Setting important Mac OS X and GarageBand preferences


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Setting important Mac OS X and GarageBand preferences

Once you've connected your digital audio interface and have plugged in at least one instrument or microphone into one of your inputs, you have one last thing to do before you can get audio in and out of your Mac, and that is to set your sound preferences within Mac OS X, as well as your audio input and audio output preferences within GarageBand. Let's take a look at the system-wide preferences first. From the Apple menu, choose System Preferences, and on the far right of the Hardware row, click on Sound. We are primarily concerned with the Output and Input tabs here.

All of your audio output options, including interfaces you may have connected, are all going to be listed for you here, and my window might look very different than yours because of the different devices we have connected here to make this recording possible. If you wanted your sound to simply play out of your laptop's built-in speakers, or through your headphone jack, you'll just choose Line Out or even your i...

Setting important Mac OS X and GarageBand preferences
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Setting important Mac OS X and GarageBand preferences provides you with in-depth training on Audio + Music. Taught by Todd Howard as part of the GarageBand '11 Essential Training

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Audio + Music
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