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Apple Logic Pro X (formerly Logic Pro and Logic Studio), or one of its component applications, or Logic Express, all applications for recording and editing music and audio, and for the live performance of electronic music

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One project in Logic Pro just won't allow me to click into numeric inputs for any Region

I have Logic Pro X 10.8.1 Rosetta, and I have one specific project that I've been working on for a while that has all of a sudden started doing something odd. For all regions in the project, if I open ...
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In Logic, is it possible to convert multiple imported audio tracks into one track with multiple takes?

I recorded our singer at his house on GarageBand on his laptop the other day. We did multiple takes of a few songs, and it would be very helpful if I could turn those multiple discrete tracks into a ...
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Mixing live output of inputs from separate audio interfaces on Mac Ventura aggregate audio device for Logic Pro

I have a mostly hardware midi studio set up where I have 2 Arturia Audiofuse 8Pres (one ADAT-piped into the other) on a USB-3 line and I'm running out of inputs so I purchased a SSL 12, hooked it to ...
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Logic doesn't find the sound library on a external drive

For some reason Logic can't seem to find the sound library I saved on an external drive and everytime I open it, the following window opens prompting me to download all essential sounds: But somehow ...
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Is Logic supposed to lose my work on Command-W?

Twice today I've accidentally hit ⌘ CommandW while editing in Logic. Both times the project window closed without prompting me to save my work. The work was lost both times. If I go to File > ...
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Where are software licenses kept for software bundled with a new MacBook?

I just got a new MacBook Air and when I ordered it online I asked for Logic Pro. The laptop came with the software, but I don't see a license or anything that ties it to me. If I need to reinstall ...
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AU Instrument Example doesn't handle note off event when DAW playhead skipped ahead

Running the AU Instrument example provided with Xcode (it's a sine wave generator), it doesn't seem to receive the note off event when the playhead is skipped ahead in the DAW (Logic, for me). I'm ...
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How do I make a time machine backup drive a normal hard drive? [duplicate]

I have been trying to relocate my Logic Pro X's Apple Loops library to a different hard drive. I have everything figured out, except for the problem in which Logic will not accept the secondary hard ...
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Logic recording quality with Apogee Jam+

When I am not recording my guitar sounds great through Logic Pro. If I had to quantify it, I would say it was CD quality or higher. However, when I make a recording with my Apogee Jam Plus it sounds ...
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What is the final version of Logic Pro X and Final Cut Pro that works on macOS Mojave?

What is the final version of Logic Pro X and Final Cut Pro that works on macOS Mojave? I currently have Logic Pro X 10.5.1 and Final Cut Pro 10.4.10. I don't want to upgrade past Mojave to use newer ...
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Using an external (computer) keyboard as a MIDI controller

Is it possible to remap a USB (computer) keyboard as a MIDI controller? Something like Logic's musical typing, except one keyboard functions normally and the other only sends MIDI events.
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How to export Logic Pro tracks into an .m4a, .flac, or .mp3 file?

It is a bit strange that in the File -> Export of Logic Pro, I can export all tracks into one file, but only as Wav, Aiff, CAF format. However, I can share to Apple Music, and it will go into the ...
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User downloading packages ends up seeing folders with the package's contents instead of a package?

Does anyone know why someone downloading a package from a website (in this case, the package is a Logic Pro project file) ends up seeing a folder that contains the package's contents instead of the ...
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How to change note values in Logic Pro score editor

When I'm working in the score editor, how can I increase and decrease the duration of the currently selected note? I.e. from semibreve > minim > crotchet > quaver, and back the other way.
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Find which Logic Pro project files contain specific plugin?

Do you think it might be possible to search a folder of Logic Pro session files and figure out which of them uses a certain plugin? I'm preparing to upgrade to the latest Mac OS, and before I do, I'll ...
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How to increase CPU for Pro Tools in my MacBook Pro? [duplicate]

I have all my music DAWs such as Pro Tools and Logic Pro in my 2021 MacBook Pro, how can I increase CPU?
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How to retrieve information about Logic Pro softsynth configuration from LSO file?

