Live
Made without limits

Live is software without limits. Although Live is powerful out of the box, you can expand and adapt it to suit your own unique needs and workflows. From add-on Packs to your own custom devices via Max, Live can be tweaked to do almost anything you can imagine.

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Magic Racks
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Effects Racks
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ZenPad Mantra
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Olympus Elements
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Orchestral Ensemble Essentials
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Future R&B
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Spectral Textures
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Electric Pianos
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Get more sounds, loops, and samples

Packs are add-on instruments, effects, loops, and sample collections for use in Live. Each Pack is custom-made by premier sound designers, and the contents of the Packs are ready to use, license-free, in your own musical projects.

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Get new instruments, effects, sequencers, and more

Max for Live is both a world of devices and a community of device builders. Max for Live comes with a great collection of ready-to-use devices. And there’s even more available from the dedicated community of artists and builders who share their Max for Live creations.

Discover more Max for Live devices available to buy and download

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Take control

Live is even better when it’s hands-on. Map knobs, faders, and buttons to control almost anything. Live works with any MIDI controller and includes instant mappings for a growing number, for instant results right out of the box.

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Play in time with other devices

Our new Link technology lets you use Live to bring even more sources of inspiration together. Link synchronizes the tempo of multiple instances of Live and a growing collection of other music applications, so you can expand your setup and collaborate in innovative ways.

Learn more about Link

Build your own tools

Every Max for Live device is ready to use in your own music, but can be edited and customized to suit your specific needs. You can also build your own devices for use in Live. Create custom synthesizers, samplers, sequencers, audio effects, and much more.

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Live 9 comes in three editions: Intro, Standard and Suite. The editions share common features, but Standard and Suite have additional features, Instruments, Packs, and Effects.

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Suite

Complete integrated studio

Full feature set
3000+ Sounds (54GB)Including Session Drums, Drum Machines, Retrosynths, the Orchestral Instruments collection and more.
9 Instruments+ Analog, Collision, Electric, Operator, Sampler, Tension
Drum Rack, Impulse, Simpler
Also includes External Instrument device.
41 Effects+ Amp, Cabinet, Corpus
Arpeggiator, Auto Filter, Auto Pan, Beat Repeat, Chord, Chorus, Compressor, Corpus, Dynamic Tube, EQ Eight, EQ Three, Erosion, External Audio Effect, Filter Delay, Flanger, Frequency Shifter, Gate, Glue, Grain Delay, Limiter, Looper, Multi-band Dynamics, Note Length, Overdrive, Phaser, Ping Pong Delay, Pitch, Random, Redux, Resonators, Reverb, Saturator, Scale, Simple Delay, Spectrum, Tuner, Utility, Velocity, Vinyl Distortion, Vocoder
USD 749

Standard

Full features plus extras

Full feature set
1100+ Sounds (11GB)
3 InstrumentsDrum Rack, Impulse, Simpler
Also includes External Instrument device.
38 Effects+ Dynamic Tube, EQ Eight, Filter Delay, Frequency Shifter, Glue, Multi-band Dynamics, Overdrive, Resonators, Spectrum, Vinyl Distortion, Vocoder
Arpeggiator, Auto Filter, Auto Pan, Beat Repeat, Chord, Chorus, Compressor, EQ Three, Erosion, Flanger, Gate, Grain Delay, Limiter, Looper, Note Length, Phaser, Ping Pong Delay, Pitch, Random, Redux, Reverb, Saturator, Scale, Simple Delay, Tuner, Utility, Velocity
Also includes External Audio Effect device.
USD 449

Intro

Essentials at a great price

Limited feature setLive Intro supports up to 16 tracks and 8 scenes, with some other feature limitations.
700+ Sounds (4GB)
3 InstrumentsDrum Rack, Impulse, Simpler
27 EffectsArpeggiator, Auto Filter, Auto Pan, Beat Repeat, Chord, Chorus, Compressor, EQ Three, Erosion, Flanger, Gate, Grain Delay, Limiter, Looper, Note Length, Phaser, Ping Pong Delay, Pitch, Random, Redux, Reverb, Saturator, Scale, Simple Delay, Tuner, Utility, Velocity
USD 99