Logic Pro X picked up a rather substantial update today, the first it's seen since May of last year. Coming along for the ride are a whole host of enhancements to the UI, an expanded sound library, and 10 new drummers featuring a variety of hip hop and electronic styles. Yes, iMore faithful, that means you can finally be an aspiring dubstep artist.
Here are some of the highlights of this update:
- 10 new Drummers that produce beats in a variety of electronic and hip hop styles including Techno, House, Trap, Dubstep and more
- New Drum Machine Designer plug-in offers new sounds and features for customizing electronic drum kits in a variety of styles
- Create a sequence of notes with a single mouse gesture using the new Brush Tool in the Piano Roll Editor
- New view options in the Piano Roll Editor let you see more notes in less vertical space and help identify drum sounds by name
- Easily compress or expand the timing of selected notes with new time handles in the Piano Roll Editor
- Note Repeat and Spot Erase modes allow classic drum machine style techniques for creating beats in realtime
- Expanded sound library includes over 200 new synth patches and 10 classic Mellotron instruments
- Manage large-scale mixes more easily with the addition of console-style VCA faders
- Mixer now allows remote control of microphone and other input settings for compatible audio interfaces
- Support for Mail Drop and Air Drop in OS X Yosemite makes it even easier to share your Logic projects
Those are just some of the highlights of the 10.1 update, but you can view the whole list on the App Store listing now.
Lastly, if you'd like to see get more in-depth with the changes in this update, the folks over at Macworld have a wonderful hands-on with it, so be sure to check that out here.
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