Appendix A. Using External MIDI Devices

Although Logic includes a wide array of software instruments and supports third-party Audio Units software instruments, you may sometimes want to use Logic to trigger a hardware synthesizer or sampler, or even a software instrument in another software application.

In the following exercises, you will set up hardware instruments so you can access them from Logic, first using the External Instrument plug-in on a software instrument track, then using external MIDI tracks to route MIDI events to a MIDI instrument outside of Logic. You can then record on external MIDI tracks using the same recording techniques you use with software instrument tracks. An external MIDI track can be routed to a hardware MIDI device ...

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