The File Extensions Database

.BAND File Extension

  • Developer by: Apple
  • Category: Audio Files

What is an .BAND file?

.BAND is GarageBand Project File

Audio project created with Apple's GarageBand software; may contain both MIDI and audio data; often includes Apple Loops and software instruments included with GarageBand.

GarageBand is also part of iLife software or Logic Pro 7 and later.

Programs that open GarageBand Project File
Apple GarageBand 10

How to solve problems with BAND files

  • Associate the BAND file extension with the correct application. On :
    Windows: Right click on any BAND file and then click "Open with" > "Choose another app". Now select another program and check the box "Always use this app to open *.BAND files". Mac: Right click (or Ctrl-click) the BAND file, then click "Open with" > "Other...". Then choose another program and check the "Always Open With" box. Linux: Right click on the file, and select "Open with" and choose another program. iPhone: Tap the file. If you do not see an app to open the file, then tap Share "Share" and choose an app. Alternatively, save the file. Then open the Files app Files app. There long-press on the file, then release your finger. You will see a black menu bar. Then tap "Share" and select an app. Android: Tap the Settings icon on your smartphone, then tap on the Apps section. There tap the Options icon in the top right-hand corner of the screen to change the default apps.
  • Update your software that should actually open .BAND is GarageBand Project File. Because only the current version supports the latest BAND file format. Search, therefore, e.g. on the Apple manufacturer website after an available .BAND is GarageBand Project File update.
  • To make sure that your BAND file is not corrupted or virus-infected, get the file again and scan it with antivirus software.