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Live 11
Suite

Complete studio ā€“ 70+ GB of sounds and all devices

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Live 11
Standard

Full features ā€“ 10+ GB of sounds and more devices

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Live 11
Intro

Essentials ā€“ 16 tracks and 5+ GB of sounds

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Live Key Features

Essentials

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

  • 16 mono audio output channels

  • 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
  • Unlimited Instruments, Audio effects and MIDI effects per project
  • Group tracks
  • VST2, VST3 and Audio Unit v2 and v3 support
  • Time signature changes
  • Comping
  • Multiple automation lanes
  • MIDI Polyphonic Expression
  • Track Freeze
  • Capture MIDI
  • Tempo Following
  • Note Chance
  • Note Compatibility
  • Complex warp modes
  • Note and Velocity Chance
  • Groove Pool and extract groove
  • Video import/export

Updated for Live 12

  • Live Core Library

New in Live 12

  • Tuning Systems
  • Keys and Scales
  • Screen Reader Support
  • Sound Similarity / Browsing
  • User Tagging
  • Custom Browser Labels
  • Browsing History
  • Factory tags

Full features

  • Unlimited Audio and MIDI tracks
  • Unlimited Scenes
  • 12 Send and Return tracks
  • 256 mono audio input channels

  • 256 mono audio output channels

  • 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
  • Unlimited Instruments, Audio effects and MIDI effects per project
  • Group tracks
  • VST2, VST3 and Audio Unit v2 and v3 support
  • Time signature changes
  • Comping
  • Multiple automation lanes
  • MIDI Polyphonic Expression
  • Track Freeze
  • Capture MIDI
  • Tempo Following
  • Note Chance
  • Note Compatibility
  • Complex warp modes
  • Note and Velocity Chance
  • Groove Pool and extract groove
  • Video import/export
  • Linked-track editing
  • Audio-slicing
  • Audio to MIDI
  • REX file support
  • POW-r dithering

Updated for Live 12

  • Live Core Library
  • Modulation

New in Live 12

  • Tuning Systems
  • Keys and Scales
  • Screen Reader Support
  • Sound Similarity / Browsing
  • User Tagging
  • Custom Browser Labels
  • Browsing History
  • Factory tags

Complete studio

  • Unlimited Audio and MIDI tracks
  • Unlimited Scenes
  • 12 Send and Return tracks
  • 256 mono audio input channels

  • 256 mono audio output channels

  • 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
  • Unlimited Instruments, Audio effects and MIDI effects per project
  • Group tracks
  • VST2, VST3 and Audio Unit v2 and v3 support
  • Time signature changes
  • Comping
  • Multiple automation lanes
  • MIDI Polyphonic Expression
  • Track Freeze
  • Capture MIDI
  • Tempo Following
  • Note Chance
  • Note Compatibility
  • Complex warp modes
  • Note and Velocity Chance
  • Groove Pool and extract groove
  • Video import/export
  • Linked-track editing
  • Audio-slicing
  • Audio to MIDI
  • REX file support
  • POW-r dithering
  • Max for Live

Updated for Live 12

  • Live Core Library
  • Modulation

New in Live 12

  • Tuning Systems
  • Keys and Scales
  • Screen Reader Support
  • Sound Similarity / Browsing
  • User Tagging
  • Custom Browser Labels
  • Browsing History
  • Factory tags

Software Instruments

8 Software Instruments

  • Drum Rack
  • Impulse
  • Instrument Rack
  • Simpler
  • Drift
  • CV Instrument
  • CV Triggers
  • External Instrument

13 Software Instruments

  • Drum Rack
  • Impulse
  • Instrument Rack
  • Simpler
  • Drift
  • CV Instrument
  • CV Triggers
  • External Instrument
  • Drum Synths

Now In Live 12 Standard

20 Software Instruments

  • Drum Rack
  • Impulse
  • Instrument Rack
  • Simpler
  • Drift
  • CV Instrument
  • CV Triggers
  • External Instrument
  • Drum Synths
  • Bass
  • Poli
  • Sampler
  • Wavetable

Updated for Live 12

New in Live 12

Now In Live 12 Standard

Packs

4

  • Play Chop and Swing

Now In Live 12 Lite, Intro, Standard

Now In Live 12 Intro and Standard

  • Play Drive and Glow

16

New in Live 12

  • Play Golden Era Drums by Sound Oracle
  • Play Trap Drums by Sound Oracle

Now In Live 12 Standard

  • Play Electric Keyboards
  • Play Orchestral Strings
  • Play Session Drums Club
  • Play Session Drums Studio
  • Play Synth Essentials

