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Ableton latency

TLDR: You will find 3 mains possible causes of latency in Ableton: monitoring, plugin delay and hardware latency. If you ever tried to record audio on Ableton, you might have experienced some kind of latency. We will explore the different phenomenons that could cause latency and descibe them. Then we will explains the different options …

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What are ASD files?

TLDR: .asd files speedup audio processing by storing Ableton metadata like tempo, warping, clip settings… As an Ableton user, you might have experienced the automatic creation of an .asd file in your samples folder. In this article, we are going to explain what these files are and what they are for. We will then describe …

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How to expand Ableton features with Options.txt?

TLDR: You can find below list of the available options presented in this article. -ShowDeviceSlots-EnableArmOnSelection-AutoAdjustMacroMappingRange-_PluginAutoPopulateThreshold Today I will walk you through some Ableton hidden features. Indeed, beyond Ableton default functionalities, there is a way to expand them using experimental features. Those are not officially supported and may not work anymore by the time you are …

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Ableton User Remote Scripts

TLDR: Programming Ableton User Remote Scripts will allow you to expand and personalise your way of controlling Live with your MIDI controllers If you are interested in an extensive description of Ableton Scripts files, you can find here a full article about it. In order to setup your MIDI controller to interact with Ableton the …

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Ableton script types

TLDR: There are two main types of script used in Ableton, the User Remote Scripts (config files) and the MIDI Remote Scripts (python files). In Ableton, you will encounter mainly two types of scripts, the User Remote Scripts and the MIDI Remote Scripts. In this article, we will have an overview of the purpose of …

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Ableton file types

This is a description of the different file types used in Ableton. I decided to categorise them based on my own experience, regarding their scope of action. TLDR: Here is an alphabetical list of the different Ableton file types.adg (Ableton Device Group).adv (Ableton Device Preset).agr (Ableton Groove).alc (Ableton Live Clips).alp (Ableton Live Pack).als (Ableton Live …

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