Apple Logic Pro 8: Essentials Training

Video Description

With this latest release, Apple has made some dramatic changes to Logic, their flagship audio editing and music production application. In addition to a comprehensive suite of professional tools that provides musicians with everything they need to create in the studio, on the stage, and for the screen, Logic Pro 8, features an intuitive new streamlined interface that makes it easier to write, record, edit, and mix music—all with the sound quality and rock-solid timing you have come to expect from Logic. Join Patrick Copeland, veteran audio engineer, as he gives you a comprehensive look at each aspect of this powerful software program. The HA! QuickSTART Overview gives you the needed edge to be up and running quickly. With its acclaimed power and flexibility for writing, recording, and producing music, it is easy to see why many audio professionals make Logic their weapon of choice in the studio.

Table of Contents

  1. CHAPTER 1: Quickstart
    1. Part 1 - Create a New Project, Different Track Types, Preferences 00:03:48
    2. Part 2 - The Arrange Window 00:04:22
    3. Part 3 - Adding Audio and MIDI Loops 00:06:25
    4. Part 4 - Transposing and Adding Virtual Instruments 00:07:23
    5. Part 5 - Using Locators and Automation 00:10:25
    6. Part 6 - Mixing and Exporting 00:14:09
  2. CHAPTER 2: Installation and Hardware Setup
    1. What's In The Box and Installing the Software 00:04:56
    2. Audio/MIDI Setup and Hard Disk Utilities 00:06:57
  3. CHAPTER 3: Personalizing Logic
    1. Logic Global Preferences, Project Handling, Editing, Cycle, Catch, Caps Lock Key 00:05:41
    2. Logic Audio Preferences, Devices, General, Sample Editor, Surround, MP3, Reset Nodes, Logic Preferences, MIDI, Display, Score, V 00:11:55
    3. Logic Project Settings, Synchronization, Metronome, Recording, Tuning, Audio, MIDI, Score, Video, Assets 00:12:49
    4. Key Commands, Presets, Import-Export, Creating A List, Customizing 00:07:28
  4. CHAPTER 4: The Arrange Window
    1. Tool Bar, Tool Menu 00:24:39
    2. Local Menu Part 1, Snap-Drag 00:13:15
    3. Local Menu Part 2, Edit, Track, MIDI, Region, Audio, View, Hide-Show, Link 00:14:40
    4. The Arrange Area Part 1, The Track List, Adding New Tracks, Using The Library 00:23:47
    5. The Arrange Area Part 2, Mixer, Sample Editor, Piano Roll, Score, Hyper Editor, Zoom Control, Marquee Selection, Locators 00:16:34
    6. The Arrange Window Inspector Part 1, Parameter Box, Region Parameters 00:20:12
    7. The Arrange Window Inspector Part 2, The Channel Strip, Track Parameters 00:22:29
    8. The Arrange Window Transport, Playback Controls, Playback Positioning, Locator Points, Tempo Setting, Project Length, Time Signa 00:13:05
  5. CHAPTER 5: The Top Menu
    1. File, New, Open, Close-Close Project, Saving Options, Project Settings 00:10:04
    2. Options, Audio, Step Input Keyboard, Event Float, Project Information, Send to MIDI 00:12:43
    3. Screensets, Creating, Duplicate, Rename, Delete, Lock, Revert to Saved 00:08:39
    4. Help, PDF Manuals, Logic Pro Support, On-Line Forums 00:03:05
  6. CHAPTER 6: The Lists Area
    1. Logic Lists Overview, Event List, Marker List, Tempo List, Signature List 00:08:37
    2. The Event List, Buttons, Edit, Function, View, Filter-Create Buttons, Quantize, Tools 00:16:19
    3. The Marker List, Link Button, Creating, Editing Fonts, Marker Global Track, Tools 00:06:38
    4. The Tempo List, Create, Frame Rate, Tools, Operations, Curves, Alternatives, Tempo Global Track 00:12:02
    5. The Signature List, Edit, Options, Create Time Signature, Create Key Signature, Curves, Linking Windows 00:06:12
  7. CHAPTER 7: The Media Area
    1. The Audio Bin, Audio File Menu, Edit, View, File List, File Type Icons, Playback, Cycle and Volume 00:19:35
