Our Products are generally provided as Zip file downloads which in all cases will need to be extracted and saved to your hard drive prior to installation. Details on the different file type provided and what to do with them are below.
.alp Files – These are Ableton Live Packs and will install directly into the Packs Section of the browser of Ableton Live. When you double click on them you will see a pop up window asking you to confirm that installation is ok as the files are described as “Legacy”. This is fine and you are ok to proceed, the packs are created using the format for an earlier version of Live and so remain compatible with the current version.
.amxd files – These are individual MaxforLive Devices and can be stored anywhere on your hard drive. We’d advise creating a folder for them and then adding that folder as a location within the Places section of Lives Browser.
Control Surface Scripts – Please refer to the individual User Guides provided with your download, an abridged version of the installation will be shown further down this page.
ClyphX Pro – Please refer directly to the manual and installation video for this specific product.
Novation Circuit Packs – These are provided as individual Sysex Files and as a complete bank file. All are to be installed using a version of the Circuit Editor and not via Novations Components back up utility.
PLEASE NOTE: WHILST COMPATIBLE WITH LIVE 11 THIS DEVICE WILL NOT FUNCTION WITH MAC’S USING THE SILICON CHIP
Originally released under the Amazing Noises moniker, apeSoft has now found its home here with us in the Isotonik Collective. We’ve taken their critically acclaimed devices Density & Pulsaret and updated them for Live 9 & 10!
Pulsaret 2 is a new interactive real-time tool for asynchronous/synchronous prototypes granular synthesis.
Pulsaret 2 implements a wide range of time-domain varieties of granular synthesis: glisson, grainlet, trainlet pulsar etc… Sound disintegration, pulverizer, sampled envelope “convolution”, dynamic draw envelope/ shape, interpolation-transitions and Hyper Vectorial pads they simplify the creation of incredible sound objects.
The Matrix & LFO provide a powerful way to connect one parameter with a dependent parameter/s, implementing all grainlets kind.
Density Instrument and Density FX, implement respectively a polyphonic sound file granulator (wav, aiff or mp3) and a polyphonic live-buffer granulator.
Density is real-time software designed especially for LIVE asynchronous granular synthesis and sound file granulation.
It’s a genuine granular playground able to generate a wide range of usual and not so usual effects: time/pitch shifting, time/pitch jittering, intricate textures, grain fountain/pulverizer, recording and manipulation of buffers, complex scrub pad exploration, dynamic envelope shape drawing and many more.
Besides the basic tools, even more advanced tools are available to control the grains!
You have smooth transitions (interpolation) between global presets (snapshots), you can navigate with hyperVectorial pads or/and sequence your snaps using the “snap rhythm improviser” which provides an unique & powerful way to generate incredible sound phrases.
All is packed in an optimized visually sharp interface, easy to use and access when fast improvising live or lazy composing in a studio.
apeSoft are Alessandro Petrolati & make up one half of the Amazing Noises team.
Currently working on bringing their amazing iOS apps to the VST Platform we’re proud to be the new home of their adventures in MaxforLive.