.BAND File Extension

File Type:
GarageBand Project File

Having trouble opening .band extension? Don't panic! This page explains what band files are as well as suggests programs you may use to open band files. You can download these programs through this page.

What is a BAND file?

Band file extension has GarageBand Project file type, developed by Apple, which is associated with the "audio files" category.

GarageBand is a program that saves its audio projects in files with this extension. Typical BAND file stores MIDI and audio data. May also contain Apple Loops and standard software instruments from GarageBand. GarageBand software is included in Logic Pro 7 (and later versions) and iLife suite.

To learn how you can open the given file, read the information below.

band file icon
File Type:
GarageBand Project File
Audio Files

How to open BAND file?

Double click the band file to open it. The file will open automatically if file associations have been correctly installed and there is a proper program on your computer; if not, file associations may be corrupted and your OS either cannot find the proper program, or you might not have one for opening the file. First, we recommend downloading our utility to fix file association errors; then, you can download any program for opening the .band extension from the ones suggested below. If you are certain there is nothing wrong with the file associations, you may proceed to method 2 right away; besides, if you can't make up your mind when choosing the right program, use Universal File Viewer from the last method.

Method 1: Fix file association errors

Follow these steps in order to automatically fix the band extension associations' problem in no time:

  • Step 1: Click on "Download Solution" to download automatic tool provided by WikiExt.
  • Step 2: Click "Start Scan" to identify all potential issues.
  • Step 3: Review scan results and click "Fix Items".

File Size: 3.04 MB, Download time: < 1 min. on DSL/ADSL/Cable

This Tool is Compatible With: Windows XP, Vista, 7, 8/8.1, 10

Method 2: Download the appropriate software

The given list provides programs which may be used for opening or converting the band file. Choose the proper program for your OS, and click it to start the download or proceed to the developer's website.

Programs that open BAND files

  • MacOS MacOS
    • Apple GarageBand 10 Apple GarageBand 10

Method 3: Use universal file viewer

In addition to the list of programs above, we recommend using Universal File Viewer. This tool can open over 250 file extensions and, most likely, it will be able to open the band file as well. Download Universal File Viewer for your OS.

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