Ableton’s homage to the style that made sampling an art form and put a new kind of groove on the musical map. Chop and Swing comes loaded with inspired recordings and presets perfect for cutting up and re-combining into fresh new tracks.
Punch and Tilt is a dancefloor-ready collection of sounds focused on machine rhythms, weighty bass and dark, hypnotizing melodies, textures and noises – a rough sonic aesthetic that started with a small group of underground producers and has grown into a worldwide scene.
Drive and Glow combines swirling synth textures, overdriven guitars and basses and pounding drums. Carefully curated by Ableton, this Pack is perfect for creating tracks that radiate with saturated, indie vibes.
Glitch and Wash explores the contrast of organic texture and precise rhythms. This Pack combines precision slices and microscopic snippets of sound with warm ambient pads, textures and soundscapes – ready-to-mix sounds designed for heavy tweaking.
Skitter and Step inhabits the space where growling basses, rinsing pads and jarring melodies collide with jagged, broken percussion. The cavernous spaces, dubby basses and tight drums are ready for production but were designed for deep sound manipulation.
Build and Drop is loaded with ecstatic leads, enveloping bass, slamming drums and a range of rises, sirens and sounds effects. The curated sounds and presets inside are a creative toolbox for creating the irresistible anticipation and release this music uses to keep the party going.
Synth Essentials expands the Core Library with fresh presets for Ableton’s synths and samplers. Painstakingly created by top artists and sound designers, Synth Essentials makes it easy to find the sounds you need with no interruption to your creative flow.
Drum Booth contains carefully curated samples of acoustic kits recorded in a tight, dry room. Perfect on their own or as reinforcement for electronic drums, Drum Booth also offers a selection of unique experimental recordings not heard in standard acoustic libraries.
Electric Keyboards is a new Pack featuring three legendary multisampled instruments: two electro-mechanical pianos and one tonewheel organ. Special attention was given to making this Pack sound as true-to-life and organic as possible. The result is characterful electric keys for any genre.
Wavetable is a new synth that’s both intuitive to use and vastly capable. Stretch, shape and morph sounds into a broad sound palette using wavetables derived from synths, acoustic instruments, noise and much more. Start playing right away, or go deeper into sound design than you’ve ever been before.
Surround Panner is a free Max for Live device that makes mixing for performances, installations and theaters using multi-channel speaker setups possible in Live. Simply load the device into a track in your Live set and use the XY control to place it anywhere in the surround field. Eight presets allow you to choose between four-, six- and eight-channel setups.
Aimed at electronic musicians, sound designers and installation artists, Iota is a Max For Live granular looping instrument that wrings endless creative potential out of even the simplest samples, via an inspiring graphically-driven interface.
A vast library of Instrument Racks, UNDRGND SOUNDS Synthology puts an enviable collection of hardware-sourced synth sounds at the very heart of Live, complete with extended effects schemes, intricate Macro assignments and seamless Push integration.
This Max For Live arpeggiator, riff generator and sequencer turns even the simplest of MIDI patterns into an evolving musical continuum, and comes with a collection of hybrid electronic/acoustic Instrument and Effects Racks capturing the classic and contemporary sounds of electronic music legends Coldcut.
Max for Cats’ latest creation brings the versatility of a semi-modular interface to the world of analog-modelling synthesis. Built around a flexible virtual patchbay, Pallas gives users immense control over a wide range of bold and unique sounds.
This four-Pack bundle brings together more than 1000 instruments and 500 clips of cinematic sounds – from acoustic to electronic, and percussive to atmospheric. It's a complete set of creative tools for film score, soundtracks, or adding cinematic flavor to any type of music.
Flatpack Analogik Waves II offers a new collection of unique, highly customizable analog sounds to add to your arsenal. Sampled from boutique analog oscillators and chromatically tracked across the keyboard, Waves II offers a wide spectrum of sonic possibilities.
Microtron captures the saturated orchestral sounds of the Mellotron – the tape-replay instrument made famous by the Beatles, Genesis and other bands. These surreal reproductions of brass, string and wind instruments will add a distinctive color to your sound palette.
Mix or mutate between four independent sound sources using a flexible morph matrix and a Push-ready modulation sequencer – Hypermorph offers a playful way to create rapidly changing or evolving sounds.
