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  • What are Apple Loops? 5:59

    What are Apple Loops?

    Learn all about the four basic types of Apple Loops and how they're used.

  • Auto Leveling & Preview Channel Strip 5:00

    Auto Leveling & Preview Channel Strip

    See how the Auto Leveling function works, and then in conjunction with the Region Gain Value. You'll also see how to access the Preview Channel Strip that is used for Loop Browser playback.

  • Apple Loops House Keeping 3:14

    Apple Loops House Keeping

    Learn where the factory and user Apple Loops are stored on your hard drive, how to save Apple Loops with your project, and how to enable the high-quality playback algorithm.

  • Working in the Loop Browser Pt. 1 4:49

    Working in the Loop Browser Pt. 1

    Explore the category buttons and filtering by Loop Pack so you can easily and quickly find the right loop for your production.

  • Working in the Loop Browser Pt. 2 5:26

    Working in the Loop Browser Pt. 2

    See how Column View is used, how to use the search field and search history, how to filter the results based on key and/or time signature, and how to audition pitched loops in the project key so you can hear how it would actually sound in your production.

  • Transposing & Fine Tuning 4:29

    Transposing & Fine Tuning

    Discover how to use the Global Transposition track, as well as the Transposition, Fine Tuning, and Delay Region parameters to better fit your Apple Loops to your songs.

  • Groove Track, Flex, & Quantize 5:46

    Groove Track, Flex, & Quantize

    See how the Groove Track feature is used to easily transfer the feel of an Apple Loop to freely played MIDI, and how Flex Time is used to enable Apple Loops to be quantized based on their embedded transient markers.

  • Creating Audio Apple Loops 7:03

    Creating Audio Apple Loops

    Watch how to make your own Apple Loops from original live audio, how to bring third-party loop libraries into the Loop Browser, and how to reindex your Apple Loops so they show up in search results.

  • Software Instrument Apple Loops 4:52

    Software Instrument Apple Loops

    Follow along as software instrument Apple Loops are created and recalled using third-party instruments, with modified settings, and within track stacks.

  • Pattern Loops 5:03

    Pattern Loops

    See how easy it is to create, save, and recall a library of pattern variations, complete with instrument and FX.

  • Drummer Loops 5:51

    Drummer Loops

    Explore various useful strategies for creating, saving, and recalling Drummer Loops.

  • Untagged Loops 5:08

    Untagged Loops

    Learn how to add loops and loop collections that are not formatted as Apple Loops to the Loop Browser as Untagged Loops.

  • Apple Loops & Region Parameters 9:05

    Apple Loops & Region Parameters

    Discover creative sound design style applications of the Region Inspector Speed, Reverse, Transpose, Fade, Speed Up, and Slow Down parameters.

  • Vocal Apple Loops 5:35

    Vocal Apple Loops

    Follow along as we put together a simple song starter style idea with Vocal Apple Loops, including harmony parts created with the Region Transpose parameter.

  • Slice at Transients & Drum Replacement 3:30

    Slice at Transients & Drum Replacement

    Watch how a few simple key commands can create a simple and elegant workflow for drum replacement, or layering, within an Apple Loop.

  • Apple Loops & Quick Sampler 6:35

    Apple Loops & Quick Sampler

    Explore some ideas on combining Apple Loops with Logic's powerful Quick Sampler and Drum Machine Designer.

  • 2 Ways to Transpose Individual Apple Loop Slices 3:49

    2 Ways to Transpose Individual Apple Loop Slices

    Learn how to use Flex Pitch and Drum Machine Designer to transpose individual Apple Loop slices.

  • Apple Loops & Sampler 4:52

    Apple Loops & Sampler

    Get some cool ideas, tips, and tricks on how you can use Apple Loops together with Sampler.

  • Apple Loops & Alchemy 2:37

    Apple Loops & Alchemy

    Importing Apple Loops into Alchemy opens a world of sound design possibilities. Explore an example using Alchemy's Additive Synthesis features.

  • But Wait, There's More! 7:26

    But Wait, There's More!

    Explore the potential of using Apple Loops with Live Loops, converting Apple Loops to audio files, and using riser style transition effects.

Product Overview


Eli Krantzberg brings you a comprehensive collection of Apple Loops video tutorials! If you use Apple Logic Pro, you must take advantage of its powerful Apple Loops feature. Learn all about what Apple Loops are and how to use them in different ways to make producing in Logic Pro more exciting and inspiring! You also get all the Logic projects Eli creates throughout the video series, as well as the wav files so you can fully follow along with the videos on your Logic Pro system. These videos are designed for new Apple Loops users.

Eli welcomes you and first teaches you what Apple Loops are, including the four basic types and how they're used. Then you'll learn all the important management basics such as how the Auto Leveling function works, how to access the Preview Channel Strip that is used for Loop Browser playback, where the factory and user Apple Loops are stored on your hard drive, how to save Apple Loops with your project, and how to enable the high-quality playback algorithm.

Next you'll explore the category buttons and filtering by Loop Pack so you can quickly and easily find the right loop for your production. Then see how to use the Global Transposition track, as well as the Transposition, Fine Tuning, and Delay Region parameters to better fit your Apple Loops to your songs. Moving on, watch how the Groove Track feature is used to easily transfer the feel of an Apple Loop to freely played MIDI, and how Flex Time is used to quantize Apple Loops based on their embedded transient markers.

Throughout the rest of the videos Eli explains and explores topics like creating audio, software instrument, pattern, Drummer, untagged, and vocal Apple Loops, making a simple and elegant workflow for drum replacement or layering within an Apple Loop, ways to combine Apple Loops with Logic’s powerful Quick Sampler and Drum Machine Designer, how to use Flex Pitch and Drum Machine Designer to transpose individual Apple Loop slices, cool ideas, tips, and tricks on how you can use Apple Loops together with Sampler and Alchemy’s Additive Synthesis features, and much, much more!

To see what these in-depth Apple Loops tutorials teach you, and how they'll make you an Apple Loops ninja, see the individual Apple Loops video descriptions on this page. Discover the true power of Apple Loops and start making fresh new productions in Logic Pro today... Watch "Apple Loops Explained®" now!


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