GarageBand and Logic Professional X music apps get main updates


PRESS RELEASE January 18, 2017

Highly effective New Options Help Music Makers from Fans to Professionals

Logic Professional X 10.three now helps the revolutionary Contact Bar on the brand new MacBook Professional.

Cupertino, California — Apple at present introduced main updates to its music creation apps with thrilling new options for music makers of all ranges on iPhone, iPad and Mac. GarageBand for iOS 2.2 now options the highly effective artistic synthesizer Alchemy and a brand new sound browser that makes looking out by way of devices and patches simpler than ever. Logic Professional X 10.three turns into an much more highly effective instrument for execs with a contemporary interface, new options for skilled audio manufacturing in addition to assist for the revolutionary Contact Bar on the brand new MacBook Professional, placing intuitive, context-sensitive controls proper at customers’ fingertips.

Apple music apps work seamlessly collectively throughout Mac, iPad and iPhone.

Logic Professional X customers may remotely add new tracks to their Logic periods from their iPhone or iPad once they’re away from their Mac. With a brand new share possibility, customers can add a particular GarageBand-compatible model of a Logic undertaking to iCloud, which they’ll then open on their iOS units and add new recordings at any time when inspiration strikes. When the undertaking is saved again to iCloud, any newly added tracks will routinely seem within the authentic Logic undertaking the following time it’s opened on a Mac.

Grammy- and Academy Award-winning producer and composer Paul Epworth takes benefit of Logic Professional X 10.three options like assist for the MacBook Professional Contact Bar and the keyboard in Logic Distant for iPad.

“Music has all the time been a part of Apple’s DNA, and we’re excited to ship one more enjoyable and highly effective replace to our music creation apps, GarageBand for iOS and Logic Professional X,” mentioned Susan Prescott, Apple’s vp of Functions Product Advertising. “These updates convey a variety of recent and extremely requested options to each hobbyists and the neighborhood of professional musicians and audio engineers who depend on our software program and to create wonderful music.”

Alchemy, one of many world’s strongest synthesizers, involves iPad and iPhone.

“Logic Professional X is an indispensable a part of the artistic course of for me and the artists I work with. I’m thrilled to see all the brand new skilled options which have been added,” mentioned Grammy- and Academy Award-winning producer and composer Paul Epworth. “As an enormous fan of the Alchemy synthesizer, I really like that I can seize my iPhone or iPad and use GarageBand to maintain arising with new tracks for my Logic periods after I’m touring and away from my studio.”

GarageBand for iOS

A redesigned sound browser in GarageBand for iOS makes it sooner than ever to discover Contact Devices.

GarageBand for iOS brings much more refined music creation choices to iPhone and iPad, whereas nonetheless remaining enjoyable and simple to make use of. It contains a redesigned sound browser that makes it sooner than ever to discover Contact Devices and shortly discover the precise sounds the consumer desires.Alchemy, one of many world’s most modern trendy synthesizers and a favourite of Logic Professional customers, involves iOS and features a wealthy assortment of over 150 Apple-designed patches from all kinds of genres, together with EDM, Hip Hop, Indie, Rock, Pop and extra. And with Alchemy’s Rework Pad, customers can morph between eight sonic snapshots in real-time, to create expressive synth performances.

Add enjoyable, one-tap vocal results with the redesigned Audio Recorder in GarageBand for iOS.

Recording music in GarageBand for iOS additionally will get simpler with Multi-Take Recording, giving customers a number of passes to seize their finest efficiency and the flexibility to audition and swap between their favourite takes.The discharge additionally contains a redesigned Audio Recorder that provides enjoyable, one-tap vocal results and supplies customers with much more refined studio results like pitch correction, distortion and delay. Seasoned customers in search of much more management over their mixes can use a brand new assortment of superior audio processing instruments, together with an interactive graphic Visible EQ and the flexibility to make use of third-party Audio Unit plug-in results for expandable, artistic sound design.

Logic Professional X

Logic Professional X offers professional musicians much more management over enhancing and mixing their music.

Logic Professional X consists of superior new options that make Logic a good stronger instrument for audio manufacturing, giving musicians and audio engineers much more management over enhancing and mixing their music. The newest launch contains a new trendy design that improves legibility in quite a lot of working environments.

Logic Professional X additionally provides assist for the revolutionary new Contact Bar on MacBook Professional, offering the flexibility to view and navigate initiatives in a timeline overview, together with handy entry to quantity and Sensible Controls for any chosen monitor. New efficiency controls let customers play and report software program devices with the Contact Bar utilizing a piano keyboard that may also be custom-made to quite a lot of musical scales, or by tapping drum pads to create beats. Assignable key command buttons enable customers customise the Contact Bar controls to maintain favourite keyboard shortcuts available.

Logic Professional X customers can now customise their controls with the Contact Bar on MacBook Professional.

Observe Alternate options let customers create and swap between totally different playlists of areas and edits on any monitor. This function makes it simpler to experiment with numerous artistic concepts or consider totally different variations of a monitor because it evolves. Choice-based Processing permits customers to use any mixture of Logic or third-party impact plug-ins onto any collection of one or a number of audio areas. It’s helpful for optimizing sound high quality and an important instrument for artistic sound design.Logic Professional X turns into extra highly effective for skilled mixing, with a 64-bit summing engine, 192 further busses and true stereo panning, offering discrete management of stereo indicators.

Pricing and Availability

GarageBand 2.2 for iOS
Free replace at present for all current and new iOS customers; $four.99 (US) for older and non-qualifying units. For extra data, please go to Accessible on the App Retailer.
Logic Professional X 10.three
Free replace at present for all current customers; $199.99 (US) for brand new prospects. For extra data, please go to Accessible on the Mac App Retailer.


Photographs of GarageBand for iOS and Logic Professional X updates

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