MAX FOR LIVE

Use custom instruments, audio effects, and MIDI effects in Ableton Live.
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  • Ready-to-use and Custom Audio Devices

    Over 100 well-documented devices, building blocks, and lessons, including many of our much-loved Pluggo plugins. And over 1000 more freely available from a strong community of device builders.

    synnack: Musician and MaxForLive.com Founder

    "With synnack, I seek new ways of making unique sounds. The maxforlive.com community does just that by sharing custom devices to turn Ableton Live itself into an instrument."

  • Add video, hardware control, lighting design and more to your Live set.

    You can control lighting, interact directly with hardware devices, and even generate live visuals from inside of a Max for Live device.

    Tom Hall: Media Artist

    "Spending the time to learn and utilize Max For Live truly puts 100% of the power in your own hands as a creative, to directly design, control and shape your own work from start to finish."

  • Take command of your entire set with the Live API.

    Control your entire Live set from inside a single Max for Live device. The Live API Max objects let you create LFOs for anything, find unique ways to manipulate clip playback, or gather information about anything in the set.

  • Expand with Max

    Max for Live gives you the devices and crossgrading to Max gives you a new world to explore, including multichannel support, custom application building tools, and extensive video capabilities.

    Karl Kliem: Live Visuals Designer

    "So Max was a revelation as I could keep everything open."

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