Max for Live “Clip Loop Monitor” – Current Play Position of Clips at a Glance

In a live performance situation you might want to see the play position of your session view clips to know when to start the next scene or clip. The track status in Live might be too small to use as a visual cue though. "Clip Loop Monitor" is a Max for Live device that shows the clips' current playing position of 7 chosen tracks. Either in the device or in a floating window making it easy to see their clips' progress even from a short distance away.

It only shows visual feedback for session view clips, not for the ones playing in the arrangement view, mind you. "Clip Loop Monitor" requires Live 9 and Max 6.1.

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How it works:

  1. Add the device to any MIDI track.
  2. Select which tracks you want to monitor. If you don't it will default to tracks 1 - 7.
  3. Hit Float if you don't already see the floating window.
  4. Play some clips and see it shows you their status. Enjoy.

Download "Clip Loop Monitor"

This way for heaps more Max for Live devices & tips.

By | 2017-02-02T20:19:29+00:00 July 19th, 2013|Max for Live|0 Comments

About the Author:

Madeleine Bloom is a musician, producer, multi-instrumentalist and singer from Berlin. She studied Electroacoustic Music at the Franz Liszt Conservatory. In the last few years she's worked as a technical support for Ableton and has helped countless people with her in-depth knowledge of Ableton Live, various other music apps as well as audio engineering.

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