What’s New in Max 7 for Max for Live Users: 15 Audio Effects Using Real-Time Intonation, Pitch and Time Correction

Live 9.2 is fully compatible with Max 7, which means that we can now make use of the new real-time intonation, pitch and time correction technology it offers. While there aren't any new Max for Live presets (yet), my former colleagues at Ableton have written a helpful article on how you can use the Max for Live content included with Max 7 that makes use of this new technology. So what's in it for you?

Sample Playback

Bit Player

A sample slice player with up to 64 steps, synced to transport.
Bit Player

Classic Player

A pretty standard stereo/dual-mono sample player.
Classic Player

PitchCorrect Player

A stereo/dual-mono sample player with pitch and formant corrections.
PitchCorrect Player

PitchTime Player

A stereo/dual-mono sample player with pitch and time correction parameters.
PitchTime Player

Synced Player

A stereo/dual-mono sample player, synced to Live's transport.
Synced Player

Pitch Shifting

Dual Harmonizer

A dual-mono pitch shifter with vibrato and feedback parameters.
Dual Harmonizer

Multi Harmonizer

Pitch shifting of up to 10 notes simulataneously. Notes to be added can be set within 10 presets or played via MIDI.
Multi Harmonizer

Pitch & Echo

Stereo pitch shifter with vibrato and feedback parameters.
Pitch & Echo

Pitch & Vibrato

Stereo pitch shifter with vibrato.
Pitch & Vibrato

Simple Pitch Shifter

A simple stereo pitch shifter.
Simple Pitch Shifter

Pitch Analysis

Pitch Tracker

Pitch tracking from a monophonic input sound.
Pitch Tracker

Vocoding

Mono Vocoder

A dual-mono vocoder.
Mono Vocoder

Poly Vocoder

Vocoder with up to 10 notes simultaneously. Notes to be added can be set within 10 presets or played via MIDI.
Poly Vocoder

Retuning

Autotuna

A microtonal auto-tuner that can use Scala files, a standard file format for musical tunings, so you can create and import your own tunings.
Autotuna

Microtuner

A microtonal auto-tuner allowing curves that can use Scala files as well.
Microtuner

Simply have a go with these Max for Live audio effects, mess around with the parameters and playfully explore them. Which ones do you like best?

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

By | 2017-02-02T20:11:12+00:00 July 13th, 2015|Max for Live|5 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.

5 Comments

  1. Danny July 13, 2015 at 21:21 - Reply

    Hey Madeleine,

    do you know any way to just add the new devices to the Live Library without manually picking them? And why don’t they have pack installers on Ableton’s website as with M4L 6?

    • Madeleine Bloom July 14, 2015 at 13:09 - Reply

      You could drop them into a Live Set and then save them as a preset, so they’d be added to the User Library. I think Ableton might still release a Live Pack for this new content. They generally do, so maybe they’re just running late. We’ll see.

  2. U July 14, 2015 at 21:44 - Reply

    Super Tip Danke

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