Logic Pro

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The industry-leading application for music creation and audio production dramatically broadens the capabilities of computer-based studio environments with Logic Pro 8. The first choice of many prominent musicians and producers, Apple's Logic Pro 8 provides the most comprehensive collection of music creation tools. Logic Pro 8 comes in a suite of programs called Logic Studio.


System Requirements

Minimum to install

  • Mac computer with a 1.25GHz or faster PowerPC G4 processor (PowerPC G5, Intel Core Duo, or Intel Xeon processor highly recommended)
  • 1GB of RAM (2GB or more highly recommended)
  • 7GB to install all applications and required content
  • Display with 1024-by-768 resolution (1280-by-800 or higher recommended)
  • Mac OS X v10.4.9 or later
  • QuickTime 7.2 or later
  • DVD drive for installation
  • PCI Express, ExpressCard/34, USB, or FireWire based audio interface recommended

Available disk space

  • 7GB to install all applications and required content
  • Additional 39GB to install all optional content (large content packages can be installed on separate disk):
  • 10GB for Jam Pack collections
  • 16GB for sound effects
  • 6GB for surround music beds
  • 7GB for demo content

Recommendations for Logic Pro

  • At least 2GB of RAM for large EXS instruments
  • USB musical keyboard (or suitable MIDI keyboard and interface) for instruments


Powerful audio production

  • Network-distributed audio processing to expand power for software instruments and effects
  • Track Freeze to extend processing capability for a single computer
  • High-end POW-r dithering algorithm
  • Audio resolution up to 24-bit/192kHz
  • Shuffle and Auto-Crossfade Arrange Edit modes

Award-winning instruments and effects

  • 34 software instruments, including Sculpture; Ultrabeat; EVP88, EVB3, and EVD6 vintage instruments;

and ES1, ES2, EFM1, ESM, ESP and ESE synthesizers

  • EXS24 mk II sampler with comprehensive sampler instrument library
  • Over 70 effect plug-ins, including Guitar Amp Pro, Ringshifter, Linear Phase EQ, Match EQ,

Vocal Transformer, EVOC20 Vocoder, Space Designer convolution reverb and Pitch Correction

Professional mixing and automation

  • Adaptive Track Mixer for display of selected channels
  • Save/Load Channel Strip instrument and plug-in configurations
  • Sample-accurate, track-based 32-bit automations
  • Extensive Channel group functions for mix and edit
  • Up to 255 stereo tracks
  • 64 buses, 64 auxiliary channels
  • 15 inserts, 8 sends per channel
  • Support for multiple surround formats, including 5.1 and 7.1
  • Comprehensive hardware controller support

Advanced MIDI sequencing

  • Matrix, Event List, Hyper, Score and Transform MIDI edit windows
  • Layout and printing of complete professional scores
  • Caps Lock conversion of computer keys into musical keyboard

Comprehensive control

  • More than 800 definable key and MIDI commands
  • 90 recallable screen configurations with interactive edit windows
  • Project Manager for powerful control of assets
  • Setup Assistant for easy system configuration
  • Fast, offline bouncing of single or multiple tracks
  • Tempo, Signature, Chord, Transpose, Beat-Mapping and Video Tracks


More information can be found at http://www.apple.com/logicpro/