updated 05:30 pm EDT, Fri April 7, 2006
Ableton releases Live 5.2
Ableton today released Live 5.2, offering native support for both PowerPC and Intel-based Macs. The music production suite is designed to support each stage of the musical process, allowing users migrate through the creative stage into production, where Live provides tools and studio compatibility to complete projects. Live 5.0 users can upgrade to Live 5.2 for $50, and will receive a full refund on that upgrade if they purchase Live 6 when it ships in the third quarter. Users who purchased Live 5 after Apple's Intel-Macs were introduced on January 10th, 2006 can upgrade to Live 5.2 for free. Live 5.2 requires Mac OS 9/Mac OS X 10.3 or later, and is available for $500.