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Learn OS X Lion by Mike Lee, Scott Meyers

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Chapter  17

GarageBand

GarageBand (Figure 17–1) is Apple's entry-level DAW (digital audio workstation). GarageBand allows you to record, mix, and edit multiple audio and MIDI tracks together and then save them as audio files in a variety of formats. While GarageBand lacks some features of Apple's other DAWs (Logic Express and Logic Studio), it provides a number of professional-quality software instruments and effects coupled with reasonable track-editing abilities (including volume, panning, and trackautomation abilities) that can easily create professional-sounding recordings. Additionally, GarageBand includes a few other features for fun and learning. In this chapter we will

  • Create a new GarageBand project
  • Build audio tracks with loops

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