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Q. How Can I change the Tempo/Pitch of an Mp3 (AIFF, WAV, AAC, etc) file which I've imported into Apple's GarageBand?
[Related Entries : Change Tempo Increments , Change Tempo During Song ]

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A. (See this entry for GarageBand version 10) It's a very simple 2 step process for the older versions of GarageBand:

Step 1: Turn the Orange Region into a Purple Region so that it can respond to GB's controls...

Step 2: Once the region within the track is purple, and selected, make sure the "Follow Tempo & Pitch" checkbox is selected in the track editor pane if you're using GB3 (and later). The region will then respond to the changes you make with GarageBand's controls.

NOTE: Do not expect spectacular results if you change the tempo or pitch more than a little bit. In general you're likely to get better results using an Audio Editor, though extreme changes carry the same caveat.
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GarageBand from Apple Computer uses audio loops and MIDI loops in Apple Loops format. It can work with Audio Units plug-ins. Apple Macintosh Compatible FireWire and USB interfaces can be used to connect Audio and MIDI instruments to your Mac, and be recorded into GarageBand.

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