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Ableton Suite 8 - Music Production Suite - (Upgrade for Owners of Live 7)

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Product Highlights
  • Ableton Live 8
  • 6 Virtual Synthesizers
  • Session Drums
  • Drum Machines
  • Latin Percussion
  • Essential Instrument Collection 2
  • Mac OS X
  • Windows XP/Vista

Ableton Suite 8 from Ableton combines powerful, real-time audio/MIDI production software in the form of Live 8, with a comprehensive range of fully featured virtual instruments. These include modeling synthesizers, a classic keyboard synthesizer, a full-function sampler and virtual vintage drum machine.

Additionally, 3 percussion libraries are included and all the instruments integrate perfectly into Live's work-flow with intuitive user interfaces. They also include a wide range of expertly programmed presets, while providing extensive controls for users to create their very own sounds.

Note! This pricing is for registered users of Live 7 who wish to upgrade to Ableton Suite 8

Live 8
Real-time audio/MIDI production software that provides all the tools necessary for musical creation, production and performance
Sampling instrument that brings powerful multi-sample playback and import, as well as extensive sound design capabilities
Frequency modulation synthesizer that delivers an eclectic spectrum of sonic possibilities and musical inspiration
Physical modeling instrument for authentic mallet sounds and creative percussion
Offers the sounds of classic electric pianos through physical modeling synthesis
Physical modeling string synthesizer capable of creating incredibly accurate reproductions of real stringed instruments or otherworldly hybrids
Emulates the unique circuitry and tweakability of vintage analog synthesizers. Capable of producing everything from sweet pad sweeps to earth-shaking basses
Essential Instrument Collection 2
Multi-gigabyte library of sampled and selected instruments created in cooperation with SONiVOX and ChocolateAudio and offering a selection of acoustic and electric pianos, guitars, bass, drums, orchestral strings, brass, woodwinds and more
Session Drums
Multi-sampled library of acoustic drums recorded at numerous velocities and with full control of the close microphones for each drum, as well as the overheads and room microphones
Drum Machines
Offers a choice selection of classic drum machines, meticulously sampled to faithfully reproduce the original sounds
Latin Percussion
Collection of acoustic percussion instruments such as congas, bongos, timbales, claves, shakers, tambourines and bells from the worlds of Brazilian, Afro-Cuban and African music
System Requirements
Mac G4/G5 1.25GHz or faster (Intel Mac recommended)
OS X 10.4.11 (10.5 or later recommended)
1GB RAM (2GB recommended)
QuickTime recommended
DVD-ROM drive
15GB free hard drive space if installing Essential Instrument Collection 2
PC 1.5GHz Pentium IV or Celeron compatible CPU or faster (multi-core CPU recommended
Windows XP or Vista
1GB RAM (2GB recommended)
QuickTime recommended
Windows-compatible soundcard (preferably with an ASIO driver)
DVD-ROM drive
15GB free hard drive space if installing Essential Instrument Collection 2
Ableton Suite 8 - Music Production Suite - (Upgrade for Owners of Live 7)
  • Live 8 - Music Production Software
  • Sampler
  • Operator
  • Collision
  • Electric
  • Tension
  • Analog
  • Essential Instrument Collection 2
  • Session Drums
  • Drum Machines
  • Latin Percussion

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    Ableton Suite 8 - Music Production Suite - (Upgrade for Owners of Live 7)

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    Music production at its best.

    By Liqmaticus

    from Orlando, Florida

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    • Large amounts of FX
    • Large Sound Library
    • Large support network
    • Multitrack loop recording
    • Realtime workflow


    • Slight Learning Curve

    Best Uses

    • DJ remix and mashups
    • Educational Purposes
    • Full compositions
    • Home Use
    • Multimedia

    Comments about Ableton Suite 8 - Music Production Suite - (Upgrade for Owners of Live 7):

    Whether you are a DJ or a composer Ableton is just an amazing tool for audio production and creativity. Whether you like producing your music in a linear arrangement style or a multitrack loop based workflow Ableton fits the bill. From massive amounts of sounds and effects to an incredible workflow that allows you to punch in effects, notes, different timings, tracks and anything else you can throw at it all in realtime while the music is playing. It is truly the crown jewel in music production software.

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