.BAND File Extension

GarageBand Project File

The BAND file extension is mainly used by Apple GarageBand for its project files. GarageBand application allows to build music using loops. Then a guitar, bass, or microphone can be plugged in. 771 ...

General Information

Title BAND File Extension
Extension .band
Full Form GarageBand Project File
File Type Audio Project File
Developer Apple Inc.
MIME Type application/octet-stream

File Function

Primary Function Store project data
Additional Functions Contain audio recordings, MIDI data
Features Multitrack, Non-linear

File Characteristics

Quality High
Supports Layers Yes
Supports Transparency N/A
Editable Yes

Use Cases

Music Production Yes
Podcasting Yes
Educational Projects Yes

Security and Practices

Security Risks Low
Best Practices Regular backups, Version control

Historical/Version Information

Initial Release 2004
Latest Version GarageBand 10.4.3 (2021)

Associated Types

Similar Extensions .aif, .wav, .mp3, .m4a

Software Compatibility

Software Usage Policy OS Compatibility
GarageBand Free macOS, iOS
Logic Pro X Paid macOS