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Aria
Ableton Live 9
Top 75%94 points
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Top 13%331 points
Top 13%
Aria
Ableton Live 9
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Aria vs Ableton Live 9: 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.
Aria
Ableton Live 9
65% have it

2. Is compatible with Windows

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

3. Is compatible with Mac OS X

It is compatible with Mac OS X devices such as MacBooks and iMacs.
Aria
Ableton Live 9
79% 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.
Aria
Ableton Live 9
44% have it

5. 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.
Aria
Ableton Live 9
41% 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.
Aria
Ableton Live 9
82% have it

7. Supports MIDI and HID controllers

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

8. 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).
Aria
Ableton Live 9
90% have it

9. Supports microphones

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

10. 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.
Aria
Ableton Live 9
11% have it

11. 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.
Aria
Ableton Live 9
63% have it

12. Has reverse play

The DJ software can play songs in reverse mode. When activated the track starts going backwards.
Aria
Ableton Live 9
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.
Aria
Ableton Live 9
11% have it

14. 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.
Aria
Ableton Live 9
87% have it

15. Compatible with more MIDI controllers

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

16. Has time stretching

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

17. 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.
Aria
Ableton Live 9
73% have it

18. 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.
Aria
Ableton Live 9
60% have it

19. 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.
Aria
Ableton Live 9
57% have it

20. Has a brake effect

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

21. Has scratch effect

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

22. 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.
Aria
Ableton Live 9
30% have it

23. 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.
Aria
Ableton Live 9
11% have it

24. Has pitch shifting

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

25. 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.
Aria
Ableton Live 9
82% have it

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