macro controls on drum kits disappeared

With Ableton Live 8 suite I used to have lots of presets of drum kits with nice macro controls.

After installing Live 9 I still have the same drum kit presets (and more) but none of them have the macro controls. The presets are complete kits, but no macro controls programmed.

I'm not happy! Now it takes me a lot more time (of macro control mapping) to start with a nice kit to play around. Is there anyway to get the preset macro controls back?


martenmeij 4 years ago | 0 comments

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  • m.nowakowski
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    Currently, the only option to get back the macro controls that were present in the earlier versions of Ableton Live is to install the legacy versions of Drum Machines. On the download page ( you can choose to download the Live 8 version, once you install it everything will turn up under "Packs"; once there you browse to the drum machine of you choice and under presets>instruments>drum rack>kit you will find the macro controlled drum kits that you are asking for.

    Good luck! /Martin

    4 years ago | 0 comments

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