Compositor Software FAQ

These are Frequently Asked Questions for Compositor Software products. This section consists of basic guides for using the software beyond the manual description.

How to feed MDL12 Max for Live with Compositor Pro v2 signal on Windows?

  1. Install Compositor Pro v2;
  2. Start Compositor 2.0.6 once with admin privileges;
  3. Choose a ReWire option in Setup window;
  4. Close the software;
  5. Open up Compositor 2.0.6 again;
  6. Open up Ableton Live 9;
  7. Select Compositor 2.0.6 as an input on Ableton Live 9 audio channel;
  8. Press start in Compositor 2.0.6;
  9. Press start button in Ableton Live 9;
  10. Both programs play in sync with Ableton Live 9 tempo;
  11. Put the MDL12 Max for Live on the audio channel you feed with Compositor 2.0.6;
  12. Start processing of Compositor 2.0.6 output with MDL12 Max for Live;
  13. Press stop button to listen to feedback.

Are these all standalone devices within M4L?

There are four standalone devices available through the Compositor Software Web Shop. They are: Compositor Pro v1, Compositor Pro v2, SASER and Compositor v3 Hypervisor Radio Shack. SASER and Compositor are also available as Max for Live devices.

Compositor v3 Hypervisor Radio Shack hosts six instruments in one standalone for Windows x64. They are: RTC8k holographic radar, N9000, TC25, AI-RT1024, FF8 and SASER.

RTC8k holographic radar is for sale together with Compositor v3 rack as one product. All the other devices should be bought for Compositor v3 rack separately.
For example, if you buy N9000 Max for Live device, the N9000 serial number is also suitable for standalone Compositor v3 rack.

This way a modular structure achieved such as Eurorack modules for example inside one 19″ rack, but all of them are virtual machines.

To sum up Max for Live license for the N9000, TC25, AI-RT1024, FF8 and SASER gives access to Compositor v3 modules inside Hypervisor Radio Shack rack. Buying them you get Max for Live device and serial number, which is cross platform.

How to install Compositor Software standalone products on Mac OS X if you run into unidentified developer problem?

Here what you need to do if you run into unidentified developer problem during opening Compositor Software standalone applications for a first time on Mac OS X (since Mountain Lion 10.7):

The function, which prevents you from opening Compositor Software applications is the Gatekeeper introduced in Mac OS X 10.7. Gatekeeper options are found in Apple menu > System Preferences… > Security & Privacy > General tab under the header “Allow applications downloaded from:” set it to Anywhere.

Then copy Compositor Software application to Applications folder from the provided .dmg file.