Ableton Live 7 LE

Ableton biedt een nieuwe laagdrempelige versie van hun LIVE software aan: Ableton LIVE LE. Ze heeft de belangrijkste features van Ableton Live 7 aan boord, met een paar beperkingen om de prijs te drukken. Live LE is beperkt tot twee simultane stereo inputs en outputs, twaalf ingebouwde audio effecten, acht ingebouwde instrumenten twee AU/VST effecten en twee AU/VST instrumenten per project. De prijs ligt via Ableton's webshop op 129,- €.


De features:

  • Studio-quality recording up to 32-bit/192 kHz*
  • Sixty-four audio tracks and unlimited MIDI tracks per project
  • Powerful and creative MIDI sequencing for software instruments
  • More than twenty built-in audio effects, including a host of creative delays, filters, distortions, studio compressors and EQs*
  • Two software instruments—Simpler for creative sample-based synthesis, and Impulse for dynamic, sampled drums*
  • VST and AU effects and instruments support; automatic plug-in delay compensation*
  • Real-time time-stretching and warping of AIFF, WAV, Ogg Vorbis, FLAC and MP3 files for DJing and instant remixing
  • Real-time tweaking of Live's controls with any MIDI controller—just
    MIDI-map it or choose from a list of popular supported controllers for
    instant mapping
  • Single-screen user interface for simple, creativity-focused operation
  • Multicore and multiprocessor support

Live 7 LE heeft de basiscompo,nenten aan boord om muziek te maken, inclusief:

  • Sampled instruments: Essential Instrument Collection 2 LE Edition by SONiVOX and ChocolateAudio (boxed version only)
  • Loops and construction kits by Puremagnetik (boxed version only)
  • A wide selection of presets for Live LE's instruments and effects
  • Extensive built-in step-by-step tutorials
  • Printed reference manual in English
  • Localized software menus, tutorials and PDF reference manuals available in English, Spanish, French, German and Japanese

De release is gepland in mei. Wie Live 6 LE koopt tussen april en juli 2008 krijgt de upgrade naar de nieuwe Live 7 LE gratis. Voor andere Live 6 gebruikers kost de upgrade 49,- € (download) of 79,- € (box).