Here’s what to know about Note, Ableton’s music sketchpad for iOS

Ableton today is releasing Note, its first iOS app, alongside Ableton Live 11.2.5 with support for Ableton Cloud. The app lets you sketch new ideas on your iPhone or iPad and open them in Ableton Live. Here’s how that works. I’ve been working with a prerelease version of Ableton Note and got to tour the […]

Delete clips, use pickup beats, more: stupidly useful Max for Live tools from Dennis DeSantis

It’s the little things. Ever wish you could work with clips that didn’t start on a downbeat? Or your Live session has a bunch of clips you want to make go away? Dennis DeSantis, known for his Ableton book “Making Music,” comes to our rescue. First, let’s talk Pickup Notes. Ableton has over the years […]

Peter Kirn - September 14, 2022

Live 11.2 public beta: AUv3 support for plug-ins across iOS and Mac, refreshed Reverb, more

Ableton Live 11.2 has hit public beta. You get AUv3 support – which means your iPad effects and instruments may have just gotten way more useful – and improvements to Reverb and more. Let’s dig in (and compare the 11.2 Reverb to the one available since the Cretaceous period).

Peter Kirn - June 1, 2022

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