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Apple’s Logic Pro X revved to version 10.4

Apple has updated Logic Pro X — its macOS software for professional songwriting, editing, and mixing — to version 10.4. Here’s a list of the new features:

Smart Tempo

• Advanced tempo detection lets you automatically combine content together, regardless of their original tempo

• Record audio without using a click or drag in an audio file and have the performance define your project tempo

• Add any audio file and have it automatically conform to the project tempo


• ChromaVerb is a sophisticated new algorithmic reverb with a colorful, interactive interface for creating rich acoustic spaces

• Space Designer is a convolution reverb with a new design and a scalable, Retina interface

• Step FX adds rhythmic multi-effect processing using 3 powerful step sequencers and an X/Y pad

• Phat FX makes your tracks bigger and bolder using 9 effects that add warmth and punch to your sounds

• The Vintage EQ Collection provides 3 accurate models of vintage analog EQs from the 1950s to the 1970s

• Studio Strings and Studio Horns are deeply sampled, realistic ensemble instruments with custom articulation controls

• Mellotron is now available as a standalone instrument plug-in

• Retro Synth now offers 18 different filter models

More Content

• 2 new Drummers play roots and jazz-influenced brush styles

• 2 vintage brush kits for Drum Kit Designer 

• More than 800 new loops in a variety of instruments and genres

• New Visions library for Alchemy adds 150 cinematic presets

Additional Features

• You can now undo mixer and plug-in actions

• The Files Browser now allows you to bookmark locations for your favorite folders containing samples or projects

• In addition to Apple Loops, the Loop Browser now supports looping audio file and can preview them in sync with project tempo

• A new universal design for controlling articulations provides a consistent interface for Logic and third-party instruments

Logic Pro 10.4 is a free upgrade for registered users. For new users the cost is $199.99. Logic Pro X is available at the Mac App Store.

Dennis Sellers
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Dennis Sellers is the editor/publisher of Apple World Today. He’s been an “Apple journalist” since 1995 (starting with the first big Apple news site, MacCentral). He loves to read, run, play sports, and watch movies.