wiki:LiveControl_TO

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LiveControl (TouchOSC Edition)

This is a fork of the LiveControl project for TouchOSC giving full automap features to the ipod touch (and ipad when touchosc is released)

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Installation

  1. If your on anything other than mac osx 10.5.8 you first need to install python 2.5.1 from: http://python.org/download/releases/2.5.1/
  1. Download the http://monome.q3f.org/changeset/latest/trunk/LiveControl_TO?old_path=/&filename=LiveControl_TO&format=zip Midi Remote Script Unzip and copy the LiveControl_TO folder to your midi remote scripts folder.
    • On Windows this is located in c:\path\to\ableton\Live x.x.x\Resources\MIDI\Remote Scripts
    • On OSX this is located in /path/to/ableton/Live.app -> Right click -> show package contents. Navigate to contents/app-resources/MIDI Remote Scripts
  1. Install the config file with your devices ip address. Copy the http://monome.q3f.org/browser/trunk/LiveControl_TO/livecontrol_to.txt?format=txt default to your home directory and change the remote line to the ip address of your ipod. If using an ipad set ipad = 1
    • On Windows: c:\documents and settings\your user
    • On OSX: /User/your user/
  1. Install the Template on your device (included in the zip file above)
  1. Set the correct ports in TouchOSC: outgoing: 5000, incoming: 5001
  1. Select the the LiveControl_TO script in the midi preferences page in ableton.

source:trunk/LiveControl_TO/doc/settings.png

iPod Pages

The script currently includes the following programs for the iPod

Clip Launcher

A standard clip launcher for the session view in ableton live

source:trunk/LiveControl_TO/doc/clip_launcher.png

An extra row of buttons allows control of the live set tempo, overdub and metronome

Mixer

Control over volume, pannning and two sends for all tracks.

source:trunk/LiveControl_TO/doc/mixer.png

Device Control

source:trunk/LiveControl_TO/doc/device_control.png

Clip Sequencer

A step sequencer that enters midi data into ableton midi clips

source:trunk/LiveControl_TO/doc/sequencer.png

Press Menu 2 and use up down left right to select a midi clip in a track. Start the clip playing and the blue line will follow the clip playing position. Press a step to enter midi data. Up down left right move about in the clip and zoom+/- zoom in and out of the clip. The bottom faders represent the velocity of the selected row of midi notes. Inputting a midi note will select that row of notes velocities.

XY Pad

XY Pad for control over two parameters in a device.

source:trunk/LiveControl_TO/doc/xy_pad.png

Use the up down arrows to scroll through the list of parameters in the selected device, select an x and y parameter and they will be assigned to the XY pad. Each device on each track can have two parameters and all the parameters can be saved out to a config file.

Track Control

A page to reset volume / panning / sends for each track. Allows you to arm, solo and mute tracks as well

source:trunk/LiveControl_TO/doc/track_control.png

iPad Pages

The script currently includes the following programs for the iPad. If you have an iPad you need to set ipad = 1 in the config file.

Clip Launcher

A standard clip launcher for the session view in ableton live

source:trunk/LiveControl_TO/doc/ipad/clip_launcher.png

Mixer

Control over

source:trunk/LiveControl_TO/doc/ipad/mixer.png

Device Control

source:trunk/LiveControl_TO/doc/ipad/device_control.png

Clip Sequencer

source:trunk/LiveControl_TO/doc/ipad/sequencer.png

XY Pad

source:trunk/LiveControl_TO/doc/ipad/xy_pad.png

Track Control

source:trunk/LiveControl_TO/doc/ipad/track_control.png