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Ableton Suite 8 - Retail Box – No Longer Available

Music creation, production and performance software
MFR# 83615

Product Description

The Ableton Suite 8 is the XL version of Ableton Live. Suite 8 gives you all of the features in Live 8 plus SOUND, with a radically new Library packed with beautiful new sounds and a wealth of useful resources. Suite 8 contains 10 Ableton instruments including synths, a sampler, electric and acoustic drums, mallets, numerous sampled instruments and the new, reworked Operator. Two completely new instruments, Collision and Latin Percussion, round off the set. Ableton Suite 8 is a complete package: the tools AND the sounds.

The Sounds
Ableton Suite 8's library is a well-balanced and comprehensive collection of sounds and resources including synthesis, real-world "Sound Objects," presets, grooves, templates and, above all, a wide-ranging set of beautiful sounds.

Features:

  • Multitrack recording up to 32-bit/192 kHz
  • Nondestructive editing with unlimited undo
  • Powerful MIDI sequencing of software and hardware instruments
  • Advanced warping and real-time time-stretching
  • Library with over 1600 expressive sounds, each with versatile control options
  • A comprehensive selection of built-in audio and MIDI effects
  • A wide range of software instruments
  • Instrument Racks for simple management of complex instrument setups
  • Drum Racks for intuitive and responsive beat-making
  • Effect Racks for professional-grade mastering, mixing and creative sound processing
  • New groove engine; apply and extract grooves in real time
  • Construction kits containing loops and phrases in a number of styles
  • Sound Objects Lite, from SonArte: a toolkit of real world object recordings
  • 440 MB of abstract, experimental loops from renowned music software pioneers Cycling '74 *
  • Over 400 loops and samples from Zero-G *
  • 1000s of single-device presets: simple components for making new sounds and exploring synthesis
  • Song templates with pre-configured tracks and routing
  • Supports AIFF, WAV, MP3, Ogg Vorbis and FLAC files
  • VST and AU support; automatic plug-in delay compensation
  • REX file support plus built-in audio to MIDI slicing
  • Video import and export for scoring, video warping
  • Simple MIDI mapping plus instant mapping for selected hardware
  • Full ReWire support; runs as Slave or Master
  • Multicore and multiprocessor support

*Boxed version only.

Also Includes

  • Printed reference manual in English, French, German or Japanese (box only)
  • Built-in interactive lessons
  • Localized software menus, tutorials and PDF reference manuals in English, Spanish, French, German and Japanese

System Requirements

The installation size of the boxed version of Ableton Suite 8 is 48 GB. The downloadable version requires 4.6 GB of hard drive space.

Mac: 1.25 GHz G4/G5 or faster (Intel Mac recommended), 1 GB RAM (2 GB recommended), Mac OS X 10.4.11 (10.5 or later recommended), DVD-ROM drive

Windows: 1.5 GHz Pentium 4 or Celeron compatible CPU or faster (multicore CPU recommended), 1 GB RAM (2 GB recommended), Windows XP or Windows Vista, Windows compatible sound card (ASIO driver support recommended), DVD-ROM drive, QuickTime recommended

Product Specifications

Condition New
Software Delivery Retail Box
iLok Required No
Operating System Mac, Windows

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