GarageBand is an application which can be run on a Mac or an iOS run device. It is a boon for all the music aficionados looking forward to be creative with musical tracks. M-Audio / Midiman designs and markets digitalaudio and MIDI interfaces, keyboards and MIDI controllers, synthesizers, loudspeakers, studio monitors, digital DJ systems, microphones, and music software. We have shared guide about how to download Garageband for PC in our previous post.
Here is a detailed illustration as to how to configure GarageBand for use with M-Audio devices. Though the app is really simple and you figure out everything through the interface itself but M-Audio can be a little tricky of the new users at the first go, Follow the steps to attain it.
How to configure GarageBand for use with M-Audio devices
#1. The first step would be to install the latest drivers for your device. Then Launch the application GarageBand.
#2. Secondly, look for an icon- Preferences and select it from the GarageBand menu, Look above for the the menu.
#3. Click the Audio/MIDI tab in the Preferences window.
#4. Click the drop down for Audio Input and select your M-Audio device. Choose the Yes iconon the window that appears to change the audio driver.
(Just a small warning, it is recommended that you connect your speakers or headphones directly to your M-Audio interface and also select your M-Audio interface for Audio Output. If your speakers are connected directly to your computer, or if you are using a laptop with built in speakers, you can leave the Audio Output set to “Built-in Audio” pertinent.
Any installed MIDI devices will automatically be detected and no additional configuration. If your M-Audio USB MIDI Device is installed and connected, but 0 MIDI inputs are detected, please refer to the troubleshooting guide.)
#5. Close the GarageBand Preferences.
With your M-Audio interface properly selected, you are now ready to record and jam! Just take care to use usual steps for whole of the making music procedure.
Mono Sound Source:
However, if you are recording from a mono sound source such as a single microphone or guitar, it is necessary to select the appropriate mono input to record from. On the other hand if you are recording a Real Instrument track, click to select the corresponding mono Input Source from the Track Info section:
#1. When recording an Electric Guitar track, you must double-click on the guitar amp to bring up the Track Info, and then select the corresponding mono input.
#2. If your audio interface does not feature hardware direct monitoring, (Audiophile USB, JamLab, Transit), if you wish to monitor with software effects, or if you left the Audio Output set to ‘Built-in Audio’, you will need to enable input monitoring. In order to achieve this all you are required to do is enable input monitoring. Select the icon Monitor: On. This should do the trick.
#3. If your device features hardware direct monitoring and you wish to enable input monitoring in GarageBand, all you need to do is, disable the hardware direct monitoring of your M-Audio in order for the device to avoid doubling your monitored signal. However, to get in-detail knowledge, please further refer to the user guide for your M-Audio device to know the procedure which will show you how to enable/disable hardware direct monitoring.
It is a plenty of an entire sound library that incorporates programming instruments, presets for guitar and voice, and virtual session drummers. It has an exceptionally intuitive interface that causes you record, compose and sing melodies like a genius and grandstand your ability to the whole world, You can simplify mix and match every tune and create the melody you wish to get inside your song but make sure to pass it a patent.
The boon of Garageband is that most users prefer to download the mobile version so that they can gain access to the app whenever they can. This platform is available on iMac, Mac and iPhone for free with same features, as it is developed and run by apple but not available for sale or passing on but and now you can get Garageband online for Windows too and enjoy it on your PC.