Am I the *ONLY* one finding M4L actually honestly unusable!?

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Re: Am I the *ONLY* one finding M4L actually honestly unusable!?

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Re: Am I the *ONLY* one finding M4L actually honestly unusable!?

Post by jlgrimes » Sun Mar 31, 2019 6:28 pm

I consider M4L to be "experimental" and somewhat "beta" like.

Alot of devices are very stable but many obscure devices can and do crash Ableton. Some of it is part of the charm though.

I guess when Ableton gets tested, its non Max devices probably gets more thoroughly tested. A bug in the Compressor or Operator would be devastating but a bug in an obscure device I dont know.

M4L has many many devices created and implemented probably very differently from device to device. It is probably impossible to test everything.

That said I would be very cautious of loading a M4L device in a live show, but I would be just as cautious of loading a 3rd party VST without testing it beforehand.

Probably best to report what you find to Ableton. But with M4L many could be at fault. Ableton, Max, the creator of the device.

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