Device Details


Name | Version: Automation Capture 1.0
Author: SimonR
Device Type: MIDI Effect
Description: Use this device to automatically create automation breakpoints of various MIDI data in your clips.

Automation Capture stores the last values of CCs and/or keyswitch notes played on your track before recording, and then sends all those values again when you start recording in order to create breakpoints as well as KS trigger notes. This can save a big amount of unnecessary time when the state of some controls weren’t stored because they weren't moved during the recording.

NB : You need to put this device in a MIDI track and have your instruments pick up the MIDI input from that track in order to have the information stored in your MIDI clips.

CC Min-Max : Select the range of CC numbers for which you want to store values

CC Repeat Interval : those values can be sent at a repeated time interval. A small nudge (Nudge button) might be necessary to create new breakpoints each time.

KS Min-Max : Select the range of notes used as keyswitches. MIDI Capture will trigger the last played KS when the clip starts recording.

KS Repeat Interval : The KS can also be triggered repeatedly at the specified time interval.

Latch : The KS note can be sustained indefinitely.

Clear : Manually clear all stored values. Automation Capture automatically clears all data every time you arm a track.


Live Version Used: 10.1.18
Max Version Used: 8.1.5
Date Added: Apr 04 2021 01:11:45
Date Last Updated: Jun 15 2023 14:13:56
Downloads: 394
License: None
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Device File: Automation Capture.amxd


Thank You Simon! works fine, and I must say it's a shame that Ableton Live don't do what this thing do out of the box, it will save me so much time when recording
I changed the repeat interval in the inspector to meet my needs (0.01)... by the way you have put an exponent that constrain the intervals values at 0.5 or 10, intermediate values won't work unless you put back the exponent value from "4." to "1." in the inspector...
I can't get this to work. Is this supposed for session view?
Please explain this again Simon. I cant seem to get it to work.
The description pretty much says it all. You need to put this device on a MIDI track and then set the input of your various instrument tracks to that MIDI track (with Automation Capture in it) in order to get the MIDI messages when you record.

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