So I haven't made music in a really long time, but I made sure to save all my LSO song files from Logic so that in the future when I do get back to it I can finish unfinished songs, have old songs, ...
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Where is the Application Support folder if your App is on a external hard drive?

I have downloaded Logic Pro 10.6.3, but since it is almost 2 GB I moved it to my 2TB external hard drive. I need to access to Application Support to install plug-in's, but I cannot the support folder ...
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Option-N and Option-P (What are they doing and how do I disable or rebind them?)

On Catalina 10.15.6 (and even on High Sierra), typing either Option-N or Option-P pops up a series of "quick looks" at all my current "application windows." But I am unable to find ...
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Changing the Logic Board on the Macbook, does it changes the serial number?

I have changed the Logic Board from my Macbook, is there any chance that the serial number is another different one from the original Macbook? I really need help. Thanks!
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How do I pack regions into a folder in Logic Pro X?

The Apple help site says: Select the regions, then choose Functions > Folder > Pack Folder from the Tracks area menu bar. However, there is no Folder tab under Functions, nor is there any ...
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I want to relocate my Logic Pro sound library to this WD hard drive that I briefly used as a time machine drive

I understand that time machine hard drives can't be used for relocating Logic sound library, which explains why Logic errors saying it can't relocate to the drive. But considering that the drive is no ...
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Is it safe to update to OS Catalina while running Logic Pro X version 10.4.6?

I have heard some negative reports concerning Logic's behaviour when updating to Mac OS Catalina. I also had a friend who updated and couldn't even open the program because it was way to glitchy and ...
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What version of Logic Pro X works on macOS Sierra?

I noticed that the latest version of Logic Pro X requires macOS 10.13.6 (High Sierra) or newer. Does anyone know what the last version of Logic Pro X that can run on macOS 10.12.6 (Sierra) is?
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Logic weirdly speeds up imported audio

I have Logic Pro X 10.2.4. I never noticed this problem before today: I started having the same problem as shown in this reddit post: everytime I try to upload an mp3 file into logic, it speeds up ...
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Purchased Logic Pro X not showing up in updates

I purchased Logic Pro X on the app store. It's never showing in the updates, I just realised I still had the 10.3.1 version and I cannot update it to 10.4.6. I use Catalina, so the update should have ...
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Logic forgets my controller assignments when I disconnect the MIDI interface

I have a Roland A-800PRO-R MIDI keyboard that I connect to my MacBook over USB. I can use Logic's controller assignments tool to assign effects such as volume, reverb, or EQ to the physical knobs and ...
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Reset default track zoom in Logic Pro X

I somehow made a false move, and Logic Pro X changed the default track zoom for a project to "half screen height". I can't imagine any use for that feature, but there it is. It's a long ...
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I can't quick punch-in / how do I start recording audio while playing in logic?

I have been pressing space to play the stuff I have already created, and then I hit 'r' to start recording (audio) but it never records anything. I only seem to be able to record when I am not ...
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Logic Pro X weird move marquee to transient problem

I have a project where I'm doing a fair amount of editing to get all the various tracks to line up. It's a bunch of recordings of the same songs in the same order, just the gaps are different. My ...
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MacBook Air battery not charging - very strange issues [duplicate]

I have been repairing a water-damaged MacBook Air 2015. Initially the machine would only boot with the battery disconnected and power connected, but then die after around 20 minutes. The MagSafe light ...
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Why don't I receive Logic Pro X update notifications in App Store?

I'm signed into App Store and have an installed version of Logic Pro X that I bought with the same Apple ID that I'm signed in with. I no longer receive update notifications via the App Store about ...
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Logic Pro disappears after download

I recently got a new (old) MacBook Air, to help record on the road, and whenever I try to download Logic Pro X, it finishes the download (~800mb from IIRC) but then disappears from the Launchpad. I ...
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Connecting Scarlett 2i2 to mixer

I want to set up my MacBook to do the following: -Acquire input from a Scarlett 2i2 audio interface; -Process the signal using Bias Amp or Amplitube (or some other softwares for Guitar); -Send it ...
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Where are Logic instruments located in High Sierra?

