Ableton Releases Live 7
Ableton has officially released Live 7 after a very short beta run. We’ve given you a complete rundown on all of the new features of Live 7, but here’s another quick overview: enhanced audio engine, new and improved devices, better MIDI timing and hardware integration, new Drum Rack workflow, and REX file support with native sliced audio file creation.
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.
Ableton Live 7 renews the core of Live, with enhancements to the audio engine including 64-bit mix summing, new and improved devices with side-chaining capability, better MIDI timing, and hardware integration. Ableton also included the most-requested features, such as time signature changes, video export, multiple automation lanes and much more. Version 7 marks the arrival of the new “Drum Rack” which streamlines beat production via an easy drag-and-drop interface and offers native sliced audio and REX file support, bringing new creative possibilities to beat lovers.
New Ableton Instruments
Check out all of the new Ableton instruments: Electric, Analog, Tension, Session Drums, Drum Machines, Essential Instrument Collection 2.
New Live 7 users can purchase the full version of Ableton Live 7 starting at $499 / €419. Owners of Live 1-6, Live LE and Live Lite can upgrade to Ableton Live 7 starting at $119 / €99.
New Ableton Suite users can purchase the full version of Ableton Suite starting at $799 / €649. Owners of Live 1-6, Live LE and Live Lite can upgrade to Ableton Suite starting at $339 / €299.
Ableton Live 7 is available now. More information on Ableton Live 7.