Adding more colors to your Ableton Collections is easy once you know how.
This feature has been welcomed by producers from around the world.
Adding colors is a great way to organize your samples, files, plugins, and VST’s.
Start by opening collections by hovering over Collections, till you see the Edit button appear.
Once your done choosing how many colors you want to add into your favorites collection.
Just click done!
By default, the colors are named by their color Yellow = Yellow and so on.
You can rename the colors in your collection in Ableton with Ctrl (or Cmd on Mac) + R or you can select the color you want to edit and use the Edit Button at the top of Ableton
This will let you rename that color that is better suited for you.
This is great for sounds, samples, VST’s, loops or whatever you find yourself looking for.
Add your favorites to a color, such as most-used audio plugins or VST’s
Now that you have changed the name of the colors to something that works for your workflow…
Let’s add some things to the collections.
First, find what you want to add to your favorites.
Right-Click on the sample, VST, loop, or plug-in, you wish to add to your Ableton Collection color by clicking on it. You can also use the number on the keyboard for a shortcut, Orange = 2, Yellow = 3, and Green = 4, and so on.
The file you added will now show up in your Ableton Collections for easier access next time you are looking for it.
This can be a great way to save a sample that you like and want to use in the future but do not want to use in your song you are currently working on.
You are all set now to add colors and samples for faster access to your favorite files.
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