Super easy – just select ‘remap your controller’ from the main menu, and follow the instructions.
This method can be used to map an unknown device and also to customize your existing controller layout. You can even turn an 8x8 controller into a 4x4.
Time to get your hack on.
Doing it this way requires you to edit a JSON file to set up the new template – just be aware that correct punctuation matters! Some editors (like TextEdit on OS X) can mess with the quotation marks if you’re not careful, so run your template through JSONLint to double check it when done :)
When configuring pads keep in mind they are in this format – ”Pad<row><column>”.
So the bottom left is Pad11, then Pad12, Pad13, Pad14; the next row is Pad21, Pad22, Pad 23, Pad 24… and so on.
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You can play it with your computer keyboard, but it is a much better experience with access to a MIDI keyboard, pad controller, or MIDI drum kit.
These MIDI devices are connected: