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Ableton Live Alternatives for Android

Ableton Live is not available for Android but there are plenty of alternatives with similar functionality. The best Android alternative is FL Studio. It's not free, so if you're looking for a free alternative, you could try Caustic or FamiStudio. If that doesn't suit you, our users have ranked more than 50 alternatives to Ableton Live and 13 are available for Android so hopefully you can find a suitable replacement. Other interesting Android alternatives to Ableton Live are G-Stomper Studio, Zquence Studio, Songtree and MusicBoard.

Ableton Live alternatives are mainly Music Production Apps but may also be Digital Audio Workstations or Audio Editors. Filter by these if you want a narrower list of alternatives or looking for a specific functionality of Ableton Live.
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  1. FL Studio (originally known as FruityLoops) is a full-featured Digital Audio Workstation (DAW) offering a complete range of professional tools for everything from audio editing and beat creation to advanced arrangement, composition, mixing and mastering.

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    Most users think FL Studio is a great alternative to Ableton Live.

    Ease of use - wide range of VST and native instruments and effects. Been around a long time but constantly updating. Has a 'live' mode and traditional DAW operation.

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    I have been using Ableton and Fl for a long time on PC and Mac's. With Android tablets being limited in power and functionality I would best advice Fl Moble. Its the most powerful and well functioning DAW on mobile devices so far.

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    It is also non-linear, has a very similar loop sequencing tool.

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    Caustic

    • FreemiumProprietary
    • Mac
    • Windows
    • Linux
    • Android
    • iPhone
    • Android Tablet
    • iPad
    • Wine

    Caustic is a music creation tool inspired by rack-mount synthesizers / samplers rigs. Everything is real-time and optimized for mobile devices.

    Discontinued

    The program is no longer updated. Last version, 3.2.0, released in February 2017, can be still downloaded from the official website.

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    Almost everyone thinks Caustic is a great alternative to Ableton Live.


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    FamiStudio

    • FreeOpen Source
    • Mac
    • Windows
    • Linux
    • Android
    • Wine

    FamiStudio is very simple music editor for the Nintendo Entertainment System or Famicom. It is designed to be easier to use than FamiTracker, but its feature set is also much more limited. It is targeted at both chiptune artists and NES homebrewers.

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    G-Stomper Studio

    • Android
    • Android Tablet

    G-Stomper Studio is a Music Production Tool, highly optimized for doing Electronic Live Performances in Studio Quality.

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    Zquence Studio

    • Android
    • Windows Phone

    Loaded with a large set of possibilities to create you own songs whenever you want and wherever you are while having the option to continue working on the song in other DAW program, such as FL Studio and Cubase. High quality 16 bit sound, 44.

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    Songtree

    • FreeProprietary
    • Mac
    • Windows
    • Online
    • Android
    • iPhone
    • Android Tablet
    • iPad

    Want to make music with people from all over the world? Songtree is the app for collaborative music creation:

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    MusicBoard

    • FreeOpen Source
    • Mac
    • Linux
    • Android

    Mb Launchpad is the first Linux launchpad. Available for Linux, MacOS, Android (executables) and for Wdos if you compile it.

  8. Music composition environment for Android devices. A whole music studio in your pocket! Full featured sequencer with social aspects

    Discontinued

    The website and community are still available, but the software has been discontinued.

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    RD4 Groovebox

    • FreemiumProprietary
    • Android
    • iPhone
    • Android Tablet
    • iPad

    Turn your phone or tablet into a musical instrument! RD4 - Groovebox is a music making app with virtual analog synthesizers, drum machines and effects. Compose and arrange your music in real-time. Choose instruments individually for the 4 channels.

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    Oscilab

    • Android
    • iPhone
    • Android Tablet
    • iPad

    Amazing groovebox that gives you an hypnotising music-making experience. It's an innovative step-sequencer and MIDI controller that lets you make unique loops and melodies.

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