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Logic Pro is a Digital Audio Workstation made by Apple.

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iMS-20 for Logic Pro

Is there an iMS-20 equivalent for Logic (apart from "es m")? I'm mainly interested in two things: (1) the unique sound, (2) overlapping recording for MIDI, so that I would be able to leave a loop on, ...
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Is there a way to use Virtual Instruments from ProTools in Logic?

I have both ProTools and Logic. But currently I've had more practice with using Logic, but I like some of the Virtual Instruments ProTools offers. I'm guessing it's possible to use those instruments ...
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Why does my sound created in Alchemy play endlessly?

I am creating a sound using the Alchemy synthesizer in Logic Pro X. When I play a note to hear the sound, it goes on forever. Why could that be happening?
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How can I route MIDI between two tracks?

please excuse my poor use of terms. I'm brand new to Logic from Reaper. Logic Pro X has a feature whereby you play something in MIDI and it tells you the chord up at the top of the screen (in the ...
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How to make a Wet/Dry or A/B mix control using Logic X (10.2.2) bus and mixer?

Here's what I have going in lieu of a wet/dry mix knob. I'm using the pre-fader send and a submix bus to mix my clean and effected (outboard) signal. I'd rather assign a single knob to handle each ...
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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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Logic Pro 9: importing and editing drum recordings from a Pro Tools session

I'm editing drums from a session recorded in Pro Tools, consisting of 10 close-mic tracks and 7 overhead / room tracks. The latter are in split-stereo format, and when importing them, Logic ...
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m-BOX Mini wont record with Logic

I am using an mbox mini with a macbook, it has been working fine. But all of a sudden logic won't record. I get nothing from either channels, microphone or guitar, so it's not phantom power, it's not ...
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Pitch shift vocals without sounding sqeaky (Logic Pro X)

What's the best method for pitch shifting a vocal track up a 3-5 semitones without sounding too much squeakier than the original? I'm using Logic Pro X
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Understanding the Wet/Dry Knobs & Feedback for a Delay Plugin

Note: I'm using Logic Pro X and referring to the "Echo" delay plugin specifically, but I'm sure all delays are the same. The "Echo" plugin is seen below: Does the "wet" percentage refer to the volume ...
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automate volume CC of Kontakt instruments in Logic

I have a multi-instrument kontakt open in Logic, with 4 different instruments assigned to MIDI channels 1-4. Then I have 4 instrument tracks in the arrange each assigned to channels 1-4 of that ...
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80s VHS tracking effect

I'd like to grab all of the tracks in a particular project and modulate all of them so that it sounds like they are slowing down slightly and going out of tune. This is the effect that you'd hear back ...
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Why does Logic 8 lose the DAW controller mappings from my M-Audio Axiom 49 between sessions?

This is terribly frustrating. I spend 20 minutes setting up the controller surface mappings in Logic so that the Play key maps to the Play/Pause command in Logic, faders map to channels, and so on, ...
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Is there a way to use Logic Pro plugins to modulate pitch?

I would like to attach an LFO to one of my tracks and have it modulate pitch/frequency. Is there any way to accomplish this using the factory plug-ins in Logic Pro?
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Should my headphones literally be vibrating from bass?

I'm doing some work in Logic, and right now I'm messing around with some bass. I've gotten to a point where my headphones actually vibrate somewhat, like a tiny massage on the sides of my head.. Is ...
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A more efficient way to input notes into piano roll without midi controllers. Logic Pro

Being from an FL Studio background and not one to use midi controllers but rather clock notes in with my mouse as my preferred way of working, Logic Pro does not seem to accommodate this approach as ...
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Is there anyway to change the tempo in Logic Pro X?

I'm trying to script Logic Pro X only using keyboard commands. So far I can do everything I need to do except change the tempo. Is there anyway to change the tempo only using the keyboard?
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Multicore Mp3 encoder for OSX, is it available? Why not?

Hi Everyone, Not necessarilly a sound design question.. Everyone probably runs a multicore computer and since we are in the business of sound, we need to create a lot of mp3 files. Now this is ...
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How do i take the arpeggiated midi and get the notes/rhythms being played in logic pro?

I arpeggiated a bass line in logic using the smart tools. I want it to show me the score for what's being played but it only shows me the chords at the moment.
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Assign modulator LFO to parameter in Logic pro x

I am trying to assign the midi LFO in Logic pro x to the volume in a midi instrument (EXS24). I set the LFO "to" to an empty channel, but when I right-click the volume in my instrument I don't get the ...
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Is it possible to import Ableton Live's sound libraries into Logic Pro?

I own both Logic Pro X and Ableton Live 9. I'm wondering if there is a way to use Live's sound packs/libraries in Logic. I have been using Logic since it was available for Windows; so a very long ...
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Sound Effects Editing Workflow in Logic

Is there a trick in logic to get regions to distribute on the grid every X seconds. So if I have 40 sound effects and I want to line them up so they each start on multiples of 10 seconds... ? Thanks!
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My Oxygen25 midi keyboard wont work with Pro Tools 9, help..?

So, I have Pro Tools 9 and a 3rd Gen Oxygen25 midi keyboard (usb). Both are made by Avid, yet I can't get them to work together.. The keyboard even works with Logic Pro 9, just not Pro Tools 9... I'm ...
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Can I trigger the Logic Pro caps lock keyboard without using Caps Lock?

