New Ableton Live 9.2 Update and Max For Live 7

ableton live 9.2 update max for live 7 beat mode

There is a new free DAW update version 9.2 for Ableton Live and Ableton Live Suite featuring Max For Live 7.04. Also a nice freebie pack for Live with 5 drum kits.

Login to your Ableton account to download the free updates.

Download the free Ableton Live Pack HERE

Read more about the Live 9.2 Update at the Ableton Blog

The new version boasts improved latency for Max For Live Devices and 3rd party plugins, offers a new tuner device and improved warping.

There are lots of bug fixes and improvements plus changes for Push.

Improvements and feature changes:

  • Added the Tuner Device to the Live audio effects.
    Added a “Start Playback with Tap Tempo” preference to determine if Tap Tempo is going to activate playback.
    Improved tempo detection for warped audio files where the tempo appears to be constant.
    Improved warp downbeat detection.
    The first warp marker (1.1.1) is now placed closer to the beginning of an audio Clip, even if the that portion of audio does not contain loud transients.
    Improved the sound of Complex and Complex Pro Warp modes.
    Added the option “Warp Selection as x-Bar Loop” in the context menu when right clicking on a time selection inside an audio clip.
    Live Sets that contain Max for Live devices or third-party plug-ins now have lower latency.
    The latency introduced by a device is now displayed in the status bar, when hovering over the title bar with the mouse. No latencies are shown when latency compensation is turned off.
    Automation and Modulation are now fully latency compensated.
    Modifying the Arrangement loop brace with mouse or keys will not affect the current track selection, while previously all tracks were selected as soon as the braces where adjusted with the mouse.
    The Serato bridge is now compatible with Live 9.2
    Scrub and Ram Mode are now exposed in the python API
    Added support for the Roland A-PRO keyboard series
    Most presets in “Sounds” and all presets in Operator have been updated to react to Aftertouch and/or Modwheel data.
    Updated 808 and 909 Kits with better sounding Kicks and Snares.
    New 606 & 808 Impulse presets have been added to the Core Library.
    Core Library Audio Clips now load with HiQ enabled and Fade disabled.
    The preferences setting “Start Transport with Record” has been renamed to “Start Playback with Record”
    Updated lessons and info texts.
    Dropped compatibility for Windows XP and Vista, OS X 10.5 and 10.6.

There are more changes and improvements!

Here is a link to the release notes for Live Version 9.2 with all of the changes.

Free Ableton Pack Download – 5 Presets and 5 Live Sets

Here is a freebie – 5 extensive drum racks utilizing the new 64 Pads feature for Push (but of use to everyone).

Watch the video from Mad Zach showing the new 64 Pad Layout

Mad Zach shares his strategies for playing with the 64 pad layout, tweaking individual sounds, and some useful production tips for getting punchy drums – all on the basis of the free 64 Pad Lab Pack.

Tuning Kick Drums made easy with Ableton Live 9.2’s Tuner device

All in all this looks like a really good update. I’m downloading it myself right now!

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