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Can i turn my Iphone G3 into a midi controller for Ableton Live? Answered



6 years ago

You should check out iRig MIDI, it allows you to connect ANY midi device to your iOS device.

Use The App Touch OSC From The App Store its like a midi controller for anything you want you can also customize it

I looked and couldn't find an answer. But since you've got one of their 'phones you can message them.


Using MIDI from your phone is hard because the hardware isn't there. There are a number of iPhone applications that connect via WiFi or Bluetooth to Ableton. Just search the app store for Ableton. I've used TouchOSC and... another one that I can't remember the name of. There is a limitation. Since the control signals go through the network rather than direct wiring there can be a delay up to dozens of microseconds. This is fine for some things like controlling faders and triggering synchronized loops, but it can be murder if you're trying to lay down a drum track (for example.)