How do I sync a M4L visualizer to audio?

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How do I sync a M4L visualizer to audio?

Post by luckykat » Thu Jun 10, 2021 9:08 pm

I have a visualizer that uses my webcam to create cool effects. However, when I add the patch on Ableton, it doesn't recognize the audio. I talked to the developer & he said to use a plugin like Envelope Follower, edit the patch & then select the audio on Ableton to trigger & sync with the visuals. Can anyone help me get this working?! :wink:

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Re: How do I sync a M4L visualizer to audio?

Post by [jur] » Thu Jun 10, 2021 11:34 pm

That's hard to tell without more info...
What's this visualizer? Is it made to sync visuals to audio? Is it a M4L device? etc...
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Re: How do I sync a M4L visualizer to audio?

Post by S4racen » Fri Jun 11, 2021 8:27 am

The envelope follower will allow you to map to the parameters of the visualiser so that they then react to the audio, there's no need to edit patches...

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Re: How do I sync a M4L visualizer to audio?

Post by luckykat » Mon Jun 14, 2021 7:04 pm

[jur] wrote:
Thu Jun 10, 2021 11:34 pm
That's hard to tell without more info...
What's this visualizer? Is it made to sync visuals to audio? Is it a M4L device? etc...
Is is this one:
https://github.com/silveirago/Max-MSP-3 ... ebcam-mesh

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Re: How do I sync a M4L visualizer to audio?

Post by luckykat » Mon Jun 14, 2021 7:05 pm

S4racen wrote:
Fri Jun 11, 2021 8:27 am
The envelope follower will allow you to map to the parameters of the visualiser so that they then react to the audio, there's no need to edit patches...

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Do you have a step by step guide/link to a post on how to do it?
This is the patch btw: https://github.com/silveirago/Max-MSP-3 ... ebcam-mesh

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Re: How do I sync a M4L visualizer to audio?

Post by S4racen » Tue Jun 15, 2021 8:38 am

Click on map in the envelope follower and then select a parameter in the visualiser.

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Re: How do I sync a M4L visualizer to audio?

Post by luckykat » Wed Jun 30, 2021 12:31 am

S4racen wrote:
Tue Jun 15, 2021 8:38 am
Click on map in the envelope follower and then select a parameter in the visualiser.

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Still not working. Do you have a step by step guide or link to video?

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Re: How do I sync a M4L visualizer to audio?

Post by S4racen » Wed Jun 30, 2021 3:11 pm

The step by step is above, there's nothing more to it than that.

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Re: How do I sync a M4L visualizer to audio?

Post by luckykat » Thu Jul 01, 2021 10:39 pm

S4racen wrote:
Wed Jun 30, 2021 3:11 pm
The step by step is above, there's nothing more to it than that.

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I followed the steps. It doesn't work

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Re: How do I sync a M4L visualizer to audio?

Post by S4racen » Fri Jul 02, 2021 9:08 am

Thats a Max Patch and not a maxforlive device, ask the developer to provide you with the M4L version or try a different visualiser.

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