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Logic Pro is a Digital Audio Workstation made by Apple.

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Has anybody tried using GIT version control for session control of audio recordings?

Has anybody tried using GIT version control for session control of audio recordings? I have used GIT in programming and it works very well, and is easy to use too. It works great for collaboration, ...
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How can I make a section in a song sound like it's coming from an AM radio?

I am working on a project in Logic Pro, and for part of my song, I want to make it sound like an AM radio is playing a segment from a talk show reporting on a sport event. What effects can I apply to ...
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Why is my cutting equalizer increasing output level?

I'm using logic studio latest version On one of my channel strips I'm having an ultrabeat drumkit with an overdrive and a compressor plugin. The track is only playing single snare hits. The channel ...
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How to reduce bleed on vocal and instrument mics in a live recording?

I've been mixing the multitrack Logic project files of a live performance. Overall audio quality is good, but there's a lot of bleed on the tracks. Bleed is expected in a situation like this, but it's ...
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Vocals plugin or Robot voice

I am a horrible bad vocalist and don't have the time to set up a real band, but still want to get some vocals on my hobbyist music project. I am open to anything (and yes, I know nothing can replace a ...
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Can I create multiple mixes within the same project in Logic?

I've created a drum mix based around the overheads mics. I'd like to produce another mix within the same project based around a couple of room mics we set so I can A/B the two mixes. Is that possible?...
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Are there any free reverse delay AU plugins

I'm looking for a free reverse delay AU plugin. Specifically something that emulates the delay on the Boss DD-6 delay pedal, which does a reverse delay on phrases in real time.
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Change tempo of entire project in logic, and stretch audio to fit the new tempo

I have a song, recorded in 77bpm. I listened to it now, and I think it may be to slow. I want to speed up the entire thing to 83bpm so I can listen how it will sound. The only solution I have found so ...
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What the difference between the types of dithering algorithms in Logic Pro?

I understand what the dithering process does, but I'm not clear what the difference is between the different types available when you are bouncing a project for export.
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Replace-recording for MIDI in Logic Pro

I'd like to be able to do the following: Set recording quantization to 1/8 Loop an 8-beat region Keep replace-recording until I like the tune This breaks my creative flow. I've tried every ...
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Help with mastering

I use Logic Pro. It seems like every song on the radio I hear sounds good everywhere. Headphones, ear buds, loud speakers etc. My music generally feels like it lacks dynamic range. As if a lot of the ...
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How can I automate track levels while recording in Logic, MainStage or GarageBand?

Greetings AV Community, I was wondering if I could get some help with how to set-up a podcast in Logic Pro 9 or Mainstage 2? I have a Korg nanoKontrol for controlling volumes, and a Focusrite 6i6 ...
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In Logic, can I change the settings of plugins on a group of channels at the same time?

My vocal recording workflow often involves having five or more channels with harmonies of the same part. They have to be pitch corrected and compressed independently and, since I greatly prefer to ...
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Is it possible to move multitrack files between sequencers?

Is it possible to take a file tracked in, say, Logic or Garageband, and move it to Reaper or Audacity? This would be useful when a client wants to review the multitrack files before mixing, but doesn'...
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Does Logic Pro have a scripting language?

Nerdy question: Does Logic Pro supply any sort of API which allows me to traverse track, check if they send MIDI out and if so, spit out a list of the notes on those tracks ? If not, is there any ...
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logic midi note duplication and mapping between tracks in logic pro x

I'm working with Logic Pro X and I'm processing an EXS24 track with a midi controlled effects au (Sugar Bytes Effectrix) using its pattern keys and midi triggering functions. The way these work is you ...
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Transposing Instruments in Logic Pro

When composing in Logic Pro, how can I work with transposing instruments (for example a Clarinet in B♭) in the Score window?
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Is pro tools worth it?

I am about to finish uni and was questioning wether I should take advantage of the student discount and buy pro tools? I have used Logic for a long time and find it excellent, but think as everyone ...
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Exporting Logic to Ableton?

I write/compose all of my music in Apple Logic and I would like to use Ableton Live to sequence different scenes of audio from it. What is the best way to export? I am familiar with bouncing stems ...
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Recording with Ableton - good or bad idea?

My band has a pretty 50/50 combo of organic and electronic (programmed) elements. I know someone who records everything in Ableton. We have been using Logic, but I find the Rewiring to be a little ...
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Change organ registration in middle of piece in Logic Pro X

I'm using Logic Pro X 10.0.7. How can I change the registration of the pipe organ (i.e. the settings of the Church Organ plugin) in the middle of a piece?
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How to reduce 'click' when using ES2 synth

I'm using ES2 in Logic to make basic bass/wobble tracks. Though, whenever I use it, I normally get a slight 'click' or 'pop' before each and every note that is played. Does anyone know how to reduce ...
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Removing Vocals: Logic Pro X

I am trying to remove vocals from some songs in Logic Pro X. However I have not yet been very successful. If someone could help me it would be fantastic. If you cannot remove vocals using Logic Pro ...
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Can Logic stretch an audio region with a varying tempo to fit an existing, stable project tempo?

I'm currently working on a project where the basic tracks are being laid down by a musician who is, for reasons beyond his control, not able to be in the studio very often. (I'll call him "Fred".) ...
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Does Logic Pro support Rewire 64-bit (for Reason 6)?

Assuming that Logic Pro is in itself 64-bit compatible, does it also support ReWire in 64-bit mode so that Reason 6 can be used with it?
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Logic Pro - How to delete an empty MIDI section?

