Logic Express

Category Audio Production / Sequencers
Version 9.1.8
Format App
Compatibility Logic ExpressMacOS X Intel
Licence Commercial Software
Price $199  /  199€
Rating
3.7 / 5 , 3 votes
Updated On Oct 26, 2012
Total Downloads 16,386
Mac Downloads 16,386

Audio MIDI sequencer

Create your own music using an advanced spectrum of features and tools for computer based music production. Logic Express provides a step up from GarageBand for aspiring musicians, producers and composers without breaking the bank. With the same flexible layout as Logic Pro, you can dive deeper into the creation and manipulation of audio and MIDI.
Mac OS X 10.6.8 or later
Logic Express Logic Express v 9.1.8 Oct 26, 2012 MacOS X Intel
This update addresses overall stability and performance issues including:

  • €˘ Fixes an issue that caused an AirPlay dialog to repeatedly appear.


  • €˘ Resolves performance issues when using plug-ins that provide frequent graphic feedback.
  • Apple Logic Express Logic Express v 9.1.7 Mar 28, 2012 MacOS X Intel
    Compatibility

    Provides compatibility with songs created with GarageBand for iOS 1.2.



    Performance and Stability

    Resolves an issue in Logic Pro 9.1.6 in which projects with a large number of fades displayed “I/O Error, Result code = -36” when playback was started.
    Improves performance when using multiple instances of EXS24 in 32-bit mode with EXS24 Virtual Memory mode active.
    Resolves an issue that could occur which caused the application to stop responding when performing Undo. This would occur after deleting a file or region in the Audio Bin.



    Plug-ins

    The Output Distortion setting for the Compressor plug-in now works as expected with the "ClassA_R" and "ClassA_U" models.
    Fixes an issue in which the Autofilter plug-in might produce clicks with certain settings.
    The "Select Zone of Last Played Key" setting now works as expected in the EXS24 editor.
    When adding Auxes as additional outputs for Multi Output Software Instruments, the additional Auxes are automatically assigned the same color and track icon as the Software Instrument.



    General

    Fixes an issue in which copying a MIDI region in a project which does not start at 1 1 1 1, and in which the Transposition track is active, might result in unexpected transposition of the copied region.
    The Controls View of plug-in GUIs now fits properly on the 11-inch MacBook Air display.
    Resolves an issue in OS X 10.7.x Lion that caused the Consolidate Project command in Logic to open a backup of the project at the end of the process.
    Apple Logic Express v 9.1.6 Dec 15, 2011 MacOS X Intel
    Compatibility

    On OS X 10.7 Lion, Revert to Saved is now possible after a project has been renamed.


    Performance and Stability

    Logic now uses multiple available cores as expected when performing offline bounces.
    Resolves an issue in which Logic sometimes quit unexpectedly when deleting multiple Marquee selected tracks with the Drag Mode set to Shuffle L.
    Fixes an issue in which clicking in an automation lane with the Marquee tool could cause Logic to quit unexpectedly.
    Channel strip level meters no longer sometimes momentarily stop responding when the playhead is moved to a new position during playback.
    Loading a Kontakt 4/5 factory preset in 64-bit mode no longer causes Logic to quit unexpectedly.
    Logic now reliably initializes MIDI ports when Logic is launched by double-clicking a project file, choosing "Open with" from the project file contextual menu, or when using the Load Most Recent Project startup action.

    Audio

    Channel strips with pre-fader sends now mute consistently.
    Audio playback while using Prelisten in the Audio Bin now properly updates when changing the selection of files or regions.
    Fixes an issue in which record repeat would delete the wrong take.

