Quick midi mapping of knobs for current Ableton plugin

Buscape
Buscape Member Posts: 2 Noise
edited February 25 in Komplete Kontrol

Hi,

I am a beginner in Ableton, trying to figure an efficient workflow with a Komplete Kontrol M32.

I'd like to use knobs when configuring plugins or instrument in Ableton.

Right now my workflow is:

  • Shift + "Plug-in midi"
  • Enable midi learn
  • Assign a knob to a control in Ableton

It's powerful but not very smooth, I'd like instead to be able to control automatically the "current" plugin with knobs, if that makes sense.

For instance when using Komplete Kontrol, the workflow with the knobs is way more intuitive, they automatically control the current instrument. I'd like to have the same behaviour for Ableton plugins.

Is that possible? Or maybe I am missing some concepts here?

Thanks for your help!

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  • Blindeddie
    Blindeddie U.S.A.Member Posts: 824 Saw
    edited February 25 Answer ✓

    If I understand what you are asking...which I think I do...🤪, this vid may help!!!



  • Buscape
    Buscape Member Posts: 2 Noise
    edited February 25

    Yes exactly!! Thank you

    In Ableton 11 you don't need the InputName and OutputName values, simply setting the right values for encoders works perfect.

    Only limitation: it doesn't seem possible to get the control name to display on the Komplete Kontrol, that's probably too complex

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