MacTel Update: Ableton Intros Live 5.2

Ableton today announced the release of Live 5.2, bringing immediate native Intel-Mac support.

This development makes Live 5.2 one of the first professional audio applications on the market to run as a Universal Binary to take advantage of Apple’s fastest machines: the new Intel-Mac.

Intel-Mac Live 5.0 users can purchase a Live 5.2 serial number for 49 USD/39 EUR via the Ableton webshop. Customers who purchase the upgrade to Live 6 from the Ableton webshop will receive a full refund of this 49 USD/39 EUR. Live 6 is scheduled for release in Q3. Complete information on Live 6’s specs, availability, and pricing will be made available this summer.

Intel-Mac users who purchased Live 5 after Steve Jobs’ announcement of the new Intel-Macs (January 10, 2006) will receive the Live 5.2 download at no additional charge.

For all other Live 5 users on PCs and non Intel-Mac machines, Live 5.2 will be released as a free bug-fix update.

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