LiveLoop ‘LiveLoop 4.0’: An Intuitive and Customizable Professional Looping Software for Live Music Performance

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Text 2021-11-10

▲ Main control panel of LiveLoop 4.0

© LiveLoop 


LiveLoop ‘LiveLoop 4.0’: An Intuitive and Customizable Professional Looping Software for Live Music Performance 



The Amsterdam-based composer and software developer Josep Garcés owned audio software company LiveLoop Music Software has just released ‘LiveLoop (version 4.0)’ — An intuitive and customizable professional looping software for live music performance introducing new creative ways of composing and experimenting with sound.


With LiveLoop 4.0, you can create professional live performances and recordings, all with one versatile interface. Loop multi-layered sounds and complex rhythms in real-time, quantized to the beat with a unique sync mode. LiveLoop Pro comes with a complex set of features, FX, and plug-in support such as VST and M4L. 



▲ 256 Step Sequencer

© LiveLoop

LiveLoop 4.0 is an advanced looping software tool which overcomes the constrains imposed by current live looping hardwares and softwares in the market. LiveLoop 4.0 provides you with experiences of full stage control with the flexibility of an intuitive and customizable software. Also, it presents advanced features for live performance such as 256 Step Sequencer, easy synchronizing different time signatures, syncing options for your loops to any external hardware or software with Ableton Link and MIDI Clock technology, plug-and-play your favorite MIDI controllers, and it lets you load LiveLoop’s M4L or use your own plug-ins (VST, M4L, AU) as instruments or FX.



▲ MIDI Looper (A new feature to LiveLoop 4.0)

© LiveLoop

The MIDI Looping mode is now available in LiveLoop 4.0. MIDI loopers have become a live performance necessity for many artists. LiveLoop’s ‘MIDI Looper’ is designed to be an intuitive live performance tool. To play your MIDI instruments with the LiveLoop MIDI Looper, simply connect your MIDI controllers, choose between two MIDI modes (free and sync) for each track, choose your input controller and add your favorite plug-in instrument. Then you are ready to make your first MIDI loop. To extend the fun, send your loops through the Live Jam network and play with your friends. 



▲ Live Jam (A new feature to LiveLoop 4.0)

© LiveLoop

Another new feature to LiveLoop 4.0 is ‘Live Jam’. Live Jam enables you to connect and play with your friends over the internet by sharing audio and MIDI data in real time.





  • An easy, customizable and innovative interface
  • 16 Tracks: A unique 16 tracks recording feature and infinite loop layer possibilities
  • 1 button, 1 loop: record, stop, play and clear, all in 1 button
  • Overdub: Add more layers to each independent track
  • 8 Loop Modes: Discover 8 different ways to loop (e.g. Start your loop in sync to the former, off beat, quantized to the beat, freeze drone sounds or hold down for recording length)
  • Various Looping Behaviors (e.g. Automatic BPM Recognition, Automatic Loop to Beat Quantization or Offbeat, Preset Loop Length or Freestyle)
  • MIDI Mapping: plug your favorite MIDI controller and map your buttons and knobs in a very easy and intuitive way
  • Upload your own audio: Upload your own files and build your session from there
  • Isorhythmic quantization: Create polyrhythms with loops quantized to the beat
  • Everything in Sync (sync with Ableton Live, sync with your external instruments/devices, integrate and sync with your plug-in devices)
  • Fade In/Out: start/stop gradually in volume and pre-set the desired lengths of each track's fade in/out
  • Loop-the-Loop: Create literally as many loos as you want
  • Effects: Create your own sound by connecting your own effects and VSTs with limitless routing options
  • External Instruments: Connect your audio external devices
  • Plug-In devices: Use your own VST and M4L plug-ins as instruments or FX. Create your own M4L plug-ins to use in LiveLoop.
  • Multi-Channel Loops: Send each loop to a different speaker and create a multidimensional sound effect
  • 256 Step Sequencer



System Requirements

  • Mac: OS X 10.11.6 or later, Intel® CoreTM2 Duo processor. Intel® Core TM i5 processor or faster recommended. 4GB RAM (8GB or more recommended).
  • Windows: Windows 7, Windows 8 or Windows 10, 64-bit Intel® or AMD multi-core processor. Intel® CoreTM i5 processor or faster recommended. 4GB RAM (8GB or more recommended).




  • 'Trial' version (All the LiveLoop Pro features for 30 days): €0 (Free)
  • 'Lite' version€149 (One-Time payment), €4.99 per month or €49 per year
  • 'Pro' version€299 (One-Time payment), €14.99 per month or €149 per year



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About 'LiveLoop' (

Josep Garcés is the founder of LiveLoop. He is a multi-instrumentalist performer and composer dedicated to the art of live looping based in Amsterdam, The Netherlands. Josep’s audio-visual performances can be described as a mix between classical, contemporary jazz, techno and music technology, in which acoustic instruments such as the clarinet, bass clarinet, and tenor saxophone are mixed with live electronics and synthesizers. All of Josep’s live performances are built in ‘LiveLoop’ — the professional looping software that he has created as a synthesis between acoustic instruments and music technology. ‘LiveLoop’ is Josep’s multi-faceted instrument in a journey of grooves, raw sounds, FX & distortions.






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