Difference between Sampler and Simpler - other than the $200

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Difference between Sampler and Simpler - other than the $200

Post by rbro » Fri Jul 14, 2006 10:24 pm

Anyone?

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Re: Difference between Sampler and Simpler - other than the $200

Post by thelike5 » Fri Jul 14, 2006 10:25 pm

rbro wrote:Anyone?
Um, $200?

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Re: Difference between Sampler and Simpler - other than the

Post by rbro » Fri Jul 14, 2006 10:26 pm

thelike5 wrote:
rbro wrote:Anyone?
Um, $200?
Exactly....got cut off....

edit: oops no it didn't. Yes $199US for Sampler.
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Post by s.balm » Fri Jul 14, 2006 10:26 pm

Hopefully this helps a little:

http://www.ableton.com/pages/sampler/showcase/home

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Post by rbro » Fri Jul 14, 2006 10:27 pm

s.balm wrote:Hopefully this helps a little:

http://www.ableton.com/pages/sampler/showcase/home

Best,

s.
http://www.ableton.com/pages/sampler/sh ... ng_sampler

Sampler is a new sampling instrument that brings powerful multisample playback and profound new sound design capabilities to Ableton Live. Sampler includes the important features you would expect from a sampling instrument, such as multisample library import of today's popular sample formats. Sampler also goes deep in the sound design department, bringing powerful sample manipulation and brilliant synthesis capabilities, all with the intuitive usability familiar to Live users. Enter the sample with Sampler.

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Post by s.balm » Fri Jul 14, 2006 10:27 pm

If you have any unclarities between the two let us know and we will try to make it easier to distinguish them.

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s.

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Re: Difference between Sampler and Simpler - other than the

Post by thelike5 » Fri Jul 14, 2006 10:29 pm

rbro wrote:
thelike5 wrote:
rbro wrote:Anyone?
Um, $200?
Exactly....got cut off....

This whole Live version 6 has taken us all by surprise...

Nearly all of the features everyone has requested have been ignored in favor of video support (WTF?) and a sampler, which Live already is and have been redundant once already with Simpler...

These guys have jumped the shark...

Pretty box though...

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Post by noisetonepause » Fri Jul 14, 2006 10:29 pm

Simpler is unchanged from Live5. It has been made vastly more useful with the new instrument racks, though.

Sampler has:

* Built in multisampling capabilities. You can load several samples and make key groups, so a certain range will only trigger a specific sample. Keymaps can overlap, so as to layer samples.

* An FM/AM oscillator with the Operator waveforms to make mad sounds.

* A couple of LFOs with flexible modulation, like loop start/loop length, etc.

* A morphing filter, which can move beween lp, bp, hp, and notch characteristics at the twist of a knob (and sounds well de la wicked).

Amongst other things.

It also imports a number of standard sample library formats.

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Post by rbro » Fri Jul 14, 2006 10:29 pm

s.balm wrote:If you have any unclarities between the two let us know and we will try to make it easier to distinguish them.

Best,

s.
Pitch me baby! Pitch me! Why do I want to spend $200 more for this thing when I already have Simpler?

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Post by deva » Fri Jul 14, 2006 10:29 pm

It says the new instrument library can be played with simpler... So is simpler handling multi-samples now?

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what's different?

Post by AdamJay » Fri Jul 14, 2006 10:31 pm

let's see... Sampler can import libraries in all these formats:


AKAI S1000,
AKAI S3000,
GigaStudio,
EXS,
SoundFont
(non-encrypted) Kontakt.

i've still been waiting for NI to make Kontakt a UB, and you know what... i'm not even go back to it once they do. my Kontakt and Giga libraries are loading just fine in Sampler.

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Post by rbro » Fri Jul 14, 2006 10:34 pm

Am I correct in assuming there will be no upgrade price for sampler? In other words Live 5 registered users will need to pay the same price for Sampler as a new Live user?

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Post by s.balm » Fri Jul 14, 2006 10:35 pm

Simpler loads and plays the EIC,(Essential Instrument Collection) which are multisamples and is in our own Live Pack format.

Sampler allows you to import 3rd-party libraries that you may already own. You can also create multisamples with Sampler, which you cannot do with Simpler.

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Post by noisetonepause » Fri Jul 14, 2006 10:37 pm

rbro wrote:Am I correct in assuming there will be no upgrade price for sampler? In other words Live 5 registered users will need to pay the same price for Sampler as a new Live user?
Sampler is a new product; there's nothing to upgrade from.
Suit #1: I mean, have you got any insight as to why a bright boy like this would jeopardize the lives of millions?
Suit #2: No, sir, he says he does this sort of thing for fun.

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Post by s.balm » Fri Jul 14, 2006 10:42 pm

We will also have some combo pricing for Live 5 upgrades + Sampler.

This will be some sort of savings. We will reveal this pricing later.

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