32bit 64bit plugin bridge in Live 9?

Hello. I recently purchased a license for Live 8 suite, and was quite shocked to find that it was not able to bridge 64bit and 32bit  plugins in their respective hosts.

I read that the current 'solution' in Live 8 is to buy a separate program called jBridge to make up for this missing functionality.

It never even occurred to me that this might be an issue, since my other two hosts, (Renoise and REAPER) both have this functionality, and both cost less than a fraction of what Live costs.

So before upgrading, or selling my license on, I was wondering if anyone knew if Ableton Live suite 9 will have this capability?

Thanks!

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Jenoki 1 year ago | 0 comments

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  • designwebuk
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    64/32bit plugin bridging is not available in Live 9. It is very disappointing that Ableton have not added this support. Reaper costs £40 and has mp3 export, bounce in place, plugin bridging, 64bit mixer, professional metering and many other great features.

    Ableton Suite costs £400 plus and does not have these basic features.

    Most of the new features in Live 9 are just features that you would and should expect from any DAW, such as a good compressor, EQ and so on.

    The audio to midi stuff is good, but I bet every DAW will have that soon.

    Going to keep my eye on Bitwig as they look like they are going to do it right.

    Ableton you need to fix all bugs, fix Waves plugin support, quicker loading of application and projects, plugin bridging, bounce in place, ability to edit audio in clip view, 64 bit mix engine, better metering, shall I go on???

    1 year ago | 0 comments
  • Jenoki
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    I emailed Ableton support about this and their reply was this:

    "While on our list of possible future improvements, 32-bit plugins cannot natively be used in any 64-bit version of Live 8 or Live 9."

    I'll hang on to my license for now and see what Bitwig is like this summer when it comes out of beta.

    1 year ago | 0 comments
  • mcbpete
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    I recommend reading this before getting too annoyed - https://www.ableton.com/en/articles/64bit-myths-facts/

    4 months ago | 0 comments
  • simonemessina92
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    It is really unbelievable that ableton won't add this feature .-. bigwig will be released with this features and also have the anti-crusher plugin features.... Really upset 

    4 months ago | 0 comments
  • designwebuk
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    Me too, I have been playing round with 9, I know it's only five days away from launch and that I am using the beta.
    It feels very buggy. It takes such a long time to load projects and the app.

    Also I feel like the only thing good in Ableton 9 is the audio to midi stuff.
    I own Melodyne Studio and Editor and that can do the same thing.
    Plus I think Bitwig and Reaper will most probably licence this technology from Melodyne soon anyway.

    I am only going to use ableton for basic creation, but I think I will stick with Reaper to do all the pro stuff and keep my eye on Bitwig in the mean time.

    1 year ago | 0 comments
  • jpodtbc
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    definitely more excited for bitwig than anything ableton has announced in over a couple of years. i'm tired of waiting for fixes and simple improvements. 

    1 year ago | 0 comments
  • tomate
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    yes that suck, am ready upgrade a pyed a lot of money and I can't used my serato together with ableton9 64bit version... Ableton SUCKS!

    1 year ago | 1 comment

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