Learn Live

Video tutorials from getting started through to mastering the latest features, plus further training options.

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Learn Push

From setup to sound design and beyond – our growing collection of tutorials shows how you can make music with Push.

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Learning Music

Learn the fundamentals of music making – beats, melodies, harmonies, basslines, and song structure – and make music right in your browser.

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Learning Synths

Learn the fundamentals of synthesis at your own pace with a powerful but easy-to-learn synthesizer that runs in your web browser.

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Making Music

Some tips from 74 Creative Strategies for Electronic Producers – Dennis DeSantis’ book on solving musical problems, making progress and finishing what you start.

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Live & Push manual

Everything you need to know about Live and Push.

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Check out the Live 12 manual

Certified Training

All over the globe, a growing group of trainers and institutions are offering approved Ableton teaching at all skill levels, both for individuals and groups.

Training in Washington, D.C.:
2 trainers and institutions offer certified training in Washington, D.C.

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User Groups

For beginners and seasoned users alike, Ableton User Groups are open to any Live user who wants to share their knowledge and learn from others in person.

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Learn Note

Find out how to play beats and melodies, sample your surroundings, and experiment with song structures in Note – an iOS app for musical sketching. Then send your Note sketches to Live using Ableton Cloud.

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Learn finger drumming

Practice your finger drumming skills with Melodics, a standalone app that offers a great way to learn and refine your playing. It’s free to download and comes with 20 lessons to get you started.

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Contact Support

Sales support

Get in touch with us if you’ve got some questions before you buy a product, or if you need help with your order, license or the authorisation process.

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