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Ableton Live for Mac

Record music using digital instruments, loops, and more.

$439.00
In English
4.5
Based on 41 user rates

Ableton Live overview

Ableton Live lets you create and record music on your Mac. Use digital instruments, pre-recorded sounds, and sampled loops to arrange, produce, and perform your music like never before. Ableton Live is an all-in-one production suite.

Find your sound
  • Start in Arrangement View. Create and edit multitrack recordings in a straightforward linear view.
  • Go further in Session View. Switch to this one-of-a-kind interface to improvise and experiment with countless sounds and loops.
  • Access an endless palette of sounds. With 5 built-in synths, 3 samplers, 390 drum kits, and 4000 loops, the possibilities are endless.

What’s new in version 12.0.5

Live Bugfixes
  • The Scale Mode toggle in the Control Bar now has an outlined focus frame when it is focused using keyboard navigation.
  • Fixed an issue that could cause Meld’s limiter to distort.
  • The Filter On/Off toggle in the Corpus effect no longer displays incorrect text.
  • In Session View, when hovering above the chain volume sliders in an expanded chain mixer, the cursor is changed to a double-arrow to indicate that the volume section can be resized by dragging up or down.
  • Accessibility: Improved screen reader announcements for note velocity.
  • The UI panel in the Tuning section now uses the correct color.
  • If the Show Scroll Bars preference is set to When Scrolling, scrollbars will now be shown when scrolling occurs while dragging and dropping content.
  • Accessibility: Fixed a bug where changing the label section in the browser using object navigation from a screen reader wouldn’t update the content list.
  • Fixed an issue in Roar where animated UI widgets such as the shaper curve or filter curve would flicker at large buffer sizes.

Full list of changes available here

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Ableton Live for Mac

$439.00
In English
Version 12.0.5
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4.5

