Free upgrades to Live 6 are available to those who purchased Live 5 between July 14 and October 31. Information on this offer and general pricing is available here http://www.ableton.com/live6-pricing.
Here is a list of the big new features:
- Multicore and Multiprocessor Support
- Movie Import
- Essential Instrument Collection
- Instrument and Effect Racks
- New and Improved Devices
- Deep Freeze
- Project Management Tools
- Important Improvement
- Essential Instrument Selection (multi-gigabyte library of sounds). Note: The Essential Instrument Collection will not be included with downloadable purchases. Download customers can choose, however, to have the Live 6 box including the Essential Instrument Collection shipped to them later for an additional fee.
Go here for more details on what's new: http://www.ableton.com/pages/live_6/whats_new/home
I'll be posting more on this upgrade soon.