Live 9

Live 9 comes in three editions: Intro, Standard and Suite. They 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
Max for LiveLimitless possibilities for creating devices and customizing Live
Comes with Convolution Reverb, Convolution Reverb Pro, DrumSynth, Mono Sequencer, Buffer Shuffler 2, LFO, LFO MIDI, Envelope Follower, XY pad, Multimap, Device Randomizer, Expression Control, Envelope, Note Echo, Bass, Poli, Multi, Arp, Instant House, MIDI Monitor, Map8
USD 749USD 599
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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 449USD 359
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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 99USD 79

Key features

Essentials at a great price

  • 16 audio and MIDI tracks
  • 8 scenes
  • 2 send and return tracks
  • 4 mono audio input channels
  • 4 mono audio output channels

Full features plus extras

  • Unlimited Audio and MIDI tracks
  • Unlimited Scenes
  • 12 Send and Return tracks
  • 256 mono audio input channels
  • 256 mono audio output channels
  • Complex warp modes
  • Audio-slicing
  • Audio to MIDI

Complete integrated studio

  • Unlimited Audio and MIDI tracks
  • Unlimited Scenes
  • 12 Send and Return tracks
  • 256 mono audio input channels
  • 256 mono audio output channels
  • Complex warp modes
  • Audio-slicing
  • Audio to MIDI
  • Max for Live

Sounds

700+ Sounds (4 GB)

  • Play Designer Drums
  • Play Digicussion 1
  • Play Loopmasters Mixtape
  • Play Unnatural Selection

1100+ Sounds (11 GB)

  • Play Designer Drums
  • Play Digicussion 1
  • Play Loopmasters Mixtape
  • Play Unnatural Selection
  • Play Bomblastic
  • Play Breakbeats by Kutmasta Kurt
  • Play Cyclic Waves
  • Play Digicussion 2
  • Play Drum Machines
  • Play Grand Piano
  • Play Guitars and Bass
  • Play Konkrete Breaks
  • Play Sound Objects Lite
  • Play Vinyl Classics

3000+ Sounds (54 GB)

  • Play Designer Drums
  • Play Digicussion 1
  • Play Loopmasters Mixtape
  • Play Unnatural Selection
  • Play Bomblastic
  • Play Breakbeats by Kutmasta Kurt
  • Play Cyclic Waves
  • Play Digicussion 2
  • Play Drum Machines
  • Play Grand Piano
  • Play Guitars and Bass
  • Play Konkrete Breaks
  • Play Sound Objects Lite
  • Play Vinyl Classics
  • Play Latin Percussion
  • Play Orchestral Brass
  • Play Orchestral Mallets
  • Play Orchestral Strings
  • Play Orchestral Woodwinds
  • Play Retro Synths
  • Play Samplification
  • Play Session Drums Club
  • Play Session Drums Multimic
  • Play Session Drums Studio
  • Play The Forge by Hecq

Software Instruments

4 Software Instruments

  • Drum Rack
  • Impulse
  • Instrument Rack
  • Simpler

5 Software Instruments

  • Drum Rack
  • Impulse
  • Instrument Rack
  • Simpler
  • External Instrument

11 Software Instruments

  • Drum Rack
  • Impulse
  • Instrument Rack
  • Simpler
  • External Instrument
  • Analog
  • Collision
  • Electric
  • Operator
  • Sampler
  • Tension

Audio Effects

21 Audio Effects

  • Audio Effect Rack
  • Auto Filter
  • Auto Pan
  • Beat Repeat
  • Chorus
  • Compressor
  • EQ Three
  • Erosion
  • Flanger
  • Gate
  • Grain Delay
  • Limiter
  • Looper
  • Phaser
  • Ping Pong Delay
  • Redux
  • Reverb
  • Saturator
  • Simple Delay
  • Tuner
  • Utility

