Ableton and Cycling '74 Announce Strategic Partnership

Berlin, Germany, March 27, 2007 

Ableton and Cycling '74 have entered into a strategic partnership, forging a unique alliance between these dynamic and innovative audio/video software companies. The two will join forces to create new software products for the creative community, leveraging their skills, technologies and combined thirty years of experience. "We are excited to team up with our friends at Cycling '74," said Ableton CEO and cofounder Gerhard Behles. "David Zicarelli has founded an innovative company that develops exceptional audio and video tools. We feel they share our understanding of and vision for the creative technology market." "Ableton has a strong sense of user-centered design that has truly inspired all of us," said Cycling '74 founder and CEO David Zicarelli. "We look forward to collaborating with them to develop a new generation of media tools."

About Cycling '74

Cycling '74 develops software for audio, video and multimedia innovators. Products include the Max/MSP/Jitter graphical programming environment and the Pluggo, Mode and Hipno collections of audio plug-ins. Cycling '74 also releases creative musical and multimedia works through its c74 recording label, as well as audio source libraries for musicians and sound designers through its Cycles series.

About Ableton

Ableton develops modern software technology to inspire creative people. Since the company started in 1999, Ableton has attracted an extensive and highly committed community of musicians, composers, and DJs worldwide. Currently, Ableton counts about seventy employees in Berlin and New York offices. The company has received outstanding press, awards and customer feedback since the unveiling of Live in October 2001.

For more information, contact:

Ableton Public Relations
Schönhauser Allee 6/7
10119 Berlin