Optimizing performance with freeze tracks


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Optimizing performance with freeze tracks

Depending on the processing speed and power of your Mac, when you load up a project with too many plug-ins or software instruments, you may run out of CPU power. Let's learn how to manage this when your project is at its most processing intensive state, the mix. You can view, at any time, how much processing power your project is eating up, by choosing Options > Audio > System Performance. Then you get a pop-up window that shows you two things: the Audio, this is the CPU power and a Disk I/O, this is how much information is being pulled off your hard drive. When we are looking at CPU power, we are mostly concerned with the meters in the audio part.

Let's hit play and see where it lands on the meters. (Music playing.) As you saw, we had a quick jump in Disk I/O, once I hit play, but then everything balanced out. We were barely hitting the audio meters in this case. This is a pretty powerful computer. So, all these plug-ins weren't taxing our system too much. If the info we...

Optimizing performance with freeze tracks
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Optimizing performance with freeze tracks provides you with in-depth training on Audio + Music. Taught by Scott Hirsch as part of the Logic Pro 9 Essential Training

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Audio + Music
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Logic Pro
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