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Importing Images into Logic Score

Sun Oct 09, 2016 9:17 pm

Hi, I hope someone has a solution for this problem: Is it possible to import new and external images into a Logic score preferably by creating and customising a   Part Box?

I've composed a 'concerto' for Shakuhachi - Japanese Flute - and prepared sound on Logic 9.  As soon as the new Macbook pro's come out I'll transfer to Logic X and be using surround sound.  We hope to perform this piece towards the end of March 2017.  However the piece does not use a beat or pulse (in keeping with Shakuhachi tradition) so the player will need to follow the score on a screen, following the playhead and keeping track of the other sounds visually for cues.  Ideally his screen will be split, one side with the playhead tracking the score and the other the sound-'scape'.

But our main problem is that the performer does not read western music script/notation, he reads Japanese Katakana symbols.  Is there a way to import such images (downloadable from Wikipedia) into a Logic Score (It's fine to have the images flowing below the western notation so the Part Box solution may work)?

Alternatively is it possible to create an animation which runs continuously as a track and is not select scenes from a video.

Any suggestions, solutions, advise greatly appreciated
CJ
 
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Re: Importing Images into Logic Score

Mon Oct 10, 2016 5:35 pm

Would something like this work...?

1/ Download the Japanese Katakana font.
2/ Create a new text style using that font
3/ Add Lyrics to the score using the above
4/ Scroll in play selection in Linear view

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Re: Importing Images into Logic Score

Mon Oct 10, 2016 7:02 pm

That sounds like it would do the trick.  Thank you.  I'll give it a try and let you know.
Fantastic thanks
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Re: Importing Images into Logic Score

Tue Apr 07, 2020 10:22 am

Was there even an answer to this that involved importing an actual photo?

Is it possible in Notepad? I want to be able to save an image as part of a Logic Project
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Re: Importing Images into Logic Score

Wed Apr 08, 2020 6:54 am

Yes
You can save images into the notepad section for both Tracks and the project.... each will be different and you can have different images for each track as well.
You can also add multiple images to each....
Just make sure you double click in the note pad section to enable edit mode - before you drag and drop.

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Re: Importing Images into Logic Score

Wed Apr 08, 2020 11:29 am

I remember seeing at one point someone showing how to import images into the score... I'd love to be able to do some things like the "Glasses" that you put when a hard part is coming ... or to put in snarky references as I like to do...
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Re: Importing Images into Logic Score

Wed Apr 08, 2020 5:01 pm

volovicg wrote:
Yes
You can save images into the notepad section for both Tracks and the project.... each will be different and you can have different images for each track as well.
You can also add multiple images to each....
Just make sure you double click in the note pad section to enable edit mode - before you drag and drop.


Brilliantly helpful and on the ball as usual! thanks
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Re: Importing Images into Logic Score

Wed Apr 08, 2020 7:33 pm

Danrad,

That feature has always been there....
Go up to your keyboard viewer, show emoji and symbols - type in "glasses" in the search bar and you will see them.
You can drag and drop them onto the score (make sure you are in text edit when you do or use unicode to input it.

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Re: Importing Images into Logic Score

Thu Apr 09, 2020 12:12 am

Haha that's so cool! :cool:
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Re: Importing Images into Logic Score

Thu Jun 10, 2021 11:25 am

I have a similar need: Is there a way to add a still picture (PNG or JPEG) to a project in LPX and then export it as a video? I need to upload a podcast to Vimeo for other people to comment there but Vimeo doesn't allow audio-only uploads—they only accept video files.

I' trying to avoid having to go to Final Cut Pro X and do this there—if possible.

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Re: Importing Images into Logic Score

Thu Jun 10, 2021 11:35 am

Either way, the image would have to be a video file for Logic to treat it as such for export, but at the same time, all Logic would be able to do is select in/out points. May as well just go over to FCP.
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Re: Importing Images into Logic Score

Thu Jun 10, 2021 11:37 am

Thanks Andrew. I tried different ways and scoured the web but didn't find anything. So, thanks for confirming.
 
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Re: Importing Images into Logic Score

Thu Jun 10, 2021 8:13 pm

How about uploading the image here to convert to video then load into lpx
https://video.online-convert.com/convert/jpg-to-mp4
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