Use an external sample editor

You can configure Logic Pro to open an audio region or file in an external sample editing application.

Use an external sample editing application

  1. Open Audio preferences by doing one of the following:

    • Choose Preferences > Audio (or use the Open Audio Preferences key command).

    • Click the Preferences button in the control bar, then choose Audio from the pop-up menu.

  2. Click Audio File Editor, then click the Macintosh HD field beside External Sample Editor.

    In the dialog, browse for the application, then click Choose.

    Figure. Sample Editor pane in the Audio preferences.

Open a selected audio file in the external sample editor

  • Choose Options > Audio > “Open in [external sample editor]” (or use the corresponding key command).

The external sample editor opens, allowing you to perform edits on the audio file.

Transfer audio edited in the external sample editor back to Logic Pro

  • Save the file in the external sample editor, then switch back to Logic Pro.

The edited audio will be updated in the Browser and main window, if regions based on the audio file are in use.