Live 11 Lite is a lightweight version of Ableton Live 11 – with all the essential workflows, instruments and effects – that’s included with a number of apps and hardware products.

Live Key Features
Unique Session View for quick, intuitive composition, flexible performance and improvisation
Nondestructive editing with unlimited undo
Multitrack recording up to 32-bit/192 kHz
Powerful MIDI sequencing of software and hardware instruments
Advanced warping and real-time time-stretching
Group tracks Use multiple levels of groups to mix with greater flexibility and manage detailed arrangements more easily.
VST2, VST3 and Audio Unit support
Time signature changes
16 scenes Updated for Live 11 Lite
2 Send and return tracks
8 Mono audio input channels
8 Mono audio output channels
8 audio and MIDI tracks
Multiple automation lanes
MIDI Polyphonic Expression New in Live 11 Lite Add bends, slides and pressure for each individual note in a chord, add subtle expression variations, morph between chords and create evolving sonic textures more easily.
Track Freeze
Capture MIDI Recall your best ideas after you’ve played them – Capture MIDI can turn what you played into MIDI clips, without having to think about recording.
Tempo Following New in Live 11 Lite Live listens to and adjusts its tempo based on incoming audio in real time, making it a dynamic part of the band instead of the tempo source that everyone has to follow.
Automatic plug-in delay compensation
MIDI remote control instant mapping
MIDI output to hardware synths
MIDI Clock/sync
Multicore/multiprocessor support
WAV, AIFF, MP3, Ogg Vorbis, FLAC file support
Ableton Link A technology that keeps instances of Live and a growing collection of iOS apps in time over a wireless network.
Instrument Racks Updated for Live 11 Lite Combine multiple instruments and effects into a single device, allowing for split and layered sounds with customized Macro controls
MIDI Effect Racks Updated for Live 11 Lite Combine MIDI effects into a single device, allowing for customized MIDI processing chains with simple Macro controls
Drum Rack Updated for Live 11 Lite An instrument for layering samples, synths and effects in a classic 16-pad grid
Complex warp modes Advanced algorithms for stretching audio, ideal for working with mixed audio or full tracks.
Groove Pool and extract groove New in Live 11 Lite A set of templates that lets you adjust the timing and “feel” of sequences or make your own by extracting timing from existing audio material.
Software Instruments
Drum Rack Updated for Live 11 Lite An instrument for layering samples, synths and effects in a classic 16-pad grid.
Impulse A drum sampler with complex modulation capabilities.
Instrument Rack Updated for Live 11 Lite Combine multiple instruments and effects into a single device, allowing for split and layered sounds with customized Macro controls.
Simpler An easy-to-use but powerful sampler with classic synthesis parameters.
Audio Effects
Audio Effect Rack Updated for Live 11 Lite Combine audio effects into a single device, allowing for the creation of simplified Macro controls for complex effects chains.
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.
Channel EQ A flexible and simple EQ with curves and gain ranges suitable for a variety of audio material.
Chorus-Ensemble Updated for Live 11 Lite Create thickening, flanging and vibrato effects. Ensemble is a new algorithm inspired by a thick 3-delay line chorus used in the 70s for string machines.
Compressor Dynamics processing to add punch and loudness.
Delay A simple delay with Ping pong behavior, filter modulation and the ability to infinitely repeat the input signal.
EQ Three Three-band EQ with kill switches, modeled on classic DJ mixers.
Erosion Adds “digital”-sounding artifacts and noise to audio signals.
Limiter New in Live 11 Lite Sets an absolute output limit, suitable for mastering.
Phaser-Flanger New in Live 11 Lite Phaser-Flanger has a new, lusher sound with increased frequency and modulation ranges.
Redux Updated for Live 11 Lite Redux adds a wider range of sounds from vintage digital gear including harsh distortion, digital and aliasing artifacts, as well as warm and saturated 8-bit textures.
Reverb Simulates the acoustics of real or imaginary rooms.
Saturator New in Live 11 Lite Waveshaping distortion for adding dirt, punch and warmth.
Tuner Tuner shows the incoming pitch and its distance from the nearest semitone, helping you quickly get instruments in tune.
Utility Multipurpose tool for adjusting gain, phase, stereo width and more.
MIDI Effects
Arpeggiator Takes individual notes from a held chord and plays them as a rhythmical pattern.
Chord Adds up to six additional pitches to incoming MIDI notes to create chords.
Expression Control New in Live 11 Lite A control device for pairing MIDI parameters such as velocity, modwheel, pitchbend, aftertouch, and keytrack with any parameter in your Live Set.
MIDI Effect Rack Updated for Live 11 Lite Combine MIDI effects into a single device, allowing for customized MIDI processing chains with simple Macro controls
MIDI Monitor New in Live 11 Lite Monitor your MIDI data stream.
MPE Control New in Live 11 Lite Adjust Live’s response to MPE information from your MPE controller.
Note Length Alters the length of incoming MIDI notes or triggers notes via Note Off.
Pitch Transposes MIDI notes by a specified amount.
Random Applies chance-based random transposition to MIDI notes.
Scale Remaps incoming MIDI notes to different outgoing MIDI notes.
Velocity Randomizes or compresses MIDI note velocity.

Includes Live’s core library of sounds and presets

Racks

  • 274 Instrument Racks, incl. 25 dedicated MPE presets
  • 78 Drum Racks
  • 134 Audio Effect Racks
  • 18 MIDI Effect Racks

MIDI Clips

  • 101 Drum MIDI Clips
  • 242 Tonal MIDI Clips

Presets

  • 40 Instrument Presets
  • 226 Audio Effect Presets
  • 94 MIDI Effect Presets

Templates

  • 3 Templates (8-Track Recording, Demo & Sketch, Podcast)

Samples

  • 205 Loops
  • 1626 Drum Hits
  • 667 Multisamples, FX and other one-shots