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Apple Logic Pro 8 Essentials

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Apple Logic Pro 8 Essentials


This excellent Apple Logic Pro 8: Essentials Training course is an in depth study of Apple Logic Pro 8, so you can get to know all the fundamentals of this software. The course has been created and is taught by an expert instructor, Patrick Copeland, who is a veteran audio engineer. As you can imagine, he has an abundance of insider knowledge to share with you, and will provide an excellent education in Apple Logic Pro 8. This software is used by a whole host of audio professionals, and provides power and flexibility for writing, recording, and producing music.

Our learning material is available to students 24/7 anywhere in the world, so it’s extremely convenient. These intensive online courses are open to everyone, as long as you have an interest in the topic! We provide world-class learning led by IAP, so you can be assured that the material is high quality, accurate and up-to-date.

What skills will I gain?

  • Learn to add audio and MIDI loops
  • Learn to customise Logic to your preferences
  • Learn to create your own Apple Loops, and Metadata
  • Learn to import and export files using Logic

Meet the Instructors:

Patrick Copeland is, yet another, musical renaissance man. His diverse credits makes him a much sought after composer and producer. Patrick owns and operates his own studio in Southern California where he does Audio Post Production, Film and TV Scoring, Sound Design, Music Production and serves as the Resident Musical Director and Sound Designer for the Covina Center for the Performing Arts. His long list of credits include: “Flushed Away”, “Snoop Dogg’s Hood of Horror”, “Cat in the Hat”, “Shrek 2” and numerous other film, TV and stage productions.

Course Outline:

  • Module 01: Quickstart
  • Module 02: Installation and Hardware Setup
  • Module 03: Personalizing Logic
  • Module 04: The Arrange Window
  • Module 05: The Top Menu
  • Module 06: The Lists Area
  • Module 07: The Media Area
  • Module 08: Using Apple Loops
  • Module 09: Getting Audio Into the Arrange Window
  • Module 10: Editing Audio Tracks
  • Module 11: Editing MIDI Tracks
  • Module 12: Using Channel Strips and the Mixer
  • Module 13: Track Automation
  • Module 14: Global Tracks
  • Module 15: Quicktime Movies
  • Module 16: The Bounce Window
  • Module 17: Import/Export
  • Module 18: The Environment
  • Module 19: Advanced Tempo
  • Module 20: Advanced MIDI Processing
  • Module 21: Surround Sound
  • Module 22: Logic Studio Wrap-Up

How will I be assessed?

  • You will have one assignment. Pass mark is 65%.
  • You will only need to pay £19 for assessment.
  • You will receive the results within 72 hours of submittal, and will be sent a certificate in 7-14 days.

What Certification am I going to receive?

Those who successfully pass this course will be awarded a Apple Logic Pro 8: Essentials Training certificate. Anyone eligible for certification will receive a free e-certificate.

What are requirements?

  • You must be 16 or over
  • You should have a basic understanding of English, Maths and ICT
  • You will need a computer or tablet with internet connection (or access to one)

What careers can I get with this qualification?

With this qualification, you are able to fulfil various roles, such as:

  • Music Producer
  • Singer
  • Music Teacher
  • Music composer
  • Audio Engineer
  • Recording Engineer

PLEASE NOTE: We do not provide any software with this course.

