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Mobile Recording Studio: Garageband for iPad - Session 1. App introduction and recording a podcast

Paul Douglas, Songwriter and Multimedia/e-Learning specialist

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6 Videos (19m)
    • Introduction

      1:36
    • The GarageBand App

      4:06
    • Setting up

      3:08
    • Recording a basic podcast

      4:58
    • Adding a background sound to your podcast

      3:37
    • Export/share your song

      1:36

About This Class

This class will introduce you to the GarageBand App for iPad - and help you quickly create your own podcast with background sound or music wherever and whenever you want. It's designed for anyone who has an iPad and wants to try out voice recording. Some of the very basics of this App are covered so it's perfect if you've never used it before. Please use the 'Leave Review' button to give this class a thumbs up if you like it!

What will this class cover?

Introduction
Welcome
About the videos - interactions.

The GarageBand App
What is GarageBand?
iPad version is a different App!

Setting up
Download and Installation
Free version vs paid version
Hardware accessories.

Recording a basic podcast
Getting started
The Audio Recorder
The iPad microphone
Prepare to narrate/podcast
Record now.

Adding a background sound to your podcast
Audio tracks
Background music - Apple loops
Track volumes.

Export/share your song

What will you need?

  • An iPad (3rd Generation or higher)
  • GarageBand App (or an Apple ID so you can download it from the App Store)
  • Headphones or earbuds.

Please note:
All videos are optimised for full screen viewing on iPad devices in 4:3 aspect ratio.
All additional support files and resources have been added to the Class Project area.
These tutorials are based on using GarageBand for iOS 2.1.

 

NOTE about GarageBand for iOS version 2.2:

In January 2017, Apple updated the GarageBand for iOS App which changed the way some things look and added some new features. 
Fortunately, I’ve been able to put together a FREE class that will help you if you’re looking at my previous classes that were made using version 2.1:
Mobile Recording Studio: GarageBand for iPad - App version 2.2 updates

This class will take you through changes made to the GarageBand App for iOS in version 2.2 - In particular, it will cover any part of the App that has changed or looks different in my videos made before January 2017.

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This has been a really good starter Paul. Thanks!
The course is very short, and it might've been better to combine it with one of your other courses. It also covered the most basic functionality which most people can get by just opening the program. You'll get through it really fast.
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Paul Douglas

Songwriter and Multimedia/e-Learning specialist

"We're all learners at the end of the day. I love going to sleep at night feeling like I know something that I didn't know yesterday. The promise of each day bringing new experiences and knowledge is my strongest motivation!"

Paul is a multi-faceted digital professional from London who has been based in Melbourne Australia since 2008. He is also an accredited trainer with a wide experience of many different learner demographics.

Over the years, Paul has taught a variety of music...

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