How to install

  • Download GBXMIDIOut.component from the website.
  • Copy GBXMIDIOut.component to ~/Library/Audio/Plug-Ins/Components/ 

To navigate to this folder press SHIFT+CMD+G from the Finder and type: ~/Library/Audio/Plug-Ins/Components

How to uninstall

Just drag the GBXMIDIOut.component from the folder ~/Library/Audio/Plug-Ins/Components/ to the Trash bin.

How to use

1. In GarageBand, Create a Software Instrument
2. Press B (Show Smart Controls)
3. In the Plug-ins pannel, click on Instruments and add the AU Instrument Plauw->GBXMIDIOut

4. Now you will be able to configure your GBXMIDIOut instrument by selecting a MIDI Device and a MIDI channel number. Optionally  you can choose to send a program change and/or bank select.


1. You will not be able to monitor any sound on the GBXMIDIOut Instrument Track itself. However, when playing your song, you can route your audio input (the audio output from your MIDI equipement) to an Audio Track that is Selected and has Input Monitoring on. 

Monitoring audio input will not be possible while you are recording MIDI events to your GBXMIDIOut Instrument Track. To monitor this audio input you could considere to use another application such as MainStage or AU Lab that runs in parallel to GarageBand.

2. You will not been able to mute nor change the output volume of a GBXMIDIOut Instrument Track. 

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