How to Convert Voice to MIDI with OVox in Ableton Live

Last updated on: 3/23/2020 10:01:09 AM

Learn how to use the Waves OVox vocal synthesis / vocoder plugin to convert your vocal performances and recordings to MIDI notation in Ableton Live.

  1. Create a new audio track and record or import your vocal signal.
    Create a new audio track and record or import your vocal signal.
  2. Search OVox in your plugin list, and open it on the audio track.
    Search OVox in your plugin list, and open it on the audio track.
  3. In OVox, open up the “Synth Settings” tab and turn on ’MIDI OUT.’
    In OVox, open up the “Synth Settings” tab and turn on ’MIDI OUT.’
  4. Create a new MIDI track, and in its input choose the audio track.
    Create a new MIDI track, and in its input choose the audio track.
  5. Record arm the MIDI track and play audio trough the audio track.
    Record arm the MIDI track and play audio trough the audio track.
  6. Inside OVox, use ‘Tolerance” to control the density of the created MIDI notes. You can also use the Note Mapper to fit the notes into scales, generate chords & harmonies, or apply the built-in arpeggiator.
    Inside OVox, use ‘Tolerance” to control the density of the created MIDI notes.

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