How to control Logic Pro X with an iPad: Remote Logic

As you would expect, it allows for easy control of transport and basic mixing trolls, so as a singer/songwriter, for example, you can activate your Logic Pro X rig while recording vocals. in the isolation cabin. Remote Logic also allows access to Smart Controls, lets you play Logic Pro X instruments, and effectively makes using the manual a pleasant and rewarding experience! 

Logic Pro X


Installation is dead simple. Remote Logic communicates with Logic Pro X via WiFi, as long as both iPad and Mac are on the same WiFi network, the app will see your computer and politely ask to speak to it. Here is the guide on how to use logic pro X on windows.


Getting around in Logic Pro X is probably your first port of call in terms of what you could be using Remote Logic for. Playback position is shown in the control bar, and to move the playhead simple tap and swipe across the playhead screen as you do the bar ruler appears. ®t to help you find the bar you want. This disappears on its own, But you can also make it appear permanently by swiping down on the playhead screen. Drag it again to delete it.

If your projects contain markers, you can use them to navigate Remote Logic. Press and hold the playhead screen and tap the marker you want to go to from the list that appears.


Press the Show button in the command bar and choose the mixer. In the default view, you’ll see the expected synth of eight-channel mixer controls, including automation, record enable, mute, solo, pan, and volume faders.

Changing the mixer using the Volume knob on the mixer gives you more throw faders.

You can select a channel by tapping on its name, and easily move to the next bank of faders (if you have more than eight channels in your project) by swiping over the names of channels or test strips. level (below the control bar).

A nice touch (I discovered it by chance) is to return a parameter to its default value (zero dB for a fader, the position of the center of the pan) press twice on she!

Smart Controls

Smart Controls allow control of the channel strip and plug-in parameters, and in Logic Pro X (on Mac) could be seen as a quick and easy way to access parameters. most commonly used for each channel.  Choosing Smart Controls from the View button on the Control Bar indicates Smart Controls for the currently selected channel, where viewing and using an entire plug-in interface (which obviously has no Designed to be used on a multitouch tablet) would be problematic, adjusting one or more parameters via Smart Controls on the iPad is a snap!

Intelligent controls and instruments

When you have an instrument track chosen, the Smart Controls see option in Logic Remote changes its name to either Smart Controls and Keyboard, Smart Controls and Pad or Smart Controls and Idogram, depending on the type of instrument. This allows you to access the smart controls for the instrument and play the instrument from the comfort of your wherever you happen to use the iPad.

GarageBand for iOS users will recognize the graphical and print style of Remote Logic’s instrument interfaces, and are already familiar with some of the available options, such as:

  • Restrict the scale the measurements available in the keyboard to a predefined type of scale
  • Bending chain on the handle

Play an instrument with chord strips and kits

The playability of Logic Pro X instruments is extended by choosing either chord strips or kits from the Show button in the Control Bar. 

For keyboard instruments this reveals a familiar interface again GarageBand for iOS users, allowing you to play single bass notes (left hand) and voicings (right hand) for a series of eight chords. And yes, you can create your own chords by hitting the key icon in the command bar and tapping Edit Chords!

For guitar instruments this reveals the same eight strings, but the interface allows you to play individual notes of the chord or strum the entire chord, guitar style.

For drum instruments this view is called Kits and shows a compatible drum kit (exactly like the one found in GarageBand for iOS) with multiple zones for some drums tapping the trap reveals three of these areas for regular snare, rimshot and click rim.


Not only does Remote Logic contain its own help documentation (tap the key icon in the access control bar), a set of coaching tips (tap the icon in the control bar but also show you the relevant pages of the Logic Pro X manual when you hover over an item in Logic Pro X on your Mac Heres how: