All the musicians out there, here is some great news, Apple has reveled it's latest version Logic Pro software with a powerful new interface and tools, various new plug-ins and sounds to bring out the creativity in you.
"Logic Pro X is our most powerful version yet, with advanced tools and a modern new interface designed to streamline the process of creating professional quality music," said Philip Schiller, Apple's senior vice president of Worldwide Marketing. "Musicians are going to love creative new features like Drummer, Flex Pitch, Track Stacks and the Arpeggiator."
Advanced New Interface
With Logic Pro X, users will be able to work with the full power and depth of Logic Pro or they can choose to work with a more streamlined set of controls for creating professional music. Musicians can also hide the tools they are not using to focus on being creative, said Apple.
Drummer is perhaps the most exiting new addition, the feature provides a virtual session player that automatically plays along with your song in a wide variety of drumming styles and techniques.
Drummer delivers professionally produced, realistic drum tracks that respond to your direction and can perform millions of unique grooves in rock, alternative, songwriter and R&B genres. The feature is powered by the performances and sounds of some of the industry's top session players and recording engineers, including legendary mixer/producer Bob Clearmountain, who has worked with the Rolling Stones, Bruce Springsteen and David Bowie, says Apple.
Drum Kit Designer
The new Drum Kit Designer plug-in lets users build their own custom kit using a diverse collection of professionally recorded snare drums, toms, hi-hats and cymbals that can be mixed, matched and fine tuned to get the right drum sound for a song.
Flex Pitch, which provides integrated pitch editing for audio recordings, helps users fix out-of-tune vocals and even change the melodies of recorded audio by manipulating individual notes within an audio waveform.
Track Stacks lets users to organize and collapse multiple tracks into one. They can also be used to create rich, layered instruments. Smart Controls allow you to manipulate multiple plug-ins and parameters with a single move for quick and powerful sound design.
The new improved Mixer helps manage mix sessions more efficiently, with increased visibility into signal flow and dynamics and faster ways to manipulate channel inserts.
Synthesizers and Keyboards
Logic Pro X expands Logic Pro's rich collection of synthesizers and keyboards with more new instruments. The Arpeggiator is one of nine new MIDI plug-ins and can transform a simple keyboard chord into an elaborate performance says apple. The new Retro Synth emulates some classic vintage synthesizer tones from the 70s and 80s and Vintage Keyboards offer realistic models of electric pianos, B3 organs and clavs, with sophisticated tone-shaping controls.
Bass Amp Designer
Bass Amp Designer allows bass players to play and record using vintage and modern bass amps, with cabinets and microphones that can be configured to build a custom bass rig.
Logic Pro X also features an entirely new Sound Library with an updated loop collection and over 1,500 instrument and effect Patches that make creative use of Track Stacks, Smart Controls, the Arpeggiator and other new plug-ins.
The Logic Remote app lets you wirelessly pair your Mac and your iPad - giving users new ways to record, mix and even perform instruments in Logic Pro X from anywhere in the room.
MainStage 3, a major update to MainStage, is the live performance companion app for Logic Pro X, turning the Mac into a live rig that makes it easy to bring sounds from the studio to the concert stage. MainStage 3 features a new user interface and maintains compatibility with the new Logic Pro X plug-ins, Patches and Smart Controls.
Logic Pro X and MainStage 3 are now available from the Mac App Store for $199.99, (Rs. 11,500 Approximatly) and $29.99 (Rs. 1,650 Approximatly). You can download Logic Remote for iPad is a free download on Apps Store.