recently begun to record with it. I got some nice short mixes, but when I tried to create an entire 3-minute multitrack song, it cut out on me ...
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garageband splice 10 second clips

I want to take 10 clips of songs from my itunes on my mac into garageband (or something) this is a just a small little thing I want to do for a party so we can play name that tune like you often hear ...
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How to create a classic ska sound?

I've been recording reggae/ska in GarageBand, using a combination of: Voice through a condenser mic Electric guitar and bass using GarageBand's own amp simulators and effects Drum patterns programmed ...
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Can you use Native Instruments plug-ins with GarageBand?

I'm new to Mac and its software. But when I had my PC, I used a plug-in from Native Instruments with Fruity-Loops. So I'm wondering: Can I do the same with GarageBand?
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Garageband export volume issue

Alright, so I have Garageband and Soundbooth. I am composing sounds for a video game in Garageband and have an explosion in the project. I have the volume so that when I play it in Garageband it plays ...
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GarageBand: Create Apple Loop from m4a recorded piano files?

How can I import m4a files as Apple Loops? I love the concept of the loops but I can't always have my main pianist next to me recording and then storing it as Apple Loops.
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Boost volume of track in GarageBand

I have a track in Garageband that is recorded at a very low volume. If I could I would go back and redo it, but I can't, so I just have to live with it. So far, to boost the volume of this track, I ...