MacBook Pro’s Touch Bar app has a new addition set to expand producers’ use pATCHES, a third party site that provides users with free sample packs, recording advice, Live-centric production tips, and more. Their latest fering is a free preset that gives users access to a variety shortcuts on the Touch Bar, including a save button for new track versions, a shortcut for adding new audio, MIDI and return tracks, mute track buttons, time controls, and a hide the browser button.
pATCHES’ development for the Touch Bar is a first for Ableton Live. “Ableton Live has not yet received any ficial support for the Touch Bar, so we at pATCHES put together this collection icons, shortcuts, and macros to take advantage the adaptable portion your keyboard,” pATCHES notes in a statement on its new app.
Those seeking to install the Touch Bar addition will need pATCHES’ preset and the . The preset is free, but BetterTouchTool will require users to dig into their wallets after its initial 45-day free trial. The license inevitably required for BetterTouchTool costs $8.99 after the free trial.