When comparing GarageBand vs Usine, the Slant community recommends GarageBand for most people. In the question“What are the best DAWs?” GarageBand is ranked 32nd while Usine is ranked 42nd.
Ranked in these QuestionsQuestion Ranking
Pro Good MIDI editing with quantization, piano roll and notation
Pro Easy automated drummer
Pro Great sounding instruments
Pro Free if you have a Mac
Pro Extremely easy
GarageBand is one of the most basic and user friendly DAWs, making it very easy to learn.
Pro Touchscreen compatible
Usine can be used with touchscreen computers and with tablets.
Con Platform dependant
Only for Mac
Con Difficult to learn with unhelpful manual
Usine's UI is unlike any other DAW, so it takes a lot of extra time to get used to the layout.