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We’re happy to announce ‘combination mode’ for your session boxes. This great new option gives you the ability to connect up to 6 midi controllers together inside Ableton and move them around your session as though they're one unified controller. You're no longer limited to the inputs available on just one controller, now you can combine different types of midi controllers together. ...
Today I would like to do something slightly different, I want to show you a quick and simple method to create better scripts for your midi controllers. I know that you’re probably super eager to get into all of the great types of functionality inside Ableton that Remotify gives you access to, but I want you to put this on pause momentarily as I’d like to get back to basics with a pencil and piece of paper. I want you to really think about how your controller should actually control Ableton. ...
  Today we’re announcing a great set of new features for the Remotify app, all based around how you can control your Ableton devices. Up until now with Remotify, you’ve had the ability to control the currently selected device in Ableton (aka the device with the blue hand icon)

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what are midi remote scripts banner
Most people already know about Ableton Live's built in MIDI mapping engine. You click a parameter, then press/push/turn the relevant input on your midi controller and boom! you have a midi mapping. It's a useful feature and gives you the ability to easily assign some functions to your controller....
How to make your first midi remote script
Contents Setup What are mappings? Creating your first mapping MIDI Controller Values MIDI learn Manual MIDI mapping Generating a working MIDI remote script Give your script a name...
How to fix a broken midi remote script
Contents Duplicate Mapping Errors A duplicated script folder Is it a problem with this script or something else? Debugging your MIDI remote script using the log.txt file Where is my Ableton Live log.txt file located? Common Errors found in the log.txt file ...
You will arrive at this form in one of two ways. After clicking a Mapping Type on the Mapping Type Page After clicking the Edit Button of a Mapping on the Mapping List Page. In this form you can define the various values associated with each Mapping you’re adding to your Remote Script. You will see a slightly different set of Form Elements depending on the Mapping type you’re creating/ editing....
You will arrive on this page after clicking the ‘Add a New Mapping’ Button on the Mapping List page. Here you can select the type of Mapping you want to add to your Remote Script. They’re split into 4 types, Track Navigation, Mixer, Device & Transport....
Import Mappings: Each Remotify Script includes a json file. This file can be imported here to instantly re-create all of the mappings contained in that Midi Remote Script. Click the browse button, select the json file found inside the folder of the script you would like to edit and the mappings will automatically populate the mappings table....
installing a midi remote script into ableton live
If you're here it should mean that you've successfully created your first MIDI Remote Script using our free MIDI remote script creator App and now want to install it into Ableton Live. Incase you haven't made a script yet, read our beginners tutorial on how to make your first MIDI remote script with Remotify....

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