The wait is finally over: Ableton Live 11 has launched, bringing along a host of community-requested features and new tools for production and live performance. Read our review below.
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Major new features on the production side include comping and linked-track editing, MPE compatibility and of course, all-new devices such as Hybrid Reverb, which combines convolution and algorithmic reverbs.
Updates have also been made to a slew of devices, including Chorus-Ensemble, Redux (bit crusher) and Phaser-Flanger.
For live performance, tempo following allows Live to listen and adjust session tempo based on incoming audio in real-time.
Max For Live, the open-ended platform that lets you program your own instruments, visuals and more, has also been overhauled. It now sports a revamped UI, limited functionality in Live Intro and Standard editions, support for MPE and more.
Ableton Push gets some additions, with visualisations for the new devices, Key and Scale sync, polyphonic aftertouch support and more visible Macros.
All these features are explored in our comprehensive review of Ableton Live 11.
Also, check out our preview of Ableton Live 11 below for a run-through of the new features:
Ableton Live 11 is available to download now. Ableton Live 11 Intro costs €79/$99, Live 11 Standard costs €349/$449 and Live 11 Suite costs €599/$749. Existing Ableton Live owners can check upgrade pricing by logging into their account on Ableton’s website.
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