Apple releases an important update of Logic Pro X (available on the Mac App Store for € 229.90) with a professional version of Live Loops, a completely redesigned sampling workflow and new beatmaking tools. It is a mojor realese: according to the multinational Cupertino Logic Pro X 10.5 it represents a revolutionary release for all musicians, including electronic music producers.
Mac and Logic Pro X are essential tools used by the most important musicians and producers in the world to create the music we all love, says Susan Prescott, Vice President of Apps Product Marketing for Apple. Logic Pro X 10.5 represents the most important update since the launch of Logic Pro X, with powerful and innovative tools that will inspire every artist: from those who are taking their first steps in Logic, to professionals who already rely on our software to make albums from Grammy . We are eager to hear the productions of these artists.
With Live Loops On Mac, Logic users can create music in a new, freeform and nonlinear way. Loops, samples and recordings can be organized in a new musical grid, where artists can express themselves in spontaneous performances and capture different ideas for arrangements in the timeline. Tracks can be further refined thanks to Logic's professional production functions.
Remix FX optimize Live Loops with a collection of electronic effects such as bitcrusher, filter, gater and repeater, to be applied in real time to individual tracks or to the entire mix. Both functions are more powerful when used in combination with the free Logic Remote app, which allows users to pair their iPhone or iPad with the Mac for multi-rouch control over Live Loops and Remix FX.
Sampler and Quick Sampler
Sampler represents the new generation of the famous industry standard EXS24 plug-in, with a new modern design, even more controls for sound modulation and full compatibility with previous versions. With Sampler, manufacturers can create and assemble multisample tools, using elegant drag-and-drop workflows that automate more complex production tasks.
Quick Sampler a quick and intuitive solution to turn every sound into a musical instrument. Musicians can choose a sound from Logic, Finder or Voice Memos, or record one directly in Quick Sampler. In a few clicks the imported sample can be cut, looped and played on a keyboard controller, and artists can access creative controls for modulating the sound.
Logic Pro X 10.5 offers a collection of new creative tools designed to make the creation of original beats faster and smoother, a fundamental aspect in the production of electronic and hip hop music.
Step Sequencer a new Logic editor designed to program percussions, basses and melodic components in an easy and fun way using an interface inspired by the workflows of classic drum machines. Step Sequencer combines pattern-based music creation and editing options to bring original parts to life, offering total control over velocity, repeat, gate, skip, playback direction and randomization.
Drum Synth offers a large collection of sounds for bass drum, snare drum, tom and percussion entirely generated by software. Each sound associated with dedicated controls for modulating the sound, which help players to perfect their favorite parts. Drum Synth sounds can be used on any pad in Drum Machine Designer, where you can also mix them with samples to get creative sound design options.
Drum Machine Designer, the tool that allows you to create electronic drum kits in Logic, optimized to integrate perfectly with the new beat sampling and programming workflows. Each drum pad supports the new Quick Sampler and Drum Synth plug-ins, making it easier to edit and modulate the individual sounds of a drum kit. Once created, you can play the kits in real time or program them with Step Sequencer.
Logic Remote a free complementary app that allows users to associate their iPhone or iPad with the Mac to control and execute Logic's functions and tools using multi-rouch. The Logic Remote update allows you to activate sound in Live Loops, browse and add loops and apply Remix FX to a session.
Logic Pro X 10.5 has been optimized to take full advantage of the latest Mac hardware and all the power of macOS, so as to offer high performance even in the most demanding projects with thousands of tracks and hundreds of plug-ins in real time.
Prices and availability
Logic Pro X 10.5 available today as a free update for all current users and available on the Mac App Store for € 229.99 for new customers. Logic Remote 1.4 for iPhone and iPad available today as a free download on the App Store. Customers can register for a free trial of Logic Pro X.
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