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Logic Pro® X Power! by Kevin Anker

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5 Transport Controls and Recording

THE TRANSPORT CONTAINS PERHAPS THE MOST FUNDAMENTAL FUNCTIONS IN LOGIC—the controls for recording, playback, and project position. The Transport is modeled after the transport section of a tape machine, so named because pressing the buttons physically moves (transports) the magnetic tape. Of course, there’s no tape in your computer, but because the metaphor of the tape machine transport for these controls is quite intuitive, it has found its way into Logic (and, in fact, almost all modern software-based audio applications). Figure 5.1 shows the default Logic Pro X Transport.

Figure 5.1 In the Transport, you can control recording, playback, and related functions. The Transport also offers project position display ...

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