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Garageband supports Audio Units (AU). If the plugin only supports VST format, it won’t appear.


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The main constraints around software lifecycles is actually not the software itself, it's the operating system. Apple is a massive culprit here. With every update of the operating system, goalposts change. Now don't get me wrong, I am a massive fan of the O/S that underpins MacOS (Unix) but I have to say that with the changes that have occurred with some of ...


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This is a "how long is a piece of string?" question. I've had Cubase since 1989… but not the same version or even the same platform [I've had it for Atari, Mac & even Windows for a brief period in 2005]. You have to pay for updates as your OS is updated, things will eventually fail to work with the older software. So, based on that premise, your DAW ...


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For this sort of application you probably want a mixing desk that can handle automixing - something like a Yamaha QL-1 which has an in-built Dugan Automixer. This will significantly help with the noise-floor. Also you need to look and see how the mics are being used. IF the microphones are a long way from the subjects, then you will definitely get noise ...


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There's the sound that the rat makes, and there's also the sounds that occur when the rats interact with the outside world. Jay has covered the primary rat sounds nicely, but also consider secondary sounds, like rat feet/claws scurrying across a varnished wooden floor for instance. Also, the sound you will want to hear will depend entirely on the ...


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Sounds like you're on the right track! Using your voice is a great way to achieve this. If you're able to record little kids doing it, all the better since their voices will be able to reach much higher registers than yours without as much processing. In reality, rats aren't super squeaky like they are in the movies. ☺ They're more sniffy and scamper-y. You ...


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