Avid aquires Ableton Live??

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Re: Avid aquires Ableton Live

Post by ethios4 » Tue Dec 08, 2009 7:34 pm

I'm sure customer support will only get BETTER if Ableton is acquired by a massive media company, right?? :roll:

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Re: Avid aquires Ableton Live

Post by kb420 » Tue Dec 08, 2009 7:34 pm

ethios4 wrote:I'm sure customer support will only get BETTER if Ableton is acquired by a massive media company, right?? :roll:

Ask Cakewalk users how that's working out with Sonar.
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Re: Avid aquires Ableton Live

Post by macmurphy » Tue Dec 08, 2009 7:43 pm

Angstrom wrote:I bought Ableton Live ages ago.

it's quite good, I'd recommend it.
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Re: Avid aquires Ableton Live

Post by greenscreens » Tue Dec 08, 2009 8:29 pm

i really hope this isnt true. they made m-audio turn from grey to grey brown in dorkiness

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Re: Avid aquires Ableton Live

Post by AceLuby » Tue Dec 08, 2009 9:35 pm

I read this as 'Avid REQUIRES Ableton Live' and kept thinking 'so what?' almost all day.. :lol: :roll:
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Re: Avid aquires Ableton Live

Post by Skylark » Tue Dec 08, 2009 10:26 pm

Sorry if thoughts of ulterior motives seem the reason for my posting.

My wording for the thread was missing a question mark, my initial reaction to this information was well, 8O to say the least.

I figured since I just joined the forum Id make a post about it.

Everyone Ive spoken to about this has been totally shocked and obviously since there's no information on the web, and I have no one else to discuss it with, I thought Id start a thread to see if anyone else has any word about the subject.

As it happens, some of you have posted a few things that atleast make it possible why the person I spoke to had this view.

Sorry again for the confusion, Im going to change the subject.


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Re: Avid aquires Ableton Live

Post by Skylark » Tue Dec 08, 2009 10:32 pm

leedsquietman wrote:For a while M-Audio (part of Digidesign/Avid), distributed Ableton in North America until Ableton opened their NY office.
Do you know how long ago this was?

I seem to remember Ableton publicising they opened an office in NYC, must have been ages ago...
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Re: Avid aquires Ableton Live

Post by Skylark » Tue Dec 08, 2009 10:34 pm

evernaut wrote:
Skylark wrote:
I have seen no proof as of yet.
Then why title your post as if it were true?
I didnt, although it may have seemed that way,

I kinda started the thread without analysing every detail, I was pretty busy at the time, hence the very short post from myself.

I usually write bucket loads in my post's.
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Re: Avid aquires Ableton Live

Post by kb420 » Tue Dec 08, 2009 10:38 pm

Skylark wrote:I didnt, although it may have seemed that way,

I kinda started the thread without analysing every detail, I was pretty busy at the time, hence the very short post from myself.

I usually write bucket loads in my post's.

A link would have been nice.
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Re: Avid aquires Ableton Live??

Post by Skylark » Tue Dec 08, 2009 11:26 pm

I dont think such a link exist, I spoke to the person over the phone.
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Re: Avid aquires Ableton Live??

Post by kb420 » Tue Dec 08, 2009 11:33 pm

Skylark wrote:I dont think such a link exist, I spoke to the person over the phone.
That's my whole point. If there was any validity to it, you would be able to post a link. If you can't find a link anywhere, then why start a thread about it?
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Re: Avid aquires Ableton Live??

Post by Tone Deft » Tue Dec 08, 2009 11:43 pm

kb420 wrote:
Skylark wrote:I dont think such a link exist, I spoke to the person over the phone.
That's my whole point. If there was any validity to it, you would be able to post a link. If you can't find a link anywhere, then why start a thread about it?
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Re: Avid aquires Ableton Live??

Post by synnack » Tue Dec 08, 2009 11:49 pm

Avid bought M-Audio a while a go. My guess is the music store dork was thinking of that and was confused.
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Re: Avid aquires Ableton Live??

Post by kb420 » Tue Dec 08, 2009 11:51 pm

Could be, but that's old news.
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Re: Avid aquires Ableton Live

Post by Khazul » Wed Dec 09, 2009 12:23 am

kb420 wrote:
ethios4 wrote:I'm sure customer support will only get BETTER if Ableton is acquired by a massive media company, right?? :roll:

Ask Cakewalk users how that's working out with Sonar.
Or cubase users and yamaha - grrrrrrr!


Large companies usually mean cost cuttings everywhere possible - marketting tick lists instead of useful features etc etc. Ie it ceases to be premier musical application and instead becomes a minor product on some large companies inventory that the shareholders couldnt give a shit about, so we all have to move over to whatever is the nearest upcoming application managed by a small company that still vaguely gives a damn... (Reaper? ;))
Nothing to see here - move along!

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