Now In Live 12 Lite, Intro, Standard

Now In Live 12 Intro and Standard

  • Play Drive and Glow

33

New in Live 12

  • Play Golden Era Drums by Sound Oracle
  • Play Trap Drums by Sound Oracle
  • Play Lost and Found
  • Performance Pack

Now In Live 12 Standard

  • Play Electric Keyboards
  • Play Orchestral Strings
  • Play Session Drums Club
  • Play Session Drums Studio
  • Play Synth Essentials

Now In Live 12 Lite, Intro, Standard

Now In Live 12 Intro and Standard

  • Play Drive and Glow

Audio Effects

27 Audio Effects

  • Audio Effect Rack
  • Auto Filter
  • Auto Pan
  • Beat Repeat
  • Channel EQ
  • Chorus-Ensemble
  • Compressor
  • CV Clock In
  • CV Clock Out
  • CV Envelope Follower
  • CV In
  • CV LFO
  • CV Shaper
  • CV Utility
  • Delay
  • EQ Three
  • Erosion
  • Gate
  • Grain Delay
  • Limiter
  • Looper
  • Phaser-Flanger
  • Redux
  • Reverb
  • Saturator
  • Tuner
  • Utility

42 Audio Effects

  • Audio Effect Rack
  • Auto Filter
  • Auto Pan
  • Beat Repeat
  • Channel EQ
  • Chorus-Ensemble
  • Compressor
  • CV Clock In
  • CV Clock Out
  • CV Envelope Follower
  • CV In
  • CV LFO
  • CV Shaper
  • CV Utility
  • Delay
  • EQ Three
  • Erosion
  • Gate
  • Grain Delay
  • Limiter
  • Looper
  • Phaser-Flanger
  • Redux
  • Reverb
  • Saturator
  • Tuner
  • Utility
  • Align Delay
  • Drum Buss
  • Dynamic Tube
  • EQ Eight
  • External Audio Effect
  • Filter Delay
  • Glue Compressor
  • Multi-band Dynamics
  • Overdrive
  • Resonators
  • Shifter
  • Spectrum
  • Vinyl Distortion
  • Vocoder

Now In Live 12 Standard

58 Audio Effects

  • Audio Effect Rack
  • Auto Filter
  • Auto Pan
  • Beat Repeat
  • Channel EQ
  • Chorus-Ensemble
  • Compressor
  • CV Clock In
  • CV Clock Out
  • CV Envelope Follower
  • CV In
  • CV LFO
  • CV Shaper
  • CV Utility
  • Delay
  • EQ Three
  • Erosion
  • Gate
  • Grain Delay
  • Limiter
  • Looper
  • Phaser-Flanger
  • Redux
  • Reverb
  • Saturator
  • Tuner
  • Utility
  • Align Delay
  • Drum Buss
  • Dynamic Tube
  • EQ Eight
  • External Audio Effect
  • Filter Delay
  • Glue Compressor
  • Multi-band Dynamics
  • Overdrive
  • Resonators
  • Shifter
  • Spectrum
  • Vinyl Distortion
  • Vocoder
  • Play Amp
  • Play Cabinet
  • Color Limiter
  • Play Convolution Reverb
  • Echo
  • Gated Delay
  • Hybrid Reverb
  • Pedal
  • Pitch Hack
  • PitchLoop89
  • Re-Enveloper
  • Spectral Blur
  • Spectral Resonator
  • Spectral Time
  • Surround Panner

New in Live 12

Now In Live 12 Standard

MIDI Tools

0 MIDI Tools

12 MIDI Tools

New in Live 12

  • Arpeggiate
  • Span
  • Connect
  • Ornament
  • Quantize
  • Recombine
  • Strum
  • Stacks
  • Rhythm
  • Seed
  • Shape
  • Time Warp
  • Euclidean Generator
  • Velocity Shaper

14 MIDI Tools

New in Live 12

  • Arpeggiate
  • Span
  • Connect
  • Ornament
  • Quantize
  • Recombine
  • Strum
  • Stacks
  • Rhythm
  • Seed
  • Shape
  • Time Warp
  • Euclidean Generator
  • Velocity Shaper

MIDI Effects

12 MIDI Effects

  • MIDI Effect Rack
  • MIDI Monitor
  • MPE Control
  • Rotating Rhythm Generator
  • Velocity

Updated for Live 12

  • Arpeggiator
  • Chord
  • Note Length
  • Pitch
  • Random
  • Scale

New in Live 12

  • CC Control

13 MIDI Effects

  • MIDI Effect Rack
  • MIDI Monitor
  • MPE Control
  • Rotating Rhythm Generator
  • Velocity
  • Note Echo

