Ableton 10 Themes

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DirtySecretz
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Ableton 10 Themes

Post by DirtySecretz » Mon May 06, 2019 1:45 pm

Hi!

Thought I'd post about a project that I've been working on for a few weeks that I thought you lot might like here :)

I used to use a custom skin with Live 9 and when I upgraded to Live 10 I never bothered changing the skin/theme until recently. I spent a few hours on Google and only really found a small collection of Ableton 10 themes. Looking at videos on YouTube about how to make your own themes, it looked pretty tricky - editing text files with colour values, spending a few hours getting it all to look right.

I thought there must be an easier way of doing it so I set about to make an visual editor for themes. I've got a little background in web development so I started making an online editor where you could take any of the existing Live themes and customise any of the colours by clicking on elements and then quickly changing the colour. This made the process so much quicker, creating themes in a matter of minutes. I kept developing and built a whole site around it, allowing for a whole community to browse, download or create their own themes.

You can customise any theme on the site, making your own remixed version of it! And there's over 190 themes from about 300 members already :D

It's all completely free to use and would love to hear your feedback :)

https://www.abletonthemes.com

Here's a few themes that were created using the site:

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gross9978
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Re: Ableton 10 Themes

Post by gross9978 » Mon May 06, 2019 4:06 pm

Beat you to it haha. Posted a link a week or two ago. Great work 👍

DirtySecretz
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Re: Ableton 10 Themes

Post by DirtySecretz » Mon May 06, 2019 5:19 pm

haha oh cool thanks!

Bitriplex
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Re: Ableton 10 Themes

Post by Bitriplex » Mon Jul 08, 2019 7:53 pm

Really appreciate the effort :) Custom theme builder should definitely be a built-in feature. Good job!

If I could suggest some features:

- As a theme creator, I want to be able to draft my themes, so that I can tweak and test it. Then I could publish it when I'm totally satisfied
- As a theme creator, I want to see more previews of my themes, with different pane features, screen configs, stock Ableton materials, so that I can have a better view of how it looks before installing it
- As a theme creator, I want to have a less detailled color choice (like a basic one versus an advanced mode). By just picking some main colors, sub-colors should be calculated from them, so that I have an easy and a quickly way to build theme
- As a user, I want to be able to comment theme creator themes, so that I can point out issues, make more accurate reviews, etc... Then I could have a more enjoyable browsing experience of your website

Thank you!

DirtySecretz
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Re: Ableton 10 Themes

Post by DirtySecretz » Thu Jul 11, 2019 1:49 pm

Bitriplex wrote:
Mon Jul 08, 2019 7:53 pm
Really appreciate the effort :) Custom theme builder should definitely be a built-in feature. Good job!

If I could suggest some features:

- As a theme creator, I want to be able to draft my themes, so that I can tweak and test it. Then I could publish it when I'm totally satisfied
- As a theme creator, I want to see more previews of my themes, with different pane features, screen configs, stock Ableton materials, so that I can have a better view of how it looks before installing it
- As a theme creator, I want to have a less detailled color choice (like a basic one versus an advanced mode). By just picking some main colors, sub-colors should be calculated from them, so that I have an easy and a quickly way to build theme
- As a user, I want to be able to comment theme creator themes, so that I can point out issues, make more accurate reviews, etc... Then I could have a more enjoyable browsing experience of your website

Thank you!
Thanks for the suggestions, definitely have some of them already on the list but I just haven't had the time to add them yet as I've only got limited free time at the moment. If I can get some sponsorship on it I'm hoping I can dedicate more time to it :)

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