Ableton Announces Free OSX Update for LiveAbleton, an innovative Berlin-based music software company, announced at MacWorld a free update of LIVE for Mac OSX. LIVE is a new audio sequencer that 1/10/2002 7:00 AM Eastern
Ableton, an innovative Berlin-based music software company,announced at MacWorld a free update of LIVE for Mac OSX. LIVE is a newaudio sequencer that is designed specifically for live performance.
"Due to its stability and low-latency audio streaming solutions forthe production and processing environment, OSX is ideal for real-time,performance-oriented applications such as LIVE," commented GerhardBehles, founder and CEO of Ableton. "We are excited to pioneer thisinnovative development with Apple."
Sound files are time-stretched and compressed in real time, whilebeing read from the hard disk. Even long recordings with unstabletempos play in perfect sync with the current session tempo or anexternal clock soure.
User can record, loop, effect, resample and launch sounds withoutstopping the music.
Ability to jam live, log the action and edit afterward
Play arbitrary samples in sync with song tempo
Stretch and pitch audio while playing from disk
Assemble chains of fully automatable Live effects and VSTplug-ins
Control every function with hotkeys and MIDI