Ableton was founded in 1999 and released the first version of Live in 2001. Our products are used by a community of dedicated musicians sound designers and artists from across the world. Most of Abletons are active musicians producers and DJs and many use Live and Push every day. Ableton has a wide range of cultural and professional backgrounds. Some have PhDs some are self-taught and most are somewhere in between. What connects Ableton is the shared belief that each of us has the skills and knowledge to contribute to something big helping to shape the future of music culture.