Garage Band is a fully equipped music creation studio right inside your Mac — with a complete sound library that includes instruments, presets for guitar and voice, and an incredible selection of session drummers and percussionists.
With Touch Bar features for Mac Book Pro and an intuitive, modern design, it’s easy to learn, play, record, create, and share your hits worldwide. Download Garage Band for Mac Start making professional‑sounding music right away.
Plug in your guitar or mic and choose from a jaw‑dropping array of realistic amps and effects.
You can even create astonishingly human‑sounding drum tracks and become inspired by thousands of loops from popular genres like EDM, Hip Hop, Indie, and more. Plug in your USB keyboard and dive into the completely inspiring and expanded Sound Library, featuring electronic‑based music styles like EDM and Hip Hop.
The built‑in set of instruments and loops gives you plenty of creative freedom. The Touch Bar on Mac Book Pro puts a range of instruments at your fingertips. Mix and match vintage or modern amps and speaker cabinets. Whenever you’re using a software instrument, amp, or effect, Smart Controls appear with the perfect set of knobs, buttons, and sliders.
Use Performance view to turn the Touch Bar into drum pads or a one-octave keyboard for playing and recording. You can even choose and position different microphones to create your signature sound. So you can shape your sound quickly with onscreen controls or by using the Touch Bar on Mac Book Pro. You can wirelessly control Garage Band right from your i Pad with the Logic Remote app.
Play any software instrument, shape your sound with Smart Controls, and even hit Stop, Start, and Record from across the room.
Drummer, the virtual session player created using the industry’s top session drummers and recording engineers, features 28 beat‑making drummers and three percussionists.
From EDM, Dubstep, and Hip Hop to Latin, Metal, and Blues, whatever beat your song needs, there’s an incredible selection of musicians to play it.
Each drummer has a signature kit that lets you produce a variety of groove and fill combinations. You can also select one track as your Groove Track and make the others fall in line for a super‑tight rhythm. Capture your changes in real time by adjusting any of your software instruments’ Smart Controls while recording a performance. You can also export your new hit single to your i Tunes library, where it can live alongside all your other favorite music and go wherever you do.
Use the intuitive controls to enable and disable individual sounds while you create a beat with kick, snare, cymbals, and all the cowbell you want. Choose from 40 different genre‑based lessons, including classical, blues, rock, and pop. You can also fine‑tune your music later in the Piano Roll Editor. Garage Band lets you share your finished song easily with friends, family, or the whole Internet community via social networks. And you can share your remixes, demos, or spontaneous moments of inspiration directly from Garage Band to your fans using Apple Music Connect.
If you need a little inspiration, Drummer Loops gives you a diverse collection of prerecorded acoustic and electronic loops that can be easily customized and added to your song. Video demos and animated instruments keep things fun and easy to follow. Play along with any lesson, and Garage Band will listen in real time and tell you how you’re doing, note for note. Easily name and reorder your song sections to find the best structure. You can even loop a section and play several passes in a row. Wherever you are, i Cloud makes it easy to work on a Garage Band song.