GarageBand for Mac: Download additional sounds and loops

Download additional sounds and loops

After you install GarageBand on your computer, additional content—including patches, drummers, and Apple Loops—may be available.

Some additional content may be needed to perform certain tasks. In these instances, a dialog appears, informing you that additional content is needed, and asking if you want to download it.

In case the Sound Library is altered or stops working, you can reinstall the patches, loops, and other content in the Sound Library to its correct location.

Some additional content can also be downloaded directly in the Library and the Loop Browser.

Download additional sounds and loops

  1. Choose GarageBand > Sound Library > Download All Available Sounds.

  2. In the dialog, click Get.

Download additional content in the Library or the Loop Browser

Items in the Library and the Loop Browser that require additional content are indicated by a Download button .

  • Click the Download button next to the item name.

Reinstall the Sound Library

  1. Choose GarageBand > Sound Library > Reinstall Sound Library.

  2. In the dialog, click Reinstall.

Published Date: Aug 8, 2019
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