Scoring To Picture in Logic Pro X? You Need To Understand Frame & Sample Rates

Correctly matching frame and sample rates when working with video in Logic Pro is key to having a trouble-free scoring experience. David Earl shows you how it's done.  

Logic Pro is the perfect tool for scoring to picture, with comprehensive video and format support. But the world of digital video has its own language and requirements that might initially seem daunting. Luckily, David Earl is here to show you how to get up and running. In this short video from the course Logic Pro FastTrack 204: Scoring to Picture Toolbox, David explains how to set up Logic's Preferences to suit any combination of video and audio setup for scoring. 

David shows you how to use Logic's Template Setup window to specify audio sample rates and video frame rates that will stay in sync, maintain full fidelity and smooth playback and not throw up any erorrs while you try to work. He also explains how different video footage can be shot at different frame rates and why this is important. He ends by switching Logic's timebase to use SMPTE, which is movie time code, so you are working in sync with the video. Check out the rest of the videos in this Logic FastTrack course for much more on scoring to picture with Logic Pro. 

Watch the full course Logic Pro FastTrack 204: Scoring to Picture Toolbox in the Ask.Audio Academy | macProVideo | Ask.Video

Logic Pro FastTrack 204: Scoring to Picture Toolbox

Logic Pro X is optimized for scoring. It has all the tools you need to import, synchronize and export final video complete with your music, dialog and FX. In this FastTrack™ course, by world renowned Logic expert David Earl, you learn Logic’s “technical” scoring tools FAST!

David explains what a spotting sheet is and why you need to know about it. He then dives into setting up the most efficient scoring template. This is where you learn all about frame and sample rates, synchronization and more.

Next are detailed sections explaining the best ways to work with movies, tempo operations and then creating, exporting and importing stems! So, learn the tools of the scoring trade with Logic Pro Ninja, David Earl! Then, once you’ve got the technical stuff down, watch the courses in our Music Composing and Scoring section and learn how to write great music as well!

Watch the full course Logic Pro FastTrack 204: Scoring to Picture Toolbox in the Ask.Audio Academy | macProVideo | Ask.Video

Hollin Jones was classically trained as a piano player but found the lure of blues and jazz too much to resist. Graduating from bands to composition then production, he relishes the chance to play anything with keys. A sometime lecturer in videographics, music production and photography post production, Hollin has been a freelance w... Read More


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