Apple has released version 10.2 of its Logic Pro X music production software for Mac.
Logic Pro 10.2 gives you even more power to create electronic music with Alchemy, a next-generation synthesizer. Alchemy works hand in hand with all the beat-making and music-production features introduced in Logic Pro 10.1 to create all types of music, including EDM and Hip Hop.
Changes in Logic Pro 10.2
- Introducing Alchemy – the ultimate sample manipulation synthesizer
- Next generation synthesizer plug-in with multiple sound generators including; additive, spectral, formant, granular, sampler, and virtual analog.
- Over 3,000 presets for all types of electronic music including electronic dance, hip hop, rock, and sound for picture.
- Integrated keyword preset browser for finding the right sounds quickly.
- Performance controls like the Transform Pad make it easy to explore and reshape sounds.
- Combine up to four synth modules to create complex multi-layered sounds.
- Virtual analog oscillators produce authentic recreations of iconic synth sounds.
- Wide selection of modeled analog and special effect filters for producing sounds with vintage character and tonal complexity.
- Create animated, dynamic instruments using over 100 modulation sources that include flexible LFOs, AHDSR and MSEG envelopes, and step sequencers.
- Manipulate and combine samples in new ways using a collection of morphing and resynthesis tools.
- Import EXS24 instruments or create your own using a robust set of sampler features.
- Apply independent arpeggiators to each of the 4 sound sources to transform simple chords into elaborate performances.
- Integrated effects rack with reverb, modulation, delay, compression, and a range of distortion effects.
- New tabbed Transform Pad and X/Y Pad Smart Controls for Alchemy instruments.
- Share directly to Apple Music Connect (Requires Apple Music Connect account).
- Adds support for Force Touch trackpad.
- Create custom track icons with your own image files.
- 1,000 new Apple Loops from a variety of popular instruments and genres including EDM, Hip Hop, Indie, Disco, Funk, and Blues.
- Expanded MIDI clock options improve sync compatibility with external MIDI devices.
- Multiple additional enhancement and stability improvements.
Logic Pro X is available for purchase for $199.99 USD.