Key Features

Gain an accredited UK qualification

Access to excellent quality study materials

Learners will be eligible for TOTUM Discount Card

Personalized learning experience

One year’s access to the course

Support by phone, live chat, and email

Course Curriculum Total Units : 71
1: Quickstart
1. Part 1 – Create a New Project, Different Track Types, Preferences
2. Part 2 – The Arrange Window
3. Part 3 – Adding Audio and MIDI Loops
4. Part 4 – Transposing and Adding Virtual Instruments
5. Part 5 – Using Locators and Automation
6. Part 6 – Mixing and Exporting
2: Installation and Hardware Setup
1. What’s In The Box and Installing the Software
2. Audio/MIDI Setup and Hard Disk Utilities
3: Personalizing Logic
1. Logic Global Preferences, Project Handling, Editing, Cycle, Catch, Caps Lock Key
2. Logic Audio Preferences, Devices, General, Sample Editor, Surround, MP3, Reset Nodes, Logic Preferences, MIDI, Display, Score, V
3. Logic Project Settings, Synchronization, Metronome, Recording, Tuning, Audio, MIDI, Score, Video, Assets
4. Key Commands, Presets, Import-Export, Creating A List, Customizing
4: The Arrange Window
1. Tool Bar, Tool Menu
2. Local Menu Part 1, Snap-Drag
3. Local Menu Part 2, Edit, Track, MIDI, Region, Audio, View, Hide-Show, Link
4. The Arrange Area Part 1, The Track List, Adding New Tracks, Using The Library
5. The Arrange Area Part 2, Mixer, Sample Editor, Piano Roll, Score, Hyper Editor, Zoom Control, Marquee Selection, Locators
6. The Arrange Window Inspector Part 1, Parameter Box, Region Parameters
7. The Arrange Window Inspector Part 2, The Channel Strip, Track Parameters
8. The Arrange Window Transport, Playback Controls, Playback Positioning, Locator Points, Tempo Setting, Project Length, Time Signa
5: The Top Menu
1. File, New, Open, Close-Close Project, Saving Options, Project Settings
2. Options, Audio, Step Input Keyboard, Event Float, Project Information, Send to MIDI
3. Screensets, Creating, Duplicate, Rename, Delete, Lock, Revert to Saved
4. Help, PDF Manuals, Logic Pro Support, On-Line Forums
6: The Lists Area
1. Logic Lists Overview, Event List, Marker List, Tempo List, Signature List
2. The Event List, Buttons, Edit, Function, View, Filter-Create Buttons, Quantize, Tools
3. The Marker List, Link Button, Creating, Editing Fonts, Marker Global Track, Tools
4. The Tempo List, Create, Frame Rate, Tools, Operations, Curves, Alternatives, Tempo Global Track
5. The Signature List, Edit, Options, Create Time Signature, Create Key Signature, Curves, Linking Windows
7: The Media Area
1. The Audio Bin, Audio File Menu, Edit, View, File List, File Type Icons, Playback, Cycle and Volume
2. The Loop Browser, View, Signature, Display Buttons, Scale Selector, Browse-Search Filter, Loop List, Song Key
3. The Presets Library, Logic Effects Presets, Logic Instruments Presets, Sharing Libraries
4. The Media Browser, Location Buttons, Display Buttons, Search Field, Action Menu
8: Using Apple Loops
1. Audio Loops, MIDI Loops, Drag and Drop and Follow Tempo Checkbox
2. Create Your Own Apple Loops, Metadata, Transient Markers, Save As….
9: Getting Audio Into the Arrange Window
1. Drag and Drop, Audio Bin, Sample Rate Conversion
2. Region Management, Graphic View, Color Palette
3. Record Set-Up, Live Recording, Replace Mode
4. Cycle Record, Editing Take Folders, Comp Regions
10: Editing Audio Tracks
1. Region Folders, Mono to Stereo Bounce, Hiding Tracks, Strip Silence
2. The Sample Editor, Anchor Point, Region Timing and Delay
3. The Sample Editor, Audio File Processing
11: Editing MIDI Tracks
1. Piano Roll Editing, MIDI Functions Menu, Piano Roll Local Menu
2. Score Editor Overview, Drag and Drop Options
3. MIDI Controls, GM Drum Kit, MIDI Step Entry
12: Using Channel Strips and the Mixer
1. Audio Mixer, Environment Mixer, Creating Channels, Managing Busses
2. Effect Pre-Sets, Copying Plug-Ins, Pre-Sets Library
3. Imaging Your Mix, Bussing Options, Auxiliary Channels
4. Group Setting, Group Clutch, Mastering Effects
13: Track Automation
1. Automation Mode, Settings, Effect Automation, Automation Menu
2. Automation Groups, Insert Bypassing, Output Automation, Convert MIDI to Automation, Quick Access
14: Global Tracks
1. Overview
2. Creating Markers, Color Palette, Moving Markers, Locking Markers
3. Video, Open Movie, Detect Cuts
4. Signature, Links to List Window, Transport Edit, Keys and Apple Loops
5. Chord, Analyze MIDI, Link to Transposition, Define Chord Window
6. Transposition, Effect on Apple Loops, Locking Drum Regions
7. Tempo, Tempo Nodes, Tempo Curves, Tempo and Apple Loops
8. Beat Mapping, Manual Beat Mapping, Analyzing Audio Regions, Beats From Regions
15: Quicktime Movies
1. Video Project Settings, Movie Menu, Export Audio To Movie
16: The Bounce Window
1. Opening, Bounce Settings
17: Import/Export
1. Import File Types, Export File Types
18: The Environment
1. Environment Layers, Click and Ports Layer, Multi-Instruments
2. MIDI Effects, The Arpeggiator, The Chord Memorizer, Virtual Patch Cables, Object List
19: Advanced Tempo
1. Tempo Curves, Tempo Recording, Tempo Fader
2. Tempo Operations, Window Layout, Scaling Tempo Curves, Setting Curve Resolutions
20: Advanced MIDI Processing
1. The MIDI Transform Menu
21: Surround Sound
1. Surround Effect Presets Library, Surround Instruments, Surround Loops
2. Panner vs. Balancer, Binaural Panner, Bouncing 5.1
3. Dolby Encoding for DVD, Apple Compressor, AC-3 Format
22: Logic Studio Wrap-Up
1. Logic Studio Wrap-Up
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