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GarageBand for Mac

Complete recording studio and more.

Free
In English
Version 10.4.11
4.3
Based on 49 user rates

GarageBand 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 version 10.4.11

  • This update includes stability improvements and bug fixes

GarageBand for Mac

Free
In English
Version 10.4.11
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5.0
Ease of use
5.0
Features
5.0
Reliability
5.0
Customer support
1.0

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4.3

(41 Reviews of GarageBand)

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brokenkeyzprdz
brokenkeyzprdz
May 12 2022
10.4.6
0.0
May 12 2022
0.0
Version: 10.4.6
my Mac wasn't the one to download
andrewpace51
andrewpace51
May 11 2022
10.4.6
0.0
May 11 2022
0.0
Version: 10.4.6
Need a GarageBand version for os 10.15
metinkandiyoti82
metinkandiyoti82
Jun 11 2020
10.3.4
0.0
Jun 11 2020
0.0
Version: 10.3.4
Coll
cabosite
cabosite
Apr 26 2020
10.3.4
0.0
Apr 26 2020
0.0
Version: 10.3.4
ou peut ton trouvé le plunig accordeon ou polka accordeon pour garageband
jackierhussen
jackierhussen
Dec 20 2019
10.3.4
0.0
Dec 20 2019
0.0
Version: 10.3.4
Grange band app all use.
RavenNevermore
RavenNevermore
Mar 19 2024
10.4.11
5.0
Mar 19 2024
5.0
Version: 10.4.11
29alvarok86
29alvarok86
Mar 27 2023
10.4.8
5.0
Mar 27 2023
5.0
Version: 10.4.8
a2tHEoFtHEBKcPRoD's
a2tHEoFtHEBKcPRoD's
Mar 14 2023
10.4.8
5.0
Mar 14 2023
5.0
Version: 10.4.8
paulbau992
paulbau992
Mar 7 2023
10.4.7
5.0
Mar 7 2023
5.0
Version: 10.4.7
boldbaatar44
boldbaatar44
Dec 25 2022
10.4.7
5.0
Dec 25 2022
5.0
Version: 10.4.7
atomovamihule
atomovamihule
Sep 30 2022
10.4.6
5.0
Sep 30 2022
5.0
Version: 10.4.6
carverlabarbera9
carverlabarbera9
Jan 2 2022
10.4.5
5.0
Jan 2 2022
5.0
Version: 10.4.5
athenachow922
athenachow922
Dec 16 2021
10.4.5
5.0
Dec 16 2021
5.0
Version: 10.4.5
haatufyare143
haatufyare143
Nov 1 2021
10.4.4
5.0
Nov 1 2021
5.0
Version: 10.4.4
qwerdtsa123
qwerdtsa123
Oct 26 2021
10.4.4
5.0
Oct 26 2021
5.0
Version: 10.4.4
arsenasap
arsenasap
Oct 11 2021
10.4.3
1.0
Oct 11 2021
1.0
Version: 10.4.3
rasyidi747
rasyidi747
Oct 16 2020
5.0
Oct 16 2020
5.0
Version: null
kensne1111
kensne1111
Oct 18 2019
5.0
Oct 18 2019
5.0
Version: null
hiwa-a24
hiwa-a24
Jul 11 2019
3.5
Jul 11 2019
3.5
Version: null
jrlathamjr
jrlathamjr
Jun 5 2019
1.0
Jun 5 2019
1.0
Version: null
suzailihamzah
suzailihamzah
Feb 12 2019
4.5
Feb 12 2019
4.5
Version: null
nore-rudbeck
nore-rudbeck
Dec 11 2018
3.0
Dec 11 2018
3.0
Version: null
Bipou
Bipou
Aug 14 2018
2.0
Aug 14 2018
2.0
Version: null
Albombe
Albombe
Jun 22 2017
2.5
Jun 22 2017
2.5
Version: null
Chada
Chada
May 6 2017
5.0
May 6 2017
5.0
Version: null
Marko85
Marko85
Apr 21 2017
5.0
Apr 21 2017
5.0
Version: null
damatrius
damatrius
Aug 19 2016
2.5
Aug 19 2016
2.5
Version: null
drbillyshears
drbillyshears
May 10 2016
5.0
May 10 2016
5.0
Version: null
Baccaroeja
Baccaroeja
Jul 6 2015
5.0
Jul 6 2015
5.0
Version: null
SteveGosselin
SteveGosselin
Mar 20 2015
5.0
Mar 20 2015
5.0
Version: null
jimqara1
jimqara1
Nov 15 2014
5.0
Nov 15 2014
5.0
Version: null
David-Price
David-Price
Aug 12 2014
4.5
Aug 12 2014
4.5
Version: null
mandInhob5232
mandInhob5232
Jul 7 2014
5.0
Jul 7 2014
5.0
Version: null
Eat-A-Peach
Eat-A-Peach
Apr 19 2014
4.0
Apr 19 2014
4.0
Version: null
Gitte79
Gitte79
Mar 23 2014
5.0
Mar 23 2014
5.0
Version: null
Dragoon353
Dragoon353
Mar 21 2014
5.0
Mar 21 2014
5.0
Version: null
FreddyD5690
FreddyD5690
Mar 12 2014
4.0
Mar 12 2014
4.0
Version: null
DJSquint
DJSquint
Nov 7 2013
4.0
Nov 7 2013
4.0
Version: null
Bunnybrains
Bunnybrains
Oct 23 2013
2.5
Oct 23 2013
2.5
Version: null
anonymous-rooster-2921
Jun 16 2012
4.5
Version: null
waggonerwheel
waggonerwheel
Jan 3 2012
4.0
Jan 3 2012
4.0
Version: null
Rickysubero
Rickysubero
Jul 12 2011
5.0
Jul 12 2011
5.0
Version: null
Steve-Frawley
Steve-Frawley
Apr 1 2011
4.5
Apr 1 2011
4.5
Version: null
xXAkumuXx
xXAkumuXx
Mar 31 2011
5.0
Mar 31 2011
5.0
Version: null
Afmac
Afmac
Apr 24 2006
5.0
Apr 24 2006
5.0
Version: null