Apple has unveiled Logic Studio ($499), a suite of professional tools that provides everything one needs to create, produce, and perform. Logic Studio features Logic Pro 8 and introduces MainStage, a new live performance application that turns the Mac into a streamlined live rig. Logic Studio also includes Soundtrack Pro 2, Apple's audio post production software; Studio Instruments, made up of 40 instruments; Studio Effects, with 80 professional effect plug-ins; a large Studio Sound Library; and a set of production utilities.
Registered Logic Pro 7 users can upgrade to Logic Studio for $199. Customers who purchased Logic Pro 7 on or after August 1, 2007 are eligible for a free upgrade to Logic Studio (with $9.95 shipping and handling).
For detailed information on Logic Studio, visit www.apple.com/logicstudio.