    Plug-ins and Instruments

    Dropping multiple samples on the EXS editor keyboard and choosing the Contiguous Zones option now correctly results in a chromatic mapping of the samples.
    Using the + key to step through EXS instruments no longer causes Logic to sometimes quit unexpectedly.
    The Key Release Time for a Group can now be set to values greater than 1,000 as expected in the EXS editor.
    Fixes an issue in which EXS24 did not play one-shots in mono or legato mode.
    Resolves an issue in EXS24 in which instruments containing zones triggered by key release via a group were susceptible to stuck notes.
    In EVB3, the extended parameter area no longer shows controls already available in the main plug-in window.
    Ultrabeat now properly maintains the set pitch of a previously loaded sample after browsing for a new sample and then canceling.
    Resolves an issue in which auditioning samples in Ultrabeat with Voice Auto Select and "Preview in Voice" active could lead to a sample endlessly looping.

    Control Surfaces

    Changes made to a project using a control surface now reliably activate the control surface Save button.
    The Undo LED on Logic Control now correctly lights to show the availability of undo steps.
    Setting parameter assignments on Control Surfaces to fixed values other than 1 now works correctly in 64-bit mode.

    General

    Clicking on an unused take after deleting a comp section no longer selects the entire take folder.
    Resolves an issue in which using Auto Set Locators by Marquee Selection with very small Marquee selection lengths could result in the playhead getting stuck.
    Playback now reliably starts from the beginning of the project after using the "Return to Zero" button in the Transport window, no matter what Play setting is active.
    With Catch Clock Position active and Cycle enabled, Logic now centers the cycle area if it fits within the current view.
    Fixes an issue in which the visible area in the Arrange window would sometimes jump a few pixels to the left after scrolling to the right on OS X 10.7 Lion.
    Resolves an issue in which using the Fade tool on a region could cause audio regions to be deleted in projects that contain unused audio regions.
    "Bounce - Replace All Tracks" now places regions on the correct tracks in songs that contain MIDI take folders.
    Volume automation now works reliably on all frozen tracks.
    Resolves an issue in which the Hyper editor did not reliably update to show new selections at high vertical zoom levels.
    MIDI editors now reliably update to show the contents of MIDI regions selected by rubber-band selection.
    In the Event editor, the up, down, left, and right arrow keys now correctly navigate between fields while in text edit mode.
    Logic no longer sometimes asks to save changes when closing a song that has not been changed.
    The key commands to select projects now work as expected.
    After using Save As to make a new version of an existing project to a new location, the recording path for the project is now appropriately updated to the location where the new project was saved.
    Resolves an issue in which moving an audio region where the anchor had been set caused the anchor to reset to the beginning of the region if the project contained take folders.
    Fixes an issue in which moving or copying a take folder with the drag mode set to No Overlap could alter the take folder.

    All instrument and effect plug-ins that use LFO's synced to the beat now behave correctly.
    The Toggle Zoom key command now returns to previous zoom level as expected.
    Improved compatibility with Apogee's Duet 2.
    logic Logic Express v 9.1.5 Aug 9, 2011 MacOS X Intel
    This update improves overall stability and addresses some minor issues including the following:

    All instrument and effect plug-ins that use LFO's synced to the beat now behave correctly.
    The Toggle Zoom key command now returns to previous zoom level as expected.
    Improved compatibility with Apogee's Duet 2.
    audio Logic Express v 9.1.4 May 25, 2011 MacOS X Intel
    This update improves overall stability and addresses a number of minor issues, including the following:
    * Support for opening projects imported from GarageBand for iPad.
    music Logic Express v 9.1.3 Oct 29, 2010 MacOS X Intel
    Improved compatibility with Hyper-Threading.
    download Logic Express v 9.1.2 Oct 15, 2010 MacOS X Intel
    Some issues addressed in this update include but are not limited to:

    Performance and Stability
    * Logic's performance while playing movies at larger than 300% native size in 64-bit mode has been improved.
    * Resolves an issue that could cause the warning dialog "Memory Getting Low" to appear when simultaneously recording multiple tracks in 32-bit mode.
    * Resolves an issue that could cause the warning dialog "Specified volume doesn't exist -35" to appear when simultaneously recording multiple tracks in 32-bit mode.
    * Using the Undo command after a "Bounce in Place" command now correctly reinserts used plug-ins on the channel strip.
    * Performing Undo after using the "Bounce - Replace All Tracks" command now correctly restores all automation.
    * Resolves an issue that sometimes caused Logic to stop responding when loading a setting for a mono plug-in in a multi-mono surround configuration.

