827 - Ableton Live
Begin your journey as a disc jockey or improve your already-existing tunes with this application that offers endless music-creating options for both pros and novices.
Ableton Live is software for creating musical ideas, turning them into finished songs, and even taking them onto the stage. With two views - the classic Arrangement View, where musical ideas are laid out along a timeline, and the unique Session View, where you can improvise and quickly experiment with musical ideas - Ableton Live is a fast, fun, intuitive way to make music. Ableton Live comes in three editions: Intro, Standard, and Suite. The editions share common features, but Standard and Suite have additional features, Instruments, Packs, and Effects. A software music sequencer and digital audio workstation for Windows!
Features and Highlights
No matter how you start your music, Live offers a workflow that will help you get going. Record audio or MIDI from any source. Mix and match loops and samples from any tempo. Work with a huge range of included sounds, instruments, and effects.
Live helps you get from a collection of musical ideas to a finished song. With extensive editing workflows, great sounding EQs and compressors, great looking meters and waveforms, and fast, flexible exporting options, Live gives you everything you need to get music done.
Take your music out of the studio and onto the stage, with Live’s powerful performance workflows. Since Live handles keeping everything in time, you can play hardware or software instruments, trigger loops, process audio from other musicians, and focus on making music.
Get more sounds, add controllers, or customize almost everything about how Live works. Access dozens of add-on Packs from Ableton or thousands of community-built Max for Live instruments, effects, and more. Use any MIDI hardware to get hands-on with Live.
Other functions you'll enjoy
If remixes are more your thing, fear not. Cut, copy, duplicate to your heart's happiness. Delete if you really must. Export your MIDI clips for use with other projects. Start a new plan or continue other ones you've already adjusted. The app offers some guidance as well, to a certain extent. You still have to understand what it's talking about, but once you do master terminology, you'll be able to use these highlights to create better tracks for your audience to enjoy.
Ableton Live is a great way to begin your DJ venture. Don't waste time with countless other programs that attempt to oversimplify the process of track creation. Easier is not always better. Make sure you understand what this software is all bout, and unlock its full-fledged features.
Note: 90-day trial version. Limitation (saving and exporting are disabled).