Apple Releases Logic Pro 10.2 & MainStage 3.2


Following the acquisition of the popular music plug-in and effect maker Camel Audio by Apple, which is best known for its Alchemy software, the company has officially released an updated version of its music software, Logic Pro X and MainStage 3, with the integration of Alchemy's powerful audio manipulation tools.

Logic Pro 10.2 features:

  • Next generation synthesizer plug-in with multiple sound generators including; additive, spectral, formant, granular, sampler, and virtual analog
  • Over 3,000 presets for all types of electronic music including electronic dance, hip hop, rock, and sound for picture
  • Integrated keyword preset browser for finding the right sounds quickly
  • Performance controls like the Transform Pad make it easy to explore and reshape sounds
  • Combine up to four synth modules to create complex multi-layered sounds
  • Virtual analog oscillators produce authentic recreations of iconic synth sounds
  • Wide selection of modeled analog and special effect filters for producing sounds with vintage character and tonal complexity
  • Create animated, dynamic instruments using over 100 modulation sources that include flexible LFOs, AHDSR and MSEG envelopes, and step sequencers
  • Manipulate and combine samples in new ways using a collection of morphing and resynthesis tools
  • Import EXS24 instruments or create your own using a robust set of sampler features
  • Apply independent arpeggiators to each of the 4 sound sources to transform simple chords into elaborate performances
  • Integrated effects rack with reverb, modulation, delay, compression, and a range of distortion effects
  • New tabbed Transform Pad and X/Y Pad Smart Controls for Alchemy instruments
  • Share directly to Apple Music Connect
  • Adds support for Force Touch trackpad
  • Create custom track icons with your own image files
  • 1,000 new Apple Loops from a variety of popular instruments and genres including EDM, Hip Hop, Indie, Disco, Funk, and Blues
  • Expanded MIDI clock options improve sync compatibility with external MIDI devices
  • Multiple additional enhancement and stability improvements
Logic Pro 10.2 and MainStage 3.2 is now available to download for $199.99 and $29.99 respectively.