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:
Cupertino, California — Apple today unveiled a major update to Logic Pro X with a professional version of Live Loops, a completely redesigned sampling workflow, and new beat-making tools. With its collection of powerful creative features, Logic Pro X 10.5 will be a massive release for all musicians, including those producing electronic music.
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:
Sampler represents the next generation of the popular industry-standard EXS24 plug-in with an all-new modern design and expanded sound-shaping controls, while maintaining full backwards compatibility. Producers can use Sampler to create and edit sophisticated multisampled instruments, using elegant drag-and-drop workflows that automate complex production tasks.
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:
"The Mac and Logic Pro X are essential tools used by the world's top musicians and producers to create the music that we all love... Logic Pro X 10.5 represents the biggest update to Logic since the launch of Logic Pro X, with powerful new tools that will inspire every artist — from those just getting started with Logic, to those already using it to produce Grammy Award-winning albums. We can't wait to hear what these artists create next."
Apple says that this is the biggest update to Logic since the launch of Logic Pro X.
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