Push Hacker

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Customize your Ableton Push Controller: Fastlane & Soundmanufacture teamed up to design a Max for Live Device (M4L) which enables you to have a faster access to individual features & customize Push 1 or 2 inside Ableton Live for your needs.

user manual add Push Hacker

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Push Hacker

Push Hacker 2 is built from ground up and brings a better performance and new & sofisticated features.
With Push Hacker 2 you are able to expand the features of Push 1 or Push 2 to your personal needs.

It enables you to manually re-assign any of Push’s features (buttons/rotaries/pitch bend/matrix pads) to any parameters in Live (audio effects/MIDI effects/Clips/ Clips slots/Mixer/Solo buttons etc.…)
whilst in ‘Note Mode’ or ‘Session Mode’

Push Hacker has been designed to address one of the most fundamental principle of live performance ‘You should avoid having to switch modes on your controller’s whilst playing live to get the
spontaneous feel you’d get from an acoustic instrument’


  • map buttons & dials to any parameters
  • move the clip grid
  • select individual tracks
  • Solo Tracks
  • recording & playing clips
  • draw curves for dlider parameters

assign a Function

map Parameters

draw Curves

Scratch Device

The Skrätch Device comes free with Push Hacker and it enables you to get Scratch Effects with your Touchstrip of Ableton Push.
It’s easy to set up. Just insert the Skrätch Device inside the MAster Track and inside Push Hacker you have to assign the Skrätch Device on the Touchstrip.


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Metamind showing how to integrate Push Hacker into an Ableton Live Set

Reviews (Push Hacker 2)

Sonic Bloom

The first thing I noticed is that Push Hacker 2 seems more intuitive to use than the first version and it offers you even more ways to hack your Push 1 or 2.


“The user interface of Push Hacker 2 is very nice, too. You can see exactly which functions are assigned to each button or knob. The assignments work via dragging and dropping parameters to the on-screen Push controller.”

Gearnews.com 01/2021

“First up, for Push 2 and Push 1 owners, there’s the incredible Push Hacker 2. It’s really the advanced Push editor Ableton forgot.
Built by M4L device maker Soundmanufacturer in collaboration with French audio tutorial platform Fastlane, Push Hacker 2 is a wonder.”


Listed as one of the 12 best Max for Live Devices in 2023

Musictech 01/2023

Reviews (Push Hacker 1)

Ein übersichtlicher Workflow ist die Basis für eine gelungene Live Perfor- mance. Dabei ist das Umschalten zwischen Menüs oder Modi und auch das Scrollen durch Parameter-Reihen hinderlich. Hierbei unterstützt Sie das Max for Live Device Push Hacker von Soundmanufacture & Fastlane ganz hervorragend …

Beat Magazine 04/2020

Ta sama firma, ale zupełnie inny program, za który programiści z Soundmanufacture powin- ni zgarnąć Nobla w dziedzinie gier studyjnych. Zgodnie z nazwą Push Hacker umożliwia „zhako- wanie” Pusha i przypisanie dowolnego przycisku albo pokrętła do wybranej funkcji.

Estrada i Studio 01/2020

Push Hacker by Fastlane and Soundmanufacture aims to remedy this by allowing you to create customs mappings inside the Note or Session modes on Push. it is a Max for Live MIDI effect and works with both Push and Push 2. Any Push control can be reassigned to any parameter in Live while in Session or Note mode.

Sonicbloom 02/2020

System Requirements

Ableton Live Suite 9/10/11 with Max for Live 8.1 / Ableton Live Standart with an Max for Live License / Push 1 or Push 2 (it’s not compatible with Push 3)

To install Max for Live Devices please read the FAQ