Live 6 LE Launched

Ableton introduce a Lite version for beginners      22/08/07

Live 6 LE Launched

Ableton has announced the release of Live 6 LE, a new member of the Ableton product line that they say makes Live's unique, inspiring workflow available to beginning and hobbyist musicians. The believe that Live 6 LE is a first step into the world of computer music that anyone can afford - an easy to use, professional-grade music-making solution for recording, songwriting, producing, remixing and DJing.
Live 6 LE is built on the same fundamental concepts as Live 6. Offering most of Live's pro features, Ableton say that the LE version gives musicians hassle-free access to tools that will help shape their musical ideas into creative works.
  • Studio-quality recording up to 32-bit/192 kHz
  • Sixty-four audio tracks and unlimited MIDI tracks per project
  • 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*
  • Support for VST and AU effects and instruments*
  • Real-time time-stretching and warping of AIFF, WAV, Ogg Vorbis, FLAC and MP3 files for DJing and instant remixing
  • Multicore and multiprocessor support
Also included:
  • Sampled instruments: Essential Instruments Collection LE Edition by SONiVOX (boxed version only)
  • Loops and construction kits: Unnatural Selection by Puremagnetik (boxed version only)
  • A wide selection of presets for Live 6 LE's instruments and effects
  • Extensive built-in step-by-step tutorials
* Live 6 LE is limited to twelve simultaneous built-in audio effects, eight built-in instruments, two AU/VST effects and two AU/VST instruments per project. Pricing and Availability:
Live 6 LE is available right now at stores and the Ableton webshop for EUR 169/USD 199 (boxed version).
The download version is available from the Ableton webshop for EUR 129/USD 149.
Live 6 LE users who wish to purchase Live 6 will soon have the opportunity to upgrade at a special discount. More information:

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