We previewed it in our video footage from the AES show in New York and now Ableton Live 7 is with us. It renews the core of Live with enhancements to the audio engine, new and improved devices, better MIDI timing and hardware integration. Ableton tell us that they have also included the most-requested features and much more. Version 7 marks the arrival of the new â€˜Drum Rackâ€™ which Ableton say streamlines beat production, bringing endless creative possibilities to beat lovers.
Ableton Suite combines Ableton Live with a collection of Ableton instruments. The download version of Ableton Suite includes Live 7, Sampler, Operator, Electric, Analog, Tension and Drum Machines. The boxed version of Ableton Suite additionally includes the Essential Instrument Collection 2 and Session Drums.
New Ableton Instruments
- Session Drum
- Drum Machines
- Essential Instrument Collection 2
Pricing and Availability:
- New users can purchase the full version of Ableton Live 7 starting at EUR 419/USD 499.
- Owners of Live 1-6, Live LE and Live Lite can upgrade to Ableton Live 7 starting at EUR 99/USD 119.
- New users can purchase the full version of Ableton Suite starting at EUR 649/USD 799.
- Owners of Live 1-6, Live LE and Live Lite can upgrade to Ableton Suite starting at EUR 299/USD 339.
- For Recent Live 6 Purchases: All users who buy and unlock their Live 6 or Live 6 upgrade between October 1, 2007 and January 31, 2008 are eligible for a free download upgrade to Ableton Live 7, plus special upgrade offers on Ableton Suite.