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Ableton Live 10 Launches with Flagship Wavetable Synth, New Sound Library & Workflow Improvements - EMusician
Live 10 also introduces new effects devices and improvements to Max for Live and Push 2 hardware integration.

Berlin, Germany, February 6, 2018 - Ableton Live 10 is now available at Ableton.com and at retailers worldwide. The new Live 10 delivers four bold new devices, workflow refinements and a re-designed sound library. Live 10 also brings new functionality and high-res visualizations to Push. Plus, Max technology is now fully integrated into Live 10 Suite for faster, more stable performance.

Some of the new features in Live 10 include:

New instruments and effects

Ableton Live 10's Wavetable synthesizer.

Ableton Live 10's Wavetable synthesizer.

• Wavetable is Ableton’s latest synth—immediately playable with a vast sonic palette.

• Echo produces delay sounds from classic textures to soundscapes, wailing feedback and experimental atmospheres.

• Drum Buss is a one-stop workstation for drums, capable of adding subtle character or completely bending and breaking drums.

• Pedal brings the character of analog stomp boxes to Live with separate circuit-level models of overdrive, distortion and fuzz guitar pedals.

Workflow improvements

• Capture recalls an idea after it has been played and turns it into a MIDI clip with groove and feel intact.

• Multiple MIDI clip editing allows users to see the content of two or more clips in one detail view.

Work with multiple MIDI clips across multiple tracks within a single view

Work with multiple MIDI clips across multiple tracks within a single view

• Groups within groups allow for greater flexibility when mixing and improves Set organization even with lots of tracks and a detailed arrangement.

New ways to organize your sets. 

New ways to organize your sets. 

• A multitude of refinements including improvements to Arrangement View workflows, Browser Collections, I/O renaming, note chasing, and much more.

New library of sound
• Curated Collections capture the musical threads that tie together evolving styles and scenes

  • Four all-new Essential Instruments include synths, and multi-sampled electric keys and drums
  • Live 10’s Core Library gets a sonic upgrade with richer, more detailed sounds
  • Improvements to Push
    • A new step sequencing layout allows simultaneous note sequencing
    and real time playing.
    • MIDI note view allows navigation and refinement of the notes in a pattern in context directly on the Push display.
    • Richer visualization with more feedback of key Live devices including Wavetable, Echo, EQ Eight and Compressor
    • Workflow improvements to layouts, building and extending patterns, track arming and more
  • Max for Live
    • Deeper integration with Live 10 Suite means devices now load faster,
    use less CPU and feel more like Live’s native devices.
    • Sonically upgraded Drum Synths, improved modulation and mapping Devices and more
    • Multi-channel audio routing means mixing using multi-channel speaker setups is now possible
    • Max for Live devices can send and receive SysEx, allowing deeper access to external gear
Greater control over automation in Live 10.

Greater control over automation in Live 10.

Ableton Live 10 is available for purchase now from Ableton.com and at retailers.

  • Download versions of Ableton Live 10 cost
    79 EUR / 99 USD / 69 GBP for Live Intro,
    349 EUR / 449 USD / 319 GBP for Live Standard and 599 EUR / 749 USD / 539 GBP for Live Suite.
  • Boxed versions of Ableton Live 10 cost
    99 EUR / 99 USD / 89 GBP for Live Intro,
    399 EUR / 499 USD / 359 GBP for Live Standard and 649 EUR / 799 USD / 579 GBP for Live Suite.
Browser collections let you organize your favorite elements by color and name.

Browser collections let you organize your favorite elements by color and name.

Read the Live 10 release notes.
Try Ableton Live 10 free.

About Ableton

Ableton makes products for music makers to create, produce and perform music. These include Live, a software that combines traditional studio technologies with the freedom of working without a timeline; Push, a hardware instrument for hands- on playing and composing with Live; and Link, a technology that allows multiple devices to play in time together over a wireless connection.

Ableton was founded in 1999 by musicians in need of new creative tools. The first version of Live was released in 2001. The company is led by its founders from its headquarters in Berlin, and has additional offices in Los Angeles and Tokyo. About 300 people work at Ableton across the world.