Logic’s Bounce In Place function is essential – here’s how to use it

There are some effects you can't apply until you've bounced your MIDI parts to audio, so you'd better learn to use it.

There’s a lot of sense in keeping your software instruments as MIDI for as long as possible, so you can tweak sounds further down the line. But what if you want to create an effect that can only be achieved with audio, for example, reversing or time-stretching? Well, then you’d have to bounce your MIDI to audio in place. What if you’re happy with a virtual instrument part and you want to commit to the sound and free up system resources? You guessed it: Bounce In Place.

In this Logic Tips video, MusicTech Expert Jono Buchanan explains the different settings you need to know when using the Bounce In Place function, and when it’s appropriate to deploy it for creative benefit.

In our Logic Pro Tips series, our Logic guru Jono Buchanan explains the music production process on Apple’s pro DAW. We have over 50 episodes covering topics such as:

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Jono Buchanan is an Apple Certified instructor, with years of experience under his belt. As well as being a professor in Guildhall’s Electronic Music Department, he’s also a producer and media composer, and a trusted writer for MusicTech magazine.

For more expert advice, interviews, news and reviews visit musictech.net. And, subscribe to the MusicTech YouTube channel now for new DAW tutorials every week and more.

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