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Modules & Palettes

The 'Modules & Palettes' tab can an be found and enabled within Settings > Modules & Palettes.


The modules section allows for optional modules to be enabled and disabled as required. When transfering workspaces between devices, Ctrl will attempt to enable optional modules, where required. Workspaces that contain disabled modules will display 'Module Disabled'.

ButtonsButtons that allow control with single or multiple touches
SlidersSliders that allow control with a variable value
SteppersSteppers that allow control with a set of values
CrossfadersCrossfade that allow control with a variable value from a central point
PositionControls that provide dimensional or axis parameters
AudioControls that provide audio playback and control
VideoControls that provide video playback and control
Special ButtonsButtons with special parameters or activation types
GlobalGlobal control of system parameters and special types
Linear Controls--------
InterfaceInterface controls allow navigation and interaction with the interface and workspace
DescriptorsDescriptors allow for information to be added your workspace
Network ToolsUseful modules for viewing and testing network connected devices
SpotifyControl Spotify playback, playlists and volume. Spotify Premium required
ENTTECControl ENTTEC's ELM software with dedicated modules
MADRIXControl MADRIX software with dedicated modules


Palettes are made up on 14 themes which define a background colour, border colour and font colour

Ctrl for iPad comes with a standard set of palettes which provide a three colour sets. Additional colour palettes can be created using the in app builder or imported from other devices.

Palette files use the .cpl file extension, older .palette file have been deprecated as of version 2.0.0.

For more information about custom colour palettes, see Modules & Palettes