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Name/Version: APC FX Sequencer by Mark Egloff 1.0
Author: marktakeshi  
Description: The FX Sequencer turns your APC into a Effects Sequencing Machine that lets you use up to 8 Audio-Effects to generate sound effect patterns that range from subtle variation to extremely glitchy sounds.

To use the APC FX-Sequencer, simply load the device onto an Audio track. The APC FX-Sequencer automatically configures your connected APC40 or APC20.

Then, add up to 8 Audio-Effects directly to the right side of the APC FX-Sequencer device. The APC FX-Sequencer automatically recognizes the added Audio-Effects.

Finally, add some audio-loop and launch it.

After connecting, the top four rows of the APC's button matrix toggle 32 steps of the currently selected Audio-Effect, while the clip stop buttons allow you to switch between the different Audio-Effects. Many of the APC's other controls are also reconfigured. The "?" button launches built-in documentation that details how everything works.

You can find a first Introduction-Video for the APC FX Sequencer AkaiProEU's Youtube-Channel:

Special thanks to Akai Professional and Shane Hazleton for their support! Visit the official APC-website @

Also, check out the following APC devices:
- APC Step Sequencer:
- Beat Indexer by Shane Hazleton Akai Professional:

Device Details

Downloads: 7158
Tags sequencer, effect, utility, glitch, other, hardware
Live Version Used: 8.2.3
Max Version Used: 5.1.8
Date Added: Aug 30 2011 08:22:08
Date Last Updated: Sep 14 2011 05:50:09
Average Rating (3) 5
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Device Type: audio_device
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Device Files

Device File: APC FX Sequencer by Mark Egloff.alp


Nice one!
Be great if the other step sequencer had 32 steps as well.

sorry meant 32 speed like this one. ;)

Wow! very good device. thx!!!!!

my device nuber ONE!!!! big big thank!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

Awesome device for APC users. Thank you!

FYI: AkaiProEU just uploaded a first introduction video on their Youtube-Channel:

does someone want to make one similar for we poor guys with the launchpad????

Do I miss something or is there nothing like a knob to adjust the intensity of the sequenced parameter?

Yes, for the sake of simplicity I decided not to add this feature in V1 of the FX sequencer. I really wanted to keep this a simple On/Off, Dry/Wet sequencer.

But if you are not the only one that asks for this feature, I will implement it in one of the next updates.

As a workaround for the moment, just wrap the single effect into an Effect Rack and assign the Makro to the parameter you want to control. Then you can set the Min and Max Values in the Macro-Settings.

great app! i would like to second the request for more than just a simple on/off.. would love to be able to set the values the on/off toggles between or maybe even a high/medium/low (like how you did 127 values in your other seq)

Great patch! Had so much fun with this, made a silly video

Thanks again!

Nice video bodo!

I hope other users will also post some videos showing how they use the APC FX / Step Sequencer.

One small advice which is also mentioned in the manual: If you use Audio Effects that buffer audio like the 1st and 3rd effect in your video, choose to control the "Dry/Wet" parameter, instead of the default "Device On" parameter, because most effects don't buffer audio while they are turned off.

Also, Beat Repeat does work much better if you control the parameter "Repeat" (and set "Chance" to 0%), which will allow you to control exactly when and how long the Beat Repeat effect should kick in.

Looking forward to seeing more videos from you!

this plug is not working for me properly. The plugin itself loads and is being recognized by the apc, but when I add more fx as described they are not shown in the fx sequencer. please help???

this plug is not working for me properly. The plugin itself loads and is being recognized by the apc, but when I add more fx as described they are not shown in the fx sequencer. please help???

Does this device not work with Live ver 8.2.5? Whenever I try to load it up, it says it's not compatible with my version of Live.

I've tested it with the newest version of Live (8.2.6.) and Max (5.1.9) and everything works fine.

Which Max-Version do you have installed?


Hi Mark,

Nice devices! Thanks a lot!

The only thing that doesn't work correctly for me is the "stop all clips row" when i'm using one of your devices and hit "shift + any led button on that row" it stops the sound but the sequencer light still running.

I'm using Live 8.2.6 + Max 6

Any clue on how to fix that?



This device did not work for me. The FX devices did not appear in the menues..

Same for me, the FX devices do not appear in the menu... The APC is responding right..


This is (almost) exactly what I was looking for. Is there a chance that this Sequencer will be cloned to LaunchPad?

i think it doesn't work with live 9.1.2 anymore can u update it?







can u update this to work with the current ableton?

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