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Play it like a guitar

So many options

Save your songs

Smart instruments for the less musical

Clever instrument layouts

Settings and options

Switch to the track view

You can pluck the strings or play switch and play them as chords. Guitars also come with various effects appropriate to the style of guitar.
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Play it like a guitar

So many options

Save your songs

Smart instruments for the less musical

Clever instrument layouts

Settings and options

Switch to the track view

There are several different types of instruments to choose from, each with their own unique sounds.
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Play it like a guitar

So many options

Save your songs

Smart instruments for the less musical

Clever instrument layouts

Settings and options

Switch to the track view

Your songs are laid out in a grid to make it easy to find the one you want to work on. While I know what most of my songs are, I think I need to work on giving them names.
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Play it like a guitar

So many options

Save your songs

Smart instruments for the less musical

Clever instrument layouts

Settings and options

Switch to the track view

The smart instruments are truly amazing in their capability to make even those with little musical talent sound great (I should know).
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Play it like a guitar

So many options

Save your songs

Smart instruments for the less musical

Clever instrument layouts

Settings and options

Switch to the track view

Can't play piano? No problem. Use the smart version of instruments to get a clever layout of chords and bass notes that makes it easy to put together a great song quickly.
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Play it like a guitar

So many options

Save your songs

Smart instruments for the less musical

Clever instrument layouts

Settings and options

Switch to the track view

Use the buttons in the upper right when you want to drill down to some of the more advanced settings and options.
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Play it like a guitar

So many options

Save your songs

Smart instruments for the less musical

Clever instrument layouts

Settings and options

Switch to the track view

With the track view you can add instruments to your song, create loops, or use one of the many premade loops included with GarageBand.
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