Until March, 5th Ableton Live 8 and Ableton Suite 8 are available with a 25% rebate! Don’t miss the chance to get Ableton Live or Suite 8 including a free upgrade to Ableton Live or Suite 9 for such a fair price. The boxed version is even more rebated when you buy it via Thomann. So folks enjoy…
The Berlin based Music software company Ableton AG just announced the most anticipated update of their flagship Live and a hardware device named the Push controller. Both releases are expected to be available in the first quarter of 2013, though Ableton did not officially provide an exact release date as of yet.
According to an interview Gerhard Behles gave the Deutsche Welle in 2010, Ableton sold more than 1 million copies of Live until then.
Live 9 Features
automation is now recorded in clips. Automation can be moved between arrangement and session view and vice versa. Edit automation with curves.
sth. many ppl. wanted to see: searching and finding instruments, effects, samples, packs VSTs is now made easier than ever before. Instant search as you type. And sort by various categories.
updated and new effects:
the effects have been reworked. Ableton added an analogue modelled Glue Compressor and a Convolution Reverb (Max4Live), Ableton updated the EQ8 to display a spectrum view and the Compressor to feature Gain Reduction
audio to MIDI. Melodies and Drums can now be extracted to MIDI. Harmony-to-MIDI extracts notes and chords from audio stems.
Max 4 Live:
the integration of M4L that has started in 2009 has now been completed. M4L is now part of Ableton Live Suite
In a press release Apple yesterday announced to drop the “non-disclosure agreement (NDA) for released iPhone software (..)”, because it “created too much of a burden on developers, authors and others interested in helping further the iPhone’s success (..)”. Developers are now allowed to publicly discuss matters of Apple’s iPhone SDK. Anyway, Apple added this does not apply to unreleased software. Unreleased software will remain under NDA until release.
John Timmer of ars technica took the time to write an introduction into developing iPhone apps.