Logic Pro - Technical Specifications

Logic Pro - Technical Specifications

Minimum System Requirements

  • macOS 11.5 or later
  • 6GB of available storage space for minimum installation or 72GB of storage space for full Sound Library installation
  • Logic Remote Minimum System Requirements
    • iPad: iPadOS 14.0 or later
    • iPhone: iOS 14.0 or later*
    • iPod touch: iOS 14.0 or later*

*Smart Controls, Sound Library navigation, Smart Help, full mixer, and access to plug-in controls are available only on iPad.

General

  • 1929 definable key and MIDI commands
  • 90 recallable screens
  • 200-step undo history, including plug-in and mixer editing undo
  • Full plug-in latency compensation, also for external audio and MIDI gear
  • 1/3840-note resolution for MIDI events

Audio

  • Audio file and I/O resolution up to 24-bit/192kHz
  • Maximum project length greater than 6 hours at 96kHz; 13 hours at 44.1kHz
  • Professional dithering algorithms (POW-r, Apogee UV22HR)
  • 64-bit summing engine

Score Editor

  • Up to 16 independent voices per part
  • Over 4000 predefined chord grids
  • Tablature supports up to 16-string instruments with any tuning
  • Score symbols
    • Notes and rests for various lengths
    • Auto-adapting multi-bar rests
    • Key and time signature symbols
    • Clef signs
    • Slurs and crescendo/decrescendo symbols
    • Various note head types including percussion styles
    • Accents, bowing marks, fermatas, and other symbols that apply to specific notes
    • Phrasing marks
    • Trills and other ornaments, tremolo symbols
    • Sustain pedal markings
    • Bar lines, repeat signs, and Segno and Coda markings
    • Chord symbols
    • Chord grids and tablature symbols
    • Page and line break symbols
    • Support for Bravura font
    • MusicXML import and export

Plug-ins and Sounds

  • Plug-ins
    • 70 effect plug-ins including Pedalboard, which includes 35 stompboxes
    • 25 software instrument plug-ins
    • 9 MIDI plug-ins
    • 7 instrument and effect plug-ins with support for up to 7.1 surround
    • 14 effect plug-ins with support for up to 7.1.4 surround
    • Custom instrument-tuning system including 97 fixed tuning presets, equal-tempered, custom, and Hermode tuning
  • Sound Library
    • 5953 total patches for audio, auxiliary, software instrument, and output tracks
    • 13,552 Apple Loops covering a wide range of genres
    • 1250 Sampler instruments
    • 110 Quick Sampler instruments
    • 3556 Alchemy presets
    • 150 Drum Machine Designer kits with more than 3066 individual kit piece patches
    • 4529 plug-in settings for 104 plug-ins
    • 1060 reverb spaces and warped effects for Space Designer
    • 54 groove patterns for Arpeggiator MIDI plug-in
    • 26 Live Loops grids
    • 4 Tutorial projects
    • 161 patterns and templates for Step Sequencer

Mixer

  • Up to 1000 stereo audio channel strips
  • Up to 1000 software instrument channel strips
  • Up to 1000 auxiliary channel strips
  • Up to 256 busses
  • Up to 1000 external MIDI tracks
  • 15 inserts for internal or Audio Units effect plug-ins
  • 8 inserts for internal or Audio Units MIDI plug-ins
  • 12 sends per channel strip, pre- or post-fader, or post-pan
  • 32 groups for audio, software instrument, or MIDI channel strips

Control Surface Support

  • Additional plug-ins available from third‑party manufacturers
    • Frontier Design Group: AlphaTrack
    • Jazzmutant: Dexter
    • KORG: nanoKONTROL
    • M-Audio: Axiom, Axiom Pro, Axiom AIR, Oxygen
    • Novation Launch Pad: all models
    • PreSonus: FaderPort
    • Roland: V-STUDIO 20
    • Smart AV: Smart Console
  • Extensive support via control surface plug‑ins
    • Apogee Electronics GiO
    • Apple Logic Remote for iPhone and iPad
    • CM Labs: Motor Mix
    • Custom Recording Light
    • Emagic: Logic Control, XT
    • EuCon protocol support for Euphonix / AVID Artist series control surface systems
    • Frontier Design Group: TranzPort
    • hexler: TouchOSC
    • JL Cooper: CS-32, FaderMaster 4/100, MCS3
    • KORG: KONTROL49, microKONTROL
    • Mackie: Baby HUI, HUI, Mackie Control, C4, Extender, MCU Pro, MCU XT Pro
    • M-Audio: iControl
    • Novation: all AutoMap-compatible devices
    • Radikal Technologies: SAC-2k, SAC-2.2
    • Roland: SI-24
    • ROLI BLOCKS
    • TASCAM: US-2400
    • Yamaha: 01V96, 01X, 02R96, DM1000, DM2000
    • Comprehensive support for any control hardware via MIDI Learn

Surround and Spatial Audio

Support for a variety of surround channel configurations

  • Dolby Atmos monitoring
    • Binaural (for stereo headphones)
    • 2.0
    • 5.1
    • 7.1
    • 5.1.4
    • 7.1.4
  • Surround mixer configurations
    • Quadraphonic
    • LCRS
    • 5.1 (ITU)
    • 5.1.2 (Dolby Atmos)
    • 5.1.4 (Dolby Atmos)
    • 6.1 (ES/EX)
    • 7.1 (SDDS or 3/4.1)
    • 7.1.2 (Dolby Atmos)
    • 7.1.4 (Dolby Atmos)

Compatibility

  • Open projects from Logic 5 or later
  • Open GarageBand songs directly in Logic Pro
  • Support for Core Audio–compliant MIDI and audio hardware
  • Support for Audio Units effect, instrument, and MIDI plug-ins
  • Import/Export AAF and XML (Final Cut Pro) projects
  • Export Dolby Atmos mixes as ADM BWF64 files compatible with Apple Music
  • Create a project from an ADM BWF64 file complete with surround bed track and all object tracks and metadata
  • Import/Export MIDI regions as MIDI files, export MIDI and audio regions as Apple Loops
  • Import/Export music notation to MusicXML
  • Play AIFF, WAV (BWF), CAF, SDII, Apple Lossless, eligible MP3, and AAC (noneligible files will be converted to PCM)
  • Record AIFF, CAF, and WAV (BWF)
  • Bounce to AIFF, WAV (BWF), CAF, MP3, and M4A (Apple Lossless, AAC)
  • Burn any bounced audio directly to CD or DVD-A (PCM audio only)