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While You Wait for Your Logic Studio Package

Posted on | September 13, 2007 | 4 Comments

mac_pro_video.pngHere’s what I did tonight.

I watched the MacProVideo free 25 minute series of videos about Logic Pro 8. They were actually very good. You can’t go into detail in 25 minutes, but you get a nice taste of what’s new in the interface, and what you could do, so I really recommend watching those instructional video snippets. You need to register, but that’s all. I expect them to release more paid instruction videos later this year.

Then I started reading the online manuals for Logic Studio, they are available here as PDF files. The main Logic Pro 8 manual is over 1000 pages long, so I just read parts here and there, and saved the PDF file on my laptop, so next time I have spare time, I could read a line here and there.

The massive package will have all the documentation in book format, as well, but there’s something about doing a find across the manuals for let’s see checking out if the folder handling is different from Logic 7 or not. All I could say so far is that there are so, so many refinements in the UI so I’m more than positively astounding. This will be a very good UI to work with — stated even if I have not touched the application myself yet.


4 Responses to “While You Wait for Your Logic Studio Package”

  1. Loopy
    September 16th, 2007 @ 2:08 AM

    The Logic Studio package is said to be massive, but how much does it weigh?

  2. Kent Sandvik
    September 16th, 2007 @ 6:09 PM

    14 pounds, or 6.35 kg, this as the manuals are so heavy.

  3. Doug
    September 20th, 2007 @ 11:28 AM

    I bought mine from the local Apple Store here, and whew, was it heavy. Incidentally, the upgrade package weighs as much as the non-upgrade package (bad joke by the Apple store salesman) haha!

  4. Kent Sandvik
    September 20th, 2007 @ 11:42 AM

    Printed manuals are nice, but they are heavy, and a lot of trees are chopped. I would not personally mind going with PDF only versions, as it’s faster to find relevant material with a find command…

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