Logic Pro 9 ($199.99) and MainStage 2 ($29.99) Debut in Mac App Store

Following our report from earlier today regarding Apple having discontinued the boxed versions of Logic Studio and Express, Logic Pro 9 and MainStage 2 have now appeared for sale in the Mac App Store.

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Logic Pro [Mac App Store] is priced at $199.99 and arrives as version 9.1.6 in a 413 MB download.

Logic Pro 9 is a complete set of creative tools for any musician who wants to write, record, edit, and mix music. It comes with a massive collection of instruments, effects, and Apple Loops, making it easy to get amazing sounds and create amazing-sounding songs.

Made for musicians
- Get up and rolling fast with production-ready templates and one-step track setup
- Work fast with easy access to all tools and editing areas using a single-window interface
- Enhance your songs with over 15,000 Apple Loops in a wide range of instruments and genres

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MainStage [Mac App Store] arrives as a 303 MB version 2.2 priced at $29.99, making for a low-cost add-on for managing live performances.


MainStage 2 lets you take your Mac to the stage with a full-screen live interface, unmatched hardware control, and a massive collection of plug-ins and sounds.

The ultimate live rig
- Perform live with 120 instrument and effect plug-ins or work with your Audio Units plug-ins
- Import settings from Logic Pro and GarageBand to bring your studio sound to the stage
- Combine instruments and live audio, such as keyboard and vocals, in a single patch
- Seamlessly switch between patches without stopping sound output or cutting off held notes
- Design rich keyboard patches using splits and layers

With the release, Apple now offers 17 different applications in the Mac App Store, including OS X Lion itself as well as iLife, iWork, Aperture, Final Cut Pro and now Logic apps.

Top Rated Comments

testcss Avatar
143 months ago
Usually when a "Pro" app from Apple is in the $200 range, it's clearly intended for amateurs. They need to drop the word "Pro" now.
Yeah. It was pro when it was $500. Now that they reduced the price, it must not be pro even though it is the same product....
Score: 45 Votes (Like | Disagree)
Consultant Avatar
143 months ago
OMG it's too easy to use and not expensive, so it's not professional enough! :mad:
- professional troll would say

And yeah I am winking at you. ;)
Score: 29 Votes (Like | Disagree)
Apple Knowledge Navigator Avatar
143 months ago
One upside is not having any more trouble with those ********** License Key's!
Score: 23 Votes (Like | Disagree)
turd Avatar
143 months ago
Usually when a "Pro" app from Apple is in the $200 range, it's clearly intended for amateurs. They need to drop the word "Pro" now.
You have no idea what you're talking about, I switched from ProTools to Logic and have never looked back.

If ProTools reduced their price from $700 to $200 would it have to be called "Tools"?
Score: 20 Votes (Like | Disagree)
newagemac Avatar
143 months ago
That's a huge price break. I'm really loving the pricing available on the Mac App Store. And the fact that you can legally install any purchased app on any and as many computers as you own makes it that much better.
Score: 19 Votes (Like | Disagree)
tharris0101 Avatar
143 months ago
Logic Pro is definitely an app for professionals. There is nothing better out there. This price drop is excellent! Such a great value now.
Score: 11 Votes (Like | Disagree)

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