Ableton today officially released Live Version 10 - after a period of public beta testing. The new version of Live offers several new features and workflow enhancements. Users of Max For Live Devices are likely to see one of the major improvements due to tighter integration within Ableton Live 10 Suite - meaning Max For Live Devices will not only load faster, but require significantly less CPU.
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
599 EUR / 749 USD / 539 GBP for Live Suite.
Wavetable is a new synth.With a variety of waveforms derived from analog synths and a range of other instruments and sounds, as well as modeled analog filters, and, flexible modulation.
Echo delivers sounds from classic analog and digital textures to diffused soundscapes, wailing feedback and other experimental atmospheres.
Drum Buss is an all-in-one drum sculpting tool for adding warmth, adjusting transient response, injecting low end and more.
Pedal features three separate circuit-level models of overdrive, distortion and fuzz guitar pedals. Not just for guitars, it excels at warming up vocals, driving synth sounds or smashing drums
Other New Features Include:
Live's interface has been updated to be cleaner and clearer with sharper graphics and refined colors. And a range of optimized themes improves visibility in all environments.
Capture recalls an idea after it has been played and turns it into a MIDI clip with feel and groove intact--a fast, intuitive way to turn spontaneous inspiration into music.
Multiple MIDI clip editing shows the content of two or more clips in one view for better control of the musical relationships in a song.
Arrangement View improvements such as nudging, time stretching, one-key zooming and drag-and-drop track duplication make editing faster and easier.
Browser Collections provide at-a-glance access to favorite or most-used musical elements.
Groups within groups improves Set organization even with lots of tracks and a detailed arrangement--multiple tracks and groups can be folded together for a simple overview.
Note chasing triggers MIDI notes even if playback starts in the middle--the note doesn't need to be started from the beginning to hear pads or other sustained notes.
I/O Renaming lets producers easily select the right routing by labeling Live's inputs and outputs to match the instruments and hardware in the studio.
Mixing improvements including improved gain range and Bass Mono feature in Utility, extended low frequency slopes on EQ Eight and Split Stereo Pan provide more detailed control when mixing