I'm a huge fan of working with shortcuts. In fact, I utilise a little app called Alfred to enable the use of even more shortcuts on my computer. And the reason why I love them so much is that they save me a lot of time. Every day. And shortcuts can save you a ton of time in Ableton Live as well. So here are ten essential ones to keep you in the flow while making music.

Press Zero To Deactivate

 

S is for Save

 

Show/Hide Windows in Live with Shortcuts

 

Show/Hide Live Set Overview

 

Quickly Transpose Parameters by an Octave

 

Reset Parameters

 

Switch Fast Between Clip and Device View

 

Number Shortcuts for Grid and Global Quantisation Settings

 

Finer Resolution When Dragging Clips or Breakpoints

 

Silence & Time Commands

 

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