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Updates to Apple's Clips, GarageBand Focus on Education

Apple's Software
March 27, 2018

Announced during Apple’s education event earlier today, updates to both Clips and GarageBand are now available to download with a number of new features.

Here’s whats new in GarageBand 2.3.3:

  • New downloadable “Toy Box” sound pack with free educational sound effects, including animals, vehicles, and counting to ten in different languages.
  • Use facial expressions and the TrueDepth camera for hands-free control over musical effects like guitar wah and synth parameters
  • Adds Modern Wah guitar stompbox effect
  • Provides stability improvements and bug fixes

The facial expressions feature is only for the iPhone X.

Here are the new features in Clips 2.0.3:

  • Four additional Live Title styles featuring new fonts, colors, and layouts
  • Four new animated labels with vibrant colors and editable text
  • Nine new animated stickers including hand-drawn arrows, scribbles, circles, and underlining
  • Eleven new Apple-designed posters for creating animated title cards, including education-themed blackboard and notebook designs
  • Two new Selfie Scenes on iPhone X from Disney•Pixar that put you in the “Finding Dory” reef and on the Scare Floor from “Monsters, Inc.”
  • Drop shadows have been added to some labels to improve visibility against light backgrounds
  • Fixes an issue that could prevent photos stored in iCloud Photo Library from displaying correctly in Clips projects
  • Improved stability when deleting projects

GarageBand and Clips are designed for the iPhone and all iPad models. Both can be downloaded now on the App Store for free.

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