To Buy Or Not To Buy

For a while now I've been going back and forth on whether or not to buy Logic.  The thing is, I'm not really sure if it's worth itfor my needs.  Sure it would be great to have, but maybe I need to know more about it.  Right now, I see it as being able to add more realism to my charts, but that's it.  I don't want to belittle that ability at all, but I don't know if that's something I NEED or just something I want. 

Anyone care to twist my arm some more?  Or talk me out of it?  Any advice, and especially some more info on how I could use it, would be great.  The more benefit I can get from it the better. 

If you're just looking to edit some pre-existing scores made in Sibelius or Finale I would say that Logic would be a bit overkill, and a potential waste of your money.

Depending on exactly what you're planning on doing, you could either export your score in Sibelius or Finale as an mp3 file and then import that into Garageband or Audacity (Audacity is a free program for download from their site). You can then add reverb, hall settings, or even play it backwards with a phaser (which sounds VERY cool, hahah).

OR, if you really want to get into the nitty gritty of it all, export each track individually (one mp3 of snares, one mp3 of tenors, etc.) and then edit each one individually. This will take more time, but will ultimately get you closer to exactly the sound you want. It will let you closely edit the reverb, pan, intensity, punch, loudness, etc. of each individual instrument which can give you an AMAZING final product.

If you're looking for more info on this, I remember seeing a post on this forum a while back on using VDL in Garageband, so I would look that up some time if you're interested.
Mainly just enhancements of my drum line scores.  I guess Logic may be a bit of overkill?
Depending on what you mean by adding more ";realism";, you may be able to do the job with the Instrument Editor in Garageband or even some toying around in Audacity. Are you looking for a more realistic sound library, or just some good reverb and such?
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