Say I have a 16 bar MIDI region full of MIDI events. Now I delete the last eight bars of events -- and am left with a long section of silence which I'd like to get rid of. After deleting this section,...
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Does hardware DSP help with plugin processing?

I'm thinking of purchasing the UA Apollo, and run it using the optional Thunderbolt connection. I currently am using a Mac Mini with Komplete Audio 6, which is a major step down from the Apollo, and ...
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Does Pro Tools (or any other DAW) have a feature like Logic's Quick Swipe Comping?

I am working on a project in Logic 9 that involves quick swipe comping of phase-locked audio tracks. I won't go into the details but I have had many problems over many projects when they involve ...
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Patch Change with MainStage does not sync UltraBeat Patterns

I'm trying to use Apples Mainstage for Live-Performances. And because I have no drummer I am using UltraBeat as a Drum-Sequencer (or drum machine). Following Situation: In MainStage I created a "...
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Do Logic Pro X Track Stacks play poorly with Smart Controls?

New to Logic Pro X 10.0.4 here. I think I'm missing something, because I feel like Logic is messing with me when I try to use Smart Controls together with Track Stacks. The way I can think to explain ...
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Does the Logic X Legacy and Compatibility content overwrite the new content?

I'm trying to help a friend install and configure Logic Pro X from GarageBand which he was previously using and I am confused by the "Legacy and Compatibility" content which I can install. I ...
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Unwanted quantize markers in logic pro

When flexing a region in Logic 9, you are probably familiar with the grey transient markers that logic creates. Also, if you choose to quantize the region logic creates white quantize markers. The ...
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How to sync midi to audio - Logic 8

I've annotated an audio file with the beat locations. Now I want to create a midi file that is synced with the audio. The annotation is in xml format, but I can easily turn it into a csv or other ...
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Does Logic 9 solve the lost MIDI mapping problems that were present in Logic 8?

This is a follow up to this question I asked months ago. My MIDI mappings are still being lost even if I keep the Axiom turned on between sessions in Logic and it's maddening. It's a lot of work to ...
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Will an Emagic Logic Control work properly with Logic 8 or 9?

The Mackie website is hopeless when it comes to determining compatibility. Will the original, Emagic-branded, Logic Control unit work with Logic 8 or 9? Will you get full functionality out of it (...
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Prevent Logic Pro X from scrolling to the top while using Flex Pitch

When using Flex Pitch Logic snaps to the top of the track overview even though the track I have selected and that I'm working on is way down. Is there any way to prevent this from happening?
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Logic Pro Environment: Panning Signal Processing

I'm trying to send an arpeggiated audio signal (in logic pro 9) into separate signal streams to creating an automated, synchronised panning effect, in one stereo channel. Problem 1: The audio signal ...
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Logic Pro X jumps back when starting recording

In Logic, the main track view is suddenly jumping back to the beginning of the track (or clip?) when I hit record, even though record begins from later on project. If I enable the Auto-Follow it then ...
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Emulating spoken and rap vocals in MIDI

I'm pretty sure that what I'm trying to do is impossible but I figured I'd try anyway. I'm making a MIDI file using tuxguitar I'll later export into Logic for refining, and there's rap/spoken vocals ...
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What is the professional approach to organizing the recording of a full album in Logic?

I have been using Ableton Live for a long time now and already produced two albums. In order to have the same settings on all songs, I have created one file and recorded/mixed/mastered all songs in ...
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Region editing in arrange, audible clicking at start/end

I'm using Logic Pro 9 as a musician (mainly electric bass parts). However, this may be DAW-agnostic. When editing, I often would like to move, repeat, and otherwise work on regions that are as ...
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Looking to make a smooth pitch bend in Logic [Audio FIle]

I'm trying to make a smooth pitch bend down 5 semi tones or so. I have Melodyne and was trying it with that. I was also trying to do it using the built in Pitch Shift plug-in via the automation ...
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How to adjust the volume level of the track when the automation points are already set?(Ableton/Logic pro)

when I do mixing in Ableton, I used to select all tracks and adjust the volume at once. Whenever I do it, all the automations are off as the below screenshot. In logic pro, I can't even adjust the ...
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Which DAW is this?

I saw this from a screenshot on a youtube video. Please help me find out which DAW this is.
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How to show track score as drum notation in Logic Pro?

If I opened a midi on Logic Pro 9 and had a drum track, how can I show the track's score in drums notation? I have trouble finding any documentations for it online and I can't seem to actually change ...
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Play from beginning in Ableton Live 9

In Logic, I press enter twice and then space and I can play from the beginning of a track and resets my playhead. How can I do this in Ableton Live 9 ? It always starts me at where my playhead is and ...
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Creating Mech Sounds Similar to Gundam Wing

So, long story short, I'm working on a video game and I've been asked to make Giant Mech Robot sound effects similar to those of the old Gundam Wing shows. So more synthesized stuff it seems. I've ...
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Logic Pro X: How to send input of bus1 to bus2?

My snare has two busses. Bus 1 is for echo and Bus 2 is reverb. When I play the snare track, the initially hit produces echo and is also reverberating, but the subsequent echoes themselves are not ...
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Changing EQ settings in Logic Pro - Automation vs Separate Tracks

I have a software instrument track that requires two different EQ settings at two time spans in my project. Would it be better practice/wiser for me to create a duplicate track with different EQ ...
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How can I select and delete the left track of a stereo recording in Logic Pro X

I have a simple question about the audio editor from Logic Pro X. After recording some ambience of a outdoor scene I've seen that I was recording the scene in stereo. I used only one microphone which ...