GarageBand
GarageBand
10.4.1

4.6

GarageBand free download for Mac

GarageBand10.4.1

14 November 2020

Complete recording studio and more.

Overview

GarageBand is the easiest way to create a great-sounding song on your Mac. Add realistic, impeccably produced and performed drum grooves to your song with Drummer. Easily shape the sound of any instrument in the Sound Library with Smart Controls. Crank up the bottom end with Bass Amp Designer, or mix and match electric guitar amps, cabinets, and pedals with Amp Designer and Pedalboard. Control GarageBand and play any software instrument wirelessly on your iPad using the Logic Remote app. Use iCloud to keep your GarageBand projects updated across multiple Mac computers, or even import GarageBand for iOS songs directly from iCloud.

Redesigned Interface
  • A fresh new look, designed for easy music making
  • Find the sweet spot in every track with the interactive visual EQ
  • Support for Touch Bar on the MacBook Pro lets you quickly fine-tune sounds, navigate around your project, and perform instruments
  • Enable Quick Help and get useful hints wherever you hover your cursor
Drummer
  • Add a virtual session drummer, percussionist, or beat producer to your song that takes direction and plays realistic beats
  • Choose among 33 players from popular genres like EDM, Hip Hop, Rock, and Alternative
  • Use a simple set of controls to shape your drummer’s performance
  • Each player can perform over a million unique groove and fill combinations
Sound Library
  • Get inspired with a fresh new collection of sounds and instruments
  • Explore new Apple Loops covering the latest electronic and urban genres
  • Drummer loops can be added to your song and then customized with performance controls
Smart Controls
  • Easily shape any sound in the library with a custom set of knobs, buttons, and sliders
  • The look and personality of Smart Controls changes with each instrument
Amps and Stompboxes
  • Use Bass Amp Designer to dial up classic and modern tones
  • Build your own guitar rig with Amp Designer using 25 legendary amps and cabinets
  • Design a custom Pedalboard from a collection of 35 fun and creative stompbox effects
Record. Mix. Master. Share.
  • Create a song with up to 255 tracks
  • Quickly change the timing of an audio recording using Flex Time
  • Use Groove Track to align the rhythm and timing of all your tracks with a single click
  • Choose your best performance with multi-take recording
  • Export to your Music library or share directly to SoundCloud
iCloud
  • Use iCloud to keep your GarageBand projects up to date across your Mac computers
  • Start a song anywhere on your iPhone, iPad, or iPod touch, then import it wirelessly to your Mac to take it even further
  • Remotely add new tracks to your project using GarageBand on your iPhone or iPad
Works with Logic Remote
  • Use your iPhone or iPad and Multi-Touch gestures to wirelessly play any GarageBand instrument on your Mac
  • Access Smart Controls on your iPad to shape any sound while you’re playing
  • Navigate your song and browse the Sound Library from your iPad
Learn to Play
  • Get started with 40 Basic Lessons for guitar and piano covering classical, blues, rock, and pop
  • Free Artist Lessons show you how to play a hit song taught by the artist who made it famous

What's new in GarageBand

Version 10.4.1:

Note: Now requires OS X 11.0 or later

  • Refined new design on macOS Big Sur
  • Improved performance and efficiency on Mac computers with Apple silicon
  • Allows customisation of region colours in your tracks
  • Adds 1,800 Apple Loops in a variety of genres including Hip-Hop, Chill Rap, Future Bass, New Disco, Bass House and more
  • Adds over 190 instrument patches and 50 vintage and modern drum kits

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How would you rate GarageBand app?

39 Reviews of GarageBand

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5
kensne1111
18 October 2019
Version: 10.3.3

Most helpful

The more I use it, the more I love it. Still finding more capacity and capability with each project after almost a year and half of steady use. Would really like to see the iOS sound library also in the OS platform....please. Lol
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metinkandiyoti82
11 June 2020
Version: 10.3.4
Coll
(0)
cabosite
26 April 2020
Version: 10.3.4
ou peut ton trouvé le plunig accordeon ou polka accordeon pour garageband
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jackierhussen
20 December 2019
Version: 10.3.4
Grange band app all use.
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5
kensne1111
18 October 2019
Version: 10.3.3
The more I use it, the more I love it. Still finding more capacity and capability with each project after almost a year and half of steady use. Would really like to see the iOS sound library also in the OS platform....please. Lol
(1)
1
jrlathamjr
05 June 2019
Version: 10.3.2
It's very large and takes up a lot of space. It also seems that it is being update very frequently. Most important is that I don't use it.
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June8
06 June 2017
Version: 10.2
MacUpdate, it is free, not $4 99.
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5
Marko85
21 April 2017
Version: 10.1.6
Great app... and you should update the page, since Apple made it free for all Mac users now :) I just wish Apple included an opinion to easily uninstall selected instruments & loops separately to save space when some instruments & loops aren't needed and an option to briefly preview instruments & loops before installing (maybe if there was a way to stream some preview from Apple's servers by clicking on an instrument or a loop that is not installed... so you could choose do you want to install it or not)... sure there is a way to manually uninstall what you don't want later though Finder or Terminal after installing something you don't really want to keep, but it would just be more convenient if there was a simple way to do it from GarageBand. Still, 5 stars from me :)
(1)
Albabe
31 May 2016
Version: 10.1.2
So the brand newest Logic Pro works in Mavericks but GarageBand doesn't? Very odd.
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freiheit
08 April 2016
Version: 10.1.1
I still have the old (pre-App store) version of Garage Band. Is it true that current versions can only use approved/signed loops (i.e. no free 3rd party loops obtained say 5-7 years ago) or did I misread that somewhere?
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Albabe
08 April 2016
Version: 10.1
I think a newer Version is out as of yesterday... but it's a little strange in terms of D/Ling. It showed-up in the AppStore last night, but not this morning. When I try to open Garageband it says it can't be opened when it's being Updated. Very odd..
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4.6

App requirements: 
  • Intel 64
  • macOS 11.0.0 or later
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