Transient Machines is a Max for Live Pack that allows for deep sound-shaping possibilities. Modelled after the transient designers found in professional recording studios, Transient Machines is a versatile tool for reshaping the dynamics of drums, loops, and much more.
Combining the textural intricacy of FM with the freeform approach of a modular system, Bengal is a sound designer’s dream with its four operators, eight voices of polyphony, six audio effects and a flexible modulation architecture centred on an interactive virtual patchbay.
16 creative contraptions spanning sequencers, instruments and MIDI effects that are tons of fun to play. They’re made to be chained together to trigger unexpected reactions and happy accidents – and they bring a new level of customised control to Push.
The updated Time & Timbre comes crammed with devices for integrating its unique groove capabilities throughout your music-making process. It’s now compatible with the new Push – but whatever way you use it you’ll be brimming with rhythmic ideas.
Outer Spaces is a versatile new audio processor that puts your sounds in beautiful spaces – but it goes way beyond your standard reverb. Create alien drones and endless echoes or completely transform timbres; it’s a multipurpose tool for extraordinary sound design.
Multi-sampled orchestral and world percussion, plus other hits and tension builders – this Pack offers professional-grade tools and sounds to use in scores, soundtracks, or to add cinematic power to any production style.
Primed for use with Push and packed with recordings of vintage hardware within eleven tweakable Instrument Racks, House Racks is a new toolkit for producers seeking the classic sounds of 80s and 90s underground house.
If you’ve been looking to use Live with technologies like Arduino, LEGO® MINDSTORMS® EV3 and OSC, this free set of Max for Live devices provides exactly what you need. Now it’s simpler than ever to set up new and experimental ways to interact with and extend Live.
Get deep with the multi-functional LFO, create a sequence of randomized preset states, or modulate parameters using an audio signal – this set of envelope followers and other device controllers can reinvent how you use your instruments and effects, and take your modulations to the molecular level.
Surreal, slow-mo soundscapes, psychedelic instruments and otherworldly timbres from underwater recordings – you can now pick up these diverse sound sets as a discounted bundle: three Packs for the cost of two.
Expand your sound palette with authentic instruments and sounds from across the globe. You can now pick up the ZenPad Bollywood, Mantra and Oriental Packs as a discounted bundle: three Packs for the cost of two.
Inspired by the experimental sounds of the 60s and 70s, this eclectic set of dream-like instruments and textures is ideal for soundtracks, film scores, or anyone looking to spark offbeat production ideas. The Pack is also available as part of a discounted bundle with the Lé Slow and Waterworx Packs.
IRCAM has used the expertise from decades of dedicated research and development to produce this collection of Max for Live devices. Through real time audio analysis, their advanced physical modelling synthesis environment and other leading technologies, IRCAMAX 2 lets you manipulate, process and reinvent sounds in ways you wouldn’t have imagined possible.
New from K-Devices, Terra is a polyphonic Max For Live synth incorporating frequency modulation, phase distortion, ring modulation and wave shaping. With its intuitive layout and characterful sound, it makes a unique and interesting addition to any musician or sound designer’s Live instrument arsenal.
Polyphylla is a new Max For Live instrument that makes additive synthesis accessible and fun. Aimed at electronic music producers as well as experimental composers, music educators and production novices, you’ll master it in minutes but make amazing sounds with it for years to come.
Get to grips with Patter, a creative MIDI effect for Max for Live that creates truly surprising musical ideas. Its ability to generate unique rhythms and melodies, and deft control over randomization elements make it an exciting tool for those looking for inspiration and experimentation.
The latest Pack from EarthMoments comprises over 400 one-shot samples and loops inspired by the ethereal atmospheres of rivers, oceans, waterfalls and lakes. This Pack is also available as part of a discounted bundle with the Poly Reverse and Lé Slow Packs.
Lé Slow is a collection of 400 darkly atmospheric, cinematic textures, loops and sounds, produced with musicians, producers, sound designers and film score composers in mind. The Pack is also available as part of a discounted bundle with the Poly Reverse and Waterworx Packs.
Flatpack Analogik Drums is a collection of unique drum kits, constructed from recordings of highly sought-after analog modular gear. This Pack combines the old-school flavour of analog drums with fresh and colorful snares, kicks, cymbals, toms, claps and percussive elements, making it perfect for a variety of productions.
