I have a folder with samples from a hardware sampler. Most of the samples are tuned to C. I have string samples and bell samples for example. I would like to use these in Logic Pro. So I have a midi melody but would like to very conviently and quickly switch between the sample that is playing the melody so I can figure out which sample works best. How do I do this in logic. I can’t establish if esx24 is designed to work this way. There are a few hundred samples in the folder.


My approach to this would be to create ESX24 instruments for each of the sample sets you are looking to compare.

Then create a set of tracks with the esx24 midi instrument - one for each sample set instrument.

Duplicate the midi data across all the tracks and then solo the track for the instrument you are looking to audition.

  • The problem is that I have several hundred samples.
    – Baz
    Nov 18 '18 at 20:51
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    Then it will take a while. Best get started. There are some shortcuts to creating esx24 instruments that relate to the naming of the samples. Lots of youtube howto's out there that demonstrate this workflow.
    – Mark
    Nov 20 '18 at 1:10

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