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Can I use my phone as a MIDI controller in Ableton?

Can I use my phone as a MIDI controller in Ableton?

TouchDAW (Android) Besides control surface emulation, the app brings a number of general purpose MIDI controllers, such as a multitouch keyboard, multitouch launchpads, a MIDI mixer, configureable xy-controller pads and the possibility to link a phone’s sensors to MIDI controllers.

Can I use my iPhone as a MIDI controller?

It’s probably not well discussed, but you can use your iOS device as a midi controller in Pro Tools on a Mac. And whats really cool, is you can do it over wifi. It does require the purchase and use of an app that utilizes core MIDI on iOS but it works amazingly well!

How do I connect my iPhone to Ableton?

Take the following steps:

  1. Attach your iOS device via Lightning cable.
  2. Open Audio MIDI Setup (found in Applications/Utilities), go to Window > Show iOS Device Browser.
  3. Enable the desired iOS device.
  4. Open Live.
  5. Open Preferences → Audio, then choose the iOS device as an audio input device.

Can you use Ableton on a phone?

Although there are more dedicated Ableton Live controller apps available for iOS (the likes of touchAble, LiveControl 2 and Conductr), one of them, namely the LK – Live Controller, does work with Android as well. The app itself is free, but you can customise its features via in-app purchasing of different modules.

Can I use any MIDI controller with Ableton?

Not all MIDI controllers are compatible with every DAW. Even though Ableton is one of the most popular options, not all controllers work flawlessly with it. The list of controllers above are all options that are very user-friendly towards Ableton users, with most of them being built specifically for Ableton.

Can I control Ableton with iPad?

touchAble was already the benchmark app for controlling Ableton Live from an iPad. Now touchAble Pro has been recoded from the ground up with new features like custom layouts and waveform views – and it supports iOS, Android, and Windows touch, too.

Can you use Ableton on phone?

Ableton Live: lug along hardware, or … be forced to use a mouse or touchpad. No more: touchAble Pro continues to unlock more and more of Live’s functionality, and now it’s available across touch platforms – iOS, Android, Windows. That last bit in itself is already news.