Flatpack Analogik Waves provides a range of mono and poly synth analog sounds, from raw and dirty synth leads to beautifully ethereal pads. This Pack was painstakingly sampled and chromatically tracked across the keyboard, to bring rich and harmonically arresting analog synth sounds to your fingertips.
Angelicals is a set of over 100 presets for Ableton's Analog synthesizer, programmed by composer/sound designer André Ettema. Progressive electronic pioneers such as Vangelis and Jean-Michel Jarre provided the inspiration for this collection of retro-futuristic sounds.
One part field recordings and one part additive synthesis, Spectral Textures is a unique instrument that blends together two distinct worlds of sound to create vibrant atmospheres, textures and progressions.
Geisterwelt is a spectral sampler and visualizer. With control over multiple audio and video parameters, Geisterwelt lets you simultaneously create music and responsive HD video with nothing more than a MIDI controller, a keyboard, or mouse.
Apocalypse Percussion Elements is a massive library of over 4,000 high-quality samples ranging from entire drum ensembles to individual drums, cymbals and percussion instruments such as bongos, cajons, gongs and more.
A collection of over 5,000 analog drum sounds sampled from a broad range of hardware. Encompassing vintage Roland machines, contemporary drum synths, DIY circuit board kits and more, this Pack brings the warm tones of analog drums straight to your studio.
Conundrums is a collection of 50 drum kits, each uniquely crafted for versatility and fine-tuned so that all components play together in harmony. Designed to complement a wide range of genres and pack a mighty punch in the mix, Conundrums is an all-in-one beatmaking powerhouse.
Mallets brings two expertly sampled melodic percussion instruments to Ableton Live. The dark, velvety timbre of the marimba and the vibraphone’s shimmering oscillations were captured using full-range concert models and include the lower octaves often missing from sampled mallets.
The Rhythomatix Pack brings you a library of highly nuanced loops, samples and drum kits geared towards world music, electronic, industrial and pop productions – subtle cinematic sounds that collectively provide a powerful rhythmic impact.
Look what Max for Cats dragged in: five high-quality Max for Live devices for free! Including an exceptional organ/additive synthesizer hybrid and several wonderfully executed audio and MIDI devices, Gratis Hits is a gift that will keep on giving.
Inspired by the classic string machines of the 1970s, Ensemble is a Max for Live string synthesizer with a unique built-in morphing formant filter. Ensemble also includes chorus and phaser effects which can be used separately.
Max for Cats presents DiGiTAL, a powerful polyphonic synth that fuses aspects of additive, wavetable, frequency modulation and subtractive synthesis. DiGiTAL is distinctly designed for creating new sounds and provides a comprehensive set of controls expressly for this purpose.
Sample Magic delivers the grit and soul of machine-made techno with hundreds of loops crafted from analogue synths and hardware. This Pack comes loaded with pounding beats, raw synth lines, dirty basslines, dubbed-out chords, processed vocals and much more.
Dub Machines is a pair of expertly designed Max for Live devices that reproduce, and expand on the sound of classic tape and analog delays. With vintage character, extensive control and deep sound-shaping capabilities, Dub Machines is ready to take any sound into space.
Effect Racks is a collection of over 200 sophisticated audio effects engineered for instant sound sculpting. It comes packed with an endless variety of Channel Strips, DJ and Live PA effects, Glitch Racks, Amp Racks, Modulators, Filters, Beat Processors and Noise Boxes.
Recording Hybrid Kit is a free Pack consisting of a multi-sampled, multi-velocity Yamaha drumset. Made up of elements of several different drumsets, Hybrid is a great sounding, all-purpose kit from Drumdrops – the makers of A Fistful of Drumkits.
Three diverse drum kits for any situation - from pounding metal crashes to crackling dub snares. Fill your drum arsenal with over 2 GB of sounds, including 155 multi-sampled hits that capture the human feel of a professional drummer.
Flatpack Darwin features evolving pads, animated textures and shifting tonal soundscapes. Darwin’s specially crafted Instrument Rack design blends two sample or synth-based layers to bring unique harmonic atmospheres to your sound design, film, and electronic music projects.
Vocalisms is a collection of 58 drum kits made solely from sounds produced by the human voice and mouth. Taking advantage of the entire oral spectrum, this Pack focuses on the voice as a percussive instrument and provides all the elements of a drum kit, and much more.
