13 essential Ableton Live 10 keyboard shortcuts

13 essential Ableton Live 10 keyboard shortcuts

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Intro

Just like any other software, learning to use key commands, speeds up your electronic music production flow. Using a mouse to point and click adds up the minutes and hours over the course of project. Instead, you could be pressing a couple of keys on the keyboard. Below you will find a table of the 13 essential Ableton Live 10 Keyboard Shortcuts that will increase the speed at which you work in!

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We’re starting a series of essential keyboard shortcuts that will help you use Ableton much more smoothly. Below are a few shortcuts to get you started. They will definitely help you free up your right-hand mouse, to do the more creative things with them. Separating your technical actions and mindset, leaving you with a more pleasurable music production session.

Shortcuts

The more key commands you use the better, faster and more productive you get. We can’t stress enough to start using the below key commands on your next project.

SPACE

Play/Stop

CMD+L

Loop Selection

0

Deactivate Notes/Clips

CMD+R

Rename

B

Pencil/Draw Mode

CMD+A

Select All

SHIFT+SPACE

Play from Stop Point

CMD+U

Quantise

CMD+J

Consolidate

CMD+SHIFT+U

Quantise with Settings

TAB

Toggle Arrangement/Session View

CMD+E

Split clip at the selection

SHIFT+TAB

Toggle between Device/Clip View

 

These 13 essential Ableton Live 10 keyboard shortcuts are definitely a good start to begin your development in workflows! If you have a set of key commands that you use to make music with. Please send us your list at hello[@]granular[.]academy and we will post them in our next issue.