Max for Live

Max for Live Building Tools

by Cycling '74

Max for Live Building Tools is a set of essential devices that open up the modular potential of Live. Effect, control, and radically reinvent your sounds and workflow.


Building Tools combines the 138 Max Devices from the original Live 8 "Building Blocks" and "API Tools" into one convenient package. It is devided into three categories:

From LFOs to complex multi-parameter mappings, use these to animate your controls, send to multiple Return tracks, sequence generative beats, and more.

Building Blocks
From staple effects like Overdrive and Chorus to more experimental offerings like CutHacker, Building Blocks is a set of essential effects that can easily be combined for complex sound sculpting.

More advanced than Building Blocks, Tools contains devices for spectral sound design, dynamics processing, EQ and more.

Please note: Max for Live Building Tools is free, but requires Max for Live.