Logic Pro X: Download additional content

Download additional content

After you install Logic Pro on your computer, additional content, including software instruments, drum kits, loops, and compatibility content, may be available. You can view available content and select content to download at any time while you are working using the Sound Library Manager. You can also download additional content directly in the Library, the Loop Browser, and the Drummer Editor.

In the Sound Library Manager, some items have a disclosure triangle, which you can click to show and select individual content types (instruments or loops) to download.

You might need to download additional content to use some sounds and other features. When you select an item that needs additional content, a dialog appears, asking if you want to download it. In the Library, the Loop Browser, and the Drummer Editor, items with content not yet installed include a Download button that allows you to download the needed content directly.

View the Sound Library Manager

  • Choose Logic Pro > Sound Library > Open Sound Library Manager.

    Figure. The Download Additional Content window.

Select and download additional content

  1. Do one of the following:

    • In the Sound Library Manager, select the checkbox for each content package you want to download.

    • To download all uninstalled content, click the Select All Uninstalled button.

  2. Click Install.

Download additional content in the Library, the Loop Browser, or the Drummer Editor

Items in the Library, the Loop Browser, and the Drummer Editor that require additional content are indicated by a Download button .

  • Click the Download button next to the item name.

While additional content is downloading, a progress bar appears in the lower part of the LCD. You can view more detailed information about the progress of the download by clicking the progress bar.

Published Date: Jul 24, 2017
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