Apple Brings GarageBand to iPhone and iPod touch

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GarageBand iPhone iPod touch-1

Apple’s GarageBand has proved to be a success on the Mac in the past, and with the introduction of the iPad 2, Apple released GarageBand for iOS. On Tuesday, Apple updated GarageBand for iOS to include the iPhone and iPod touch, so all iOS users can make music on the go.

The version available previously on the iPad is now a universal application and can be downloaded to multiple devices under the same iTunes account. Apple also released a statement about the updated application, saying:

GarageBand on iPad has been a big hit and we think customers will love using it on their iPhone or iPod touch,” said Philip Schiller, Apple’s senior vice president of Worldwide Product Marketing. “The innovative Multi-Touch interface combined with Smart Instruments makes it easy to create great sounding music, even if you’ve never studied music or played an instrument before.

New features of the updated 1.1 Version of the Application brings not only iPhone and iPod touch support but a number of other small features, including the ability to:

– Create custom chords for Smart Instruments
– Support for 3/4 and 6/8 time signatures
– Reset song key without transposing original recordings
– Transpose songs in semitones or full octaves
– Additional quantization options for recordings including, straight, triplet and swing
– New audio export quality settings for AAC and AIFF (Uncompressed)
– Arpeggiator available in Smart Keyboard
– Adjustable velocity settings for Touch Instruments
– Numerous enhancements, including automatic fade out and improved audio import options

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The updated GarageBand {App Store} for iOS is now available on the App Store as universal application for US $4.99.


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