Using Low Latency Mode for better performances in Logic Pro X

Don’t let your slow computer take you out of the zone.

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Latency issues can be extremely aggravating. When you’re in a creative flow, the last thing you need is an instrument that responds slowly or a session that crashes when you try to record. Logic Pro X‘s Low Latency Mode is a handy remedy that can be toggled on and off to take some load off your CPU when recording. In this Logic Pro Tips video, MusicTech Expert Jono Buchanan demonstrates what Low Latency Mode temporarily bypasses, and how it can help you play without lag – even in big CPU-heavy projects.

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

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.

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