How to Create Audio Files Using Garage Band

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Step 1: Go to the Applications folder and open Garage Band

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Step 2: Select "Create a New Music Project"

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Step 3: Choose a name for your project. A good name might be the Inupiaq word you are going to record. Type the name and click "Create."

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Step 4: Turn off the Metronome. Go to "Control" and click on "Metronome" so that it is unchecked.

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Step 5: Go to "Track" and select "New Track"

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Step 6: You are not a piece of software, so select "Real Instrument"

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Step 7: Select "Vocals" and "No Effects"

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Step 8: Use the red button to start recording. Press the red button again to stop recording. Press the play button to hear your recording. Record until you're happy with the way it sounds.

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Step 9: Save your project by going to "File" and clicking "Save."

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Step 10: Click on "Share" and "Export Song to Disk."

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Step 11: Make sure it's set to MP3 and High Quality.

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Step 12: Make sure the name of your file is correct. Save it to your preferred location.

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