Ableton Live Tutorial: How to Freeze Tracks to Reduce Processing Load

If you use multiple VST plugins and effects in Ableton Live, the CPU usage can quickly skyrocket. With the freeze function you can reduce the amount of real-time processing and thus increase the number of plugins and effects that you can use in your Live Sets. The DJ Podcast explains it all in this video:

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By | 2017-02-02T20:21:51+00:00 February 27th, 2013|Ableton Live Tutorials|1 Comment

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Madeleine Bloom is a musician, producer, multi-instrumentalist and singer from Berlin. She studied Electroacoustic Music at the Franz Liszt Conservatory. In the last few years she's worked as a technical support for Ableton and has helped countless people with her in-depth knowledge of Ableton Live, various other music apps as well as audio engineering.

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