Ableton Releases Live 10 - Here's Everything You Need To Know

With new instruments, workflow, library and upgraded Max For Live integration, there's something for everyone in Ableton Live 10. And we have a video course to help you get started!

At last, what feels like an eternity after it was first announced, Ableton has released Live 10 and it's available to download now. And to coincide with the release, we have a brand new course to help you get the most out of Live 10! Click here to check out the new course - Ableton Live 10 101: Quick Start Guide! 

Here's a full list of what's new in Ableton Live 10:

New instruments and effects

• Wavetable is Ableton’s latest synth—immediately playable with a vast sonic palette.

• Echo produces delay sounds from classic textures to soundscapes, wailing feedback and experimental atmospheres.


• Drum Buss is a one-stop workstation for drums, capable of adding subtle character or completely bending and breaking drums.

• Pedal brings the character of analog stomp boxes to Live with separate circuit-level models of overdrive, distortion and fuzz guitar pedals.

Workflow improvements

• Capture recalls an idea after it has been played and turns it into a MIDI clip with groove and feel intact.

• Multiple MIDI clip editing allows users to see the content of two or more clips in one detail view.

• Groups within groups allow for greater flexibility when mixing and improves Set organization even with lots of tracks and a detailed arrangement.

• A multitude of refinements including improvements to Arrangement View workflows, Browser Collections, I/O renaming, note chasing, and much more.

New library of sound

• Curated Collections capture the musical threads that tie together
evolving styles and scenes.

• Four all-new Essential Instruments include synths, and multi-sampled electric keys and drums .

• Live 10’s Core Library gets a sonic upgrade with richer, more detailed sounds. 

Improvements to Push

• A new step sequencing layout allows simultaneous note sequencing 
and real time playing.

• MIDI note view allows navigation and refinement of the notes in a pattern in context directly on the Push display.


• Richer visualization with more feedback of key Live devices including Wavetable, Echo, EQ Eight and Compressor.

• Workflow improvements to layouts, building and extending patterns, track arming and more. 

Max for Live

• Deeper integration with Live 10 Suite means devices now load faster, 
use less CPU and feel more like Live’s native devices.

• Sonically upgraded Drum Synths, improved modulation and mapping Devices and more.

• Multi-channel audio routing means mixing using multi-channel speaker setups is now possible.

• Max for Live devices can send and receive SysEx, allowing deeper access to external gear.  


  • Download versions of Ableton Live 10 cost
    79 EUR / 99 USD / 69 GBP for Live Intro,
    349 EUR / 449 USD / 319 GBP for Live Standard and 599 EUR / 749 USD / 539 GBP for Live Suite.

  • Boxed versions of Ableton Live 10 cost
    99 EUR / 99 USD / 89 GBP for Live Intro,
    399 EUR / 499 USD / 359 GBP for Live Standard and 649 EUR / 799 USD / 579 GBP for Live Suite.

Web: Visit to learn more about Live 10 and download the software.  
Click here to get started with Live 10 with our new, 22-video course. 
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