Ableton is everywhere...

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beatmangler443
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406 posts since 11 Jun, 2013

Post Sun Oct 06, 2019 5:50 pm

Have you guys noticed that Ableton is everywhere right now? You see output have ads with ableton in it (while back), steven slate doing a demo with ana 2, Izotope demo using live in it, reason has it in the background on reasonstudios web page. Then you see digital performer add a session view influenced by ableton. Think Ableton have a big influence right now?

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KVRAF
6182 posts since 15 Apr, 2019 from Nowhere

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Post Sun Oct 06, 2019 6:16 pm

Well they had the foresight to see the growth of iOS music making and they made Ableton Link a standard and export to Live format is implemented in some apps.

Not sure they’re going anywhere soon based on their current strategies.

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KVRAF
1999 posts since 2 Oct, 2004

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Post Sun Oct 06, 2019 6:32 pm

DAWs became popular and then lose popularity all the time. They have strong competition from newcomer Bitwig Studio. Ableton has the type of millennial user base that will switch to whatever is en vogue amongst their friends. The most stable DAW over the years have been Cubase and Logic.
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KVRian
1196 posts since 6 Nov, 2012

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Post Sun Oct 06, 2019 8:34 pm

The easiest and most idiot-proof DAW. It is born to be popular.

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KVRist
327 posts since 10 Oct, 2018

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Post Sun Oct 06, 2019 9:39 pm

I have noticed that since a decade, yes. Considered that YouTube is everywhere.

chk071
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22458 posts since 11 Apr, 2010 from Germany

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Post Sun Oct 06, 2019 9:48 pm

beatmangler443 wrote:
Sun Oct 06, 2019 5:50 pm
Think Ableton have a big influence right now?
Maybe. I wished people wouldn't think in such categories though, then influencer marketing would have no chance either. In the end, it only matters what the users finds the easiest to use, not what artist XY uses. Of course, this could be a indicator of what is tailored well to professional use, but, it's by far no measure of what is the best for the consumer

Kinh
KVRian
1258 posts since 26 Aug, 2012

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Post Mon Oct 07, 2019 4:11 am

v1o wrote:
Sun Oct 06, 2019 6:32 pm
DAWs became popular and then lose popularity all the time. They have strong competition from newcomer Bitwig Studio. Ableton has the type of millennial user base that will switch to whatever is en vogue amongst their friends. The most stable DAW over the years have been Cubase and Logic.
What evidence do you have to support Ableton is only for millennials or Bitwig is "strong competition" for Ableton? Do you have the sales stats in front of you to show Bitwig is even closely selling as much as Ableton? I'm not a millennial but I use Ableton. Or do you just base all your 'knowledge' on the fact you use Cubase and Logic so it must be the most stable. Personally I tried Cubase and it crashed and crashed and crashed.

Kinh
KVRian
1258 posts since 26 Aug, 2012

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Post Mon Oct 07, 2019 4:14 am

beatmangler443 wrote:
Sun Oct 06, 2019 5:50 pm
Have you guys noticed that Ableton is everywhere right now? You see output have ads with ableton in it (while back), steven slate doing a demo with ana 2, Izotope demo using live in it, reason has it in the background on reasonstudios web page. Then you see digital performer add a session view influenced by ableton. Think Ableton have a big influence right now?
They're just paying for more advertising than the others. I dont understand what you're trying to say.

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KVRist
214 posts since 30 Jun, 2009 from moon

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Post Mon Oct 07, 2019 5:37 am

Ableton is everywhere. It is all around us. Even now, in this very room.
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vurt
addled muppet weed
55012 posts since 26 Jan, 2003 from through the looking glass

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Post Mon Oct 07, 2019 5:42 am

it was taking up two seats on the bus, but very politely gave up one for me.

D.K Envelope
KVRist
161 posts since 28 Oct, 2018

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Post Mon Oct 07, 2019 5:44 am

hahha funny i dont have heard about ableton , thanks for the tipp

i use bitwig best daw

machinesworking
KVRAF
1909 posts since 15 Aug, 2003 from seattle

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Post Mon Oct 07, 2019 5:51 am

Ableton Live has been huge for years. IMO based on what site metrics, third party support and personal experience Live is up there with Pro Tools, Logic and Cubase.
I've used it since 2003, and one thing I think it true for Live is it's in the same category as Reason and FL Studio in that people will own it along with another DAW like Pro Tools, Logic etc. it's a popular secondary DAW. It's become ubiquitous, you probably forgot you own it, and like Vurt pointed out it's known to give up seats for people on busses even though it doesn't want to.

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jethrobull
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1873 posts since 5 Jun, 2011 from Preston, England, UK

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Post Mon Oct 07, 2019 5:53 am

vurt wrote:
Mon Oct 07, 2019 5:42 am
it was taking up two seats on the bus, but very politely gave up one for me.
Bloody OAP's :P
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vurt
addled muppet weed
55012 posts since 26 Jan, 2003 from through the looking glass

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Post Mon Oct 07, 2019 5:58 am

jethrobull wrote:
Mon Oct 07, 2019 5:53 am
vurt wrote:
Mon Oct 07, 2019 5:42 am
it was taking up two seats on the bus, but very politely gave up one for me.
Bloody OAP's :P
it would be funny if it wasnt true :cry:
at 45 ffs!
my own mum offered me a seat on a train the other week :o that's how f**ked i look.

thank god ableton recognises my pain.
cubase just looked out of the window pretending it hadn't seen me :cry:

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Gamma-UT
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5058 posts since 8 Jun, 2009 from UK

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Post Mon Oct 07, 2019 5:59 am

v1o wrote:
Sun Oct 06, 2019 6:32 pm
Ableton has the type of millennial user base that will switch to whatever is en vogue amongst their friends.
Won't that mean switching to avocado toast? Or has it moved onto some other "millennials all be like" BS meme this week?
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