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Ableton Tutorial: Hacking Live via Options.txt

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I found a cool trick to reveal a number of hidden functions, features & parameters in Ableton Live!

It turns out Ableton has hidden a few parameters in Live. They lie dormant, waiting… for you to do what I will show you in this tutorial.

There are a number of parameters to be activated, but I am only going to show you one. I am going to show you how to add “Map to Siblings” & “Copy Value…

7 Comments on Ableton Tutorial: Hacking Live via Options.txt

  1. Is it possible to change the font and/or fontsize of the browse menu? If yes, how to do it? Thx John

  2. can we add more tracks to the lite version? (i wont tell anyone) : )

  3. -ShowDeviceSlots

  4. where can i find a full list of these hacks?? thank you!!

  5. Great video! Copy Value to Siblings shows up for me, Map to All Siblings does not. I'm on a Mac, do I need to add an additional command to the code? Thanks!

    EDIT: Solved by using another text editor to create the .txt file. Native OS X Text Editor save files as .rtf, converting the file type to .txt will not work in this use case. Use a text editor that saves as .txt.

  6. Hi Joshua, do you know how to this on a Mac? Thanks

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