“Can Logic Pro be used on Windows? What Mac specs do I need for Logic Pro X?” There are many questions musicians have when purchasing Logic Pro. Buying a DAW can often be a big decision and it’s important to know whether Logic Pro can run on your device before making the commitment.
If you’re wondering if Logic Pro is compatible with your computer or simply looking to get the most out of the software, this guide answers all the biggest questions producers have about Logic Pro’s compatibility.
- | Can Logic Pro Be Used On Windows?
- | Can Logic Pro Use VST Plugins?
- | Does Logic Pro Work On MacOS Catalina?
- | Can Logic Pro Run On Macbook Air?
- | Can Logic Pro Run On iPad?
- | What Mac Specs Do I Need For Logic Pro X?
- | Can Logic Pro Open Garageband Files?
Without further ado, let’s dive in!
| Can Logic Pro Be Used On Windows?
Unfortunately, Logic Pro has been developed and designed for Apple devices and is not compatible on Windows. It can only operate on Macbook, iMac and Mac devices running macOS 11 or later. There are a number of free and paid alternatives (eg. Ableton Live, FL Studio) that are compatible on Windows operating systems.
| Can Logic Pro Use VST Plugins?
While Logic Pro does support third-party plugins, it cannot host plugins in VST format. External plugins in the format known as “Audio Units” are compatible with Logic Pro. Popular instrument and effect plugins (eg. Xfer Serum, NI Massive) do come in AU format, as well as VST, so they can be used in Logic Pro and other DAWs.
| Does Logic Pro Work On MacOS Catalina?
The latest version of Logic Pro X (10.7) requires macOS 11 Big Sur or later. However, versions 10.3.2 to 10.5.1 of Logic Pro X can be run on macOS Catalina.
| Can Logic Pro Run On Macbook Air?
Yes, Logic Pro can run on a Macbook Air. The latest version of Logic Pro X is compatible on Macbook Air models including Mid 2013 or later.
| Can Logic Pro Run On iPad?
Although Logic Pro cannot run independently on an iPad, the Logic Remote application turns your iPad into a powerful companion to Logic Pro on Mac. Logic Remote offers hands-on ways to record, mix and even perform using your iPad.
Click here to learn more about Logic Remote and download it for free on your iPad or iPhone.
| What Specs Do I Need For Logic Pro X?
Logic Pro X requires macOS Big Sur 11 or later with a minimum of 4GB of RAM. At least 6GB of hard drive space is needed to install the software, with an additional 72GB of storage required to install the included sound library.
| Can Logic Pro Open Garageband Files?
Yes, Garageband projects can be opened in Logic Pro. You can use all the functionalities of Logic Pro to expand upon an existing Garageband project. Make sure that both Logic Pro and Garageband are up to date.
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is logic pro x 10.4.4 compatible with mac os monterey or big sur ?
Unfortunately, Logic Pro 10.4 isn’t compatible with macOS Monterey. You should be able to download a compatible version of Logic Pro for your operating system by going to Applications > App Store > Purchased.