33 Audio Effects

  • Audio Effect Rack
  • Auto Filter
  • Auto Pan
  • Beat Repeat
  • Chorus
  • Compressor
  • EQ Three
  • Erosion
  • Flanger
  • Gate
  • Grain Delay
  • Limiter
  • Looper
  • Phaser
  • Ping Pong Delay
  • Redux
  • Reverb
  • Saturator
  • Simple Delay
  • Tuner
  • Utility
  • Dynamic Tube
  • EQ Eight
  • Filter Delay
  • Frequency Shifter
  • Glue Compressor
  • Multi-band Dynamics
  • Overdrive
  • Resonators
  • Spectrum
  • Vinyl Distortion
  • Vocoder

36 Audio Effects

  • Audio Effect Rack
  • Auto Filter
  • Auto Pan
  • Beat Repeat
  • Chorus
  • Compressor
  • EQ Three
  • Erosion
  • Flanger
  • Gate
  • Grain Delay
  • Limiter
  • Looper
  • Phaser
  • Ping Pong Delay
  • Redux
  • Reverb
  • Saturator
  • Simple Delay
  • Tuner
  • Utility
  • Dynamic Tube
  • EQ Eight
  • Filter Delay
  • Frequency Shifter
  • Glue Compressor
  • Multi-band Dynamics
  • Overdrive
  • Resonators
  • Spectrum
  • Vinyl Distortion
  • Vocoder
  • Amp
  • Cabinet
  • Corpus

MIDI Effects

8 MIDI Effects

  • Arpeggiator
  • Chord
  • MIDI Effect Rack
  • Note Length
  • Pitch
  • Random
  • Scale
  • Velocity

8 MIDI Effects

  • Arpeggiator
  • Chord
  • MIDI Effect Rack
  • Note Length
  • Pitch
  • Random
  • Scale
  • Velocity

8 MIDI Effects

  • Arpeggiator
  • Chord
  • MIDI Effect Rack
  • Note Length
  • Pitch
  • Random
  • Scale
  • Velocity

Max for Live Devices

21 Max for Live Devices

  • Arp
  • Bass
  • Buffer Shuffler 2
  • Convolution Reverb
  • Convolution Reverb Pro
  • Device Randomizer
  • DrumSynth
  • Envelope
  • Envelope Follower
  • Expression ControlEnvelope
  • LFO
  • LFO Midi
  • Instant House
  • Map8
  • MIDI Monitor
  • Mono Sequencer
  • Multi
  • Multimap
  • Note Echo
  • Poli
  • XY Pad

Installation requirements

Intel® Mac with Mac OS X 10.7 or later, or PC with Windows 7 or later; Multicore processor; 4 GB RAM; 1024x768 display; DVD drive or broadband internet connection for installation

Required disk space for basic installation:

  • 3GB free disk space

Disk used if all included sounds are installed:

  • Live 9 Suite: 55 GB free disk space
  • Live 9 Standard: 12 GB free disk space
  • Live 9 Intro: 6 GB free disk space

What comes with the download version?

  • A Live 9 installer to download from Your Account.
  • A PDF manual included with your installer.
  • The same included sounds as the boxed version available for download from Your Packs.

What extras do I get if I buy a box?

  • A DVD with your Live 9 installer
  • DVDs with all your included Sounds
  • A printed manual (with Standard and Suite versions only)
  • Stickers

Campaign terms and conditions

  • Offer is available at Ableton.com and at your local reseller from now until the release of Live 10.
  • Full and upgrade versions of Ableton Live 9 Standard and Suite purchased during the campaign include a free upgrade to their respective editions of Live 10 – to be issued upon its release. Those purchasing Live 9 Intro with or without Push will receive a new L10 Intro license upon its release.
  • A 20% discount is also available for Packs, Max for Live and other software in the Ableton webshop, with the exception of educational versions of Live, multi-licenses and Not-For-Resale software versions (NFRs). Discount offer may be combined with the Push bundle discount.
  • Push is excluded from this offer.
  • Final prices may vary depending on your country of residence.