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Ableton Live 9
Aria
Top 13%331 points
Top 13%
Top 75%94 points
Top 75%
Ableton Live 9
Aria
Key features and highlights

Ableton Live 9 vs Aria: 37 facts in comparison

1. Has automatic crossfade

This feature gives you the ability to switch from one song to the next by lowering the volume of one song and increasing volume of the other.
Ableton Live 9
Aria
65% have it

2. Is compatible with Windows

It is compatible with PCs and laptops running the Windows operating system.
Ableton Live 9
Aria
95% have it

3. Has beat gridding feature

This feature will find beats in the music so you can assign them to certain sound, effects and songs. Usually a visible grid appears over the track spectrum.
Ableton Live 9
Aria
41% have it

4. Has a reverb effect

Reverb occurs naturally when a sound is created in an enclosed space, and reflects from the walls. This effect can be created digitally, and is most noticeable when a sound cuts out suddenly and then continues to echo, slowly getting quieter.
Ableton Live 9
Aria
44% have it

5. Is compatible with Mac OS X

It is compatible with Mac OS X devices such as MacBooks and iMacs.
Ableton Live 9
Aria
79% have it

6. Supports WAVE files

The DJ software supports WAVE (.wav) lossless audio format. These files don’t usually have any room for metadata.
Ableton Live 9
Aria
82% have it

7. Supports MP3 files

The DJ software supports MP3 audio format. MP3 is the most widespread of the lossy formats. (MP3s at 320kbps are generally accepted as pretty indistinguishable from CD sound quality).
Ableton Live 9
Aria
90% have it

8. Has quantization

The Dj software enables you to snap loops or effects to a certain time in the song. This can automatically be set per bar or per beat.
Ableton Live 9
Aria
11% have it

9. Supports microphones

The DJ software supports external microphones hardware and often has a special control section for that.
Ableton Live 9
Aria
49% have it

10. has automatic key detection

The software can automatically detect the key the music is in, allowing you to easily mix tracks with similar keys. This feature could help DJs in choose a suitable song to mix next.
Ableton Live 9
Aria
63% have it

11. Supports MIDI and HID controllers

The DJ software is compatible with most external MIDI and HID controllers.
Ableton Live 9
Aria
65% have it

12. Has reverse play

The DJ software can play songs in reverse mode. When activated the track starts going backwards.
Ableton Live 9
Aria
41% have it

13. Has a gate effect

A gate is similar to a compressor. However, rather than attenuating signals which are above a certain value, it attenuates weak signals. This can be used eg. to reduce unwanted background noise.
Ableton Live 9
Aria
11% have it

14. Has scratch effect

This feature gives you the ability to create the classic DJ effect of scratching a vinyl record while playing.
Ableton Live 9
Aria
68% have it

15. Has pitch shifting

Also known as pitch bend, pitch shifting allows you to change the pitch of the music.
Ableton Live 9
Aria
71% have it

16. Has loops

The DJ software lets you repeat certain effects or parts of a song as much as you want. It started with CDJ players, where there was a “loop in” and “loop out” pair of buttons. You had to time precisely when you hit the buttons to get the perfect loop.
Ableton Live 9
Aria
87% have it

17. Has time stretching

Time stretching is the process of changing the speed or duration of an audio signal without affecting its pitch.
Ableton Live 9
Aria
38% have it

18. Has cue points

The software allows you to designate a point in the current song where you want the next song or sound effect to start.
Ableton Live 9
Aria
73% have it

19. Has automatic beat matching

In order to have a smoother transition while mixing, the software can automatically sync the tempo/beat of the two songs.
Ableton Live 9
Aria
82% have it

20. Has a flanger effect

Flanging is a type of phasing where two signals are introduced milliseconds apart, and then the two signals are mixed together. The delay time is varied, creating a whooshing or jet plane like effect.
Ableton Live 9
Aria
57% have it

21. Compatible with more MIDI controllers

The DJ software can be controlled by multiple simultaneous MIDI controllers.
Ableton Live 9
Aria
17% have it

22. Has a ping pong delay

Ping Pong delay is one of the most used effects in electronic music. It creates a wide stereo effect, bouncing from left to right. It can be really dramatic and is often used to build up momentum with things like drum crash sounds.
Ableton Live 9
Aria
11% have it

23. Can mix videos

The software allows you to mix some types of video file, in order to create a visual as well as a musical performance.
Ableton Live 9
Aria
30% have it

24. Has a brake effect

You can create a brake effect similar to real vinyl, where the song slows down and sounds distorted.
Ableton Live 9
Aria
38% have it

25. Has a delay/echo effect

The delay/echo sound effect will let you hear your sound rebounded back at you. It’s simply the same sound, repeated again and again.
Ableton Live 9
Aria
60% have it

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