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Logic Pro is a digital audio workstation and MIDI sequencer software application developed by Apple

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Create a stereo track from non-paired inputs e.g. channels 2 & 3

GarageBand allows you to create stereo tracks but only seems to support stereo tracks as channels 1&2, 3&4, etc: But my setup (Using BlackHole to create an Aggregate input) looks like this: ...
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Logic Pro X - Arrangment Markers - how to stop them affecting one track

Fairly new to Logic. I am trying to do something which I am hoping is possible as it seems logical. I feel Logic should do logical things. What I am trying to do is create a track from a track that I ...
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Using a Rotor Cabinet plugin on the Stereo Out channel outputs no sound when panning the input track hard right

I want to use a Logic Pro Rotor Cabinet plugin on an Aux or Master track but this breaks panning from the individual track channels. Channels that are panned hard right output nothing and channels ...
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Is Relative automation broken in 10.6.2?

Long-time Logic user here but I've never gotten Relative automation to work on track Volume. I know the workarounds: I've always had to use the separate Gain plugin workaround to allow me to automate ...
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Unable to apply Clip Gain in LogicProX

I can't figure out how to get clip/region gain to work in LogicProX. I'm applying gain to a clip as shown in the capture below, and I see the clip gain being applied to the selected clip. In cap I'm ...
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Match timing of audio to another recording in Logic Pro

I have a recording of a monophonic melody on violin, and another recording of the same melody on a saxophone. I'd like the two to sync perfectly, so I want to match the exact timing of the saxophone ...
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Logic Pro X : Select all the notes above a specific (reference) note

In Logic Pro X when you are editing in Piano Roll if you need to select all the notes following a specific (reference) note, you can do it by using the key command shift+F and shift+uparrow is used to ...
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Enable/Disable the Input of a Software Instrument in Log Pro X Using MIDI?

I'd like to be able to enable and disable a Software Instrument track's Input using MIDI in Logic Pro X. The idea is to be able to play live guitar with a Behringer FCB1010 (10 footswitches and 2 ...
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How can I get Logic Pro to obey Song Position Pointer messages?

How can I get Logic Pro X to receive and obey a Song Position Pointer message? I am trying to use the midi npm library to do this: const midi = require('midi'); const output = new midi.Output(); ...
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How to Logic Pro Headphone Sett-Up for Sample prelistening

I am new to Logic and want to make Live Performances. I could not find anything about setting up Headphones and Master audio split. I want to hear the Samples preview on my headphones and the track on ...
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What is the "global parameter" in a Logic Pro Midi script?

The documentation for Logic Pro Midi says rather cryptically "The Scripter plug-in has one global parameter." But it doesn't say what that global parameter is. What is it? And is it global ...
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Is there a way to obtain information about the instrument to which a Logic Pro X Script is attached?

Is it possible for a Logic Pro X midi script to query information about the instrument to which it is attached? For example, find out if it is transposed or has a particular midi range filter? I have ...
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Is there any way to use the Electronic Drum Kits as regular midi drum kits (instead of as summing stacks) in Logic Pro X?

I have created a MIDI script that I use for the standard drum kits that come from Logic Pro X, eg. "Blue Ridge" or "Bluebird". However, I cannot use this script against the ...
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Logic Pro - control region gain with MIDI controller

I would like to change region-specific gain with my MIDI controller. Is there any way to map this? Thanks!
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Can I get a sense of how good Logic Pro is at MIDI -> MP3 conversion without installing MacOS? [closed]

I'm interested in converting MIDIs to MP3s. I've heard that Logic Pro is pretty good at this, but installing Logic Pro and MacOS is quite a hassle for me (I use Linux) Are there web sites that let you ...
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Problem with Logic Pro X when using live loops with drum kits

So, I have encountered a weird problem. I have tried to do the same thing on different versions of Logic, and different versions of MacOS. What I do is this: Create a Live Loop track with a software ...
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Smooth-out midi controller input in MainStage

