New Toy Box sound pack and more in GarageBand iOS update

Apple released a new update for GarageBand on iOS at the Education Event in Chicago. Version 2.3.3 offers a few new features that not only add some education focused sounds, but also an iPhone X only feature.

Here's a quick breakdown of all the major changes in the new update.

What's new GarageBand for iOS

  • 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. This feature requires the iPhone X.
  • Adds Modern Wah guitar stompbox effect.
  • Provides stability improvements and bug fixes.

For a complete list of updates and additional information visit the App Store.

Are you excited about the update?

How often do you use GarageBand for iOS? Are you excited to try out the TrueDepth controls on your iPhone X? Let us know in the comments down below.

Luke Filipowicz
Staff Writer

Luke Filipowicz has been a writer at iMore, covering Apple for nearly a decade now. He writes a lot about Apple Watch and iPad but covers the iPhone and Mac as well. He often describes himself as an "Apple user on a budget" and firmly believes that great technology can be affordable if you know where to look. Luke also heads up the iMore Show — a weekly podcast focusing on Apple news, rumors, and products but likes to have some fun along the way. 

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