    Compatibility
    * Improves compatibility with 6- and 12-core Mac Pro systems.
    * Supports iOS control surface apps that utilize the OSC protocol.
    * Supports REX files when running in 64-bit mode.
    * Improves compatibility with select Audio Unit plug-ins.
    * The expanded System Performance window now accurately reflects the number of available real cores on all supported computers.
    * Logic no longer inadvertently reloads the content for third-party sampler plug-ins such as Native Instrument's Kontakt after tracks are deleted, or after some other edits are performed.
    * Resolves an issue introduced in Logic 9.1.1 that could cause the spacebar to incorrectly trigger playback in Logic while the Melodyne plug-in window had focus.
    * Logic Control or Mackie Control hardware control surfaces no longer switch to plug-in edit view when a plug-in on slots 8-15 is removed.

    MIDI Editing
    * Resolves an issue introduced in Logic 9.1 where using the Marquee tool to trim the end of a MIDI region could extend the number of loops for regions earlier in the same track.
    * The Piano Roll now updates as expected to show the currently selected MIDI take.
    * Resolves an issue in Logic 9.1.1 which could cause the Score to not display all notes from a region that had been split with the Scissors tool.
    * The appearance of downward slurs and ties has been improved in the Score window.
    * When pasting MIDI events into the Arrange area, the playhead no longer jumps unexpectedly to a position far to the right of the end of the pasted content.

    Instruments and Effects
    * Amp Designer now reliably maintains saved non-default EQ settings when a project is reloaded.
    * The Wah Wah stompbox now responds more reliably to expression pedal input.
    * EXS24 loads and plays back instruments that use short AAC or ALAC audio files when Virtual Memory is disabled.
    * Corrects an issue that could cause the "Next Plug-in Setting or EXS Instrument" key command to change settings on the wrong plug-in.
    * It is possible again to copy and paste sequences between Voices within an Ultrabeat pattern.
    * A Software Instrument with a Send set to Post Pan no longer loses audio output when the Aux it sends to is soloed, and the Software Instrument's pan is adjusted.
    * Software Instrument tracks with the AUNetReceive plug-in no longer exhibit excessive latency.
    * The Noise Gate no longer creates audible clicks while processing audio with the plug-in GUI open.
    * Double-clicking an insert slot will close the associated plug-in if it is open and set to Link Mode.
    * In the EXS Editor, a mouse roll over of an audio file name now displays the full path for the file.
    * The EXS Editor now properly displays all Groups even those that have the same name.

    File Handling and Management
    * Resolves an issue which sometimes caused the text after a period in a plug-in setting name to be lost on the first save of the setting.
    * Resolves an issue from Logic 9.1.1 which forced exported MIDI files to have a .logic extension rather than the .mid extension.
    * Import of folder tracks from other projects now works reliably.
    * Bank and Patch names in Multi-instruments now import correctly when using the Track Import feature.
    * Resolves an issue which could cause the Track Import window to become non-functional in certain rare cases.
    * Import of stereo Input Channel Strips from other projects now works reliably.
    * It is again possible to drag split stereo audio files from the Finder into the Arrange window.
    * The mute status is now maintained for tracks imported from other projects using Selective Track Import.
    * The "Export Region as Audio File" and "Export Track as Audio file" functions now add tempo information to the exported files.
    * The EXS24 now automatically locates samples stored in a folder inside the Project Folder that have any of the following names: "Samples," "Sampler Files," "Sampler Instruments," or "Audio Files."
    * When a project is opened from a project folder that has been copied, EXS24 now loads samples from the copied location instead of the original.
    * It is now possible to drag and drop an AIFF audio file copied from a CD into the Audio Bin in the Media area of the Arrange window.
    * The project name is no longer truncated if a period is added to the project name when performing a Save As for the project.

