Your favourite Ableton Skin.

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Re: Your favourite Ableton Skin.

Post by Evengy » Sat May 28, 2011 11:08 am

i use a default skinn called "grey". normally i used dark grey but i set the brightness of my 27" from 95 to 15. if the brightness is too high my eyes get stressed every second but the skin darkgrey was fine. now the grey skin is perfect for me. with clip colours like orange, yellow or something like that it looks really nice. your green skin is really really ugly :D

dont know what i should tell you but if your eyes are not so good its important that you set up your monitor the right way. play with the brightness! if its too dark your eyes get stressed as well when its to high.

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Re: Your favourite Ableton Skin.

Post by Hermanus » Sat May 28, 2011 11:38 am

I used this one for a long time ... p?file=239

Now I use one from the list in ableton live :lol:

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Re: Your favourite Ableton Skin.

Post by crofter » Sat May 28, 2011 11:52 am

analog cabin, easy on the eyes, suits me sir. ... p?file=268
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Re: Your favourite Ableton Skin.

Post by xzusa8ky » Sat May 28, 2011 1:09 pm

Thanks for posting the link! I did actually forget where the good skins where. :D
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Re: Your favourite Ableton Skin.

Post by arbee » Sat May 28, 2011 3:11 pm

I've tried a lot of skins. most of the ones I've downloaded started to annoy me after a while. now I'm mostly using the "tobacco" one, which I think is part of the default package...

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Re: Your favourite Ableton Skin.

Post by Basic Waveform » Sat May 28, 2011 4:59 pm

The default skin is a win.

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Re: Your favourite Ableton Skin.

Post by Tympanic » Sat May 28, 2011 5:31 pm

Hi Forum,

i decided to share my personal skin with this community.

Here you go.

Have fun with it. It´s relaxing for the eyes and not too aggressive with all needed colours.


I used to be with it, but then they changed what "it" was. Now, what I'm with isn't it, and what's "it" seems weird and scary to me.

>v< - that´s the question today

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Re: Your favourite Ableton Skin.

Post by nylarch » Sat May 28, 2011 10:29 pm

I've become quite happy with DarkGray. Makes the bright colors and white transport line pop out really well. Kind of has that Logic 7 look IMO which is a lot nicer than the washed out default gray or Logic 8 look.
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Re: Your favourite Ableton Skin.

Post by alonso » Sat May 28, 2011 11:35 pm

macbook 2.16 intel dual 2 core, OSX 10.6.x, Babyface, Live Suite 8.x.x

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Re: Your favourite Ableton Skin.

Post by oblique strategies » Sat May 28, 2011 11:45 pm

I like some of the skins made by Monolake (6th post down):

Also like Midnight & Dark Grey.

I customize existing skins & make my own with this:

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Re: Your favourite Ableton Skin.

Post by Machinesworking » Sun May 29, 2011 8:37 am

"Dublin", it's not on the web that I know of anymore.
Womana, a user here made it. that and the "London" one are both good.

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Re: Your favourite Ableton Skin.

Post by Gnuus » Sun May 29, 2011 12:13 pm

I like the mono_arizona from Henke! ...
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Re: Your favourite Ableton Skin.

Post by Tarekith » Sun May 29, 2011 3:13 pm

I use Light Blue for pretty much everything, matches my studio.
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Re: Your favourite Ableton Skin.

Post by anybody human » Sun May 29, 2011 3:15 pm

Dark Grey here.

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Re: Your favourite Ableton Skin.

Post by chris vine » Mon May 30, 2011 3:45 am

another vote for dark grey - good for stage too

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