Arsenal brings you the surprisingly rich and musical sounds of an array of metal objects. Chosen for their unique sonic qualities, a selection of pipes, tubes and blades have been played with bows, sticks, hands and mouth, to capture and extract their inherent musical essence.
Dark Synth is an highly innovative new Max for Live synthesizer that marries the vast possibilities of additive synthesis with a super-intuitive interface. As a great starting point for immersive sound-shaping, Dark Synth will introduce you to new horizons in sound design.
Studio Bass is four instruments in one and delivers the powerful, expressive sound of a classic electric bass guitar. With four different characters to choose from it covers all the typical articulations, string types and amplifier/ effects combinations.
From David Bowie’s "Let's Dance" to Daft Punk’s "Get Lucky", Omar Hakim has supplied unforgettable drum grooves to countless hits. This Pack brings Omar's legendary feel and sound directly into Live with over 4 GB of multitrack drum sessions, Clips and Drums Racks.
ZenPad - Bollywood is a selection of up-tempo Indian rhythms and authentic melodic sounds created specifically for pop, film, electronic and Bollywood productions. The Pack is also available as part of a discounted bundle with the Mantra and Oriental Packs.
ZenPad – Oriental captures the spirit of the Orient with a variety of instruments including Arabic style drum kits, various hand percussion, ney flutes, clarinets, violin and oud. This Pack is also available as part of a discounted bundle with the Bollywood and Mantra Packs.
ZenPad - Mantra is a diverse selection of sounds designed for new age, yoga, meditation and electronic music productions. This Pack is also available as part of a discounted bundle with the Bollywood and Oriental Packs.
Discover 500MB of the finest drum loops from Sample Magic's award-winning catalogue, compatible with Live 9.0.1 or higher. Encompassing a huge variety of electronic styles, Sample Magic's Beat Selection has been hand-picked to offer beat-making inspiration.
Whether you are building hi-tech weapon effects for a blockbuster sci-fi shooter, or creating complex layered transitions for a cutting edge electronic music project, Microsphere delivers an extraordinary palette of sound that will take your productions into uncharted territory.
Olympus Elements symphonic choir is a 63-voice professional choir, expertly built for use with Ableton Live. With beautifully recorded sample content and a wide range of dynamics and articulations, this Pack provides the most important elements of a large chorus in a convenient all-in-one solution.
Grab control of the sound chips that defined the video game soundtracks of the 1980s, now programmed specifically for Live. Whether you are looking for aliased chippy sounds, lo-fi leads or quirky percussion, Retro Computers brings some of the best things about the early 80’s right to your desktop!
Spectrum Effects includes two radical spectral processing devices capable of a range of effects. Warp and mangle your audio into mayhem, or add subtle harmonic touches - you decide which. In the studio and at the gig, Spectrum Effects adds an instant dynamic catalyst to your Live set.
Set the rules in AutoBeat and discover endless rhythmic rearrangement possibilities. AutoBeat integrates seamlessly with Drum Racks, and can also function as a flexible phrase creator for melodic instruments.
Clav brings the authentic sound of the Hohner D6 Clavinet into Ableton Live. Captured with all of its funky nuances, nothing adds vintage twang and spanking timbres to a groove like this classic keyboard instrument.
Orchestral Ensemble Essentials 2 is a comprehensive collection of brass, string, woodwind and full-orchestra sections, taken from ProjectSAM’s renowned Symphobia series and includes sounds from Lumina, the latest addition to the series.
Konkrete Drums 3 lets you take your palette of percussion even further into exciting new sonic territory. This Pack derives its unique range and power from the vast array of unusual gear and inspired recording techniques that went into its making.
Pluggo for Live is a free collection of audio devices and instruments derived from Cycling '74's Pluggo plug-in collection. This array of full-fledged Max for Live devices provides hours of signal-mangling fun as well as interesting examples of various approaches to plug-in design.
Retro Synths contains more than 4,000 samples from the greatest classic synths of the past three decades, including rich bass from the Minimoog, acid squelch from the Roland TB-303, and the classic digital "phase distortion" synthesis from the Casio CZ-series.
