Make music with Touch Instruments

Use Touch Instruments to play keyboards, drums, guitars, strings and more. Record your own vocals or plug in your guitar or bass and play through a great selection of amps and stompbox effects.

Get started with Touch Instruments

Build your song

Choose from hundreds of Apple Loops to add to your song, add a drummer that plays along to the music you recorded, and mix your song with effect plug-ins.

Build a song in GarageBand

Create music like a DJ

Use Live Loops to create electronic music by simply tapping cells and columns in the grid to trigger musical loops. You can build your own arrangements then improvise and record a Live Loops performance.

Learn more about Live Loops

Download free loops and instruments

Use the Sound Library to download and manage sound packs containing hundreds of loops, sounds, Touch Instruments, drum kits and more. GarageBand lets you know when new sound packs are available to download.

Explore the Sound Library

To browse the GarageBand User Guide for iPad, click Table of Contents at the top of the page.