Apple Updates Logic Pro Audio Apps Alongside Mac Pro Launch

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Alongside today's launch of the redesigned Mac Pro and updates to Final Cut Pro X and its associated professional video apps, Apple has also released updated versions of its professional audio apps. Updates include:

Logic Pro X 10.0.5 [Direct Link]

- Adds 3 new Drummers and 11 new Drum Kit Designer patches
- Significant enhancements to Channel EQ and Linear Phase EQ plug-ins including redesigned interfaces that are also accessible within the Smart Controls area
- Solo now works as expected on channel strips using an External I/O plug-in
- Volume and pan automation is now included in XML interchange with Final Cut Pro X
- Loops that belong to the same family can be selected and changed using a new control in the region header
- The waveform size in an audio region now adapts to the value of the region Gain parameter
- The Link mode button is now available for the Piano Roll editor
- Includes stability improvements

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MainStage 3.0.2 [Direct Link]

- Compatible with Logic Remote v1.0.3
- Save & load times are significantly faster
- Workspace can be hidden to allow a larger area to view Channel Strips
- Various stability improvements

Apple's Logic Remote 1.0.3 for iPad has also been updated for compatibility with MainStage 3.0.2. [Direct Link]

Top Rated Comments

simonb76 Avatar
93 months ago
Wow, Apple must be listening to their customers for once - that's an update and a half.

http://support.apple.com/kb/TS4498
Score: 6 Votes (Like | Disagree)
Chupa Chupa Avatar
93 months ago
When does Aperture get some major upgrade love? It seems Pro Logic & FCPx get occasional features adds but Aperture at best gets compatibility upgrades only.
Score: 4 Votes (Like | Disagree)
LV426 Avatar
93 months ago

When does Aperture get some major upgrade love? It seems Pro Logic & FCPx get occasional features adds but Aperture at best gets compatibility upgrades only.


When? You don't seriously expect an answer to that question, do you?

Sometime soon, would be my guess. Logic Pro X was an awesome upgrade, and arrived out of the blue. I imagine that Aperture X will get a similar treatment in Apple's own good time.

Still, it's nice to see you aren't griping on about tardy Camera Raw updates any more. How is the new camera going, by the way? Isn't it nice that five more cameras were catered for yesterday?
Score: 3 Votes (Like | Disagree)
xmichaelp Avatar
92 months ago

Wow, there really are no Logic/GarageBand users posting on MacRumors. Either that or they're too busy doing their own thing to bother.


A lot of the audio guys post of specialized forums like kvr, gearslutz, or logicprohelp for these things.

I'm happy about the update though, pretty significant amount of stuff. I'll probably pull the trigger on Logic X now.
Score: 2 Votes (Like | Disagree)
Schtumple Avatar
92 months ago
I've been sticking with Logic 9 for as long as I can because of the drop in 32bit plugin support (I know, lame, but loads of the plugins I use are indie ones that'll never be updated). However, this might just push me into making the jump, looks like a pretty solid update now.
Score: 1 Votes (Like | Disagree)
djtech42 Avatar
92 months ago
Awesome update! Hopefully Logic 10.1 will include redesigns of all the plugins. That would be really good, especially for the retina MacBook Pro. :D
Score: 1 Votes (Like | Disagree)

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