It's been quite a while since I made these video tutorial about all the extra features you can unlock with the help of the Options.txt in Ableton Live. Back then they made a huge splash. You may already know them,
There aren't many days left in the year 2014. Here's a recap of the most viewed video tutorials and series on Sonic Bloom from the last 12 months in case you missed them.
Due to popular demand, here's another video tutorial about a command from the Options.txt as part of the series "Ableton Live Insider Tips". This one is brand new and only works in Live 9. If you ever wanted to have a way to arm tracks on fly, this one is for you:
Part 6 of the series "Ableton Live Insider Tips" for the last time deals with commands that you can add to the Options.txt file. This time it's all about ReWire:
Part 5 of the series "Ableton Live Insider Tips" explains what the command NoAutoArming does, that you can add to the Options.txt file and what it might be useful for.
Part 4 of the series "Ableton Live Insider Tips" explains how recorded automation curves can be changed in Live with the command ThinningAggressiveness in the Options.txt file.
Part 3 of the series "Ableton Live insider tips" deals with two other commands that you can add to the Options.txt file that will make working with VST plugins much easier. Particularly the automation of their parameters.
Part 2 of my new series "Ableton Live Insider Tips" explains two more commands of the Options.txt file, EnableMapToSiblings and AutoAdjustMacroMappingRange. Both make mapping controls to macros in Racks faster and more efficient.
Ableton Live is a complex software with lots of hidden features. In my new series "Ableton Live Insider Tips" I will show you features that a lot of users, no matter how advanced, don't know about. I'm kicking the series off with a handful of tutorials about the Options.txt file that allows you to add even more functionality to Live. This first part introduces you to the command ShowDeviceSlots.