Ableton Live Quick Tips: How to Create Live Clips (Video Tutorial)

Live Clips are a feature in Ableton Live that is often overlooked. They can be incredibly useful though for storing smaller musical ideas or even when preparing a live performance set. This video in the tutorial series "Ableton Live Quick Tips" explains what Live Clips are, what's special about them and how you can create them yourself.

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By |2017-12-15T02:14:02+00:00January 13th, 2015|Ableton Live Tutorials|2 Comments

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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.


  1. […] See original here: Ableton Live Quick Tips: How to Create Live Clips (Video Tutorial … […]

  2. […] These are files that save all the clip and envelope settings of an audio or MIDI clip in Live as well as the original track’s devices. While the MIDI data is stored within the .alc, audio Live Clips only contain references to the original sample rather than the audio data itself. This means they're very small. More on Live Clips in this tutorial. […]

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