Ableton Live 12 has arrived!

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Ableton Live 12 has arrived!

Ableton Live 12
Words by Mixdown staff

Ableton Live 12 is now available to buy at and at local retailers worldwide. If you pre- ordered Live 12, you can now download it from your account page.

This major update gives music makers and Ableton Live users new tools for starting and building on their ideas, fresh sounds and devices to spark inspiration, and workflow changes to encourage uninterrupted creative flow. For a head start on the key features, check out their Learn Live videos.

Ableton Live 12

You can also now explore our new interactive companion site to learn about the various kinds of tuning systems that come with Live. Each tuning preset in Live links to a page on the site, where you can read about the tuning, experiment with interactive widgets, and even edit and create your own tunings for use in Live.

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What’s new in Live 12

Form ideas freely

MIDI Transformations and Generators
– Use MIDI Transformations to add ornaments and articulations, draw acceleration and deceleration curves, connect successive notes and chords, and simulate the strum of a guitar. And take advantage of MIDI Generators that let you conjure up playful and original ideas for you to develop and turn into your own.

Max for Live MIDI Tools

– Try out additional Max for Live Transformations and Generators that give you deeper ways of working with MIDI, or go even further by building new ones.

MIDI Editor improvements

– Use your keyboard and mouse to edit MIDI in new ways. Split a note in two, or chop it into several parts. Select a set of notes and join them together, or make them fill a selected time range. Get access to more tools from the Note Utilities panel, like Fit Scale, Humanize,

Keys and Scales

– Transform or generate ideas within the confines of the selected scale, or sync the scale of MIDI devices to the clip being played.

Tuning Systems

– Work outside 12-tone equal temperament, and use your chosen tuning with Live’s devices as well as any MPE-capable plugin or hardware.

+ much, much more!

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