This is a Logic Pro hack I needed to share with you all. This will save you so much time when you start a new empty project! It will give you so much more flexibility. And it will speed up your workflow massively with quick access to your favourite libraries, mini templates and custom made sounds!
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Timestamps of this video
- 00:00 – Introduction
- 00:20 – How to use User Patches for quick access in Logic Pro
- 02:06 – How to create User Patches in Logic Pro
- 03:07 – Ending
How to use User Patches for quick access in Logic Pro
When you start Logic Pro we all are familiar with the default options. If you have a master template or even several templates like me, you can of course select the option “Create a new project from a template …”.
But sometimes I don’t want to use that. I just want to start with a new empty project. A simple and clean start.
But staring at that blank project can be intimidating. So firing up some of your favorite libraries or even some of your custom made sounds quickly, can be very inspiring. And with this hack which I am going to show you, it is a piece of cake!
Just follow me along!
Create a new track in Logic with an Empty Channel Strip. Now go to the Library window on the left, find the User Patches and select one of your favorite patches in it. I will select my Tundra Orchestra patch. Just click it and wait for a second.
And magically your Empty Channel Strip changed into a pre-saved mini template. In my case one from the Tundra Orchestra. With busses and routings, plugins, articulation sets and purged ready Kontakt instances! Amazing!
Let’s do another one! Create another Empty Channel Strip. Go to the User Patches in the Library Window and select one. In my video I will select the Tundra Stephensons Steam Band Patch. Wait for a second and there you go! It magically added another mini template to the project.
I guess you know how this works by now. But how do you get these User Patches? Well easily. Let me show you!
How to create User Patches in Logic Pro
Next week I will release a new music track made with the free Spitfire Audio LABS libraries only. I recently made a special template for that. You’re watching at it right now. But I guess I can benefit from some specific User Patches out of this template in the Logic library too. So let’s create some.
In the video I selected the summing track stack of the KEYS. Went to the library window on the left, selected save at the bottom and gave the patch a name. Voila!
I also did this for the strings and the pads too.
Now close the project and fire up a new one. Create an Empty Channel Strip, go to the Library window on the left, User Patches and for my example I will select the LABS KEYS. And magically your Empty Channel Strip changed into a pre-saved mini template from the LABS KEYS.
Great! Enjoy the User Patches from Logic for quick access!