What's your favorite feature of Live?

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mkell424
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What's your favorite feature of Live?

Post by mkell424 » Sat Aug 27, 2016 12:21 am

My favorite is session view with Push 2.

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Re: What's your favorite feature of Live?

Post by Dillinger63 » Sat Aug 27, 2016 3:45 am

Weekly updates. :wink:

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Re: What's your favorite feature of Live?

Post by Stromkraft » Sat Aug 27, 2016 9:00 pm

mkell424 wrote:My favorite is session view with Push 2.
Push (1 in my case).
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Re: What's your favorite feature of Live?

Post by mkell424 » Sat Aug 27, 2016 9:55 pm

Push is great but I don't know about weekly updates. :) One of the things I love about Push is that you can play it like an instrument with scales, etc. Very intuitive.

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Re: What's your favorite feature of Live?

Post by Quez » Sun Aug 28, 2016 3:33 pm

all the crashes and failures to load past live sets :(

but i also like it's flexibility, routing options, endless possibilities.
and as mentioned, the frequent updates.

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Re: What's your favorite feature of Live?

Post by InLight-Tone » Sun Aug 28, 2016 3:52 pm

Max4Live is what sets it apart for me. I use Cubase as my main DAW but Live second because of the fact that you can get into the guts of it and make it what you want...

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Re: What's your favorite feature of Live?

Post by mkell424 » Sun Aug 28, 2016 6:09 pm

Quez wrote:all the crashes and failures to load past live sets :(

but i also like it's flexibility, routing options, endless possibilities.
and as mentioned, the frequent updates.
I can't load some of past projects too. You'd think they would have fixed it by now.

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Re: What's your favorite feature of Live?

Post by octavious » Mon Aug 29, 2016 2:50 am

The crashes that prevent me from buying the full version and save me money by sticking to intro. :)
Saturator is okay too.

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Re: What's your favorite feature of Live?

Post by buzby » Thu Sep 01, 2016 8:57 pm

groove function - love it ..

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Re: What's your favorite feature of Live?

Post by 102455 » Thu Sep 01, 2016 9:31 pm

Warping :D

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Re: What's your favorite feature of Live?

Post by störgeräusche » Fri Sep 02, 2016 3:13 pm

racks. i built my entire live set around racks, controlled by push. just great.
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Re: What's your favorite feature of Live?

Post by dysanfel » Fri Sep 02, 2016 4:51 pm

I originally bought Live 6 because it was the only DAW that could playback .MOV fullscreen without the bar on top. Today my favorite feature is how fast it is to get a vibe going.
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Re: What's your favorite feature of Live?

Post by jlgrimes » Mon Sep 12, 2016 2:46 am

mkell424 wrote:My favorite is session view with Push 2.

Drum Racks.

Came out in version 7.

This was a game changer before then I relied on Battery for drums. Drum Racks made building custom kits a breeze.

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Re: What's your favorite feature of Live?

Post by Razz CE » Tue Sep 13, 2016 4:40 pm

The ease of routing and modulation afforded by the use of racks and macros. Especially Drum Racks. Honestly even Studio One 3, which is trying to do the same thing now (minus drum racks), pales in comparison IMO.

I've also always been a huge fan of the device panel. The fact that you can see and control device/VST parameters without opening plugin screens, and also how easy it is to get a nice visual layout of what's going on as far as signal chains and routing. I really just miss this so much when I use any other DAW.

Push (and now Push 2) are absolutely indispensable to me, as the whole process just flows so much better when I don't have to leave my current onscreen place and mouse around to load plugins or tweak this or that parameter, but even more important than that are the things I said above. It's just so superior in those respects, IMO
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