Updated for Live 12

  • Arpeggiator
  • Chord
  • Note Length
  • Pitch
  • Random
  • Scale

New in Live 12

  • CC Control

14 MIDI Effects

  • MIDI Effect Rack
  • MIDI Monitor
  • MPE Control
  • Rotating Rhythm Generator
  • Velocity
  • Note Echo
  • Melodic Steps

Updated for Live 12

  • Arpeggiator
  • Chord
  • Note Length
  • Pitch
  • Random
  • Scale

New in Live 12

  • CC Control

Modulators

2 Modulators

Updated for Live 12

  • Expression Control
  • LFO

6 Modulators

Updated for Live 12

  • Expression Control
  • LFO
  • Envelope Follower
  • Envelope MIDI
  • Shaper
  • Shaper MIDI

6 Modulators

Updated for Live 12

  • Expression Control
  • LFO
  • Envelope Follower
  • Envelope MIDI
  • Shaper
  • Shaper MIDI

FAQ

How will I get my Live 12 license?

When Live 12 is released, your Live 12 license will be registered automatically, and you’ll be able to download the application from your Ableton account. Due to a high volume of requests on the date of release, all downloads may not be immediately available. Thank you for your patience!

Is there also a 20% discount on Push?

From November 14th until November 30th only, you can save 20% on Push Standalone. For further pricing and offers, please check the Push webshop

Can I buy a new EDU license and get the campaign discount as well?

Educational discounts can’t be combined with upgrade pricing. However, if you purchase Live 11 Intro, Standard, or Suite EDU during the campaign, you’ll get a free upgrade to the equivalent Live 12 edition on release. 

How can I find my upgrade price if I have an existing Live license?

To see your upgrade options, sign into your Ableton account and visit the webshop.

Which payment methods are accepted?

Here you can find detailed information on accepted payment methods.

Have more questions? Browse the Knowledge Base

Live 11 System Requirements

macOS
  • macOS 11 Big Sur or higher
  • IntelĀ® Coreā„¢ i5 processor or Apple Silicon

  • 8 GB RAM
  • 1280x800 display resolution
  • Core Audio compliant audio interface recommended
  • Access to an internet connection for authorizing Live (for downloading additional content and updating Live, a fast internet connection is recommended)
  • Approximately 3 GB disk space on the system drive for the basic installation (8 GB free disk space recommended)
  • Up to 76 GB disk space for additionally available sound contentĀ 

Windows
  • Windows 10 (Version 22H2) or Windows 11 (version 22H2 or higher)
  • 5th Generation IntelĀ® Coreā„¢ i5 processor or an AMD Ryzen processor
  • 8 GB RAM
  • 1366x768 display resolution
  • ASIO compatible audio hardware for Link support (also recommended for optimal audio performance)
  • Access to an internet connection for authorizing Live (for downloading additional content and updating Live, a fast internet connection is recommended)
  • Approximately 3 GB disk space on the system drive for the basic installation (8 GB free disk space recommended)
  • Optinally up to 76 GB disk space for additionally available sound content

Offer Terms & Conditions: Save 20% on Live 11 now, upgrade to Live 12 for free

Overview

  • The 20% discount offer is valid for all Live 11 licenses and upgrades (including upgrades from educational licenses*), Live 12 pre-orders, Packs and cross-grades to Max 8 purchased during the campaign. 
  • Between November 14 and November 30, 2023, a 20% discount is also available on Push 3 (standalone).
  • Within the offer period, purchases of Live 11 Intro, Standard and Suite, with or without Push, also include a free upgrade to the equivalent Live 12 edition – to be issued upon release.

Duration

  • This offer is valid from November 14, 2023 until the release of Live 12 on March 5, 2024. For purchases of Push 3 (standalone), the offer is valid only until November 30, 2023.
  • If you purchased a Live 11 license after October 15, 2023 you should have received an email notification that a free upgrade to Live 12 has been added to your Ableton account. Please log in to see your products.
  • If your free Live 12 upgrade isn’t showing in your account, or you have any further questions about the discount offer, please get in touch.
  • If you’re logged in to your Ableton account, the webshop will show your discounted prices and upgrade options. Final prices may vary depending on your country of residence. You can learn more about our accepted payment methods.

Excluded products

  • Note
  • Push 3 (without a processor)
  • NFR licenses (Not For Resale)

More questions?

Please have a look at our FAQs for the Discount Campaign and the Pre-Order Campaign.

*Please note that the 20% discount offer can’t be combined with other discounts, such as the educational and multi-license discounts.