Appendix A. Using External MIDI Devices

Although Logic comes with a wide array of software instruments and supports third-party Audio Unit software instruments, sometimes you may 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, and use external MIDI tracks to route the MIDI events to an MIDI instrument outside Logic. You can then record on external MIDI tracks with the same techniques you used to record on software instrument tracks. An external MIDI track can be routed to a hardware MIDI device, a ReWire application (such as Ableton Live or Propellerhead Software’s Reason), ...

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