First of all apologies if this is a simple question but I haven’t found an answer anywhere.

I’ve just started using Logic Pro for iPad and my tracks are way too quiet. I have watched mastering tutorials etc and my tracks sound exactly how I want them to, but only with the device volume usually around 2-3 steps higher than for the vast majority of songs even when the master volume is as close to 0 as I dare. What can I do to get the volume up?

I am pretty new to mastering so please answer like I’m 10 :)

  • Hi Liam. There are a couple of similar questions on here. sound.stackexchange.com/questions/25290/… sound.stackexchange.com/questions/23324/… Is there any reason these don't answer your question?
    – n00dles
    Commented Nov 21, 2023 at 19:37
  • @n00dles I’ve tried them and they don’t work but I’m probably doing it wrong so I’ll keep trying. I’m already using compression and a limiter but if I turn them up any more the sound quality noticeably drops. Why doesn’t this happen when the device volume is turned up? Commented Nov 21, 2023 at 23:49
  • The device volume "turns up" the whole sound, equally.
    – n00dles
    Commented Nov 24, 2023 at 20:16


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