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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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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 tedious manual ...
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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 [SOLVED]

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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Fresh install after CPU upgrade

When installing a program on a Mac does the installer consider processor speed and number of cores in order to tailor the programs performance, and if so will upgrading processor architecture from ...
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Logic Pro X and SymLinked Files

I use Logic Pro X, and it's very particular of the naming of the directories it uses. I'm SymLinking the Gigabytes of extra content it's downloaded from external drives. HOWEVER I wanted to ask ...
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Musical typing stops working - Logic Pro X

Sometimes (usually after having been working in Logic for an extended period of time) the musical typing keyboard stops working and instead of playing sounds, the keys trigger the functions that they ...
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What does an “All” nested group do in a “Match All” Smart Playlist?

When creating a Smart Playlist, what does placing a "All of the following are true" nested group when the playlist is set to "Match all of the following rules"? I've tried reading through it ...
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How can I choose a specific location for Logic's 40GB of additional content?

I have an SSD onto which I've installed the operating system OS X 10.10.1, as well as my applications. I also have a much larger and much slower internal HDD for storage and other rarely-accessed ...
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Logic Pro X 10.1 update button does nothing

I have Logic 10.0.7 and got a notice to update to 10.1. I press on the Update Now button but nothing happens. I have OS X 10.9.5 installed. What should I do?
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Logic Pro updates from 9.1.8

I have Logic Pro 9.1.8. Can I update or upgrade this to Logic Pro X? If so, how, and is there any cost?
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App Store wouldn't recognize my Logic Pro X

I have LPX version 10.0.6 installed on my system and I recently heard that Apple just released a new updated version 10.0.7 on the App Store. However, not only I didn't receive any update notification ...
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Hackintosh / VMWare AMD 7950 Chipset [closed]

I currently have a Mac OS X Mavericks VM running on a Windows 7 machine in VMware Workstation. I am trying to install Logic Studio 9 and am unable to install due to the following reason. Logic ...
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Reset Logic Pro X installation

I was installing Logic Pro X. The installer had to download 2.0GB. As I have slow internet connection, I was cancelling the download and resuming it without problems the last couple of days. Today, ...
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Logic X's synths look distorted

I'm not sure if this is a legacy thing, or if I'm being stupid, but when I open the ES1/ES2 whatever in Apple Logic X, it shows me something tiny and illegible I'm guessing this is just cause Apple ...
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How To Duck Audio in Logic Pro X

In garageband ducking audio was a one-click operation. However I cannot find how to preform the same action in Logic Pro X.
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Change audio output of Logic Pro 9

I have two Apple Cinema displays connected to my Mac Pro, System preferences sees both displays for audio output, however Logic is only sending audio out of my secondary display, not my main one, and ...
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How do I Bounce only part of a project in Logic Pro?

In Logic Pro X, I wish to export only part of a project (I'm not yet happy with the end, but I don't want to remove the WIP). I selected the zone I want with the yellow bar at the top, and pressed "...
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How do I restore lost Garageband instruments?

I opened Garageband after a long time and noticed that all my instruments are lost. The .exs and sampler files are still where they are supposed to be: /Library/Application Support/Garageband/...
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Move Large, Frequent files closer to center of HDD

Is there a native/third-party utility (or native trick) to move large, frequently-used files closer to the center of the disk? I was under the impression that the OS tried to automatically optimize ...
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Are Logic Pro 8 projects working in Logic Pro 9?

I'm doing some software tests in my company and one question is wether old files can be opened in new programms. According to my google-fu it is possible to open Logic Pro 9 projects in LP 8, but is ...
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Use Logitech g15 multimedia keyboard with Apple Logic 9

That's what I'd like to do: use my Logitech g15 multimedia keys (stop, pause etc) with Apple Logic 9.
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How to isolate vocals with Logic

I'd like to isolate the vocals on a track I have using Logic. Can anyone provide some advice on how to do this please?
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License and royalty specifics for AppleLoops in Logic

If I use any of the AppleLoops supplied with Logic 9 in my project, will I be subject to an liability or royalty? If yes, how can I reach those persons who lent their voices to the loops?
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Converting pitches in audio to MIDI

I want to hum a tune and have the notes be converted into MIDI notes… is this possible?
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How to fix a hanging Logic Pro 9.1.5 on Snow Leopard?

I'm using Logic Pro 9.1.5 on my MacBook Pro (2.4 Ghz CPU, 7200 RPM HDD). I have Snow Leopard. When I'm doing nothing special, working on my project, Logic sometimes freezes and I'm stuck with a '...
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Oxygen25 MIDI keyboard won't work with Pro Tools 9

I have Pro Tools 9.0.2 and a third Gen Oxygen25 MIDI keyboard connected by USB. Both are made by Avid, yet I can't get them to work together. The keyboard even works with Logic Pro 9, just not Pro ...
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Logic Pro 9.1.5 crashes with a stacktrace — how can I fix this?

I got this big error while running Logic. I'm not sure what it means - can someone help me? Process: Logic Pro [463] Path: /Applications/Logic Pro.app/Contents/MacOS/Logic Pro ...
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How can I set notations for different instruments in Logic?

I'm trying to set up a score in Logic for multiple parts, and the horns are each in their own key signature (trumpet, saxophone, trombone) which isn't necessarily the key that the piano is recorded in....
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Anyone got Logic 8 working with Lion?

I know officially Logic 8 isn't compatible with Lion. However, I know you can edit the plist (inside the package), or open it with terminal, to make it open under Lion. And it launches. (See this ...
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Logic Studio 9 : Is it possible to use tracks or buses as “virtual devices”

Inside Logic Studio, you can re-map all your track output to specific buses and use those buses as inputs for other tracks. I was wondering if it was possible to somehow use those buses outside of ...