Record, edit, and mix your music like a pro. Open your GarageBand files in Logic Express 9 and get right to work, or start from scratch with a new composition. Innovative production tools and over 100 instrument and effect plug-ins from Logic Studio make it easier than ever to translate musical inspiration into professional recordings.
Top new features in Logic Express
-Fully compatible with GarageBand projects — open them and take them further.
-Flex Time lets you manipulate audio timing and tempo like never before.
-Build dream guitar rigs with the new Amp Designer and Pedalboard.
-Inspire your music with 36 instrument plug-ins and 70 effect plug-ins.
Perfect for GarageBand musicians
Logic Express is the perfect next step for musicians who use GarageBand to compose and create.
-GarageBand files open seamlessly in Logic, so you can pick up right where you leave off.
-The familiar interface makes it easy to start editing and enhancing your compositions with new options right away.
More options for guitar players
Logic Express 9 is perfect for guitar players, with new features for getting killer tones right out of the box.
-Plug into the sound of 25 legendary amp heads and matching speakers with the new Amp Designer.
-Enjoy lush creative effects with the new Pedalboard, an assortment of 30 virtual stompbox pedals inspired by the classics.
-Support for the Apogee GiO interface and foot controller provides hands-free operation.
Easier for do-it-yourself musicians
An innovative set of music production tools makes it even easier to capture and develop your musical inspirations.
-Quickly transfer track content and setups between projects.
-Effortlessly replace or double audio drum tracks.
-Work smarter and more efficiently with over 150 workflow enhancements.
Put audio in its place with Flex Time, a new set of tools that delivers the easiest-ever approach to manipulating the timing and tempo of your performances.
-Beat slicing and elastic audio editing are now available together, so you never break your flow having to wait for something to render.
-Use Flex Tool to push audio around with your mouse.
-Change the tempo of your project using the new Varispeed option.
-Easily import audio from one project to the other and easily conform tempo to the tempo of the destination project.
Instrument and effect plug-ins
Make music right out of the box with over 100 instrument and effect plug-ins from Logic Studio.
-36 software instrument plug-ins, including the Ultrabeat drum synth and beatbox, ES2 synth, and EXS24 sampler.
-Over 70 professional effect plug-ins ranging from vintage and modern compressors to distortion effects and amp models, including Amp Designer and Pedalboard.