    General Issues
    * Resolves an issue where applying a crossfade with the crossfade tool might affect existing crossfades on the same track.
    * A marker is no longer created unexpectedly when the Open Marker Text command is used.
    * The relative movement of the mouse when editing multiple automation nodes has been improved.
    * The mouse pointer no longer incorrectly shows the Freeze pointer when editing volume, pan, send, mute or solo automation on frozen tracks.
    * Help tags for the Marquee Strip now show the correct range.
    * Soloing an Auxiliary channel strip whose source is a Bus from another Auxiliary channel strip now works as expected.
    * Copying a MIDI region on a ReWire track no longer creates an unexpected new track.
    * Cutting a region at a point earlier than the anchor at high zoom levels no longer causes the region to move unexpectedly.
    * Plug-ins now open with Link mode enabled when they are invoked by entering Plug-in edit mode on a remote control surface.
    * When a channel strip is muted, pre-fader sends on the channel strip are now muted as expected.
    * Reordering multiple Control Surface objects in the Control Surface Setup window now behaves more reliably.
    * Performing comp edits while recording will no longer create graphic artifacts in the Take Folder.
    * The behavior of the key commands to adjust Marquee selection borders based on transients has been improved. See this article for details.
    * There is no longer audible stepping with automated volume changes at low fader levels.
    * Touch automation mode now works correctly with Sculpture's Object Position 2 parameter.
    * Quantize parameters are now correctly maintained when a region is divided.
    * The vertical position guide when moving/copying a flexed region is now correctly positioned at the left edge of the region in projects that start earlier than position 1 1 1 1.
    * The Optimize file(s) command now properly affects both channels of a split stereo file.
    * Delete now works properly on selected regions within undisclosed groups in the Audio Bin.
    * Resolves an issue introduced in Logic 9.1.1 that could cause channel strips with default names to display incorrectly on EuCon control surfaces.
    * The "Reset All I/O Labels" command once again works as expected.
    * Regions dragged from the Audio Bin to tracks within folders in the Arrange window are now correctly positioned.
    * Contextual menus now appear as expected when Control- or right-clicking entries in the Audio Bin in the Media area of the Arrange window.
    * Performing Undo after adding tempo events to a project no longer inadvertently modifies the selections for the active comp in a take folder.
    * Regions with a negative value set for Delay in the Region Inspector are now rendered properly with Bounce Region in Place.
    * Bounce Regions in Place now works properly on record-enabled audio tracks.
    * The current scroll position in the Audio Bin will not jump unexpectedly after renaming an audio file.
    * The color and icon assigned to a track are now properly maintained when tracks are imported using Selective Track Import.
    * Using the Backspace to remove all characters in the File Browser's search field no longer causes it to lose key focus.
    * Imported linked stereo files will now load with all other audio files in a Project without sometimes displaying a dialog that states "Unequal Stereo Regions Corrected."
    * The MIDI channel number is now appended to the channel strip name when new tracks are created using the "New Track with Next MIDI Channel" menu option.
    mac Logic Express v 9.1.1 Mar 19, 2010 MacOS X Intel
    # This update improves overall stability and provides numerous fixes and enhancements.

    # Issues addressed include:
    * - Support for 64-bit native mode
    * - Compatibility with 64-bit Audio Unit plug-ins
    * - File names with over 32 characters are now supported
    * - Samples are now mapped correctly when using the "Contiguous Zones" option in the EXS editor

    # Updated System Requirements:
    * 32-bit mode requires Mac OS X 10.5.7 or later
    * 64-bit mode requires Mac OS X 10.6.2 or later
    windows Logic Express v 9.0.1 Sep 23, 2009 MacOS X Intel
    * This update improves overall stability and provides numerous fixes and enhancements.