Trying to locate the logic instrument pack on my HD. Earlier versions had them in Library/app support/Logic, but no such file exists.
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Audio interface from MIDI Keyboard to Logic Pro X on Mac Mini

How do I connect my MIDI keyboard using MIDI to Thunderbolt interface with zero latency which is compatible with Logic Pro X? I'm aware of MIDI to USB interface but Thunderbolt is much faster. ...
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Logic Pro X Keyshortcut settings - can they be saved to iCloud Drive?

how do I make sure that the Logic Pro X Keyshortcut settings are somehow fetched from the iCloud Drive every time? I keep switching from machine1 to machine2 to machine3 and I think I've had to keep ...
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CPU broken on my late 2013 Macook Pro. Is it worth replacing? [closed]

My computer keeps restarting and after taking it into the Apple store and a repair store, both are telling me the CPU needs to be replaced. The Macbook pro is a late 2013 and it's like a $500+ repair. ...
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Problems installing Audio Unit components on High Sierra

Apple Mac Pro (early 2009) Firmware 4.1 -> 5.1 macOS 10.13.0 High Sierra Logic Pro X 10.3.2 Hello, I upgraded my Apple Mac Pro to High Sierra last week. This may have been a slightly rash move for ...
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Audio plugin advice for Logic Pro 8

I'm trying to find the free demo downloads for the following plugins: IKmultimedia amplitude metal IKmultimedia amplitude SVT Waves SSL bundle Steven Slate everything bundle I'm running Logic 8 on ...
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Sound preference pane will not open in El Capitan

My 2.7gHz core i7 mac mini running 10.11.6 will not open the Sound Preferences pane. Since upgrading to Yosemite I have had sound preferences problems. I produce audio using Logic X and an Apogee ONE ...
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Modulate Time in Logic Pro X?

Before I started using Logic Pro, I was using Fruity Loops, and in that program you can very easily modulate time (I hope that is the correct term for this). By this I mean it acts like the sound is ...
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Garage Band takes 46 GB? [duplicate]

I recently got a new MacBook Pro and it only has 120 GB on it. On the system information page, I saw that garage band takes a whooping 46 GB on my Mac! I don't know how this has happened! When I ...
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Logic Remote iPad app no longer able to control Logic Pro X

I'm facing an issue with Logic Pro X (on macOS Sierra) and Logic Remote on my iPad. Up until recently, controlling Logic Pro X with the iPad was working perfectly fine, but since a couple of weeks ago ...
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Logic Pro X images replaced by words fix?

so i accidentally pressed some buttons at logic and long story short some images and widgets like the red circle rec button or the drum kit at the new project are now replaced just by words (eg REC ...
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Will items that are supposed to download to a folder that has been changed to a symbolic link download to where the symbolic link is linked to?

I'm trying to put the downloaded content for Logic Pro X on an external hard drive. I created the appropriate folders on my external and put corresponding symbolic links in the appropriate ...
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Stream audio from Logic Pro X to mobile device

I am creating an interactive project in which participants explore a room (a real one, not virtually) with their mobile device — iOS or Android — and headphones. The music in their headphones will ...
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Some keys not working on Musical Typing?

I can't play some keys, such as H when on Octave C1, H and D when on Octave C2 or J and K on Octave C3. When I press them, I get no sound. If I manually place the notes out and then listen to it with ...
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What folder do alchemy samples get saved to in Logic Pro X?

I'm also curious about ESX, Drum samples, and Apple Loops. I have two folders on my Mac that have the audio files. One is Macintosh HD/Library/Application Support and the other is Macintosh HD/Users/...
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Route the Audio Output to Input (not creating loop)

Can we have whatever music we are playing whether from spotify, logic, itunes, instead of coming out of the main output, be a part of what goes in to the input on e.g. logic or skype. This would ...
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