Ableton Live, founded in 1999, is an extremely popular D.A.W. (Digital Audio Workstation) for music producers. Therefore, let’s take a brief look at the impressive evolution of Ableton and capture the history of all Ableton Live versions to date.
Evolution of Ableton Live
Starting with Ableton 1.0 in 2001 all the way to version 11 released in 2021 which is still running the show today. So, strap in and let’s take a monumental ride through the Ableton timeline.
Evolution of Ableton Live versions
- Ableton Live 1.0 – 30th October 2001 (Founded in 1999, but first released commercially in 2001).
- Ableton Live 2.0 – 22nd December 2002.
- Ableton Live 3.0 – 10th October 2003
- Ableton Live 4.0 – 28th July 2004.
- Ableton Live 5.0 – 24th July 2005.
- Ableton Live 6.0 – 29th September 2006.
- Ableton Live 7.0 – 29th November 2007 (The first release to offer the “Suite” option for more plugins, instruments and loops).
- Ableton Live 8.0 – 2nd April 2009.
- Ableton Live 9.0 – 5th March 2013.
- Ableton Live 10 – 6th February 2018.
- Ableton Live 11 – 23rd February 2021.
Evolution of FL Studio
Ableton Live is extremely popular but some other D.A.W.s are as well. Just like Ableton, FL Studio has a very interesting evolution of its own. To find out more, make sure to watch the Evolution of FL Studio video by clicking this link.
Evolution of your music
D.A.W.s are awesome, but we only use them to make cool music. That’s why the evolution of your own music is what truly matters.
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