Apple releases GarageBand 5.1 update

Apple has posted an update to GarageBand, bringing the application to version 5.1 and adding support for new audio interfaces as well as adding a few new features and improvements.

Written by Topher Kessler

Apple has posted an update to GarageBand, bringing the application to version 5.1 and adding support for new audio interfaces as well as adding a few new features and improvements.

The update specifically adds these features:

  • GarageBand track effects and Audio Units can now be added to a guitar track
  • Improved support for Apogee audio interfaces
  • Faster switching to full screen in Magic GarageBand
  • Improved access to audio monitoring settings

The update weighs in at 139.29MB, and can be downloaded in Software Update, or from Apple's GarageBand downloads page. For more about the security content of this update, please see this Apple knowledgebase article.

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