Choosing the Recording File Type

You should choose the preferred file type—AIFF, WAV, or CAF—for audio data before recording.

To choose the recording file type
  1. Open Audio preferences by doing one of the following:

    • Choose Logic Pro > Preferences > Audio (or use the Open Audio Preferences key command).

    • Click the Preferences button in the Arrange toolbar, and choose Audio from the pop-up menu.

  2. Click the General tab.

  3. Choose the file type in the Recording File Type pop-up menu.

Figure. Recording File Type menu in the General pane in the Audio preferences.

There is a maximum recording size according to file type, as follows: