Jitter in Ableton - On demand



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Level: Intermediate

Cycling 74’s Jitter offers a vast playground of programming opportunities to create your own visual devices. In this workshop you will build your own visual device that utilizes a audio signals to manipulate imaginary. This workshop aims to provide you with suitable skills to begin exploring the jitter environment.

Session Learning Outcomes

By the end of this session a successful student will be able to:

  • Discover the basics of the Jitter framework.

  • Explore options for analysing audio signals to gather data to control visuals

  • Deploy objects suitable for making visuals

  • Apply processes from data acquired from audio signals to control visuals.

  • Apply UI elements and save into a Max For Live device.

Session Study Topics

  • The jitter landscape
  • Audio analysis
  • Using visual objects
  • Control visual objects
  • UI & M4L devices


  • A computer and internet connection

  • A good working knowledge of computer systems

  • An basic awareness of audio processing

  • Good familiarity with MSP

  • Access to a copy of Max 8 (i.e. trial or full license) or Live Suite (M4L)

About the workshop leader

Ned Rush aka Duncan Wilson is a musician, producer and performer. He's most likely known best for his YouTube channel, which features a rich and vast quantity of videos including tutorials, software development, visual art, sound design, internet comedy, and of course music.