Automation of Max for Live patch

Questions and discussion about building and using Max for Live devices
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Ozzzzz
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Automation of Max for Live patch

Post by Ozzzzz » Thu Apr 12, 2018 3:34 pm

I have a multichannel VST plugin, and, as far as I understand the only way to have it work within Ableton is to load it into a Max for Live patch. Now, the only remaining problem I have is how to automate the VST plugin parameters inside the Max for Live patch. Ideally, I want to get to a situation where I can do everything as if the plugin was loaded directly on a track in Ableton. To restate the question: is it possible to automate internal parameters of a Max for Live patch?

dataf1ow
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Re: Automation of Max for Live patch

Post by dataf1ow » Wed Apr 18, 2018 3:41 pm

You'll need to use some UI elements that are exposed to Live's automation system. live.dial, .slider, etc. Then point the values coming out of those to parameters of your VST.

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