Live Suite 10
by Ableton
Songwriting, Recording, Mixing, Editing
Windows, macOS
ASIO, Core Audio

Perfect for live sets

Ableton Live can be used in a lot of ways, you can see it being used by:

  • DJs at live sets
  • bands recording their performance
  • bedroom producers working on their music productions

Great production value right out of the box

With its versatile collection of instruments, sounds, kits and loops out of the box, you can use it for creating any kind of music.

Ableton Live can convince its users with a clean and easy-to-use design and the track automation features are incredible.

With the biggest usage share coming from bedroom producers working on EDM music, it definitely deserves its reputation as one of the best DAWs that a lot of producers choose without ever looking back.

Currently, you can get Ableton Live in three different versions

  • Intro ($85)
  • Standard ($380)
  • Suite ($650)

Depending on the version, Ableton Live 10 includes

  • Ableton Live
  • 13 Instruments to try (including Wavetable, Operator, Sampler, Analog and more)
  • 56 Effects for processing audio and MIDI (including Echo, Pedal, Beat Repeat, Amp, Vocoder, Glue and lots more)
  • Instant mappings so you can use Live with your keyboards or controller.
  • Max for Live so you have access to a range of instruments, effects and customizations created by the Live community.

Pros & Cons
Live functionality
MIDI macros across plugins
Great for tweaking and modifying samples
Pricey compared to other DAWs
No notation view available