The most important new features at a glance:
- Session automation
- Find sounds fast: In Live 9's re-designed browser, all instruments, effects, samples, and plug-ins are in one easy-to-navigate view.
- Discover new sounds: (more than 3000 in the Suite edition)
- Audio-to-MIDI: Live 9 has three ways to extract MIDI from audio clips. Use Drums-to-MIDI to convert drum breaks into MIDI files for use with your own sounds. Use Harmony-to-MIDI and Melody-to-MIDI to get the notes and chords from samples.
- Get your sound right: Live 9's studio effects have all been reworked for even better sound and usability.
- Live 9 introduces new tools and an improved workflow which allow for fast and flexible editing of musical ideas.
- Max for Live - now in Suite...
Live 9 is available immediately at retailers worldwide and at Ableton.comPrices start at USD 99 / EUR 79 (Live 9 Intro download version), USD 449 / EUR 349 (Live 9 Standard download version) and USD 749 / EUR 599 (Live 9 Suite download version).