GarageBand can be used on Mac computers and on iOS devices such as iPhones or iPads. GarageBand offers the ability to play digital versions of musical instruments, from drum kits to guitars.
The program also provides sample audio tracks for manipulation, and allows the user to voice record Like Audacity, GarageBand can overlay multiple audio tracks.
One of the biggest advantages to working with GarageBand is integration with iMovie, video editing software for Apple products.
Read handouts and resources specific to WIC workshops on GarageBand.
GarageBand is part of Apple's iLife suite of software, enabling music creators to record, edit, mix, and share audio tracks. Create your own songs from scratch, or make combinations using GarageBand's digital samples.
All Macs in WIC come equipped with GarageBand. For faculty members interested in the iPads in the Classroom program at WIC, the GarageBand app is installed on all lendable iPads.
A number of different digital instruments, beats, and voice recording options are also available with a similar interface to the example shown above.
If you are using GarageBand ‘09, you can find instructions on creating a podcast in the GarageBand '09 manual starting on page 102. You can find additional tutorials on Lynda by signing in with your PennKey at http://lynda.upenn.edu.