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Logic Pro is 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 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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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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Move track from Ableton to Logic Pro

I'm trying to take a track to be mastered from Ableton Live 9 to Logic Pro, but the original on Ableton is on a MBP with no Logic Pro installation, and my Logic Pro installation is on a MBP with no ...
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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 can I slice and modulate samples in Logic like Ableton's Slice To Midi feature?

Ableton Live has particularly strong capabilities when it comes to converting audio to midi and vice-versa. One particular feature is the ability to take a sample of audio, and simply click a button, ...
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Logic Pro X - Recording From Multiple Controllers

I've figured out that you can connect multiple MIDI keyboards to Logic Pro X so that they each control an individual track by using the MIDI Environment, creating a Physical Input object and attaching ...
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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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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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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 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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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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Logic Pro takes 2 sec. to play 1 bar of 2/2 time at 120bpm. But shouldn't it be 1 sec.?

How long does 1 bar last in 2/2 time at 120 bpm? At 120 bpm, each beat should be 0.5 seconds. And there are two beats per bar, so I'd assume each bar would be 1 second. Am I misunderstanding ...
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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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How to avoid audio clicks when automating the bypass paremeter in the tremolo plug-in in Logic?

Re: http://memecode.com/temp/JmacMiraclesGtrs.m4a The bass has a tremolo on it in verse 1, and for the accents I remove the effect using automation to bypass the tremolo. However that causes little ...
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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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How can I sync Logic Pro's tempo (click) with a mp3 containing a song?

I'd like to record a few instruments on the original mp3 track of a song... I just can't find how to match bpm and click once imported the mp3 in logic.
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Strange waveform from microphone

Does anybody have any idea why I'm getting such a strange wave on my waveform? It's an SE condenser, going into an m-audio preamp. Damaged mic perhaps?
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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 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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Quarter tones/middle eastern scale in Logic Pro

Is it possible to set some of the tracks in Logic Pro to be quarter tones i.e. Middle Eastern sounding, while some other tracks are Western sounding?
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Sampler Track Resets In Logic Pro X

I've chopped up an audio file into smaller pieces, selected them all and created a sampler track through the Convert To New Sampler Track feature in Logic Pro X. I've set the project to copy audio ...
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How do I get touch tracks working in Logic Pro X?

In my Logic Pro X file, I have created a Touch Tracks layer in the environment. I have also assigned a track in the arrange window for Touch Tracks. Also, I assigned midi loops to the touch track ...
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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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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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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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How to cut off a pick noise a little bit using an equalizer?

Maybe this question has an answer already, but search bar didn't help much :( So I have my bass guitar part (in MIDI) and I'm using IK Multimedia MODO BASS as my bass guitar emulator (synthesizer or ...
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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: keyboard shortcut to move the playhead to the begining of selected region

Is there a keyboard shortcut to move the play-head to the beginning of the selected region? When I try to edit the shortcuts, I don't find anything similar.
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MIDIs sound different depending on the player?

So I get that MIDIs aren't audio files. They're more of an archive of music notes. But how is it that all MIDI players manage to play the song with its original instruments, while editors like Logic ...
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How to delete/change type of bus in the channel strip in Logic Pro X?

I'm playing around mixer atm, and I wanted to try to set pre/post fader send on one of my channels. Thing is that I'm able to add a bus, but I have no idea how to remove it, or change it's type. There ...
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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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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 192kHz sample rate problem

I have a strange issue – when I set my project's sample rate to 192kHz my sound gets odd and I can't use most of Waves plug-ins no more. So watch the video:
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Logic Pro 9 EVB3 Tonewheel Organ - Classic Organ Dry - House Bass preset values

Can someone please provide me with the values or a link to the preset? I'm using Logic Pro X and it doesn't have that preset.
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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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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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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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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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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 ...
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I can't edit marker text in Logic Pro X

In Logic Pro X, I occasionally have a problem editing marker text. In the Marker tab in the List views, When I click the "Edit" button, I can only type one character. After that, the text box ...
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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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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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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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Logic Pro X multi outputing problem

I have a problem here (Logic Pro X version 10.3.1): I want all my rhythm section tracks (all except guitar in this case) to sound through a wireless speaker iLoud, but I want my guitar to sound ...
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Logic Pro X Gate Stutter

Is there an easier way to use create a stutter effect in Logic for something like a riser or anything else WITHOUT side-chaining to the noise gate plugin? I've only seen tutorials like this. By the ...
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how to put your loop from a guitar looper into logic?

hey guys okay my question sounds weird, I explain: I have a looper RC-20xl boss. I recorded a lot of loops that I found really nice, I would like to record them on my logic and be able to use them. So ...
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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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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 ...