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

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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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Logic Pro (LPX) track volume stops working after rcording

Strange behaviour with LPX 10.6.1 - I'll record a new vocal track (software monitoring OFF). Then, sometimes, the track volume slider has absolutely no effect just for that track. It's not automation, ...
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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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Midi Assign Two Controllers for X and Y in place of Joystick or Trackpad

Logic Pro's physical modeling synthesizer, Sculpture is sweet. The instructions found here work for assigning a single knob to the Y axis: Logic Pro makes it very easy to use your MIDI controller's ...
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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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How to set up a virtual output?

I'm trying to set up a virtual output so that i can send my output from Logic Pro X (used on Macbook Pro 2018, Catalina) to someone over Team Viewer and they can hear my direct output!
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Why is Logic Pro X showing MIDI chords as various C-chords?

When inputting an "F" and an "A", Logic Pro X (10.4.1) tells me that the input chord is a "C no 36/11": + = Where I would expect an "F." This is true for every chord I input; all are showing as ...
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Alternative ways to fix timing issues

I'd usually use Flex Time Polyphonic for such purposes but in this case it'll remove all tightness from the audio. But when I use Flex Time Monophonic, it creates a pop at the start of the transient (...
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How to only play selected notes in Logic Pro X?

Is there a way to tell Logic Pro X to only play selected notes, effectively turning off non-selected notes of the same bars? Such a feature would be useful to listen to specific lines of a multi-...
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Logic Pro X Play Engine Plugin not working

I recently purchased the student license subscription to the Composer Cloud for the East West orchestral libraries. I would like to use my newfound musical powers within Logic Pro X, but I seem unable ...
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Minor differences between two recorded guitars

According to my previous question Panning distorted guitars (get the attack sound) to get the desired effect you need to record two identical guitar parts (talking about guitar part of course because ...
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How can I align the BPM/Tempo with this audio track using Logic Pro X, Cubase or Ableton?

I have downloaded a November Rain orchestral track on which I would like to add a click using one of the DAWs: Logic Pro X, Cubase Elements or Ableton. Below the link with the track (one is the ...
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How do I hook my MIDI up with a guitar pedal?

I'm trying to hook my Behringer vintage delay VD4000 guitar pedal up with my akai mkp88 MIDI. However, it doesn't give any proper output wherever I plug the pedal in. And the pedal clearly works, ...
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Logic Pro X Forward and Rewind only moves a 128th note in one project

In one of my projects when I use the key command for 'Forward' and 'Rewind' ( '.' and ',') it only moves the playhead forward or back a 128th note rather than a bar. Holding shift doesn't change this ...
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Ok if a guitar sound is out of phase with the rest of the song?

I designed a sound for a clean guitar. At first it was in phase, which sounded OK, but when I flipped the phase I liked that sound more. The Correlation Meter (in Logic) shows that the phase is now ...
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Panning distorted guitars (get the attack sound)

I need a mixing tip: when I try to mix distorted guitars (dual guitars, but in fact, I just recorded once, created 2 tracks, copypasted onto them and hard panned them), I want to have a sound of ...
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How to make Flex Markers appear in Logic Pro X?

I'm trying to use Flex Markers in Logic Pro X. They finally appeared on one audio track after a half an hour of experimentation and reading documentation (by accident, I discovered that I had to ...
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How to get Logic Pro X to record keyboard sounds? [duplicate]

I have A Juno DS88, which should be able to send audio data. I also have Logic Pro X on my mac. I've been able to use it like a MIDI controller, but I'm trying to record the sounds my Juno gives me ...
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How do I get Logic Pro X to record the audio from my keyboard?

I have all the necessary cables to do this, however I'd like to know how to get it going.
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How can I apply a plugin only to the lower frequencies?

Part of the MasterRig plugin in WaveLab is the ability to apply saturation to the lower frequencies. I love this plugin, it sounds amazing, but I don't love WaveLab and would like to do this in Logic. ...
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No sound from external midi

I'm new to Logic Pro X and I have a newb question. I created an external MIDI track (#3) and made a recording from the attached keyboard, but I don't hear anything in Logic, why? I have another ...
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Logic Pro X - Mapped instruments and staff styles not pasting properly

I do a lot of work with sampled instruments and take advantage of the facilities of mapped instruments and staff styles. Once I've created them I want to be able use them in other projects. The ...
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Meaning of fr and sub in Logic Pro X timestamp

Logic Pro X shows me this: 1 second, 15 fr and 56 sub? How do I convert that into seconds?
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“Error initializing CoreMIDI” starting Logic Pro X on Mojave

I recently upgraded my 2018 MacBook Pro to MacOS Mojave and I started getting an error every time I launch Logic Pro X: Error Initializing CoreMIDI It's not just a spurious message, because MIDI I/...
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Incorrect technique or signal chain noise?

I am getting a "hiss" noise from my amp sim after I play a note. This is not present in low gain. But gets pretty audible on higher gain. My signal chain is a guitar, interface, Logic pro with a ...
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Ultrabeat contains no preset drumkits or samples

I am following this tutorial ( ) on youtube and I encountered the problem that there are no presets delivered with Ultrabeat. Its very sad that they are missing because ...
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A “triplet” with 4 notes in LPX

I'm trying to sequence a piece of sheet music that has two quarter notes followed by two eighth notes; all four notes are tied together using a tuplet bracket (written as a triplet). How can this ...