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Change both pitch and tempo in Garageband (like a turntable)

I'm trying to do a "real" speed change on Garageband. All the tutorials I can find explain how to change the pitch without affecting tempo, or change tempo without affecting pitch... But ...
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Why are my GarageBand loops moving weirdly?

For some reason everytime I try to move a loop along a track in GarageBand, it either moves a little bit forward, backward, or not at all. I'll click and drag the loop from one end of the track to the ...
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I clicked "save" instead of "save as" in GarageBand, how can I recover the old song?

I hit "Quit" and then it asked me if I wanted to save, so I pressed "save", when really I should have hit "cancel" and then "save as". Can I recover the old song?
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How to snap GarageBand project length to end of last region?

In GarageBand, is there a shortcut for snapping the end-of-project (project length) marker to the edge of the last region in a project or track? On-line help says to drag the marker in the ruler. ...
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Uninstall GarageBand '08

I want to uninstall GarageBand '08 because my 2007 iMac is running low on disk space. So far, I think I can delete these: GarageBand app Library/Application Support/Garageband/ Library/Audio/Apple ...
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How to right trim a clip

On the ipad I can click the right side of a clip and shorten it, trimming the right content. How do I do this on osx?
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Splitting a clip in Garage band

On the iPad I just hold the clip I want to split, and click the split button, then drag the splitting tool to the section that I want to split. On osx I have no idea how to split a clip, how do I do ...
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How do I edit loop names for the Apple loop library?

I want to use more memorable names for loops that I have added to my Apple loop library, how can I do this?
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How do I make my voice recording sound more professional using GarageBand?

I recorded my voice with GarageBand but it sounds very dirty and amateur. I'm looking at a GarageBand tutorial to learn how to make the recording sound a little more professional and clean. I use ...
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Where does the value for "Description" come from in ID3 tags created by GarageBand

I have made some music in GarageBand '09, and when I export it, there is some strange data in the ID3 tags. When I open the MP3 in VLC, and view the meta data, there is field called Description and it ...
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Re-enabling audio on an iMac

I know Super User is not a 'tech support' forum, so I will try to make it short: my computer's sound does not work anymore. I have asked for support on the Apple board but I feel a bit on my own. To ...
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Garage Band and Access Control

The things garage band writes are, in fact, directories. Changing their access from the 'Get Info' menu changes the directory but not the files therein. I ended up using good old chmod to patch ...
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How can I use the Band Pass Filter in GarageBand?

What I want to do: I have a music WAV file and want to put a Band Pass Filter over it, to filter out annoying high frequencies. I was reading on the net that there is a "AuBandPass" plugin in Mac OS ...
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GarageBand Alternative for Windows?

Note: This question is similar to 92383, but a) it doesn't have to be free and b) the accepted answer doesn't compare. I got a USB-Midi Keyboard and I'm looking for a Software Sequencer. Nothing ...
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Garageband file backwards compatibility

Is there anyway to open a file made with Garageband 5 in Garageband 4? Would it be possible to open it in another program, like Audacity, so that I can re-edit? I'm a bit new to Macs, so if someone ...
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Garageband sound files default to 6 seconds in length

I am trying to edit a clip in GarageBand which only results in a 2 second clip. However, GarageBand insists on appending an extra 4 seconds of "dead air" when I export. The full length clip isn't even ...
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GarageBand '09 Very Slow to Start

GarageBand '09 is consistently taking over two minutes to start, from the time I double-click the app until the "Initializing..." window disappears and the main window appears. This didn't happen ...
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