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Ableton Live 12 Standard, UPG from Live Lite (Download Only)

Ableton Live 12 Standard, UPG from Live Lite (Download Only)

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Ableton Live 12 is a music creation and performance software that is fast, fluid, and highly adaptable. It offers an extensive range of effects, instruments, sounds, and creative tools, enabling you to create any type of music you desire.

With Live 12, you can easily create your own unique sound by using the extensive library of instruments and effects, or you can remix a variety of well-curated Packs to create something entirely unique. The software allows you to do everything in real-time and is entirely customisable, making it ideal for live performances and hands-on play, regardless of your setup. You can set up your music in Live 12's linear Arrangement View or use the Session View to improvise and experiment with ideas outside of a timeline. Live's warping feature allows you to adjust the pace and timing of any audio in real-time without breaking the song.

Whether you're recording MIDI or real-world instruments, vocals, or other sounds, Live's creative tools can improve your performance, generate new ideas, or turn spontaneous moments into music. You can use MIDI Transformations to change your patterns, and with MIDI Generators, you can generate new ones that you may incorporate into your own compositions. Sound Similarity enables you to identify presets and sounds that are similar to the ones you're working with.

  • Multitrack Audio recording and MIDI sequencing of software and hardware instruments
  • Unique Session View for nonlinear composition, flexible performance and improvisation
  • Real-time warping of audio: automatically sync music and loops, regardless of tempo
  • MIDI-mappable controls for hands-on creation onstage or in the studio – plus automatic mapping for popular hardware controllers
  • Comping: select and combine the best of multiple passes of an audio or MIDI performance. 
  • Linked-track editing: link two or more tracks to edit their content simultaneously.
  • Group tracks: use multiple levels of groups to mix with greater flexibility and manage detailed arrangements more easily.
  • Audio-to-MIDI conversion tools: extract harmony, melody or drums from an audio sample and convert it into MIDI. 
  • Tempo following: Live adjusts its tempo in real time based on an incoming audio signal
  • Note chance and velocity chance: set the probability that a MIDI note or drum hit will occur and define ranges for velocity probability to generate pattern variations and humanize dynamics.
  • Combine multiple instruments and effects into a single device with Instrument Racks
  • Combine MIDI effects into a single device with MIDI Effect Racks
  • Comprehensive selection of built-in audio effects for creative sound design, mixing or mastering
  • MIDI Transformations and Generators: use Transformations to create a variety of simple or complex variations of your MIDI clips, or conjure up playful and original ideas with Generators.
  • Sound Similarity: start with a sample and tell Live’s browser to find comparable sounds and instrument or drum presets.
  • Advanced sampling and slicing tools
  • VST2, VST3 and Audio Unit support
  • MIDI Polyphonic Expression: allows MPE-capable devices to control multiple parameters of every note in real time for more expressive instrumental performances.
  • Groove engine to apply swing to audio or MIDI, or extract rhythmic feel from other audio files
  • Import video as a clip and save modified video and audio

 Instruments, effects and sounds:

  • 13 instruments: Analog, Simpler, Drift, Impulse, Drum Rack and Drum Synths, Collision, Electric, Tension, CV Instrument, CV Triggers, Instrument Rack and the External Instrument device
  • 42 audio and 13 MIDI effects
  • 12 MIDI Tools
  • 38+GB of loops and samples
  • Non-destructive editing with unlimited undo 
  • Multitrack recording up to 32-bit/192 kHz
  • Automatic plug-in delay compensation
  • Ableton Link integration
  • MPE support
  • MIDI remote control instant mapping
  • MIDI output to hardware synths
  • MIDI Clock/sync
  • Multicore/multiprocessor support
  • WAV, AIFF, MP3, Ogg Vorbis, FLAC file support
  • Unlimited Audio and MIDI tracks
  • Unlimited Scenes
  • 12 Send and return tracks
  • 256 Audio inputs, 256 outputs
  • Rex file support
  • POW-r dithering
  • Groove Pool and extract groove
  • Capture MIDI