Live is a professional audio application designed to help users create various musical compositions, record and edit audio files.
This tool comes packed with a multitude of dedicated parameters, so the layout may seem a bit overwhelming at a first glance. However, it provides a help manual and useful tutorials on how to get started working with this program.
Live gives users the possibility to record and alter clips, manage the flow of signals, create new clips through recording, sound synthesis, effects processing and mixing options.
What’s more, you can use the warping feature for changing the speed of sample playback independently form the pitch, set the tempo, access and edit MIDI contents, as well as select from various built-in audio effects and instruments that can be added into the working environment using the “drag and drop” support.
Other important features worth mentioning enable users create preset music compositions that become part of their library, choose a signal source and destination for each track and apply resampling, submixing, and layering of synths options, as well as use the automation feature for drawing, editing and recording in real-time breakpoint envelopes.
Live allows users to automate devices and mixer controls, access the tool via an external MIDI controller, choose from various audio and MIDI effects, and extend the functionality of the app using the VST and AU plugins.
Las but not least, you can adjust the volume for the start and end position of audio clips, perform basic editing operations (cut, copy, paste, duplicate, move, resize, split, crop), fix timing errors, and mix any number of tracks and loops.
All things considered, Live proves to be a fully-featured application that helps users perform various editing and mixing operations.