    2. The Loop Browser, View, Signature, Display Buttons, Scale Selector, Browse-Search Filter, Loop List, Song Key 00:08:32
    3. The Presets Library, Logic Effects Presets, Logic Instruments Presets, Sharing Libraries 00:07:26
    4. The Media Browser, Location Buttons, Display Buttons, Search Field, Action Menu 00:06:29
  8. CHAPTER 8: Using Apple Loops
    1. Audio Loops, MIDI Loops, Drag and Drop and Follow Tempo Checkbox 00:17:14
    2. Create Your Own Apple Loops, Metadata, Transient Markers, Save As.... 00:13:18
  9. CHAPTER 9: Getting Audio Into the Arrange Window
    1. Drag and Drop, Audio Bin, Sample Rate Conversion 00:10:19
    2. Region Management, Graphic View, Color Palette 00:09:49
    3. Record Set-Up, Live Recording, Replace Mode 00:15:17
    4. Cycle Record, Editing Take Folders, Comp Regions 00:13:35
  10. CHAPTER 10: Editing Audio Tracks
    1. Region Folders, Mono to Stereo Bounce, Hiding Tracks, Strip Silence 00:14:12
    2. The Sample Editor, Anchor Point, Region Timing and Delay 00:09:28
    3. The Sample Editor, Audio File Processing 00:16:19
  11. CHAPTER 11: Editing MIDI Tracks
    1. Piano Roll Editing, MIDI Functions Menu, Piano Roll Local Menu 00:13:13
    2. Score Editor Overview, Drag and Drop Options 00:10:31
    3. MIDI Controls, GM Drum Kit, MIDI Step Entry 00:09:37
  12. CHAPTER 12: Using Channel Strips and the Mixer
    1. Audio Mixer, Environment Mixer, Creating Channels, Managing Busses 00:12:16
    2. Effect Pre-Sets, Copying Plug-Ins, Pre-Sets Library 00:14:00
    3. Imaging Your Mix, Bussing Options, Auxiliary Channels 00:08:54
    4. Group Setting, Group Clutch, Mastering Effects 00:07:42
  13. CHAPTER 13: Track Automation
    1. Automation Mode, Settings, Effect Automation, Automation Menu 00:12:37
    2. Automation Groups, Insert Bypassing, Output Automation, Convert MIDI to Automation, Quick Access 00:18:23
  14. CHAPTER 14: Global Tracks
    1. Overview 00:03:16
    2. Creating Markers, Color Palette, Moving Markers, Locking Markers 00:05:50
    3. Video, Open Movie, Detect Cuts 00:04:28
    4. Signature, Links to List Window, Transport Edit, Keys and Apple Loops 00:09:00
    5. Chord, Analyze MIDI, Link to Transposition, Define Chord Window 00:08:30
    6. Transposition, Effect on Apple Loops, Locking Drum Regions 00:04:43
    7. Tempo, Tempo Nodes, Tempo Curves, Tempo and Apple Loops 00:07:03
    8. Beat Mapping, Manual Beat Mapping, Analyzing Audio Regions, Beats From Regions 00:14:04
  15. CHAPTER 15: Quicktime Movies
    1. Video Project Settings, Movie Menu, Export Audio To Movie 00:12:11
  16. CHATPER 16: The Bounce Window
    1. Opening, Bounce Settings 00:08:57
  17. CHAPTER 17: Import/Export
    1. Import File Types, Export File Types 00:17:18
  18. CHAPTER 18: The Environment
    1. Environment Layers, Click and Ports Layer, Multi-Instruments 00:12:41
    2. MIDI Effects, The Arpeggiator, The Chord Memorizer, Virtual Patch Cables, Object List 00:09:45
  19. CHAPTER 19: Advanced Tempo
    1. Tempo Curves, Tempo Recording, Tempo Fader 00:05:47
    2. Tempo Operations, Window Layout, Scaling Tempo Curves, Setting Curve Resolutions 00:06:45
  20. CHAPTER 20: Advanced MIDI Processing
    1. The MIDI Transform Menu 00:07:45
  21. CHAPTER 21: Surround Sound
    1. Surround Effect Presets Library, Surround Instruments, Surround Loops 00:13:04
    2. Panner vs. Balancer, Binaural Panner, Bouncing 5.1 00:15:49
    3. Dolby Encoding for DVD, Apple Compressor, AC-3 Format 00:07:43
  22. CHAPTER 22: Logic Studio Wrap-Up
    1. Logic Studio Wrap-Up 00:03:54

Product Information

  • Title: Apple Logic Pro 8: Essentials Training
  • Author(s): Patrick Copeland
  • Release date: November 2009
  • Publisher(s): Total Training
  • ISBN: 00320090088SI