Apple releases v10.2 of Logic Pro X with Alchemy Synthesizer

Apple Logic Pro X 10.2 Sub ReviewApple have released a free update of Logic Pro X today, version 10.2 of Logic Pro X. This introduces Alchemy, which Apple are calling the ultimate sample manipulation synthesiser.

  • Next-generation synthesiser plugin with multiple sound generators including; additive, spectral, formant, granular, sampler and virtual analogue.
  • Over 3,000 presets for all types of electronic music, including EDM, 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 analogue oscillators produce authentic recreations of iconic synth sounds.
  • Wide selection of modelled analogue 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 LFO’s, AHDSR and MSEG envelopes and step sequencers.
  • Manipulate and combine samples in new ways using a collection of morphing and re-synthesis tools.
  • Import EXS24 instruments or create your own using a robust set of sampler features.
  • Apply ind√©pendant arpeggiators to each of the four sound sources to transform simple chords into elaborate performances.
  • Integrated effects rack with reverb, modulation, delay, compression and a range of distortion effects.

Also new in Logic Pro X 10.2 are:

  • New tabbed Transform Pad and X/Y Pad Smart Controls for Alchemy instruments.
  • Share directly to Apple Music (Requires an Apple Music account).
  • 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 devices.
  • Multiple additional enhancements and stability improvements.

Logic Pro X 10.2 is a free update and is available now from the Mac App Store.

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