New iPad GarageBand Controller, gbTouch

iPad Music Software: Delora Software has introduced a new wireless iPad MIDI Controller for GarageBand, the $4.99 gbTouch (App Store link).

gbTouch Features:

  • Select current track with one touch
  • Access more than eight tracks with the arrow keys
  • Control transport functions (Backward, Forward, Beginning, Play, Record, Cycle)
  • Enable/disable record, mute, and solo for each track
  • Adjust volume per track and with Master Volume
  • Disable all volume during playback with Volume Mute
  • Move the playhead and designate new start and end points
  • Turn off all track record, mute and solo attributes
  • Show/hide the Arrange View or Master Track
  • Enable/disable Metronome and Count-In
  • Create a new track, duplicate or delete a track
  • Undo or Redo an action, Save a GarageBand file
  • Adjust Master Echo and Reverb effects
  • Manipulate Compressor and Visual EQ parameters
  • Enable/disable effects
  • Supports installations of gbLink on multiple computers


gbTouch Requirements:

  • iPad running iOS 4.2 or greater
  • Apple GarageBand ’11** application installed on your Mac (** gbTouch works with Garageband ’09 with some limitations as described in the user manual)
  • gbLink, Delora Software’s FREE OSX application. gbLink runs on G5 Macs running OSX 10.5.8, or Intel Macs running either OSX 10.5.8 or OSX 10.6.5 or greater
  • Wi-Fi access to same computer where gbLink is installed
  • iPad Bluetooth must be set to OFF during a gbTouch session to ensure reliable communications with Garageband

9 thoughts on “New iPad GarageBand Controller, gbTouch

  1. Well, Garageband is a cheap version of Logic (with a bit of Soundtrack and other features thrown in for good measure): http://www.apple.com/logicexpress/garageband-to-l

    I really like its guitar effects, built-in instruments, Soundtrack-style loop composition, and ability to host any AU plug-in (add Crystal, Alpha CM, etc. and you're in synthesizer business for cheap!)

    IPad connectivity is awesome for Garageband or any music software since it gives you multitouch mixing and fader (and control) automation.

  2. Well, Garageband is a cheap version of Logic (with a bit of Soundtrack and other features thrown in for good measure): http://www.apple.com/logicexpress/garageband-to-l

    I really like its guitar effects, built-in instruments, Soundtrack-style loop composition, and ability to host any AU plug-in (add Crystal, Alpha CM, etc. and you're in synthesizer business for cheap!)

    IPad connectivity is awesome for Garageband or any music software since it gives you multitouch mixing and fader (and control) automation.

  3. Well, Garageband is a cheap version of Logic (with a bit of Soundtrack and other features thrown in for good measure): http://www.apple.com/logicexpress/garageband-to-l

    I really like its guitar effects, built-in instruments, Soundtrack-style loop composition, and ability to host any AU plug-in (add Crystal, Alpha CM, etc. and you're in synthesizer business for cheap!)

    IPad connectivity is awesome for Garageband or any music software since it gives you multitouch mixing and fader (and control) automation.

  4. Well, Garageband is a cheap version of Logic (with a bit of Soundtrack and other features thrown in for good measure): http://www.apple.com/logicexpress/garageband-to-l

    I really like its guitar effects, built-in instruments, Soundtrack-style loop composition, and ability to host any AU plug-in (add Crystal, Alpha CM, etc. and you're in synthesizer business for cheap!)

    IPad connectivity is awesome for Garageband or any music software since it gives you multitouch mixing and fader (and control) automation.

  5. Well, Garageband is a cheap version of Logic (with a bit of Soundtrack and other features thrown in for good measure): http://www.apple.com/logicexpress/garageband-to-l

    I really like its guitar effects, built-in instruments, Soundtrack-style loop composition, and ability to host any AU plug-in (add Crystal, Alpha CM, etc. and you're in synthesizer business for cheap!)

    IPad connectivity is awesome for Garageband or any music software since it gives you multitouch mixing and fader (and control) automation.

  6. Well, Garageband is a cheap version of Logic (with a bit of Soundtrack and other features thrown in for good measure): http://www.apple.com/logicexpress/garageband-to-l

    I really like its guitar effects, built-in instruments, Soundtrack-style loop composition, and ability to host any AU plug-in (add Crystal, Alpha CM, etc. and you're in synthesizer business for cheap!)

    IPad connectivity is awesome for Garageband or any music software since it gives you multitouch mixing and fader (and control) automation.

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