Ableton Live 10 Close to Release
Ableton’s recent announcement that Live 10 is close to being finished has been greeted with excitement and enthusiasm by the industry, and was followed by speculation around what improvements Ableton will add to the highly regarded DAW. They have now fleshed out their release information with some details, viewable on their website, here. Aside from the usual tweaks to UI and quality-of-life improvements expected from a software revision, some new innovations are confirmed to appear when Live 10 starts to ship:
- Four new Live Devices (Wavetable, Echo, Drum Bass & Pedal).
- Stream-lining and improvement of performance and recording processes (Capture, Multi-Clip Editing, Optimised Arrangement View, Configurable Browser Collections, MIDI Note Chasing, I/O Renaming, Mixing Improvements, Groups Within Group Control and a Graphical Revamp).
- Improved functionality with Push (Ableton’s MIDI Controller).
- An expanded and diversified audio library, including Curated collections of instruments, clips and samples bundled together to aid creativity, alongside four new instrument packs.
- Max for Live has now been seamlessly integrated within Live, gaining reliability and reduced CPU usage.
- Improvements and additions to existing Devices, and brand new ones.
- Advanced MIDI-Hardware integration.
- Multi-Channel Audio.
As you can see Live 10 looks set to make considerable improvements and meaningful change to an already unique and much-used DAW.