Dual Monitors with Universal Mixer (examples)

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Dual Monitors? Universal Mixer?

Dual Monitors? Yes
10
42%
Universal Mixer? Yes
9
38%
Dual Monitors? No
2
8%
Universal Mixer? No
1
4%
I don't care either way.
2
8%
 
Total votes: 24

cybervertigo
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Dual Monitors with Universal Mixer (examples)

Post by cybervertigo » Wed Mar 06, 2013 8:31 pm

I've seen some people were confused how a dual monitor and mixer can be used. Here are a few examples. You'll see the new buttons in the top tool bar. The first button opens dual monitor mode. The other two open the universal mixer. Hit the left one and it opens in the left monitor. Hit the right one and opens in the right. I left the mixer open so everyone can give their input of what to have or the ability to add devices. When the mixer is open in M2 the devices and clips can work as they currently do. Also the browser and info can be open in either monitor similar to the browser example. The top tool bar is in both monitors for ease of use. The last example is the empty mixer. I'll add a poll to make this easy to track.

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Re: Dual Monitors with Universal Mixer (examples)

Post by vido » Thu Mar 07, 2013 5:50 am

I definitely wouldn't mind dual monitor-support. Wonder if we could rewire live 8 to live 9 (as I'm using them both at the same time now). Never mind how it's set up, I'd like it either way. The best would have to be able to customise it.
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Re: Dual Monitors with Universal Mixer (examples)

Post by cybervertigo » Mon Mar 11, 2013 3:15 am

vido wrote:The best would have to be able to customise it.
Hi vido, The reason why I didn't go with that option is because, rather than users being able to pop windows here and there and moving everything, Ableton seems to like to have a simple controlled environment. So I made a few simple layouts that follow the current workflow of Live.

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Re: Dual Monitors with Universal Mixer (examples)

Post by cybervertigo » Mon Mar 11, 2013 3:19 am

I should also point out. If you vote yes to the mixer or dual monitor support. These are just options. They wouldn't be a forced way to use Live. You would still be able to use Live as you currently do. There are 5 examples above, they might take a minute to load.

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Re: Dual Monitors with Universal Mixer (examples)

Post by nathannn » Tue Mar 12, 2013 8:13 pm

this is how it should be done:
Angstrom wrote:Re-arrange-able panes, with snapshots

Is the solution for one screen laptop and multi screen studio setups.



Re-arrange-able panes, with screenset snapshots means multiple midi editors on one screen. It means two mixers one one screen. It means hide the things you don't need while on stage on your one screen. It means customise your one screen for live laptop use.

It also means placing panes into more than one screen.


Same interface as now, but you can move the panes about, and save the positions into snapshots.
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Re: Dual Monitors with Universal Mixer (examples)

Post by jasper » Tue Mar 12, 2013 10:47 pm

If I could see the Clips at the same time as looking at the Arrangement,
I wouldn't ever need to use any other DAW.

Inversely: Not being able to see my Clips / Mixer and Arrangement during recording and playback,
really negates their value.
"Where am I in the song?..[TAB key, flip back and forth, flip again, compare, flip again]...
when is that coming? flip, flip, when should I fade that up? [flip]..
Forget it, I'll just drag these things into the Arrangement as though it were the AudioBin, easier.
But where's the mixer? [flip, flip, flip...]

Dual monitors would be a life-changer. or..heehee..a Live-changer ;-)

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Re: Dual Monitors with Universal Mixer (examples)

Post by ameree » Tue Mar 19, 2013 1:07 pm

jasper wrote:If I could see the Clips at the same time as looking at the Arrangement,
I wouldn't ever need to use any other DAW.

Inversely: Not being able to see my Clips / Mixer and Arrangement during recording and playback,
really negates their value.
"Where am I in the song?..[TAB key, flip back and forth, flip again, compare, flip again]...
when is that coming? flip, flip, when should I fade that up? [flip]..
Forget it, I'll just drag these things into the Arrangement as though it were the AudioBin, easier.
But where's the mixer? [flip, flip, flip...]

Dual monitors would be a life-changer. or..heehee..a Live-changer ;-)
have you checked out my max for live devices that I created specifically with the session/arrangement issue in mind? It does it both inside Live's single window, or as a floating window.

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