The powerful Logic Pro X music production software from Apple Inc. has received a brand new update that addresses a reported issue involving third-party audio interfaces.The first Logic Pro X update for 2014, version 10.0.6 “fixes an issue that caused the audio input to be unavailable with some third party audio interfaces,” according to Apple.
Logic Pro X is by far the most advanced version of Logic ever released by the company, sporting sophisticated tools for professional songwriting, editing, and mixing. The software becomes even more usable with the Logic Remote sidekick app for iPads.
Sporting a huge collection of instruments, effects, and loops, Logic Pro X sells for $199.99 / €179.99. Existing users can download Logic Pro X 10.0.6 and update for free.
Minimum system requirements include 4GB of RAM, a display with 1280-by-768 resolution or higher, OS X v10.8.4 (Mountain Lion) or later, 5GB of disk space (with 35GB of optional content available via in-app download), and 64-bit Audio Units plug-ins.
Back in December, Apple released Logic Pro X 10.0.5. The new features delivered in that update are also available in today’s 10.0.6 build, including 3 new Drummers and 11 new Drum Kit Designer patches, as well as significant enhancements to Channel EQ and Linear Phase EQ plug-ins.
Apple also threw in redesigned interfaces that are accessible within the Smart Controls area, Solo now works as intended, volume and pan automation is now included in XML interchange with FCP X, and more. Other changes are highlighted below.
• Loops that belong to the same family can be selected and changed using a new control in the region header
• The waveform size in an audio region now adapts to the value of the region Gain parameter
• The Link mode button is now available for the Piano Roll editor
• Includes stability improvements