Is it possible to edit the segment BPM of multiple clips at the same time?

I have dropped in a tonne of samples and the bpm of the clips that Ableton has worked out are a bit off, is it possible for me to just select all and change in one go or do I have to go to each clip individually and edit? 


Ill Frequencies 4 years ago | 0 comments

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  • BeboDeitz
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    I've worked out a solution by setting the Master Tempo for the Live Set (Value in top left portion of screen) to the desired tempo for each of the segments; highlighting all of the clips I want to change; and then clicking "Reset Warp Markers". This option will show up in the sample display portion (What you see when you click a segment and see its wave form below) when multiple segments of different "Seg. BPM" values are selected. In simple list form this will look something like:

    1. Drag samples into desired clip spots.
    2. If you don't see the "Clip View" box, double click a clip to make it appear, or click the arrow at the bottom right of the screen. 
    3. Set the Master Tempo to the desired tempo for all clips you want to change by either typing directly into the master Tempo box at the top left and pressing Enter OR, as I do, play a scene with the desired tempo and meter information already entered in, and stop it. (This can be found in 7.2 of Ableton's "Session View" Instruction.) The latter sets the master tempo for you. Either works just fine. If you don't know what I'm talking about, just edit the Master Tempo for now. 
    4. Highlight all the clips you want to change. 
    5. Click "Reset Warp Markers". If you don't get this option in your Clip View box, then change one of your Clip's Segment BPM to a random value. It could be the case that Ableton detected and assigned all the clips as the same tempo, even if it's not accurate for your application. Basically, if all the clips have the same segment tempo, this option won't show. 

    Hope this helps. 

    1 year ago | 0 comments

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