As a programmer, I don't like to leave Caps Lock enabled on my Mac, because it causes all sorts of unintended errors. But, as a musician, I use Logic Pro. I want to use its Caps Lock keyboard, but I'...
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How to route MIDI CC #7 to instrument instead of track

In Logic Pro 9, by default, the MIDI CC#7 is assigned to the volume of an instrument track. I need to skip this assignment so the MIDI CC#7 goes directly to the virtual instrument. How can this be ...
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Equivalent of Logic's Flex Mode in Ableton Live 9

In Logic, I use flex mode to stretch or condense a track into a certain area. So if it is 1.5 bars I can stretch it to two bars to fit my drum pattern. I know Warp mode in Live 9 can edit clips ...
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Trying to mix a Symphonic Rock/Metal song

(Just to note, I am NOT just trying to show my song here. I am asking a valid question about mixing this track that others may find helpful for their productions as well.) I'm sorry if this the wrong ...
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Are there other patches available for purchase other than those Logic Pro X ships with?

There are many places one can get patches for 3rd party plugins like Massive. The value I see in this is that patches are neatly organised according to genre, genres Logic's patches may just miss if ...
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How do I get Logic to export the sounds recorded from Kontak w/ Symphobia?

I can get the sounds recorded and on separate tracks but they wont export. It just says there is nothing to export. Also I cant get Kontak in a regular channel strip with level meter. It will only ...
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Why does my Oxygen25 work with Logic, but not Pro Tools?

Possible Duplicate: My Oxygen25 midi keyboard wont work with Pro Tools 9, help..? So, I have an Oxygen25 midi keyboard. When I use it with Logic, things work fine; but when I try to use it with ...
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Audio within region randomly shifting out of sync in Logic Pro X

I've been editing a podcast in Logic Pro X and a really odd thing happened where I was trimming regions and then putting them together, and while the regions are cut where I cut them, the audio within ...
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Logic 8 - Creating Drum Tracks using MIDI

What is the best way to setup drums in Logic 8 when using MIDI? Is it better to split all of the different drum parts into separate tracks like base drums, cymbals, high hat etc.?
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What's the difference between Logic and SoundTrackPro?

I have SoundTrackPro and I'm considering of switching to Logic Pro. Is there any difference between the two?
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Logic Pro X workflow options for multi-track live recordings

I'm new to live multi-track recording and wondering what workflow options are available in Logic for post processing. I have 16 tracks recorded live for 60+ minutes but I don't want to work with 60+ ...
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In Logic Pro X is there a way to split the output of an audio track to two tracks (live)?

Is there a way to route the output of a track to 2 or more other tracks? Busses would work in theory but I'd rather the outputs be to tracks in the main window. What I'm after is kind of the inverse ...
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What are Logic Pro’s moving green bars called and what are they measuring?

What are the moving green bars in the following picture that Logic Pro displays called? What do they measure? What is the smaller colored line often moving above the bar? What is the number scale ...
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How to improve guitar sound quality and production?

So I've got a Westone Thunder connected to my Focusrite audio interface running on Logic Pro X. I'm brand new to guitar production so I'm looking for some tips on how to mix high-quality guitar sounds....
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Can I use VST plug-ins in Logic?

Logic only accepts Audio Unit plug-ins. Is there a way around this to use VST plug-ins too?
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Apple Logic with Universal Audio Apollo-Record Wet and Dry Tracks and Headphone Monitor Wet?

First time poster here on sound design. I am working on integrating my Universal Audio Apollo with my Apple Logic DAW and having some difficulty routing the following setups: Guitar -> Apollo HiZ ...
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Why does Logic X always make my tracks HUGE when I press A to edit automation?

Driving me bonkers. I have to option-scroll to ensmallen my tracks every time I press A. I've seen some similar questions elsewhere but no working solution. Is this a setting or a bug?
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How do I keep my guitar signal from clipping in logic pro x with UA Apollo Twin?

Using a UA Apollo Twin with Logic Pro X, I cannot record guitar without it clipping. I've tried messing with input levels within Logic and UA Console, but then the signal is weak and quiet compared ...
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How can I explode takes from a region onto a single track in Logic Pro X?

How can I explode takes from a region onto a single track? For example: I record over a 1 bar loop, N number of times. I then explode the takes to create a new region that is N bars long. This is ...
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Logic Pro X panning and effect change in the same track

I'm a complete beginner at Logic Pro X and ever since I've been trying to mix something there I get this question and haven't found any answers to this. Is there some way to change effects (or pan) ...
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Audio Glitch Plugin

I'm looking for a plugin that can create audio glitches on a recording (i.e. clicks, pops, static, clipping, etc.) I'd like to have some direct control over when and how they happen but random would ...
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Disable alt+mouse zoom in Logic?

I'm sorry if theres an obvious answer to this, but google isn't producing anything. Is there a way in Logix Pro X to stop the Alt/Option key from putting the view in to zoom mode? This has been a ...
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Logic Pro X Automation from Midi file cannot be undone

so I imported some old Midi files into Logic and the volume/panning automation was still intact, however I couldn't override or disable it. I hit the 'show automation' button and select 'write' on ...
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How to resolve missing WAV files inside Logic's EXS Samples?

I've been experiencing this problem with Logic Pro 9.1.8, downloaded from the Apple App Store. But Googling around suggests other people have similar issues with earlier Logics and with physical ...
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Logic Pro X Long Recording - Static Clicks While Speaking

I recently recorded an interview in Logic Pro X which lasted for over an hour. Before the actual interview, I had run several short ~2 minute tests to ensure the recording was working properly. And ...
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Can I split MIDI regions at program change events in Logic Pro X?

First, have a screenshot: The MIDI file I'm working with was generated by a tool which really likes program change events. While this is expected behavior for said tool, it makes the resulting file a ...
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Logic Pro X: arpeggiator active only with multiple active notes

A number of synthesizers I've owned or used (such as the Elektron SIDstation) have a built-in arpeggiator which has a mode where it will only be active if more than one note is being played - for ...