Customizing the Metronome sound

  • Live Versions: All
  • Operating System: All

In Live 10 you can choose from three different Metronome sounds; Classic, Click and Wood. Open the Metronome settings by clicking the pull-down to change the sound:

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In case you you prefer to replace the default audio files with your own, follow these instructions:

Mac:

  • Show Package Contents with a right /-ctrl click on the Live application in Finder.
  • Open Contents/App-Resources/Misc/Metronome/Samples/ - find the files “Metronome.wav” and “MetronomeUp.wav”.
  • Rename your “MetronomeUp.wav” and “Metronome.wav” to “MetronomeUpBackup.wav”/“MetronomeBackup.wav” (keep these files if you want to change them back later).
  • Name your own Metronome sounds to “Metronome.wav” and “MetronomeUp.wav” and paste them into the above mentioned folder.
  • If you want the original Metronome sounds back, delete your custom sounds and rename the backup files (by removing “Backup” from the names).

Windows:

  • Find the original Metronome sounds here:
  • Rename your “MetronomeUp.wav” and “Metronome.wav” to “MetronomeUpBackup.wav”/“MetronomeBackup.wav” (keep these files if you want to change them back later).
  • Name your own Metronome sounds to “Metronome.wav” and “MetronomeUp.wav” and paste them into the above mentioned folder.
  • If you want the original Metronome sounds back, delete your custom sounds and rename the backup files (by removing “Backup” from the names).