I often use midi controllers (such as expression pedals) to control synth parameters (cutoff & LFOs mostly) in a live environment. The only thing is, I often press my pedal too quickly and the ...
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Map Channel Mutes to Keys or MIDI note toggle

I have some tracks I would like to simultaneously play the mute button on (dub-style), and either record as automation or route to audio tracks. To be clear, I want to be able to turn the different ...
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How to set Alesis Q25 to transmit on only single midi channel into Logic Pro

I've got an Alesis Q25 hooked up to my Mac running Logic Pro. Everything works great. What I want to do is send midi data from the Q25 on only one midi channel, so I can have another midi controller ...
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Show automation missing from tool bar - LogicProX

Hey guys I was working on this project and suddenly the automation button is no longer showing on the look bar. I can access it individually for each track or through the 'show automation' command on ...
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How do I reasonably deal with a clef change?

I am currently trying to transpose some notes from singing to the cello. The Cello uses the bass clef, and because it is one of the many instruments which also uses concert pitch as stated in this ...
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Logic Pro - 1/2X label on loops?

I've noticed that when I add an audio loop to a Logic Pro project, it sometimes (depending on the project tempo) has a 1/2X label added to it which reduces the tempo by one half. Here's an example - ...
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Bounce doesn't export some VST tracks in non realtime export

I started a brand-new project today and the audio export does not include any of some tracks. I can only hear them if I bounce them in place to audio (or realtime bounce), which clearly is not good ...
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DAW mixing: Bass and Piano solo’d clips but not individually

I got 16 channels of a jazz ensemble, sending them to groups by instrument. My problem is that for a range here in Logic Pro 10.6.3, the base and piano groups buses (we got several microphones for the ...
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I'm just a beginner in Logic Pro X, How can I change window from the main window

So I messed things up in Logic Pro X but I am a beginner myself, and I was wondering to ask how can I replace the window from the bottom and change it to Piano Roll window without opening it ...
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Who are the Producers of the Logic EXS24 Sample Libraries?

Ikutaro Kakehashi is credited with inventing the Roland TR-808 drum machine, which is so significant to the evolution of music over the last few decades. I don't consider Logic or its EXS24 sampler as ...
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Logic Pro X not playing most software instruments

So, I've been using Logic Pro X for some years now, but since I updated my MacOS I've come across an issue I never had before. Before updating my MacOS, Logic Pro X was working fine; I was mostly ...
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Is there any plugin that provides a tracker-style UI in Logic Pro X?

I like the piano roll for midi tracks. But I really miss the musical input style of trackers (like FastTracker): vertical; enter the note and duration rather than positioning a note on a piano role; ...
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Connecting Acoustic Piano to Laptop for Recording in Logic? [duplicate]

I know about connecting digital pianos (MIDIs) to a laptop for use in logic. My question is concerning a standard normal acoustic piano. My baby grand has a silent piano Yamaha system attached to it ...
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Routing General Midi drum kit to Maschine from Logic

I am using Logic Pro. I have imported a midi file. One of the tracks is the drum kit. I have a plug in VST for a Korg Wave Station. If I select a drum kit from the Korg VST the drums play correctly. I ...
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Is there a way to balance the panning of an audio file?

I am using Logic Pro as my DAW, and I have an audio file that has a signal completely panned to the right side. So, I decided I would turn the pan knob to the left, but of course, there is no audio ...
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Losing MIDI on count-in in Logic Pro

Here's the scenario. I'm recording a MIDI part in Logic Pro (say, a keyboard part) and as I'm playing I make a mistake. No problem. I stop recording, move the playhead to where I want to start ...
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How to avoid losing vocal comp on Logic Pro X when recording another take?

In Logic Pro X when I record multiple takes and choose my comp selections. After already choosing the selections I want to come back and record another take, but then I lose my previous comp ...
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How can I transpose an audio track in Logic Pro X without having the duration changed?

