How to merge tracks in GarageBand iOS – 6 cool tips

The merge function in GarageBand iOS can be used not just to merge one or more tracks together, there are a number of very cool tricks and hacks that you can do with “merge”.

Merging is different from the “join” function, which only works with MIDI tracks and will combine the actual MIDI data from multiple tracks in to one track. If you are looking for a video about joining MIDI tracks, check this one out –


1. Merge function overview – how to use merge and tips for effective use
a. Merge will “write” all effects and plug-ins to the track, including the panning
b. Merge will make MIDI tracks unable to be edited
2. Merge two tracks together in to one audio recorder track
3. Merge a dry track (without including the effects)
4. Merge a MIDI track to convert to an audio recorder track
5. Normalize (normalise) the volume of a quiet audio track
6. Merge an audio unit or inter-app audio track
7. Add FX to just one track
8. Merge to set up for exporting “stems” of your song

For more tips, tricks and tutorials, head over to
== Related Videos ==

“Merge” function complete playlist –

How to normalise audio in GarageBand iOS –
Fix Quiet Audio in GarageBand iOS –
Merge/combine tracks to free up space –
FX in GarageBand on a single track –
Using Inter App Audio in GarageBand iOS –
How to use Audio Unit plug-ins in GarageBand iOS –
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