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Synths and Effects in Apple Logic Pro 7

Apple doesn't just give you the kitchen sink with Logic Pro. They give you the entire kitchen and plumbing!


  • Sculpture - Physical Modeling Synth (based on string vibration - it can create stunningly realistic and synthetic sounds)
  • Ultrabeat - Drum Machine (with onboard sequencer)
  • ES1 - Standard Subtractive synth
  • ES2 - Subtractive synthesis mixed with FM synthesis
  • EFM1 - FM Synth
  • ESM - Monophonic synth
  • ESE - Simple polyphonic synth great for creating 80's brass sounds
  • ESP - Simple polyphonic synth great for creating pad sounds
  • EVOC - Vocoder (20 band) with built in synth
  • ESX24 mkII - Sampler
  • EVB3 - Hammond Organ emulator
  • EVD6 - Hohner Clavinet D6 emulator
  • EVP88 - Fender Rhodes, Wurlitzer, Hohner keyboard emulator



  • Space Designer - Real-time Convolution Reverb
  • PlatinumVerb - Traditional reverb
  • Enverb - Envelope-controlled reverb great for creating gated reverb effects


  • Tape Delay - creates tape saturation delay effects (great for "dub" delays) that can be easily synced to song tempo
  • Stereo Delay - Similar to Tape Delay, but without the tape saturation

Amp Modeling/Guitar Effects

  • Guitar Amp Pro - Amp modeler that provides recreations of ten classic guitar amplifiers and fifteen types of cabinets.
  • Distortion 2 - Tube distortion emulator, similar to that found in the EVB3
  • Overdrive and Distortion - Control the amount of overdrive or distortion on the sound
  • Bit Crusher - Digital effect distortion that emulates older computer and lower-resolution sampler sound quality
  • Clip Distortion - Provides recreations of tube amps and extreme digital distortion
  • Phase Distortion - Distortion created by feeding the audio signal back into itself
  • Fuzz and Wah - Taken from the EVD6 plug-in


  • Compressor
  • Expander
  • Noise Gate
  • Enveloper - Allows the shaping of sound transients (such as the attack or release)
  • De-Esser
  • Multipressor - Mastering tool that allows independent compression control on four frequency bands
  • Limiter


  • Channel EQ - 8 Band EQ and frequency spectrum overview
  • Linear Phase EQ - Similar to the Channel EQ, but preserves the phase of an audio signal
  • Match EQ - Allows the EQ of one instrument to be copied onto another instrument, thereby creating consistent tonal color across sounds or songs
  • Autofilter - Classic analog Low-Pass filter


  • Ringshifter - Ring Modulator
  • Modulation Delay - Creates Flanger and Chorus effects
  • Phaser
  • Tremolo
  • Ensemble - Chorus-type effect
  • Rotor Cabinet - Recreates the Leslie rotating speaker sound
  • Spreader - Stereo widening chorus effect
  • Scanner Vibrato - Emulates the scanner vibrato section of the B3 organ

Helper Plug-ins

  • Vocal Transformer
  • Pitch Shifter
  • Spectral Gate
  • SubBass
  • Denoiser
  • Exciter
  • Stereo Spread
  • Multimeter


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