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A digital audio workstation and MIDI sequencer software application developed by Apple

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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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Logic Pro X flex markers

I love Flex Time (Polyphonic) in Logic Pro X – it saved my off-beat playing a lot of times. Of course it's very interesting to move markers right on the hits (aka. quarter note hit, 8th note hit, 16th,...
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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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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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Weird Logic Pro quirk with scoring

I have an issue with the score display in Logic Pro X (10.3.2). Consider the following chords (F#m and E6) that last a full bar each: When switching to the score representation, I see the following: ...
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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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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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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 to “stretch” a melody in Logic Pro X?

I don't know if "stretching" is the right word but some times I want to add syncopation or experiment with some melody, and always end up moving the individual notes one by one. Is there something to ...
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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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Recording from VCV Rack using Logic Pro X

I'm using VCV rack on MacOS High Sierra to create some synth patches and I want to record them. From a quick Google search, I found that Soundflower is a way to record the sound output from one ...
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How to retain midi quirks in final recording with Logic Pro

I've got a song that I'm working on which has an Alchemy (Descending Below) synth track. At the end of the song, I do a progressive tempo slowdown, ending at about 5bpm. When the synth track ends, ...
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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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Logic Pro: Does a looped segment have to start with a full loop?

I have a loop that I want to come in on the "4 and" part of the previous bar, and then continue looping. I've got it so that it takes up an 8 beat segment, so that it will continually loop and sound ...
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How to delete MIDI channel in Logic Pro X?

I'm studying the manual atm and the feature that I tried recently is splitting MIDI regions by pitch. It works fine, but when I removed all tracks that has been created as a result I'm stuck with 16 ...
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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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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 ...
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Software Instrument Tempo Issues in Logic Pro X

I am having a lot of trouble understanding the software instrument tracks in Logic Pro and how tempo works within them. If you record into logic using a software instrument as an input, there seems to ...
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Blues scale in Ableton, anything in Logic Pro

I used Ableton and I wanted to know how I can get this in logic pro. There is a midi effect in Ableton called blues scale? How can I accomplish this in Ableton?
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What is the equivalent of setting the variation to 0 (FL Studio) in Logic Pro X

My goal is to make the vocals sound super unnatural. The vocals were produced by google translate and I would like to go directly from a note to the next, no sliding or anything. Here is a screenshot ...
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Controlling multiple CC channel with one automation curve

hope this finds you well. Is it possible to have one automation curve that controls more than one cc channel? Thanks in advance! Best, Markus
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Fades in Logic Pro X

I'm watching a Logic Pro X 101 course by MusicTechHelpGuy, and in it he shows how to create a fade by ctrl-shift-dragging on a region. Unfortunately, I cannot seem to replicate this. Could somebody ...
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Using an ocarina in Logic Pro X? [closed]

I recently purchased Logic Pro X, and I'd like to know how to use an ocarina as a digital instrument within the program. I've done some extensive searching, but as yet have found nothing helpful ...
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Change the tempo of project without applying flex to recording (Logic Pro X)

So I think, in Logic Pro X 10.4 they've added functions like Smart Tempo modes (Keep, Adapt, Auto). What an I trying to do: I've recorded a guitar part which tempo is 166, but there is a half-time ...
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Is there an AU plugin that has a similar use to FL Studio's Stamp Tool?

I've seen people online using the stamp tool in FL Studio to write scales. As far as I can tell, Logic Pro X does not come with this feature. Is there a plugin (has to be AU for my purposes) that ...
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Recorded Vocal tempo is less

I have recorded a song with all drum arrangements using Logic Pro with the tempo of 85 but when the vocal and along with the arrangement is recorded and played, I feel the vocal tempo is less than the ...
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Get rid of “Can't find audio files” prompt in Logic Pro X

I have a project, and that everytime I open it, Logic warns me about some files it can't locate. I've searched my disk, and these files are gone. And I don't mind - all the sound I expect is in the ...
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My audio doesn’t have sides

I have a mono track. I transform it into stereo using Utility —> Gain —> Mono -> Stereo. Pretty easy. Then I choose an plugin that works in MS mode. But when I try to boost a volume level of Sides — I ...
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Long notes without hardware

I really want to record a lick which is actually an arpeggiated chord where each next note is played over previous while all of those notes remain ringing. I don’t have any hardware like sustain or ...
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Finding Sound Card Requirements

I have a Macbook pro which is Handling my Mainstage(Apple) requirements and Logic Pro requirements. i5, with 8GB RAM. When I perform with Reaktor blocks, the performance overload is happening and ...
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Logic Pro X Movie Sound

I am creating a new score for a commercial. I've imported the movie into the project, which also import its sound. I went to File->Project Settings->Movie Tab and I muted the movie volume for ...
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Backing up Logic Pro X sound library

I've downloaded the complete Logic Pro X sound library on my Macbook Pro which takes around 57GB space. I've also gone through this tutorial which says how to back up the sound library, so that you ...
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How Do You Change the Pitch of a Sample In Alchemy Without Affecting Speed?

If you take a vocal sample and drop it into Logic Pro X's Alchemy in sampler mode, can you play the samples at higher than normal pitches without the speed of the sample getting faster? I know there's ...
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Logic (or possibly general production) terminology - what does 'recorded box' mean?

I'm a singer and have been talking with a producer via email in regards to exchanging ideas/melodies on Logic. I just need to clarify what he means when he said 'Just some basic ideas with recorded ...
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Removing bad frequencies from electric guitar

I use the channel EQ in logic to find out bad frequencies and then decrease their levels. For example, the constant hissing noise at high frequencies etc. I just form a peak and move it along the ...
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Move individual midi notes to the end of each note in Logic Pro X

Is there a function or method of moving a set of midi notes to their individual end note positions in Logic Pro X? Ie. midi note A with length 10 should be moved to its end position (11), and midi ...
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Logic Pro X Feature For Monster Voices

There's a plugin that you can purchase called Dehumaniser that allows you to speak into a mic and it applies some sort of animal sound (or sounds) to your voice. So you can combine a bunch of sounds ...
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How to export 2 or more selected tracks as one

say I selected 2 tracks. Say I want export the resulting of the 2. How to? I mean, say I want an aiff/wav/mp3/whatever of the guitar with the keys, or bass with drums. How to? It seems I can only ...
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Logic Pro: can't see the loop checkbox in track info

please see attachment. Can't see the loop checkbox under the 'mute' one: how to?
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Automating Alchemy pad segments in Logic Pro X

How can one automate the movement of the performance pads in Logic Pro X's new Alchemy Synth? Is there a way to record the movements and map that to automation for further tweaking? I see the ...