Ableton is still Un-Ableton when it comes to render MP3. Why?
It's 2011 an Ableton is not ableto render MP3. Why?
MP3 is with a view on audio quality for sure not the best choice. On the other hand: If you want to export a track for use in the internet for exchange ideas via IM or Mail or at least if you want to use your tracks on a Laptop with small HDs, WAV or AIFF is not really necessary and often too huge. Using external tools means impact on workflow and slows down workaround - in fact you have to wait for the rendering first and then for the conversion to MP3 - also you have to enter Meta-Data (errr... Where to enter some Meta-Data in Ableton???)
It should be possible to make Ableton Ableto to render MP3 (maybe also OGG oder FLAC). If it is a money thing for the company: Charge customers. But don't ignore one of most used file formats ever.
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