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Old 02-02-2009, 09:33 PM   #1
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Default Audicity vs Garage Band (iLife 08)

Which one of the 2 have the better:

1. Quality of Recording

2. Ease of use, I mean recording ease (not importing, I know garage band is not the best for file conversion)

Sound Quality is the main issue though!

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Old 02-03-2009, 02:42 PM   #2
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I've been able to do a lot of recording with Audacity and it sounds good. I guess it would just depend on what OS I was running. I messed around with Garage band on a mac mini the other day and it seemed confusing, but I am sure I could get used to it.

So, 1 vote for Audacity, I guess.
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Old 02-03-2009, 02:45 PM   #3
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another vote for Audacity, it's a great recording program, has everything you need and as long as you're mic is good you'll get brilliant results
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Default Re: Audicity vs Garage Band (iLife 08)

ease of use award goes to garageband.
quality is the same until you export a file.
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They're two different tools entirely.

GarageBand is essentially a MIDI synth with a load of different instruments built in, Audacity is an audio editor which lets you edit pre-existing files.

Audacity isn't very good, TBH. Even the open source community don't tend to like it that much.
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They're two different tools entirely.

GarageBand is essentially a MIDI synth with a load of different instruments built in, Audacity is an audio editor which lets you edit pre-existing files.

Audacity isn't very good, TBH. Even the open source community don't tend to like it that much.
garageband does recording of live instruments too
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Ah ok! So how do I use 2 USB Mics with Audacity? I know there is a way to do it with GarageBand
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