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Getting to know the Windows and Window Panes in Ableton Live

by / Friday, 16 March 2018 / Published in Music production tutorials, Ableton Live

Ableton Live 9 has different Windows and Window Panes that can be hidden or shown depending on the user’s preference. The following tutorial shows those windows and how to hide or show them. In this article, we will cover the Windows and Window Panes in Ableton Live.

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A basic Ableton Live 9 set would look like this by default:

Windows in Ableton Live

The first side window is on the left side of the screen, and it is called the “Browser”:

 Windows and Window Panes in Ableton Live

This window lets the user look in the hard drive for sounds, drums, instruments, plugins, libraries, etc, so they can be auditioned, and potentially dragged and dropped into the Live Set.

To show/hide the browser window the user must click on the show/hide browser button located at the top left of the window:

 Windows and Window Panes in Ableton Live

This button functions as a toggle switch, which means, if the user hides the window and wants to show it again, he/she just needs to click on it one more to achieve this.

The second side window is on the bottom left of the screen, and it is called the “Info View”:

 Windows and Window Panes in Ableton Live

This window shows the user general information of whatever function or button is the mouse pointing at in Live. If the mouse for example is pointing at a pan pot, the Info View will show what a pan pot is and what it can do.

To show/hide the Info View window the user must click on the show/hide Info View button located below it:

 Windows and Window Panes in Ableton Live

This button functions as a toggle switch, which means, if the user hides the window and wants to show it again, he/she just needs to click on it one more to achieve this.

The third side window is at the bottom of the screen, and it is called the “Detail View”:

 Windows and Window Panes in Ableton Live

This window shows the user the MIDI clips or the instruments and effects applied to the clip.

To show/hide the Detail View window the user must click on the show/hide Detail View button at the bottom right of the screen:

 Windows and Window Panes in Ableton Live

This button functions as a toggle switch, which means, if the user hides the window and wants to show it again, he/she just needs to click on it one more to achieve this.

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