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program changes translator

Jan 28 2014 | 8:04 am


Is it possible to translate program changes? If comes program change number 100 convert it to 32?

For example:
Playing MIDI clip with program change 100, VST synth getting 32.

Jan 29 2014 | 11:38 am

Hi Lamisv,

set the VST synth to receive program changes on a different channel than the program changes that are coming in that you want to translate, then use a pgmin object, a select object, bang your substitution when 100 is received, and send it back out through a pgmout object on a different channel.

Jan 30 2014 | 11:24 am

Live doesn’t handle separate midi channels internally, all midi data is merged on channel 1. So you need another solution, for example using [midiselect] like this.

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Jan 31 2014 | 8:40 am

Thanks a lot, it’s working fine. How to change/translate sub bank from 1 to 5 (and the same program 100 to 32 as well)?

Jan 31 2014 | 11:13 am

The sub bank message uses CC32. So you can add a corresponding translation.

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Edit: patch modified/corrected.

Feb 02 2014 | 8:36 am

Thanks BROC!

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