Using Live's instant mapping feature


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Using Live's instant mapping feature

Setting up custom MIDI mapping assignments can be time consuming, so the program designers at Ableton Live have worked with their counterparts at companies that produce MIDI controllers to enable instant mapping of device parameters in Live to MIDI control surfaces. Those controllers that are specifically designed to work with Live are designated in the software with the term "Native." If we go into Preferences, which is Command+Comma or Ctrl+Comma on a PC, and click on the Control Surface dropdown menu, we will see a list of those devices. Now the devices that support instant mapping, depending upon the functionality that's available in the control surface, will allow control of device parameters, transport controls, and even mixer controls.

MIDI controllers offer a number of rotary knob encoders, often a total of eight, in addition to the more conventional pitch and mod wheels. These knobs can be used for continuous control of synth and effect parameters, and they are way ...

Using Live's instant mapping feature
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Using Live's instant mapping feature provides you with in-depth training on Audio + Music. Taught by Rick Schmunk as part of the Ableton Live 8 Essential Training

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Audio + Music
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Ableton Live
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