NOT ON THE LIST THIS YEAR
GarageBand is a personal recording studio — where it’s easy to make a song whether you’re a first-time musician or a seasoned pro.
Cost: Free with Macs
Comments from some of those who selected GarageBand as one of their Top Tools
“I’ve now produced over 170 episodes of my podcast, Teacher 2.0 using this tool, and although I’m now using the iLife ’09 version, this app is still a staple in my e-learning work.” Rodd Lucier
“Part of the Apple iLife suite. Comes free with Macs. My personal podcasting assistant. Easy to use and integrates perfectly with all other Mac iLife tools.” Kate Foy
“I just love this apple application. Make music, make podcasts, make vodcasts. The world is your oyster with this. Sorry for Windows users.” Adam Sutcliffe