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Moogan
Moogan
Jun 11 2024
11.3.22
5.0
Jun 11 2024
5.0
Version: 11.3.22
Ableton Live is currently at 12.05 (June 2024): https://www.ableton.com/en/release-notes/live-12/
tooloud
tooloud
Apr 30 2019
10.0.6
1.0
Apr 30 2019
1.0
Version: 10.0.6
Perfect if you produce EDM, but if you're a songwriter, it's unusable. Logic is ten times better at half the price. I'd rather turn down work on film scores if I had to use this DAW.
ict-ksuster
ict-ksuster
Jul 23 2018
10.0.2
0.0
Jul 23 2018
0.0
Version: 10.0.2
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CloudB
CloudB
Jan 27 2018
9.7.5
4.5
Jan 27 2018
4.5
Version: 9.7.5
Ableton 10 public beta is released. Although Ableton 9 is one of the best DAW ever made to unleash your creativity. Ableton 10 doesn't really add that much new. It has some improvements and nice new delay plugins but that's it. No new innovative features or better mastering abilities and no better arrangement editor. IMO it is a mist change to put it in next gear. Now it just cruises at same speed. But I will upgrade for sure. It's is still the best DAW for my needs.
ottojohnson363
ottojohnson363
Jan 24 2017
9.7.1
5.0
Jan 24 2017
5.0
Version: 9.7.1
Ableton is so impressive. Switched from a PC recently and could no longer use FL Studio, which turned out to be such a beautiful change in my life. Outstanding!
Maclover1-1
Maclover1-1
Jun 11 2024
12.0.5
5.0
Jun 11 2024
5.0
Version: 12.0.5
Dolphinboy2u
Dolphinboy2u
Jul 15 2021
10.1.40
5.0
Jul 15 2021
5.0
Version: 10.1.40
argemaister
argemaister
Oct 7 2020
5.0
Oct 7 2020
5.0
Version: null
timjm1986
timjm1986
Jul 16 2020
5.0
Jul 16 2020
5.0
Version: null
Jason-Milles-76
Jason-Milles-76
Aug 1 2019
5.0
Aug 1 2019
5.0
Version: null
tooloud
tooloud
Apr 30 2019
1.0
Apr 30 2019
1.0
Version: null
CloudB
CloudB
Jan 27 2018
4.5
Jan 27 2018
4.5
Version: null
ottojohnson363
ottojohnson363
Jan 24 2017
5.0
Jan 24 2017
5.0
Version: null
Tommy-Gun
Tommy-Gun
Nov 6 2016
5.0
Nov 6 2016
5.0
Version: null
Pat-Geerts
Pat-Geerts
Jun 11 2016
5.0
Jun 11 2016
5.0
Version: null
RavenNevermore
RavenNevermore
Apr 10 2014
1.0
Apr 10 2014
1.0
Version: null
Tarek-Raafat
Tarek-Raafat
Mar 20 2014
4.0
Mar 20 2014
4.0
Version: null
Thomas1977
Thomas1977
Feb 22 2014
4.5
Feb 22 2014
4.5
Version: null
Baccaroeja
Baccaroeja
Nov 24 2013
5.0
Nov 24 2013
5.0
Version: null
DJSquint
DJSquint
Nov 7 2013
5.0
Nov 7 2013
5.0
Version: null
Stef-Vandenabele
Stef-Vandenabele
Oct 30 2013
5.0
Oct 30 2013
5.0
Version: null
Spike Jones
Spike Jones
Sep 29 2013
5.0
Sep 29 2013
5.0
Version: null
SpiessensMark
SpiessensMark
Sep 19 2013
5.0
Sep 19 2013
5.0
Version: null
Liam-
Liam-
Aug 25 2013
5.0
Aug 25 2013
5.0
Version: null
Michael-Sebrecht
Michael-Sebrecht
May 30 2013
5.0
May 30 2013
5.0
Version: null
Bleech-Jef
Bleech-Jef
May 17 2013
5.0
May 17 2013
5.0
Version: null
Moogan
Moogan
May 12 2013
5.0
May 12 2013
5.0
Version: null
Stephan2nd
Stephan2nd
Apr 30 2013
5.0
Apr 30 2013
5.0
Version: null
Mikael-B
Mikael-B
Apr 2 2013
5.0
Apr 2 2013
5.0
Version: null
Old-guy
Old-guy
Mar 8 2013
5.0
Mar 8 2013
5.0
Version: null
Hyerstay
Hyerstay
Mar 7 2013
5.0
Mar 7 2013
5.0
Version: null
Leonledragon
Leonledragon
Jan 6 2013
2.0
Jan 6 2013
2.0
Version: null
Stephen-Fry
Stephen-Fry
Oct 24 2011
5.0
Oct 24 2011
5.0
Version: null
Rochade
Rochade
Sep 13 2011
5.0
Sep 13 2011
5.0
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dabravanel
dabravanel
Aug 26 2011
5.0
Aug 26 2011
5.0
Version: null
soundassault
soundassault
May 8 2011
5.0
May 8 2011
5.0
Version: null
keisuke-yamashita-ebun
Apr 7 2011
2.0
Version: null
Masterminter
Masterminter
Jul 6 2010
5.0
Jul 6 2010
5.0
Version: null
John-Malis
John-Malis
Nov 6 2009
5.0
Nov 6 2009
5.0
Version: null
Xk13
Xk13
Sep 6 2009
5.0
Sep 6 2009
5.0
Version: null
Jill-Pat
Jill-Pat
Aug 18 2009
5.0
Aug 18 2009
5.0
Version: null
Threedee912
Threedee912
Jun 17 2009
4.0
Jun 17 2009
4.0
Version: null
Jpinnix
Jpinnix
Oct 1 2006
5.0
Oct 1 2006
5.0
Version: null
Guest
Guest
Feb 27 2005
4.5
Feb 27 2005
4.5
Version: null
Guest
Guest
Jan 3 2004
1.0
Jan 3 2004
1.0
Version: null