Ableton is pleased to announce Able10 - a season of special
offers and giveaways to celebrate 10 years of Ableton. To mark the occasion, and as a special thank you, Ableton has put
together a package of special offers, new products and birthday
* Free Live Packs
For Live 8 and Suite 8 users: Ableton is giving away 10 free Live
Packs from Ableton artists - songs and sounds from 10 truly
innovative artists including Múm, Apparat, Thavius Beck, Swayzak
and Junie Morrison (formerly of the Ohio Players). These Live
Packs are a rare opportunity to delve inside real songs by real
artists and see how these guys work their Live mojo.
* 20% off Live 8 and Suite 8, including upgrades
During Able10, Ableton Live 8 and Suite 8 are up to 20% cheaper.
This discount offer applies to new licenses and upgrades, so both
new and existing customers can benefit.
* Introducing: Ableton Live Intro
Ableton Live Intro is out now. The newest member of the Ableton
family provides the best of Ableton Live at an unbeatable price -
around USD 99/EUR 99. The perfect starting place for new
producers, DJs and songwriters and a smart way for experienced
musicians to inject Ableton Live's innovative features into their
current audio software setup. See below for more details about
* Free upgrade to Intro for LE users
Ableton is offering Live LE users a special Able10 bonus: a
completely free upgrade to Live Intro.
* Max for Live news
Good news for those eagerly awaiting Max for Live - we are
pleased to announce that it will be released on
November 23, 2009. Beta testing has started, details are
available on the Ableton website.
Max for Live will be available at the Ableton web shop. Pricing
will be around USD 299/EUR 249 for Ableton Live 8 users,
additional discounts will be available for users who also own
* Live Lite 8 is out now
Live Lite users can get a free upgrade to Live Lite 8, the latest
version with numerous improvements, updates and an inspiring
All offers are available at www.ableton.com/able10
Discount offers are valid from November 4, 2009 to
January 15, 2010. Full terms and conditions for these offers are
available on the Ableton website.
MORE ABOUT ABLETON LIVE INTRO
Ableton just relesed Live Intro, which offers Live's essential features for only $99
Ableton Live Intro provides the essentials of Ableton Live at an
unbeatable price. For both talented newcomers and seasoned
professionals, Live Intro has got what it takes for writing
songs, making beats, recording, remixing, DJing and performing
music live on stage.
For those just starting out, Live Intro's fluid workflow,
real-time audio manipulation and an impressive 7 GB audio content
package provide a smart step into the world of music production
and digital DJing.
For established DJs and producers, Live Intro provides
studio-quality sound and an opportunity to plug Live's renowned
composition and performance features into any digital audio setup
via ReWire. Live Intro is effectively a whole new way to write
and perform for less than the price of a plug-in.
* Multitrack recording up to 32-bit/192 kHz
* Powerful and creative MIDI sequencing of software and
* Advanced warping and real-time time-stretching
* Nondestructive editing with unlimited undo
* Supports AIFF, WAV, MP3, Ogg Vorbis and FLAC files
* Full ReWire support; runs as Slave or Master
* Top-grade content package with loops and beats from premium
* 500 built-in Instrument Racks and Drum Racks plus Simpler
(a sampler) and Impulse (a virtual drum machine)
* 200 built-in audio and MIDI effects
* Powerful groove engine; apply and extract grooves in real
* VST and AU support; automatic plug-in delay compensation
* Simple MIDI mapping plus instant mapping for selected
* Single-screen user interface for simple, creativity-focused
* Multicore and multiprocessor support
* 7 GB of instruments, beats and loops (in the boxed version
of Live Intro, the download version includes a 1 GB
* "Construction Kits" - practical song/track templates
* Built-in interactive lessons
* Printed Getting Started Guide in English, French, German or
Japanese (box only)
* Localized software menus, tutorials and PDF reference
manuals in English, Spanish, French, German and Japanese
More information, including a detailed feature comparison between
Live Intro and the full version of Ableton Live, is available at:
Live Intro is available as a boxed product and as a download from
music retailers worldwide and in the Ableton web shop. Pricing is
around USD 99/EUR 99.
Ableton makes Ableton Live, a unique product for writing,
recording and performing music with a computer. Since the company
started in 1999, Ableton has attracted an extensive and highly
committed community of musicians, composers, and DJs worldwide.
The company HQ is in Berlin, there is another smaller office in
New York. Ableton has about 100 employees at the moment, spread
across both offices. The company has received outstanding press,
awards and customer feedback since the unveiling of Live in
Ableton Live is software for making music; for composition,
songwriting, recording, production, DJing, remixing and live
performance. Live's nonlinear, intuitive flow, alongside powerful
real-time editing and flexible performance options, make it a
unique studio tool and a favorite with live performers. Ableton
Live is the choice for those who would rather be "making music"
than just "using music software."