How To Reverse Audio With Logic Pro X [Tutorial]

Posted by Juice God on



     Even though it's not obvious, you can easily reverse audio files in Logic Pro X by following these instructions.

1. Add an audio file to your Logic Pro X project
2. Double click the audio file in the sequencer to bring up the editor. 
3. From the editor, go to the file tab and click reverse. You should now see the audio file reversed. 

     If you want to undo this process, go back to the editor and click undo reverse. You must undo the reverse through the editor. You can't do it from the main Logic Pro X view.

     It's common for users to not be able to see the file tab when they open the editor. If this is the case for you, follow these instructions:

1. Click Logic Pro X at the top of the window
2. Click Preferences
3. Click Advanced Tools 
4. Click Enable All at the bottom

     You should now be able to see the file tab when you open the editor. It's important to note that reverse is a destructive function in Logic. Your original audio file will be permanently modified. If you don't want to permanently edit the original audio file, be sure to bounce the file in place before editing any further. 

     I hope this short tutorial was helpful. If you have any questions or comments about reversing audio in Logic Pro X, leave them in the comments section below! 

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    Trisha Sawyers on
  • if reverse is grey u’r prolly using apple loops or some other file that cant be edited. In that case you have to bounce the audio file first, and you can reverse the bounced version.
    right click audio file – bounce and join – bounce in place. u should be able to reverse the bounced version now as instructed above.

    lahje on
  • Reverse is greyed out. What do I do to enable it?

    Payz Dagator on
  • Like Linden Nelson says (Oct 25, 2018), the function seems to reverse ALL instances of that file no matter where they are. Here’s what I was shooting for: Take a single bass note up high on the neck and cut the track right after the attack and, again, before it decays completely. Now what’s desired is taking that clip, copying it, reversing the copy (but not the original), and sticking the reversed copy right after the original. Then, ideally, you take that pair (bass note without attack, forward and reverse) and you line those up. So now you’d have a single bass note swelling back and forth, a drone note with some dynamics. But this doesn’t work if the original also reverses direction.

    Frank Bechter on
  • Thank you for this quick, thorough, and effective tutorial. It helped, as opposed to Apple’s docs which did not.

    James on

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