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Ableton Live
Ableton Live
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Ableton Live free download for Mac

Ableton Live

Record music using digital instruments, loops, and more.

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 10.1.42

Updated on Nov 16 2021

Version 10.1.42:
New features and improvements:
  • Fixed an issue on Apple silicon computers where Drum Racks nested inside of an Instrument Rack could produce CPU overload and audio dropouts even when many of the nested chains were silent.
View older Ableton Live updates

Information

License

Demo

Size

2 GB

Downloads

63989

App requirements

  • Intel 64
  • macOS 10.13.0 or later
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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!
Tommy-Gun
Tommy-Gun
Nov 6 2016
9.6.2
5.0
Nov 6 2016
5.0
Version: 9.6.2
Brilliant DAW that surpasses any other by offering huge creativity features. It is so versatile and easy to grab, only you are the limitation of doing great things with it. By far the best DAW with by far the best music making community !
Pat-Geerts
Pat-Geerts
Jun 11 2016
9.2.2
5.0
Jun 11 2016
5.0
Version: 9.2.2
Absolutely the best and most creative DAW every made. The work flow enables and invites every musician to be creative with high standard quality. All offered plugins are insanely useful and give great control of what you want to achieve. One thing I think is 'troublesome ' is mastering with Live. I still think Logic ProX has the upper hand for doing this. Still, Ableton Live is a must have tool for modern musicians. Essential for sure ! Note worthy: it works great with UAD-2 plugins. With the thunderbolt version it has about zero latency which is truly amazing. Something you cannot say about Reaper or Cubase. Both have problems with latency with UAD hardware.
Wts
Wts
Jan 6 2015
9.1.7
0.0
Jan 6 2015
0.0
Version: 9.1.7
Although i have a MacUpdate paid account the MacUpdate install it NOW is not working for me. And i do have Ableton Live version 9.1.6 installed but just wanted to test the services of MacUpdate with no luck. OH, by the way still give Ableton Live a 5 star rating although it is not my favorite DAW in my tool box o f DAW's i own/use.
Maclover1-1
Maclover1-1
Aug 14 2014
9.1.4
4.0
Aug 14 2014
4.0
Version: 9.1.4
Baby you'll get 5 stars again when you finally display Retina graphics ! Now go get dressed !
Stef-Vandenabele
Stef-Vandenabele
Oct 30 2013
9.0.6
5.0
Oct 30 2013
5.0
Version: 9.0.6
Ableton Live + Ableton Push = AWESOMENESS Thank you for making such great products.
Spike Jones
Spike Jones
Sep 29 2013
9.0.6
5.0
Sep 29 2013
5.0
Version: 9.0.6
Ableton Live and Push .. the perfect combination for making creative music. Top notch
SpiessensMark
SpiessensMark
Sep 19 2013
9.0.6
5.0
Sep 19 2013
5.0
Version: 9.0.6
Small update, big DAW.
Mikael-B
Mikael-B
Apr 2 2013
9.0.2b1
5.0
Apr 2 2013
5.0
Version: 9.0.2b1
The new version is surprisingly compatible both with plugs and OS X versions with Intel 10.5 as the oldest. I run Ableton Live Suite 9 on 10.6.8 and the new version 9 features fit very well into what you already know about Live from version 8. So far I haven't found major issues though third party plug-ins may need updating. I use VST-plugs only at the moment: I find speed to be acceptable, but haven't measured anything yet. Of all the new features the Audio to MIDI yields very interesting results. I'm loving it. I will post a more detailed report later.
Michael-Sebrecht
Michael-Sebrecht
Mar 11 2013
9.0.2b1
5.0
Mar 11 2013
5.0
Version: 9.0.2b1
The best DAW got even better. Awesome DAW
Monkeyjunkey
Monkeyjunkey
Mar 6 2013
8.3.3
0.0
Mar 6 2013
0.0
Version: 8.3.3
Ableton 9 is out.
Mikael-B
Mikael-B
Feb 19 2013
8.3.3
5.0
Feb 19 2013
5.0
Version: 8.3.3
Ableton is on 25% off sale until the 4th of March. Free upgrade to version 9 which is coming 5th of March! Go to Abletons site for purchases.
Stephen-Fry
Stephen-Fry
Oct 24 2011
8.2.6
5.0
Oct 24 2011
5.0
Version: 8.2.6
Finally paid for this brilliant DAW! Worth every penny. No other DAW/Sequencer comes even close. Its freedom and creativity.
Rochade
Rochade
Sep 13 2011
8.2.6
5.0
Sep 13 2011
5.0
Version: 8.2.6
I haven't really given this a rating before?! 5 Stars in minimum. One of the most creative music apps available. Actually this means it helps you to be creative and to concentrate on your production - not that the app itself tries to be creative, like many other tools. Just experiment, jam, record and you will simply love how it works. This is how creating music should be understood.
soundassault
soundassault
May 8 2011
8.2.2
5.0
May 8 2011
5.0
Version: 8.2.2
what can I say.. its practically my life line. The graphics are timeless.
Moogan
Moogan
Mar 29 2011
8.2.2
5.0
Mar 29 2011
5.0
Version: 8.2.2
RElease notes: http://www.ableton.com/releasenotes-lesson
Spike Jones
Spike Jones
Jan 11 2011
8.2.1
5.0
Jan 11 2011
5.0
Version: 8.2.1
This DAW is by far the best you can get your hands on. Admitting the GUI could be more bling-bling alike like Cubase or Logic but it works very intuitive nevertheless. Making arrangements is one of its strengths. Never seen before in another DAW. If you make music this is what you need. Period
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