Apps for PC

Garageband for PC: How to Install

Before Garageband was introduced, it takes a lot of effort to gather all the musical instruments to setup a recording studio. But now, you can install Garageband for PC and turn your PC into a recording studio filled with different types of instruments and a free audio engineer. With Garageband, music lovers no longer need to spend thousands of dollars to buy all the expensive instruments to create nice music. It is now all-in-one and anyone with this app can rock the world anytime they want.

Garageband already had a long history on iPhone, iPad, and iPod Touch but many people still wondering how to download this awesome app to their PC especially Windows OS. In this tutorial, you will find a very easy method to install Garageband for PC that is running with Mac OS.

Install Garageband using DMG file

The method shared here is to install Garageband using its DMG file. A DMG file is a Mac OS X Disk Image file which is also a container file used to distribute applications for Mac OS X. Mac beginners who have just changed to use Mac OS X from Windows may find it difficult to install an application in Mac OS. No worry, this step by step guide is a complete tutorial for dummies.

Step 1: Since the installation method requires DMG file, you will first need to download Garageband DMG file from Apple store at this link. See the blue “Download” button? Click on it and wait until the download is finished. Garageband DMG file is approximately 36 MB and the download should be completed in a few minutes depends on your internet speed.

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Step 2: The way to install an app to a Mac OS X is different than in the Windows. Forget about click on the installer, check off a few check-boxes, and look at the meter to finish the installation. In Mac OS X, apps installation is much straight forward which requires only drag and drop. Now locate the Garageband DMG file you have just downloaded (it usually located in your Desktop or downloads folder) and double click the .DMG file to mount it.

install Garageband to PC

Step 3: A Finder window will pop up and it usually contains a shortcut icon to Application folder. Simply drag and drop Garageband to the shortcut. In some cases you may not see the Applications shortcut icon. If that is the case, you will have to drag the Garagaband icon to the “Applications” icon in the Finder Toolbar.

Garageband for PC
Garageband for PC on a MacBook Pro

Apps for PC

LINE for PC Free Download without Smartphone

There are many ways to use LINE for PC – the PC version of the famous LINE app. However, there is only one way to use LINE on a windows PC without the need of a smart phone. According to a market survey, there is still a very huge percentage of people does not own a smart phone although iPhone, Samsung, Windows phone, and Blackberry are very common in the world today. If you are one of those people who is not using a smart phone but would like to run LINE on your PC for free, this is the one and only way to do it.

line pc version

Why you need LINE for PC?

Whether you own a smart phone or a PC, LINE is now a necessary app not just for iOS users or Android users but also PC users. With LINE, users are able to send free text messages, free voice messages, free voice calls, as well as unlimited video calls to anyone in their contacts. There is almost no limit to use LINE on any latest computer device as long as the internet connection is available. What makes LINE stand out from other messenger app is the super-duper cute sticker. Users are able to express their emotion with stickers. In LINE, a sticker said a thousand words.

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LINE for PC without smart phones

There is no need to feel surprise that you can now run LINE for PC without a smart phone. Mobile technology is moving in a speed that we can’t hardly imagine. New things come out almost every day. Thus, running LINE on a PC without the need of a smart phone has become common after this article is published. Here are a few tasty steps to install LINE for PC without a smart phone.

Step 1: Download LINE for PC for free from Naver’s official website. Please download the setup file from the given links below according to your operating system.

  1. For Windows 7, Windows XP, or Windows Vista users: here
  2. For Windows 8 and Windows 10 users: here
  3. For Mac OS X users: here

Step 2: Run the installation file (LineInst.exe for Windows) after the download is completed. It will take less than five minutes for the installation.

Step 3: You can log in to your account if you have registered with LINE before. The entire contact lists in your smart phone will be imported to the LINE PC version. Otherwise, you will need to register a line account on PC once the installation is completed.

Step 4: Here comes the trick to use LINE for PC without a smartphone. As LINE require a smartphone for the registration, you can either borrow a smartphone for the installation or install an Android emulator (BlueStacks is recommended) to your PC and then register a line account.

Step 5: In your friend’s smart phone or Android emulator, launch LINE and go to More -> Settings -> Accounts -> Email Registration. Enter your email and password. A verification code from LINE will be sent to your email. Enter the verification code in your smart phone/Android emulator and both your smart phone and LINE PC version account will be activated. What else now? Log into LINE from your PC and then start to chat with your friends.

Updated on August 25th, 2016: We have tested LINE on Windows 10 PC. It works flawlessly. Just follow the steps above and you can send messages, voice messages, or make a video calls to anyone in your contact list.