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Likelihood to Recommend

Audition

If all you want to accomplish is shortening a track, Audition is overkill. There are likely more approachable products for basic sound editing. If you already have the Adobe Creative Suite, however, or have a need for a product with a seemingly endless array of tools, features, and effects, Audition is for you. As a plus, it plays well with other Creative Suite apps, such as After Effects. The more I use it, the more I fall in love with it. While my prior editing solution worked well, you would find me kicking and screaming if you pulled me away from Audition. If you are still unsure, Adobe offers a seven-day trial so you can test it for yourself and see if it meets your needs. I recommend you already have a track in mind you want to edit before you begin the trial, instead of just downloading it to "play." You'll have a much better appreciation of its scope and power with real-world use.
Nathan Roberts | TrustRadius Reviewer

Logic Pro X

Logic Pro X is used in my company mainly by the AV team. In my past life, I used it to produce records for bands I was in. For the last 2-3 years, I've used it almost exclusively to improve the audio in my company's marketing videos. It's good for all levels of videographers from total newb to professional. If you are brand new to mixing audio and video it's probably a bit overkill to use Logic Pro X, and might not be worth the money. But I bought it before I needed it so that if and when I was ready to really up my video game, it wouldn't require an update in software. It's not that expensive at only $299, so it wasn't a huge deal to invest in it before I was ready. But if you're looking to add a super solid tool to your AV production team, or if you do video editing yourself and are looking for more power than iMovie or Audacity or QuickTime provides, I recommend making the leap to Final Cut Pro X.
Ben Marcoux Roofing Lead Generation Expert | TrustRadius Reviewer

Pros

Audition

  • Integration with the rest of the Adobe Creative Suite, primarily its compatibility with Premiere Pro
  • Full visibility of the entire audio file(s) and how they are edits
  • Large Variety of plug-ins
  • Adaptive Recording inputs
  • Essential sound and categorizing audio in multi-track mode
Anonymous | TrustRadius Reviewer

Logic Pro X

  • Stable and reliable--never worry that we'll lose content.
  • UI is uncluttered
  • Was easy to transition from GarageBand to Logic Pro X
Beth Loeb Davies | TrustRadius Reviewer

Cons

Audition

  • More presets: Audition has a pretty solid library of sound effect presets, but could stand to add more to increase the ability and efficiency of the software.
  • Help guide: it would be great, especially for newer users, if Audition implemented a help guide that could walk you through how to accomplish certain tasks.
  • User interface: Audition could benefit from having more customization options to adapt to specific user preferences.
Joshua Hipp | TrustRadius Reviewer

Logic Pro X

  • PC Support - Logic Pro X is Mac-only and that prevents me from using it in conjunction with PC software.
  • Window Configuration - Sometimes I get overwhelmed by the different windows and wish it were easier to navigate. There are screensets that you can toggle between, which is a step in the right direction, but I can't help but feel some of the UI is unnecessarily cluttered.
  • Automation - There is a long-standing bug where you have to start playback where an envelope begins, in certain cases, for the automation to work. If you start in the middle, the automated plugin will have the wrong value.
Jonah Dempcy | TrustRadius Reviewer

Likelihood to Renew

Audition

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Logic Pro X

Logic Pro X 8.0
Based on 1 answer
I've figured out a basic workflow that allows me to do what I need to do with Logic Pro X without involving an AV engineer. And it also provides the AV team with enough power and customization to create whatever they desire.
Ben Marcoux Roofing Lead Generation Expert | TrustRadius Reviewer

Usability

Audition

Audition 6.0
Based on 1 answer
It isn't easy to just jump in and learn the program, though most of Adobe products aren't easy to use the first time around. They UI is not friendly, and it is cumbersome and intimidating when you first try it. For simple audio changes, it seems to difficult to use, but for the more advanced audio work, it's the perfect solution.
Todd Dodge | TrustRadius Reviewer

Logic Pro X

Logic Pro X 9.0
Based on 1 answer
Like every DAW, it takes some time and getting used to, but Logic's tools and interface just make sense to anyone who is familiar with Apple products and music tools.
Michael Anderson | TrustRadius Reviewer

Support Rating

Audition

Audition 7.7
Based on 20 answers
I have not contacted support but given the large amount of users, I have no doubt that most problems can be solved fairly easily. A cursory search for known issues in Adobe Audition yields a support website with many workarounds posted by the official Audition team. They seem responsive and eager to continue fixing bugs and improving the application, which I take as a sign that their support is top notch, as I would expect from my experience using other Adobe products.
Jonah Dempcy | TrustRadius Reviewer

Logic Pro X

Logic Pro X 9.7
Based on 7 answers
Apple's support, as usual, is fantastic. Their web support is filled with many articles covering many of the issues you may have. However, where it's incredibly helpful is visiting the local Apple Store when there are issues that online support can't solve. It's great to be able to talk with a real-life human who has experience with the software when you're having issues.
Anonymous | TrustRadius Reviewer

Alternatives Considered

Audition

Audacity is free, but with fewer features. So it depends what you're trying to do. If you want simple audio editing, don't need to do a lot, and are freelancing, then Audacity is probably better suited for you. If you're a business and need to do a lot of audio editing, then Adobe Audition is probably better suited for you.
Anonymous | TrustRadius Reviewer

Logic Pro X

One of my biggest complaints about Pro Tools is the cost. It's overpriced, in my opinion, and then they force you to pay even more for basic add-ons that you need to do your job. Logic provides all of these right out of the box, and it's much better suited for writing with MIDI instruments.
Rob Gokee | TrustRadius Reviewer

Return on Investment

Audition

  • Since I already have the Adobe Creative Suite, Audition is a sunk cost. But since I have it and it fits my needs perfectly, I don't have to purchase a separate product, which saves me money.
  • Since Audition looks and feels like the other apps in the Creative Suite, it's that much more approachable if you already use Photoshop, After Effects, etc. While that obviously doesn't substitute for training, users of other Adobe apps should feel right at home.
  • Even if I didn't have the Creative Suite, I would still buy Audition. At $20/mo, it's still the product I would want to perform audio editing.
Nathan Roberts | TrustRadius Reviewer

Logic Pro X

  • Positive - Quickly put together music beds for various materials (instructional videos, product demos, etc).
  • Positive - Record, arrange, sequence and finalize tracks on the fly on a MacBook Pro laptop.
  • Positive - Not a CPU hog. Works well on older machines.
  • Negative - Learning curve could be a little easier in places, particularly some of the window management.
Jonah Dempcy | TrustRadius Reviewer

Pricing Details

Audition

General

Free Trial
Yes
Free/Freemium Version
Premium Consulting/Integration Services
Entry-level set up fee?
No

Audition Editions & Modules

Edition
Audition - Individuals$31.491
Single App - Business$33.991
  1. per month
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Logic Pro X

General

Free Trial
Free/Freemium Version
Premium Consulting/Integration Services
Entry-level set up fee?
No

Logic Pro X Editions & Modules

Edition
Starting Price$199.991
  1. Per License
Additional Pricing Details

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