Changing to mono sound on Garage Band

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knittedpiano
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Post by knittedpiano » April 23rd, 2020, 3:25 pm

I've upgraded my Mac to Catalina, so Audacity doesn't work anymore on it. I'm trying to find a way to get Garage Band to work, but I can't set the sound to mono. Any ideas on how to do this?

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Post by TriciaG » April 23rd, 2020, 3:30 pm

It's a monstery-bear. Try the suggestions in this wiki: https://wiki.librivox.org/index.php?title=GarageBand
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Post by knittedpiano » April 23rd, 2020, 3:34 pm

Oh dear. It looks very complicated, and I am not tech-savvy. :? Are there any other recording softwares that work?
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Post by Amy6411 » May 5th, 2020, 8:09 am

Bump! Also not very tech-savvy. Also using Catalina. Also would like to get back into recording but really just want something user friendly. Starting to think it doesn't exist :(

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Post by philchenevert » May 5th, 2020, 8:27 am

Most of us here use Audacity, a free audio recording/editing program. I think it is available for all platforms. I use it every day and there are a lot of people who will help with it. Audacity makes that mp3 file effortlessly and reducing from stereo to mono is just one click.
Yeah, I know any new software is intimidating that that is my suggestion. (also I've made a bunch of tutorial videos on how to use it).

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Post by knotyouraveragejo » May 5th, 2020, 9:27 am

There is a workaround for Audacity with Catalina:

https://forum.audacityteam.org/viewtopic.php?f=47&t=107162&p=378694

I don't use a Mac therefore have no idea if this works or if anyone else here on LV has tried it. Just passing on the link. Use your own judgement if you want to try it!
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