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GarageBand turns your iPad, iPhone, and iPod touch 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 a piano, organ, guitar, and drums. They sound and play like their counterparts, but let you do things you could never do on a real instrument. Enjoy 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, iPhone, or iPod touch and play through classic amps and stompbox effects. Use a Touch Instrument, a built-in microphone, or a guitar and instantly record a performance with support for up of 32 tracks*. Record performances from third-party music and effect apps directly into GarageBand using Inter-App Audio in iOS 8. And share your song using email, Facebook, YouTube, SoundCloud, or AirDrop for iOS. 
Category Price Seller Device
Music Free Apple Inc. iPhone, iPad, iPod

Play your iPad, iPhone, and iPod touch like a musical instrument 
• Play musical instruments on the innovative Multi-Touch keyboard 
• Tap out beats with acoustic and electronic drum kits
• Record your voice using the built-in microphone and apply fun sound effects 
• Recreate legendary guitar rigs with 9 amps and 10 stompbox effects
• Use the Sampler to create new instruments from sounds you record, then play them on a keyboard
• Record compatible third-party music apps right into GarageBand using Inter-App Audio

Sound like a virtuoso with Smart Instruments 
• Conduct an entire string orchestra with just one finger using Smart Strings
• Tap chords to instantly create keyboard grooves with the Smart Keyboard
• Strum chords on an acoustic and electric Smart Guitar, trigger fingerpicking patterns for popular chords, or switch to Notes view to try your hand at the real thing 
• Groove with a variety of Smart Basses using upright, electric, and synth sounds
• Drag drum instruments onto a grid to create your own beats with Smart Drums

Start a Jam Session with your friends 
• Use your iPad, iPhone, or iPod touch to play or record live over Wi-Fi or Bluetooth with up to three of your friends 
• Tempo, key, time signature, and chords automatically sync to the bandleader 
• Jam with any Touch Instrument or live instruments like electric guitar or voice 
• The bandleader automatically collects everyone's recordings so they can be mixed as a song and shared 

Create a song anywhere you go 
• Arrange and mix your song with up to 32 tracks* using Touch Instruments, audio recordings, and loops 
• Use the Note Editor to adjust or fine-tune any Touch Instrument recording 
• 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 
• Choose from over 250 professionally prerecorded loops as a backing band to your song 

Share your songs 
• Keep your GarageBand songs up to date across all your iOS devices with iCloud Drive
• Create custom ringtones and alerts for your iPad, iPhone, or iPod touch 
• Share your songs directly to Facebook, YouTube, and SoundCloud 
• Email songs right from GarageBand 
• Export your song and add it to the iTunes library on your Mac or PC 
• Share GarageBand projects directly between iOS devices using AirDrop for iOS 

* 32 tracks available on iOS devices with the A7 chip or higher. 16 tracks available on iPhone 5c, iPhone 5, iPhone 4s, iPad (4th generation), iPad (3rd generation), iPad 2, iPad mini, and iPod touch (5th generation).


The Greatest Application
Synester KL

What a great App to create the own music with the Basic knowledge. I like the idea of not only to turn the songs into ringtones but also create the own music and also can play and record the music. However, the app should be a little bit more user friendly to create the Music. Because some of my friends really like to edit the wave files but for them they don’t know how GarageBand works. But it’s a great application though.

Good app

It’s really good

Not crazy about the “Waiting” feature.
Frog Grigson

When I create a project on my iPad and open it on my iPhone, via iCloud, it says “Waiting”. Forever. Bad feature. Bad. Not good. I can write “Waiting” on an index card with a Sharpie if I want that functionality. Please consider redesigning iCloud sharing as a feature that shares projects between devices. It’s a crazy idea, but it just might work.

Bugs and issues

I’ve had this app for a while, and I worked great, but the past couple days, the beat sequencer isn’t working. It’s skipping beats I put in every time I record, I would appreciate an update fixing this


The app is very great I got my first beat within 15 minutes and I have Never Used it! It’s really easy to learn! BUT I WISH WE COULD UPLOAD TO InstaGram if we could upload to SnapChat we should be able to upload onto InstaGram! That’s my only request! I ENCOURAGE EVERYONE TO DOWNLOAD THIS APP ITS ENTERTAINING AND ITS SOMETHING PRODUCTIVE YOU CAN!

Tap music
roony j

You guys should make a trap music loops


Cam you update please, this is not working for me! The update is unsuccessful, this when I ate something it don’t let me redo back again! Or undo!😒

Amazing just amazing

I love the thing with the voices on the miscrophone thing I used to play with the chipmunk one all the time but now my fave is extreme tuning you can just talk and it turns into a song this is so ooooooooo amazing get this app and plus it's free!!!

Return Access For my Purchase
Bate aNd Switch

Return access option to the earlier GarageBand version. The access to an earlier version was offered before !!!!! . Access to my purchase is now vacant ... As the ,"Download an earlier Version" Button not appearing ! Really ? What "genius" came up with this. Poor programming skills reflected in this "over site"... So many other "apps" defer to an earlier version continue to > (Offer access to the version purchased - true support) <

Love app but

I love garage band and have been playing it for over 2 years but I only ask one thing make the brass ensemble keyboard go an octave higher or at least to a double c