MIDI Effect Tools

MIDI Effect Tools

In addition to the Max for Live example devices, Max for Live includes a set of MIDI Effects that provide examples of various kinds of operations and processes. You can use these patches in series in your Live sessions, or edit and recombine them to make your own devices.

In addition to the Max for Live example devices, the Max for Live Building Tools Max for Live includes a set of MIDI Effects devices that provide examples of various kinds of operations and processes. You can use these patches in series in your Live Session, or edit and recombine them to make your own devices.

Live Suite owners can download this Live Pack by choosing Your Account > Your Packs when logged in to the Ableton website and clicking on the download button to the Live Pack. To install the Live Pack, double-click on the .alp file

Finding the Audio Effect Building Blocks

  • After you have installed the Live Pack, click on the Packs button in Live's File browser to display the list of currently installed Live Packs. In the column to the right, click on the arrow to the left of the M4L Building Tools folder to show the Live Pack contents.



Overview of MIDI Effect Tools

  • Max ImproBeat : A combination rhythm generator and step sequencer
  • Max MidiGran : A MIDI "granulator"
  • Max MidiShuffler : The MIDIfied little brother of the audio Buffer Shuffler
  • Max PolyBeat : A MIDI polyrhythmic note generator
  • Max StepEcho : A MIDI note repeater with decreasing or increasing velocity and rate