Live 9 Lite Features

These features are common to all editions of Live 9, including Lite Edition.

  • Unique Session View for quick, intuitive composition, flexible performance and improvisation
  • Multitrack recording up to 32-bit/192 kHz
  • Nondestructive editing with unlimited undo
  • Powerful MIDI sequencing of software and hardware instruments
  • Advanced warping and real-time time-stretching
  • Unlimited Instruments, Audio effects and MIDI effects per project
  • Group tracks
  • VST and Audio Unit support
  • Time signature changes
  • Multiple automation lanes
  • Track Freeze
  • Automatic plug-in delay compensation
  • MIDI remote control instant mapping
  • MIDI output to hardware synths
  • MIDI Clock/sync
  • ReWire
  • Multicore/multiprocessor support
  • WAV, AIFF, MP3, Ogg Vorbis, FLAC file support

See a complete feature comparison of Live 9 Intro, Standard, and Suite

Key Features

Intro

Standard

Suite

8 Audio and MIDI tracks
8 Scenes
2 Send and Return Tracks
4 Mono audio input channels
4 Mono audio output channels

Software Instruments

Intro

Standard

Suite

Drum Rack an instrument for layering samples, synths and effects in a classic 16-pad grid
Impulse a drum sampler with complex modulation capabilities
Simpler an easy-to-use but powerful sampler with classic synthesis parameters

Audio Effects

Intro

Standard

Suite

Auto Filter classic analog filter emulation with an envelope follower and LFO
Beat Repeat creative beat mangling with controlled or randomized repetitions of an incoming signal
Chorus create thickening or flanging effects with two parallel modulated delays
Compressor dynamics processing to add punch and loudness
EQ Three three-band EQ with kill switches, modeled on classic DJ mixers
Erosion adds “digital”-sounding artifacts and noise to audio signals
Redux bit- and sample-rate reduction for classic lo-fi sounds
Reverb simulates the acoustics of real or imaginary rooms
Simple Delay two independent delay lines with feedback and tempo sync
Utility multipurpose tool for adjusting gain, phase, stereo width and more

MIDI Effects

Intro

Standard

Suite

Arpeggiator takes individual notes from a held chord and plays them as a rhythmical patternYesYesYes
Chord adds up to six additional pitches to incoming MIDI notes to create chordsYesYesYes
Note length alters the length of incoming MIDI notes or triggers notes via Note OffYesYesYes
Pitch transposes MIDI notes by a specified amount YesYesYes
Random applies chance-based random transposition to MIDI notesYesYesYes
Scale remaps incoming MIDI notes to different outgoing MIDI notesYesYesYes
Velocity randomizes or compresses MIDI note velocityYesYesYes

Includes Live's core library of sounds and presets

Intro

Standard

Suite

117 Instrument Racks
8 Drum Racks
116 Drum Hits
11 Impulse Presets
47 Audio Clips (Loops)
59 Audio Effect Racks