Breakbeats by KutMasta Kurt is a set of Hip Hop breaks with a vintage sound from producer KutMasta Kurt, who has worked with artists including Beastie Boys, DJ Qbert, Kool Keith, The Pharcyde, Linkin Park and more.
We're giving away a free audio package with new sounds, presets, Instrument Racks and Construction Kits. This is more than just a few audio files. Samplification will kick-start your sampling skills and demonstrate what Sampler is really capable of.
Cyclic Waves is a premium selection of audio loops taken from the Cycling '74 'Cycles' libraries, produced and curated by Sound Library pioneer Ron MacLeod using innovative processing tools from Cycling '74, the makers of Max.
A set of samples and loops from Loopmasters, from synthesized sound design to acoustic drums and found sounds. Features content from Partners such as Puremagnetik and Soniccouture, and Loopmasters' artist Pack sounds from artists such as Digable Planets, Coldcut, Todd Terry, and more.
DM ARP 2600 Drums is a free Live Pack consisting of 8 Ableton Drum Racks and 150 original analog percussion sounds sampled from Daniel Miller’s own ARP 2600 modular synthesizer. Extensive controls for real-time sound tweaking and bonus sequence clips are included.
Texture Beats provides highly dynamic electronic drum sounds and analog textures. Each drum kit features a unique set of Macro controls for blending in textures and customizing the sound of both the whole kit and individual drum sounds.
Tronix combines the cinematic depth of animated atmospheres, morphed instruments and electrified percussion with cutting leads, growling basses, and tempo-synced audio loops that forward-thinking producers will appreciate.
Get the unique sounds of legendary techno DJ and producer Radio Slave, perfectly integrated into Ableton Live. This techno toolkit includes over 500 MB of synth, bass and drum loops, as well as customized Instrument, Drum, and Effect Racks. Combine, edit, and personalize the sounds to build your own tracks.
Get the authentic sound of the Rhodes Stage 73 and Wurlitzer 200A electric pianos. Carefully sampled at multiple velocities and recorded with vintage equipment for ultra-realistic sound and feel. Comes with 70 Instrument Racks providing all the classic keyboard sounds.
Get the breaks you need and the tools to make them yours. Hip Hop Drums features a set of original loops and drum sounds inspired by classic samples, from muffled jazzy hi-hats to thumping distorted kicks. Plus, use custom Effect Racks to get just the right pumping, vintage feel.
Sound artist Robert Henke creates the tools that define his sound. Using Max for Live, Robert made the 'Granulator', which can transform any sound into a lush soundscape or a wall of noise. 'Granulator' is a sample-based granular synthesizer.
Acoustix is a toolkit for cinematic music production, designed exclusively for Ableton Live. It provides a vast selection of morphed acoustic sounds, including organic instruments, bombastic percussives, atmospheric pads and audio loops.
Konkrete Drums 1 is a set of 24 superb drum and percussion kits for Live. It features more than 1300 drum samples ranging from punishing, deep kick drums to delicate, crystalline ticks; from super-fast drilling rolls to atmospheric gongs.
Journeys is a set of 128 Tension sounds for Ableton Live. This collection is master sound designer Gregory Simpson's endeavor to create sounds that evoke the essence of other times, places or cultures.
The tubular bells sampled in this collection are from an 18 note vintage Leedy & Ludwig instrument (C4-F5) from the beginning of the 20th century, remarkable for the purity and clarity of its sounds and for the exceptional duration of its sustained notes.
The Novachord is a gargantuan, entirely tube based, 72-note polyphonic synthesizer with oscillators, filters, VCAs, envelope generators and even frequency dividers. We sampled every one of the 72 notes on this beast - not just once, but over and over, with different settings each time.
Uptown captures the tonal quality, transparency and expressiveness of an exceptional concert grand. The piano has been carefully prepared and programmed to reflect the high-quality classical grand piano sound.
The Kim is a type of dulcimer or zither from Thailand and is related to the Chinese yangqin. Sometimes spelled khim, the instrument consists of a flat soundbox with 42 wire strings stretched across in 14 sets of 3. The strings are struck with two thin bamboo mallets with soft leather tips.
The Skiddaw Stones are probably the most unusual and certainly the oldest instrument that Soniccouture has sampled. A Lithophone (litho=stone, phone=voice) dating from 1840, the Skiddaw Stones are composed of 61 tuned and shaped rocks made from the rare hornfels stone, found in Cumbria, England.
