Author Topic: Features in Live 5 (non OS 9) that are not in Live 4 (For Reference Only)  (Read 3244 times)


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NOTE: Ableton Live 5 isn't available for Mac Os 9 (This is listed for Comparative Reference Only)

trying to find the "Whats new" documentation from 5 to see specifically but for now heres some articles that may give that info

later versions of ableton that came out featured in sos:
« Last Edit: August 20, 2014, 03:46:15 PM by DieHard »


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Re: What features are in Live 5 that are not in Live 4?
« Reply #1 on: August 14, 2014, 06:38:38 AM »
[OFFTOPIC] Ableton Live 5 isn't available for Mac Os 9

ok it turns out this info was in the manual not a seperate document like previously;0

What's New in Live 5?
(features found in live 5 not present in live 4 + previous)

1.2.1   Remix Features
􏰀 Support for MP3, Ogg Vorbis, Ogg FLAC and FLAC compressed audio files (see Sample Files)
􏰀 Auto-Warp (see Syncing Longer Pieces)
􏰀 Complex Warp Mode (see Complex Mode) for warping music containing beats, tones and textures
􏰀 Clip scrub, nudge and improved transport controls (see Clip Offset and Nudging)

1.2.2   Organizational Tools for Files and Sets
􏰀 File search function (see Searching for Files)
􏰀 Better browsing for  files and folders (see Working with the File Browsers)
􏰀 LiveClip(seeLiveClips)formatforeasystorageandretrievalofclipanddevicesettings
􏰀 Import and export of Live Sets (see Importing and Exporting Sets with the Browser) and their components directly from the Browser
􏰀 Open Recent Set command

1.2.3   Clip and Track Enhancements
􏰀 Track Freeze (see Track Freeze) for conserving CPU resources and simplifying project sharing
􏰀 Track Delay controls (see Track Delays) to control for human, acoustic and hardware delays
􏰀 Multi-selection clip editing (see Clip View)
􏰀 Clip deactivation option (see Clip Activator Switch)

1.2.4   Working with Arrangements
􏰀 Launchable Arrangement Locators (see Launching the Arrangement with Locators)
􏰀 New Arrangement Transport (see Transport)
􏰀 Track I/O in the Arrangement View (see Routing and I/O)

1.2.5   Editing MIDI
􏰀 Detailed and adaptive MIDI quantization options (see Arranging and Quantizing Notes)
􏰀 Preview in the MIDI Editor (see The MIDI Editor)
􏰀 MIDI note deactivation option (see Deactivating Notes)

1.2.6   MIDI and Key Remote Control
􏰀 Mackie Control support (see Mackie Control)
􏰀 Improved mapping for the crossfader (see Using Live's Crossfader)

1.2.7 Resources
􏰀 Valuable library (see The Library) of clips, device presets and Live Sets
􏰀 Library expansion and customization with Live Packs (see Live Packs)
􏰀 New interactive built-in program lessons (see Learn About Live)

1.2.8   Live Effects and Instruments
􏰀 Beat Repeat (see Beat Repeat) for reorganizing and shredding beats and vocals
􏰀 Phaser (see Phaser) and Flanger (see Flanger)
􏰀 Auto Pan (see Auto Pan) for LFO-driven manipulation of amplitude and panning
􏰀 Saturator (see Saturator) for subtle-to-drastic distortion effects
􏰀 Arpeggiator (see Arpeggiator)
􏰀 New features for Simpler (see Simpler) and Operator (see Operator)

1.2.9   Using Devices
􏰀 Browser-based device preset management (see Live Device Presets)
􏰀 Device groups (see Device Groups) for saving multi-effect combinations together with instruments
􏰀 Device delay compensation (see Device Delay Compensation) for Live and plug-in instruments and effects
􏰀 Live can receive MIDI messages from plug-ins
􏰀 VST Plug-ins can be stored in various directories (see The VST Plug-In Folder)

1.2.10 Miscellaneous
􏰀   (PC) /   Ctrl   (Mac) context menus for many commands and settings
􏰀 Zoom-adaptive or fixed grid options (see Using the Editing Grid)
􏰀 Count-in recording (see Recording with Count-in)
􏰀 Monitoring status easily visible when the In/Out section is hidden
􏰀 Files, Sets and presets can be dragged into Live from the Explorer (Windows) / Finder (Mac)
« Last Edit: August 14, 2014, 12:07:36 PM by chrisNova777 »


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- Track Freeze (see Track Freeze) for conserving CPU resources and simplifying project sharing

its a shame this feature will never be in the mac os 9 version.. this would have been very usefull