Trigger MIDI CC/Note in Live like CV

are there any ways to use an audio track to trigger a Midi CC/Note in Live, sort of like a CV?


DonDraper 4 years ago | 0 comments

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  • cutwithflourish
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    I guess there are two different things you want to do:

    1. Trigger a note when a signal is above/below/crosses a certain threshold
    2. Generate a MIDI CC from the envelope of a signal

    For the first point, Max for Live would certainly let you build something like this, but I couldn't find anything ready made.

    For the second, I found a device on ( and a metering plug-in from Blue Cat that also does it (

    4 years ago | 0 comments
  • wehkah
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    Check Max for Live and you will have various tools for doing that.

    4 years ago | 0 comments
  • DonDraper
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    That envelope follower from Maxforlive is genius! But, its not routable to a midi CC though. The Blue Cats peak meter is a good find. 

    4 years ago | 0 comments

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