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By Dan Moren

What I Use: You and your (Vulcan) Logic

Changing habitual memory is a tricky thing. Up until recently, all of my podcast editing was done in GarageBand, but I’ve recently made the jump to Logic Pro X and it’s been an interesting experience. Honestly, however, the transition has been far less fraught than I’d feared.

A large part of that is because of Apple’s move over the last couple years to share more code between GarageBand and Logic Pro. Rightfully, the current version of GarageBand should be called “Logic Basic,” or something similar; Logic Pro looks simply like a slightly more complex and cluttered version of GarageBand. Not to mention that Audio Unit plug-ins you’ve installed for GarageBand are totally compatible with Logic Pro as well. All of that is good for someone like me, who—though a big chunk of my work involves podcasts—is not an audio engineer. I know exactly what I need to do to take raw audio files and turn them into a produced episode and Logic Pro mainly lets me do that without having to spend a ton of time re-learning tools.…

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