GarageBand

A powerful audio editing and mixing application part of Apple iLife suite. Our recommended software for simple audio recording and editing projects, such as for radio-style programs.

Pros:

  • Quick and easy to do multiple-track audio editing.
  • Files can be shared with other applications in within the iLife suite
  • Intuitive interface, ideal for beginners.
  • MIDI interface support
  • Access to Apple loops and sound effects

Cons:

  • Not as many export/encoding options as Soundtrack Pro.

If you are interested in recording a multitrack interview or podcast, both the Production Studio and Suite 7 have the Focusrite Scarlett 18i8 Focusrite Scarlett 18i8 Audio Interfaces installed in them. The Focusrite Scarlett is also available for checkout from the 3rd floor Circulation Desk.

Software Category
Audio Editing