Mad Zach's Handy Dandy Twister Ableton Device Control Script

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Description and Instructions

This is a simple Ableton Live Script to allow Twister's bottom 8 knobs in bank 4 control any live device, effect, effect chain, or instrument which is selected (with the "device focus" blue hand) in Ableton Live. I've used it only with Live 9 and Mac (though it should also work for Windows) – sorry Live 8 people.

It is a modification of the LPD 8 live script, nothing too complicated – enhancements/improvements are invited and encouraged!

To install, just unzip, and drop into the live scripts folder. You can find this folder (it is hidden sort of) by doing the following:

right/ctrl click the Ableton Application Icon > Show Package Contents, then Contents/App-Resources/MIDI Remote Scripts/

Once you've done that, restart Ableton, and load the script in the midi preferences, setting Twister as your in and out. If that is confusing... check out this article which explains how to install a custom live script:

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Comments for v0.1.0
daniel chalfon 4 months ago
how can i make it to map 16 knobs?
T 10 months ago
This is great. 8 faders are mapped to the current Live device, leaving many other encoders free to be mapped to whatever you want. Currently have this set up in conjunction with my MFT Diva map. Thanks Zach!!
Matthieu Inglese 12 months ago
Hey guys, does anybody know how to make a similar script with bitwig ? Thanks
dual citizen about 1 year ago
Thanks so much for this!
MFD about 1 year ago
Hello I cannot get this to work. Im on the latest version of Live and W10