What is a .BAND File And How To Open It – Apple (Easy Steps)

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Have you downloaded a file with .band extension, but you are not sure what it is? You most likely know what the file is, but you might be unsure on how to open it. In this article we will explain what .band file extension is, how to open it and how to work with it.

What is a .BAND file?

The file extension .BAND is from GarageBand Project File.This file extension belongs to the developer Apple. The file is a audio related file.

What to know

There is currently 1 software that can open the .band file on 1 platform.

How to open a .BAND file?

Below we have written a comprehensive guide on how to open the .BAND file on various operating systems.

How to open a .BAND file on Mac

To open the .band file on Mac, please follow these 4 easy steps.

1. The first step is to download the Apple GarageBand software. This software will be used for opening the file. Other software that can be used in opening this file is: Apple GarageBand.

Step 2

Step 2: Finding your .BAND file

2. The second step is locating the downloaded file. The file can be usually found in your /download/ folder if you don’t remember where you have downloaded it to.

Step 3

Step 3: Clicking “Open with”

3. In the third step, after locating your file, right click on it and click “Open with”.

Step 4

Step 4: Choosing the software to open your file

4. After choosing the “Open with” option, you will have an option to choose the Apple GarageBand software you have downloaded. Choose your software and click on “OK”. Congratulations! You have opened your file on Mac.

Still cannot open the .BAND file?

If you are still unable to open the .BAND file, it might be because you are trying to open the wrong one. There are many similar file extensions that look like the .BAND file.bank – Firelight Technologies, .bap – Blaze Audio, .bar – Microsoft, .bar – Microsoft, .bar – Qualcomm. You might be trying to open the wrong file, please recheck if you are trying to open the right file extension again.


In this article you have learned how to open the .BAND file with the Apple GarageBand program on Mac.