I'm recording vocal audio tracks, but I don't reach some pitches (like a C2) so i tried singing the parts one octave higher and using the transposition feature in the inspector (Shortcut: "i"...
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Using Logic with External Minilogue XD: Logic changes the instrument for midi tracks

I am loading some midi files of popular music I found into logic and setting Logic to control my Minilogue XD with the midi notes. However, when the midi section starts, the Minilogue XD changes its ...
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Logic Pro: I recorded a midi track without metronome, how can I metronome match it?

I recorded a midi track (playing along to a record) and didn't listen to the metronome in Logic. Logic had the metronome set to 120 when I played. The actual tempo of the song is 108. When I change ...
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How can I mix vocals well, with only a single line of recording?

Basically, whenever I produce a song, I tend to record two simultaneous lines of vocals, with some distortion added. This sounds pretty good, but I really don't know how to make a single line of ...
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Logic Pro X: create summing track stack of already existing track stacks

I would like to create a track stack of track stacks. When I attempt to create, it says that I can only create a "folder" track stack and not a "summing" track stack. My questions: ...
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Logic Pro X not receiving audio but can record with Quicktime Player

I feel like I must have something either stupid, or really obscure wrong here. I have an old Presonus Firebox interface I have used successfully many times, in fact I used it with Logic last weekend ...
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Migrate from Kontakt 5 to 6 in Logic Pro X

I purchased NI Kontakt 5 in 2017, and I upgraded to 6 just today in Oct 2020. I have a bunch of Logic Pro X projects using Kontakt 5 instruments, and I want to migrate them to Kontakt 6 and then ...
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converting midi track to software instrument track in Logic Pro

I have imported a Midi file into Logic Pro. Trying to change the tracks from midi tracks into software instrument tracks. When I select a software instrument, the music stops on the track and it goes ...
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Logic Pro X Score creates triplets instead of a measure packed with 16th notes

I have some midi in 3/4 time, and I'm trying to encode 12 16th notes in a row. It looks right in the piano roll, and sounds right on playback: But then I look at the guitar tab score, and it turns it ...
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Logic: How to move instruments in MIDI environment?

Is there a way to move around MIDI instruments in the MIDI environment view? As visible in the screenshot, Inst 1 and 2 are overlapping. It seems this should be a simple matter of drag and drop, but I ...
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Logic: How to disable live microphone playback?

How do I get logic to stop doing a live playback of whatever the microphone hears? I only have this problem in one project, but it's driving me nuts. It interferes with recording, because there is a ...
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Logic Pro X 10.5.1...Certain articulations won't make sound?

I'm trying to do a trumpet fall articulation, and it shows up as registering even in the piano roll, but when I play it, it's silent. What's going on?
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Controller banks now mapped to channels and not tracks

I have a Behringer X-Touch Compact hooked up to provide basic transport and level/pan controls to Logic Pro X (currently 10.4.8). At some point recently (since I last worked on a track about a month ...
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New Automation Data format in Logic Pro 10.5

After updating the Logic Pro to 10.5, I opened an old project of mine and this popped up... What is this "new format"? and How is it different from the older one? P.S : The project opened and ...
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How to get Controller Assignments working with the Recorder part of Quick Sampler in Logic Pro 10.5?

I'm running into a weird bug/issue when mapping the record feature within Logic Pro 10.5's new quick sampler to a button on my midi controller: I mapped the Record button to a button on my midi ...
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Tying aux track automation to a region?

I produce long-form audio dramas using Logic Pro X and one snag I've occasionally hit is when I've needed to use aux track automation. My workflow involves frequent changes to the overall timeline, ...
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import instrument track [Logic Pro X]

How can I import an instrument track from one project to another? I have a project got messed up, let's call it "OLD" and I want to redo it in to a new project NEW. I want to copy tracks from OLD ...
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