Ableton releases Operator

Ableton has announced the worldwide release of Operator, a powerful new software synthesizer instrument optimized for use inside Live 4 (actually 4.1). Operator brings an eclectic spectrum of sonic possibilities and musical inspiration to Ableton Live users. True to Ableton’s philosophy, Operator invites creativity through the fusion of depth and usability, allowing even the most complex sounds to be created quickly. Whether you long for evolving synthetic textures, rich expressive leads, gritty percussion, rhythmic atmospheres or anything in between, Operator has the cure.

The Operator Story. Robert Henke says of Operator’s conception, “Our aim was to create a truly unique and inspiring instrument that combined the sonic richness and character of hardware synthesizers with the power of Ableton Live.”

Hearing is Believing. Operator delivers a wide range of rich sonic possibilities. A hybrid approach to synthesis makes it all possible.

Depth with Usability. Unique and powerful oscillators, innovative Time and Tone controls, multimode resonant filters, looping envelopes, an LFO and more.

Learn to Operate. Operator includes 6 integrated lessons, so that you can quickly discover the power of its flexible sound design ability. Learn how to create a variety of sounds from scratch with Operator’s lessons.

Full Live Integration. Every parameter of Operator can be automated, animated via clip envelopes and remote-controlled via MIDI, allowing you to get completely hands on.

Pricing and Availability. Operator is available now, and the demo version of Operator is included in the Live 4.1 update, which can be downloaded at A Serial Number for the full version of Operator can be purchased for 129 EUR/149 USD from the Ableton online webshop.

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