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ATOM SQ: How to set up as a MIDI controller in Ableton Live 10

Published July 22, 2020


ATOM SQ features Native integration with Ableton Live 10.1.15 and up. This includes clip launching, transport control and plugin parameter editing from the hardware. To setup ATOM SQ as a Native MIDI controller device:

    • Connect your ATOM SQ to your computer via USB
    • Open Ableton Live version 10.1.15 or higher
    • Open the Preferences
      • On Windows click Options > Preferences
      • On Mac click Live > Preferences
    • Click Link MIDI from the left hand column
    • Click the Control Surface dropdown
    • Select ATOMSQ
    • On the same row, click the Input dropdown
    • Select ATM SQ
      • Do not select ATM SQ (Control)
    • On the same row, click the Output dropdown
    • Select ATM SQ
      • Do not select ATM SQ (Control)
    • The Studio One light on the ATOM SQ hardware should now turn blue and is now setup in Native mode


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