How to never lose an idea with Record Capture in Logic Pro X

Keep those moments of magic with this handy feature.

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Ever get that sinking feeling when you’ve just performed your best take on a track, only to notice that you forgot to hit record on your DAW? Us too. Happily, Logic Pro X has a feature that will save your bacon in these situations. Record Capture is a button that can be pressed to restore your MIDI performances, even if you’ve just been experimenting with new ideas.

In this Logic Tips video, Jono Buchanan shows you the ins and outs of Record Capture. You’ll learn to use this it wisely and how to add the button to your Control bar for quick and easy access.

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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