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Midi Fighter Twister Script for Ableton (selected track)

Description and Instructions

Control Surface Studio from Remotify made this script possible without any coding required. It works great and it is super fun working on this build. You can edit this script to your own liking within the Control Surface Studio App (using the provided .json files) Check it out!

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This mapping consists of all four Midifighter Banks which are mapped to corner side buttons.


Upper-Left side button = Bank 1: Selected Track and 8 Macros


  • Track Navigation (Scroll)
  • Scene Navigation (Shift Encoder Scroll) (press Enter on your keyboard to trigger selected clip)
  • Track Volume-Mute-Solo-Arm-Pan-Sends
  • 8 Macros (Parameters)
  • Device Navigation (Prev/Next)


Upper-Right side button = Bank 2: 16 Macros


  • 16 Macros (Parameters)
  • Track Navigation (center side buttons)
  • Device Navigation


Lower-Left side button = Bank 3: Not assigned


  • User Map (feel free to assign any functions via the MIDI button in this bank)


Lower-Right side button = Bank 4: Twisted Gratification effects


  • Track Navigation (Scroll)
  • Scene Navigation (Shift Encoder Scroll)
  • Twisted Gratification Effects!
  • FX Kill Switch
  • Mouse Emulation Rotary Encoder ( macOS only feature)


Installation Guides and Infographics are included in download. Choose either Mac or PC version and follow all steps.

Also, included is the Ableton Project with custom mapped effect devices and a couple of loops to test effects right away.


If you need support or have ideas for other cool mappings for Ableton, let me know.

Problem downloading or other issues? Let us know on the forum.
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Comments for v0.1.1
1forschillerstrasse 2 months ago
hey thanks for the great work. only thing that's weird for me is that on bank 1 the 1-8 control the macros 9-16. any idea what's happening there (ableton11)?
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Stewe 2 months ago

It is Control Surface Studio issue - a known bug. Definitely removing this until it's fixed by Remotify.

Ryan McAleb 3 months ago
Works great, any chance you could add a way to switch banks of device parameters? 16 is great but 32 or 64 device controls would be amazing.
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Stewe 2 months ago

Parameter banking does not work properly, it is Control Surface Studio bug.

benleavez 4 months ago
It does the weirdest thing for me. The Bank 1 device parameters control the 1,2,3,4,5,6,7,8 ableton device macros but the led lights responses to the 9,10,11,12,13,14,15,16 ableton device macros. So when I click on a device like and Audio Effect Rack the led lights show the wrong value. Very nice script tho! Would be nice to solve this problem.
benleavez 4 months ago

*** I'm on Ableton Live 11... Also the 8th knob of Bank 2 controls the Send1 function not the device parameter.

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Stewe 4 months ago

Thank you for reporting this. I was able to duplicate the issue with LED feedback on Macro knobs there is an issue with Parameter Banking inside CSS application - currently it is displaying both parameter banks and that's the reason why you are seeing macros 9-16 displayed on macros 1-8. I will delete the parameter banking until it's fixed by Remotify. The other issue with Send I couldn't duplicate at my end, need more info there.

Bryan 3 months ago

Really great job on the setup. Do you happen to know if Remotify fixed the LED issue with the parameter banks?

Jérôme 7 months ago
It would be interesting to add in bank 2 the possibility of activating the random and new functions on the variations, as well as the navigation and the triggering of these variations.
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Stewe 7 months ago

I need to check it out. Thanks!

Filip 7 months ago
Love the script. I have one issue - On Bank 2 with 16 macros: The knob nr 1 and 9 seem to be connected and knob nr 1 takes over the values of the knob nr 9. It doesn't happen in Live, but on the MFT. Here's an example: I move to 16 macros, the knob nr 1 will synchronize the value to the knob nr 9. So if I move the knob one the value in Live will jump, because it doesn't reflect the right value. Then if I move the knob nr 9, the value in live on macro nr 1 stays as it should, but the led indicator on MFT sync to the knob nr 9. So if I use the knob nr 1 again, it will jump again in Live. Hope it makes sense! I know it's kind of convoluted. Any ideas, how to fix it? All the best!
Filip 7 months ago

Okay. I figured out the problem. So I changed the colors of the knobs in Bank 2. It appears, that if you change the color of knob 1, this bizzare behaviours starts. If you don't - everything is fine. :)

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Stewe 7 months ago

Glad you resolved it! Yeah it is best not to mess with midifighter settings. You can always reload the .mfs file though. Thanks!