137 Shortcuts for Ableton Live 9 (MacOS)  [edit]

minusplus1. Showing and Hiding Results
F11 Toggle Full Screen Mode
Command+Shift+W Toggle Second Window
Tab Toggle Session/Arrangement
View
Shift+Tab/F12 Toggle Device/Clip View
Command+Option+L/Shift+F12 Hide/Show Detail View
Q Toggle Hot-Swap Mode
D Toggle Drum
Rack/last-selected Pad
Shift+? Hide/Show Info View
Command+Option+B Hide/Show Browser
Command+Option+O Hide/Show Overview
Command+Option+I Hide/Show In/Out
Command+Option+S Hide/Show Sends
Command+Option+M Hide/Show Mixer
Command+, Open the Preferences
Esc Close Window/Dialog

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minusplus2. Adjusting Values
Arrow Up/Arrow Down Decrement/Increment
Command Finer Resolution for Dragging
Delete Return to Default
0......9 Type in Value
.+, Go to Next Field
Esc Abort Value Entry
Enter Confirm Value Entry

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minusplus3. Browsing
Arrow Up/Arrow Down Scroll Down/Up
Right and left arrow Close/Open Folders
Enter Load Selected Item from
Browser
Shift+Enter Preview Selected File
Command+F Search in Browser
Down arrow Jump to Search Results

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minusplus4. Transport
Space Play from Start Marker/Stop
Shift+Space Continue Play from Stop
Point
Space Play Arrangement View
Selection
Function+Left arrow Move Insert Marker to
Beginning
F9 Record
F10 Back to Arrangement
F1......F8 Activate/Deactivate Track
1......8

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minusplus5. Editing
Command+X Copy
Command+C Cut
Command+V Paste
Command+D Duplicate
Delete Delete
Command+Z Undo
Command+Y Redo
Command+R Rename
Command+A Select all

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minusplus6. Loop Brace and Start/End Markers
Shift+click Move Start Marker to
Position
Right and left arrow Nudge Loop Left/Right
Up & Down Arrows Move Loop By Loop Length
Command+Up and Down arrow Halve/Double Loop Length
Command+Right and Left arrow Shorten/Lengthen Loop
Command+Shift+L Select Material in Loop

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minusplus7. Session view Commands
Enter Launch Selected Clip/Slot
Arrow Keys Select Neighboring Clip/Slot
Command+A Select all Clips/Slots
Alt+Drag Copy Clips
Command+E Add/Remove Stop Button
Command+Shift+M Insert MIDI clip
Command+I Insert Scene
Command+Shift+I Insert Captured Scene
Command+Up & down arrow Move Nonadjacent Scenes
Without Collapsing
Command Drop Browser Clips as a
Scene

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minusplus8. Arrangement View Commands
Command+E Split Clip at Selection
Command+J Consolidate Selection into
Clip
Command+Option+F Create Fade/Crossfade
Command+L Loop Selection
Command+I Insert Silence
Command+Option Pan Left/Right of Selection
Option Unfold button Unfold all Tracks
Command+Shift+F Scroll Display to Follow
Playback

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minusplus9. Commands for Tracks
Command+T Insert Audio Track
Command+Shift+T Insert MIDI Track
Command+Option+T Insert Return Track
Command+R Rename Selected Track
Tab While Renaming, Go to next
Track
Command+G Group Selected Tracks
Command+Shift+G Ungroup Tracks
+ Show Grouped Tracks
- Hide Grouped Tracks
Command+Arrow Keys Move Nonadjacent Tracks
Without Collapsing
Command Click Arm/Solo Multiple Tracks
Enter Add Device from Browser

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minusplus10. Commands for Breakpoint Envelopes
Command Finer Resolution for Dragging
Shift Enable Dragging Over
Breakpoints
Option Create Curved Automation
Segment

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minusplus11. Key/Mini Map Mode and the Computer Keyboard
Command+M Toggle MIDI Map Mode
Command+K Toggle Key Map Mode
Command+Shift+K Computer MIDI Keyboard

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minusplus12. Zooming, Display and Selection
+ Zoom in
- Zoom out
Shift Drag/Click to Append to a
Selection
Shift Click to Add Adjacent
Clips/Tracks/Scenes to
Multi-Selection
Command Click to Add Nonadjacent
Clips/Tracks/Scenes to a
Multi-Selection
Command+Shift+F Follow (Auto-Scroll)
Command+Option Pan Left/Right of Selection

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minusplus13. Clip view Sample Display
Command+U Quantize
Command+Shift+U Quantize Settings
Right & left arrow Move Selected Warp Marker
Command+I Insert Warp Marker
Command+ Right and left arrow Select Warp Marker
Command+Shift+F Scroll Display to Follow
Playback
Shift+Right & left arrow Move Clip Region with Start
Marker

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minusplus14. Clip View MIDI Editor
Command+U Quantize
Command+Shift+U Quantize Settings
Page Up/Page Down Scroll Editor Vertically
Shift+ Ppage up/Shift+Page Down Scroll Editor Horizontally
Alt drag Copy Notes
Command drag Change Velocity From Note
Editor
Function+left arrow Move Insert Marker to
Beginning
End Move Insert Marker to End
Command+Shift+F Scroll Display to Follow
Playback
Shift+Right and left arrow Move Clip Region with Start
Marker

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minusplus15. Grid Snapping And Drawing
B Toggle Draw Mode
Command+1 Narrow Grid
Command+2 Widen Grid
Command+3 Triplet Grid
Command+4 Snap to Grid
Command+5 Fixed/Zoom-Adaptive Grid
Command Bypass Snapping While
Dragging

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minusplus16. Global Quantization
Command+6 Sixteenth-Note Quantization
Command+7 Eighth-Note Quantization
Command+8 Quarter-Note Quantization
Command+9 1-Bar Quantization
Command+0 Quantization Off

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minusplus17. Working with Sets and the Program
Command+N New Live Set
Command+O Open Live Set
Command+S Save Live Set
Command+Shift+S Save Live Set As...
Command+Q Quit Live
Command+H Hide Live
Command+Shift+R Export Audio/Video
Command+Shift+E Export MIDI file

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minusplus18. Working with Plug-Ins and Devices
Command+Alt+P Show/Hide Plug-In Windows
Command Open Second/Multiple
Windows with Plug-In Edit
Button
Command+G Group/Ungroup Devices
Alt Device avtivator Activate/Deactivate All
Devices in Group
Shift Click to Append Devices to a
Selected Device
Enter Load Selected Device From
Browser
Shift Open Mac Keystroke Plug-In
Window with Plug-In Edit
Button

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Uploaded by Chirag, updated on 8/4/2017