Hi – I am pretty new to Max and I am trying to work with Abelton APi – extracting info and sending values to another program via midi.
In this case I wan t to work out the length in ms of the first loop extracted from Abelton’s looper.
I can work out how to use the get function to be able to see the value of the Tempo and length of the first clip.
What I cant work out is an easy way to actually take the numerical value of the tempo and length so I can manipulate them.
I have attached the basic patch I have been using.
Grateful for any ideas
The clip duration in ms can be calculated with
where T is tempo (BPM) and L is the clip length in beats.
Btw, in the patch you need to replace ‘route value’ by ‘route length’ resp. ‘route tempo’.
Hi broc thankyou = That progressed my investigation quite a bit.
Now I am pusselled how to get the tempo including decimal points from the route command – It only produces the integer.
Just add ‘float’ as an argument to the route object.
[route tempo] produces a float, but it’s converted to integer when connected to an integer number box.
I’d suggest to ‘investigate’ some basic Max tutorials ;)
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