Watch How To Transform Xbox 360 Controller Into Incredible MIDI Controller

If you have an Xbox 360 (wired or wireless) controllers and enjoy making music then you're about to be very happy indeed. Here's how to turn it into a MIDI controller  for software or MIDI hardware.  

This video from the talented people at Ocean Swift Synthesis (better known for their software synth and effect plugins) have put a video out there showing how to use Microsoft’s Xbox 360 controller as a fully fledged MIDI controller for your DAW or MIDI hardware.

Jump to 12:20 for an actual sound demonstration inside Ableton Live.

You can grab the files from your user area on their website or find out more under Products > Sound Banks & Controllers.

If you’ve ever thought about mapping an Xbox 360 controller to control music then this 15 minute video needs your attention. Oh, and there’s instructions for both Mac OS and Windows PC users.

Ocean Swift Xbox 360 Controller software. 


Rounik is the Executive Editor for Ask.Audio & macProVideo. He's built a crack team of professional musicians and writers to create one of the most visited online resources for news, review, tutorials and interviews for modern musician and producer. As an Apple Certified Trainer for Logic Pro Rounik has taught teachers, professional... Read More


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