Downtown offers the rich tonality and balanced character of a high quality concert grand. This grand piano has been carefully prepared and programmed to provide a more powerful and urban piano sound. The large dynamic range and impact of Downtown is geared towards pop, RnB, hip-hop, jazz and blues productions.
Metalix is a toolkit for cinematic music production, designed exclusively for Ableton Live. It provides morphed metallic instruments, percussive sounds, atmospheric soundscapes, pads and tempo-synced audio loops.
A Tingklik is a bamboo percussion instrument from Bali. It's often used for "Rindik" music, so is sometimes referred to as a Rindik itself. Rindik music usually involves two Tingklik players and a single Suling (bamboo flute).
East Village represents the handcrafted quality of a legendary concert grand. This piano has been carefully prepared and programmed to provide a particularly characteristic sound, which has been favored by many producers and is instantly recognizable.
The Hang is a steel, disk-shaped, harmonically tuned percussion instrument that's played with the hands. It's incredibly sensitive and dynamic; the entire disk resonates at a central frequency as your hands move around the edge, teasing the notes out.
MachineKits is a high-quality library of multi-sampled vintage drum machines, including a massively nuanced set capturing the quality of MFB Modular analog drums, plus quirky classics like the Acetone Rhythm Ace, Simmons SDS and more.
Inspired by classic 80s hardware synths, Japanese musician Katsuhiro Chiba used Max for Live to build three synthesizers that capture the iconic sound of the era. 'Classic Synths' contains three synthesizers with a classic 80s sound.
Sound Objects is a unique collection of sampled objects typically found in a hardware store, including saw blades, joist hangers, ABS and metal plumbing pipes, ceramic tiles, metal sheets, gardening forks, ground plates, metal rods, electrical boxes and the like.
Captures the true essence of symphonic percussion instruments in pristine quality. Features vibraphone, marimba, xylophone, crotales, glockenspiel, tubular bells, cymbals and timpani with a variety of articulations.
The EMS Synthi AKS is a legendary instrument with an illustrious history. First manufactured in 1972 by EMS in Putney, southwest London, the Synthi A was basically a portable version of EMS's famous VCS3 synthesizer, and the KS keyboard (an unplayable thirty-note touchplate) was added to make the Synthi AKS.
Soniccouture and Ableton present a unique take on a most unusual mallet percussion instrument. Named after the Greek god of dreams, the Freenotes Morpheus is a modular metallic instrument consisting of a series of metal bars, each attached to its own resonator
What happens when you take a perfectly good instrument–one that's been around for hundreds of years–and completely rethink it? The bowed piano technique involves flexible bows made from monofilament nylon fishing line, coated in rosin.
A comprehensive selection of naturally rich and dynamic stringed instruments. Features solo and ensemble violin, viola, cello and double bass, all recorded in their natural positions within the orchestra, complete with a number of articulations.
When Oli Larkin wanted to design a software version of one of his favorite vintage digital synths, Max for Live was the obvious choice. Kasio features Phase Distortion synthesis inspired by a classic line of digital synthesizers.
Sampling the unique, magical sound of a Balinese Gamelan is no small undertaking. The 25 instruments that make up The London Symphony Orchestra's Semara Dana Gamelan Ensemble had to be recorded in great detail, as if each were to be a sample library in its own right.
Abstrakt Breaks 1 is a superb collection of complex, exciting hi-tech drum loops, which are ideal for producers of Electronica, IDM, Glitch, Industrial and Film soundtracks. Produced and mastered at 24 bit, the sparkling-sharp sound ensures you have a full frequency range to shape and mould into your productions.
Tremors is a stunning collection of dark, paranoid, funky and downright unclassifiable drum loops. Ranging from 65 bpm to 150 bpm, the tempos shift, double up on themselves, and then turn themselves inside out.
For the 2010 reincarnation of Plastikman, Richie Hawtin's grand artistic vision required the masterminds at Liine to design a Max for Live device to help the tour become reality. 'Kapture' saves the state of your Live Set as a preset that can be instantly recalled.
Abstrakt Breaks 2 is from our hi-tech drum loop series. Ideal for producers of electronica, IDM, glitch, D'n'B, industrial and film soundtracks, this collection builds on the new ground broken by Abstrakt Breaks 1.