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Choosing and Using Audio and Music Software by Mike Collins

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5 Logic Audio Platinum

Overview

Logic Audio Platinum is Emagic’s ‘flagship’ MIDI + Audio recording software for the Mac. Apple bought Emagic around the end of 2002 and quickly phased out the PC version of Logic Audio – leaving a number of disgruntled PC-owning Logic users stranded. Still, many of these moved to the Mac to stay with Logic – which is just what Apple wanted. That’s business, it seems, these days!

The reason that Apple was so keen to get a monopoly on Logic was because they wanted to have this category of software within their portfolio of ‘sexy’ multimedia applications (Final Cut, DVD Studio, etc.) that draws people to using the Mac instead of the PC. And Logic Audio Platinum just happens to be the software of choice for a large ...

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