What you need to know
- Apple has just unveiled a massive update to its Logic Pro X software.
- 10.5 will bring Live Loops, but a souped-up professional version.
- There's also a completely redesigned sampling workflow and new beat-making tools.
Apple has today announced a massive new update to its Logic Pro X music software.
In a press release the company stated:
Headline new features include Live Loops, for using samples and recordings to create sounds using a new musical grid. It's been enhanced with a new Remix FX, featuring "exciting electronic effects like Bitcrusher, filter, gater" and more!
Apple has also redesigned its EXS24 sampler, with a new look and features:
Apple has also added new beat creation tools including a step sequencer, drum synth, drum machine designer and more. Apple's VP of Apps Product Marketing, Susan Prescott said:
Apple says that this is the biggest update to Logic since the launch of Logic Pro X.
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