GBSamplerManager (GBSM) is an application for managing, creating and editing instruments for the Sampler Instrument in GarageBand for iPad, on your Mac. Transfer your GB songs from the iPad using iTunes, then drag the songs to GBSM to manage their Sampler instruments. Once you are satisfied, drag your song back to iTunes.
Copy, Delete, Browse your Sampler instruments
Instruments and samples can be copied between songs or to the desktop, where you can use them in Logic or GarageBand for Mac, or simply build a library. Similarly, you can copy your (EXS) sampler instruments from Logic and GarageBand for Mac to your GB iPad songs.
Create new Sampler instruments with your samples
Adding new sounds to your GarageBand for iPad songs is very easy: drag a sample to GBSM, and it will create a sampler instrument automatically for you.
Use your EXS24 instruments in your GarageBand for iPad songs
There are literally tens of thousands of commercial and freely available EXS24 sounds available on the internet. Drum loops, vintage analog synths, everything. With GBSamplerManager you can easily use them in your GarageBand iPad projects. And if you want to migrate your hardware and software synth sounds to GarageBand iPad you can purchase the simple one-click AutoSampler application on your Mac to create your own sampled sound library.
Use your Sampler Instruments in Logic or GarageBand for Mac
The Sampler instruments from GarageBand iPad are compatible with GarageBand for Mac and Logic. With GBSM you just have to select the instruments you want to take to the Mac and drag and drop them to your Mac.
Edit your Sampler instruments
GBSamplerManager includes a basic, intuitive editor for simple (one sample) instruments, so that you can edit them with the full comfort of your large Mac screen. Add loops, set crossfades, set crossfades shape, change the envelope, fine tune your sample in the simplest possible way.
Integration with Keymap Pro and Keymap One
For more complex instruments, GBSamplerManager integrates with Keymap Pro and Keymap One (both Redmatica products available separately) order to give you direct access to the most advanced sampled instruments editors available today anywhere.
Browse and Play your Sampler instruments from a MIDI controller on Mac
Click a button, and GBSM will let you play your instruments from a MIDI controller attached to your Mac. This makes it simple to hear each instrument while managing or editing on your Mac.
Minimum supported system requirements for GBSampler Manager
Apple Intel based Mac computer running Mac OS X 10.6. RAM: 2GB - Disk: 10GB free disk space. The software requires a connection to the internet for authorizing and managing your computers.