Since there are two views in Ableton Live, you can export audio from both the Session and Arrangement View, or even a combination of both. This is why it can be confusing at first and you might end up with unexpected
In this new tutorial in my Ableton Live Insider Tips video series it's all about the clip launch modes, that are only available for clips in the Session View. I explain the four available modes: Trigger, Gate, Toggle and Repeat.
LOOPO is a MIDI effect to make recording and layering MIDI clips in Ableton Live's Session View much simpler and more intuitive. This makes it especially useful for improvisation.
Megaloop is a Max for Live MIDI effect made for mashing up clips in Live's Session View. It features 8 different sequences each with their own set of parameters, as well as clip gain and transposition control for each targeted
Although there is not just one way to use Live and misusing software can be quite creative, there are best practices of when to use Session View and when to use Arrangement View. I thought I'd explain this here since
A week ago I wrote about Eric Ameres's Max for Live devices that allow detaching the Session View or its mixer and even individual devices. He's been busy developing a standalone version for OS X that you can use with
Let's say you want to play clips with different tempi and/or time signatures all in a Live Set in Session View. This can be useful for Live Performances as well as DJ-Sets. Scenes are great for starting a whole row
Edit: Updated. Valid for Live 8 to 11. Session View is great for getting down loop based ideas or when performing live. Arrangement View, on the other hand, is best used for the production of songs along a traditional musical
If you're looking for the tutorial for Ableton Live 9, 10 or 11, you can find it here. Although there is not just one way to use Live and misusing software can be quite creative, there are best practices of
In Ableton Live you have Session and Arrangement View from which you can export audio. This can be quite confusing at first and if you don't understand how it's done you might end up with rendered silence or too short