Apple has released an update to its GarageBand iOS music app that adds an option to purchase a special (GarageBand) RED Loop Pack. All proceeds from the pack, which is an exclusive collection of hundreds of new instrument loops, go to charity.
An in-app purchase branded in typical RED fashion, the (GarageBand)RED Loop Pack features 300 guitar, bass, synth and drum loops spread over a number of musical genres. To mark the occasion, Apple changed GarageBand’s app icon background from a sunset gradient to red.
The loop pack will be available until December 7, and all proceeds will go to the (RED) foundation’s Global Fund to Fight AIDS, Tuberculosis and Malaria.
Apple’s contributions to RED have reached a total of $70 million as of April of this year. Apple has been contributing to the project since the introduction of special (Product)RED iPods and accessories in 2006.
GarageBand for iOS is available for $4.99 in the App Store. [DIRECT LINK] – The (GarageBand)RED Loop Pack is $0.99, and is available as an in-app purchase.