Ableton Note wishlist

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Re: Ableton Note wishlist

Post by Davo » Mon Oct 24, 2022 6:27 am


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Re: Ableton Note wishlist

Post by Parisongs » Mon Oct 24, 2022 6:28 am

More tracks! :D

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Re: Ableton Note wishlist

Post by greymattre98 » Mon Oct 24, 2022 11:58 am

I'd say the most pressing needs would be:

Lighter interface option
Easier note editing (at least for ipad users, I know space is a premium on iphones)

Also (unless I'm still missing how to do this):
clip start/stop options similar to live
custom clip lengths

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Re: Ableton Note wishlist

Post by Dante777 » Mon Oct 24, 2022 1:15 pm

Another vote for MIDI input. This could open many possibilities!

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Re: Ableton Note wishlist

Post by Zech » Tue Oct 25, 2022 10:28 am

step sequenzer
chord mode
note length editing
master effects

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Re: Ableton Note wishlist

Post by cklauss » Tue Oct 25, 2022 4:57 pm

I think Ableton should make a Note Studio app. More of an Ableton Live DAW for IOS.

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Re: Ableton Note wishlist

Post by Bonbap » Thu Oct 27, 2022 12:59 pm

- Import external midi
- Step sequencer mode or Piano edit mode
- more than 2fx on tracks
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Re: Ableton Note wishlist

Post by clay » Sat Oct 29, 2022 3:38 am

my first impressions after jamming around. the main things i would like:

chord mode: for quick chord progressions using one note per chord. just use the modes of the major or minor scales as triads. that would make it easy on such a small UI.

swing - would be nice to be able to quantise with swing

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Re: Ableton Note wishlist

Post by klawrence » Fri Nov 04, 2022 5:51 pm


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Re: Ableton Note wishlist

Post by Sawiton M Teevee » Wed Nov 09, 2022 9:21 pm

In my opinion Note is a beautiful sketch pad just the way it is. Please keep it simple. I would like different key signatures available. Thank you!

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Re: Ableton Note wishlist

Post by yur2die4 » Sat Dec 03, 2022 2:55 pm

I’m fine with how Note is for the most part. Good wide range tool for doing Session View sketches with a lot of the tools from Live immediately at your disposal. In many ways it is even impressive.

One thing I’d like that I know a lot have mentioned is some midi editing. The Ableton synth and music learning site even seem to have rudimentary note input options. I’d imagine the cleanest implementation to start off with would simply be a draw tool on or off that plops in notes at the duration of the grid. Further edits would be done outside of pen mode. Though I’ve seen some amazing note editing on iOS (nanostudio 2 is my favorite, I’d highly recommend checking that out!)

Still, despite that long rant, I can actually live without that one.
The even bigger request is support for midi input as others have mentioned. This was one of the big factors that made the iMaschine app kind of a drag to use. Midi input lets you connect your keyboard or launchpad pro or whatever and just dabble for hours and hours. …especially with Bluetooth midi (saves you an input for charging your device).

For midi support, note input and maybe modwheel pb would make me happy enough. Sustain pedal is tricky (in nanostudio 2, sus pedal is converted to long notes… for better or for worse). If they decide to get a little more advanced with midi, I wouldn’t complain but it isn’t essential. In that regard, transport and capture midi assign would be pretty sweet.

Finally. I haven’t tried it on my iPad, but I do think it’d be cool if the app is universal and opens each View on each side when in landscape mode. Then you can trigger clips while recording. Or select other instruments all very quickly. It’d be a feature that isn’t actually a whole new feature, just to distinguish the iPad vs iPhone for universal support.

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Re: Ableton Note wishlist

Post by ze2be » Sat Dec 03, 2022 4:01 pm

Just give me more wavetable presets, preferably my own created sounds.

It got 2 days of use from me and thats that for now. Burned through all those sounds already. :)

Otherwise love it.

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Re: Ableton Note wishlist

Post by orionka » Sat Dec 10, 2022 9:53 am

- more than 8 bars (min 32)
- other time signatures than 4/4

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Re: Ableton Note wishlist

Post by sj1 » Sun Dec 25, 2022 2:18 pm

+1 for note length editing
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Re: Ableton Note wishlist

Post by Mister Natural » Tue Jan 24, 2023 6:03 pm

re: IK MM iRig Keys midi controller
yur2die4 wrote:
Tue Jan 24, 2023 5:26 pm
Note does not currently have midi input as a feature.
Many other apps do.
kindly do explore this feature Abes
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