    * Issues addressed include:
    o - Flex Markers can align & snap to MIDI notes
    o - Performing a punch-in recording with Replace Mode now behaves correctly
    o - The I/O plug-in adds an option for latency compensation

    * The update is recommended for all users of Logic Express 9.
    macintosh Logic Express v 8.0.2 May 29, 2008 MacOS X UB
    Logic Pro 8.0.2 addresses specific customer and compatibility issues of Logic Express 8.0.
    This update is recommended for all Logic Express 8.0 users.
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    pc Logic Express v 8.0.0 Jan 29, 2008 MacOS X UB
  • Single-Window Design

  • The Arrange window in Logic Pro 8 consolidates production activities in a single, elegantly-designed workspace. You can record multiple takes; cut, move, or stretch audio with sample accuracy; browse channel strip settings; audition Apple Loops; and drop chords onto your lead sheet—all from one central space, without managing multiple windows.

  • Effortless multitake recording

  • Region-based take management speeds up multitake recording, editing, and processing. An expandable take folder makes it simple to recall overdubs, and entire take folders can be moved and edited like regions.

  • New audio editing tools

  • Work faster and with greater precision using powerful new features like snap-to-transient selection, graphical time stretching, and sample-accurate editing in the Arrange window.

  • New Instruments

  • Logic Express now includes Ultrabeat, ES2, and the complete EXS24 Sampler.

  • Simplified setup

  • Production-ready templates, a streamlined track setup window, and dynamic channel strip creation get you up and running fast. Improved ReWire support provides easy integration with other music applications.

  • Quick Swipe comping

  • With breakthrough Quick Swipe comping, you can simply swipe over the best portions of each take to create a seamless comp, complete with transition-smoothing crossfades.

  • Portable preferences

  • Save your key commands, channel strip settings and plug-in settings to your .Mac account for easy backup, sharing, and portability.

  • New Effects

  • Logic Express now features Guitar Amp Pro, Ringshifter, and full-featured Pitch Correction.
    Logic Express v 7.2.3 Sep 28, 2006 MacOS X UB
    Logic Express 7.2.3 addresses performance issues when Logic Express 7 is used on Mac Pro and G5 Quad computers. Logic Express 7.2.3 is recommended for all Mac Pro and G5 Quad users. An existing Logic Express 7.2.1 or Logic Express 7.2.2 installation is required for this update.

    Note: Logic Express 7.2.3 is optimized for PowerPC G4, G5 and Intel based Macs with up to 2 dual-core processors.
    Logic Express v 7.2.2 Aug 18, 2006 MacOS X UB
    Logic Express 7.2.2 improves compatibility with the Mac Pro and delivers:

    - Increased performance through full use of the Mac Pro Quad-core architecture
    - Optimized support for the built-in audio ports

    Logic Express 7.2.2 is recommended for all Mac Pro users. An existing Logic Express 7.2.1 installation is required for this update.
    Logic Express v 7.2.1 May 24, 2006 MacOS X UB
    Logic Express 7.2.1 is a maintenance release that addresses isolated reliability and compatibility issues in the following areas:
    - Intel Macs: ReWire and ReCycle support, Standard MIDI file export
    - Compatibility with GarageBand 3 projects and Logic 7.1 songs
    - Direct playback of MP3 files
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    Ehma
    version 9.1.1, MacOS X Intel
    Malgré que je sois sur principalement Cubase, je trouve ce logiciel fantastique et d'un rapport qualité prix incroyable.
    C'est pour moi simplement le meilleur sĂ©quenceur en dessous de 300€.
    kejon
    version 7.0.1, MacOS X PPC
    Pas mal
    ziska
    version 7.0.1, MacOS X PPC
    Interface in / out vraiment pas claire dommage sinon conviviale

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