Apple has announced a major update of their app for creating music with new features for iPhone, iPad and Mac. In Annex 2.2 GarageBand for iOS now universal and powerful synth Alchemy and the new browser sounds, which is even easier to find tools and patches. Logic Pro X 10.3 in turn, turned into an even more powerful working tool: new interface, new features for professional audio recording and support for the unique touch pad Touch Bar on the new MacBook Pro.
In Logic Pro X was the ability to remotely add new tracks to the sessions of the Logic directly from your iPhone or iPad when Mac is not at hand. New export feature allows you to upload to iCloud special version of the project Logic is compatible with GarageBand and then open it on iOS devices and to add new records at any time, when you have inspiration. If the project is saved to iCloud, all the new added tracks automatically appear in the original project Logic when it is opened on a Mac.
“Music has always been one of the most important areas of development Apple. Today we are pleased to present another exciting, powerful update to our apps for musicians: GarageBand for iOS and Logic Pro X, said Susan Prescott, Vice President of marketing for Apple’s applications. — A new, long-awaited features will help both to Amateur and professional musicians and recording engineers, creating great music with our hardware and software”.
GarageBand for iOS
App GarageBand opens up even wider possibilities of music creation on the iPhone and iPad, while its interface remains simple and convenient. For example, in the new browser sounds can more quickly browse Touch instruments and quickly find the right sounds.
In iOS now available one of the most advanced in the world of modern synth Alchemy in Logic Pro. It includes a rich collection of more than 150 patches Apple in a variety of genres, including electronic dance music, hip-hop, indie, rock, pop, and many others. And in the Transform pane Pad in Alchemy, you can create impressive work, mixing up to eight sounds in real time.
To record music in GarageBand for iOS is easier, too: in the Multi-Take Recording you can select the best option by listening and switching between takes.
The new version also updated the Audio Recorder tool to add an amusing vocal effects with one touch, and Studio effects like color correction, distortion and delay have become even better. For experienced users wishing to control their mixes, has a new collection of advanced sound processing tools, including an interactive graphic equalizer and the ability to use effects of third-party Audio Unit plug-in for advanced creative audiomontage.
Logic Pro X
In Logic Pro X introduces new features that make Logic even more powerful sound production: musicians and recording engineers even more control over the music while editing and mixing. The latest version features a modern interface that is easier to see in all operating conditions.
In Logic Pro X also introduces support for Touch panel Bar on the MacBook Pro. You can now browse the project in the overview mode in the timeline, having convenient access to volume and tools of the Smart Controls for any selected track. New controls allow you to play software instruments and record them with the Touch panel Bar. You can configure the piano keyboard to different musical scales, as well as to create rhythms, touching on percussion instruments. The controls on the panel, Touch Bar you can assign shortcuts to your favorite shortcuts always at hand.
“App Logic Pro X has become an integral part of the creative process for me and the artists I work with. I can’t wait to see his new professional functions, — says producer and composer Paul Epworth, winner of the “Grammy” and “Oscar”. — I’m a big fan of the Alchemy synth, I will be very pleased now to bring your iPhone or iPad to work in GarageBand over all the tracks for my sessions Logic when I’m on the road or away from the Studio.”
The Track feature allows you to Alternatives create and choose playlists fragments and edits to any track. This feature makes it easy to experiment with creative ideas and to evaluate different versions of a track as it is development. And the function Processing allows you to apply any combination of effects Logic and third party plug-ins to any set of one or more chunks of audio. This tool is useful to optimize the quality and great for creative sound processing.
Now in Logic Pro X appeared 64-bit the mechanism of summation, 192 stereo and true stereo panning, which allows you to control stereo signals. All this makes Logic Pro X even more powerful tool for professional mixing.
GarageBand for iOS is available today as a free update for all existing users. Users of older models can purchase the app for 379 rubles in the App Store. Update Logic Pro X is available for free to all existing users and new buyers can purchase it in the Mac App Store for 14 990 rubles.