Problems with AU/VST not showing up in ableton9?

Hi all,

I've just installed 9, and I only have 2 plugins that are showing up in the new Ableton9. My previous 8 installation was working beautifully. Now, nothing I can do will get these plugins to show up again. 

 

I've tried reinstalling them, rescanning, setting custom folders for VSTs and putting plugins there. Is anyone else experiencing this?

-j

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cities in the night 2 years ago | 0 comments

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  • MrTingleby
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    I had the same thing - turned out it was because I'd installed the 64 bit version of Live, which doesn't appear to support 32 bit VSTs. I reinstalled the 32 bit version and all the plugins are showing up now.

    2 years ago | 0 comments
  • KoiOfficial
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    One interesting note is that there is a file name dependency in whether or not ableton recognizes a given file. For example: I remade my custom vst folder today after downloading the 64 bit version of ableton, only to find that some of my NI plugins (which I knew for a fact were x64) did not appear in the ableton browser. By renaming them "[originalName](64bit).dll", ableton was able to correctly identify them. Jus sayin

     

    1 year ago | 1 comment
  • tom49
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    Guys, it has been clearly answered by Ableton that 32bit VSTs wont run with Live 64bit. Please read this. Search for 'A 64-bit host can only handle 64-bit plug-ins' in this online help forum. It will answer some common questions/confusion about 32bit vs. 64bit. Quote: 'This said however, it's possible to "bridge" a 32-bit plug-in with a third party tool (such as jBridge).'

    64bit is the way forward anyway. It was introduced addessing the 32bit memory limitation of less than 4GB. Surely, it will take time for software to catch up, so, we are now in a transition phase (at least for consumer products; 64bit enterprise applications are in place since a long time).

    1 year ago | 0 comments
  • Ripple Point
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    I found that by right clicking on the ableton live 9 application and running as administrator after doing a fresh install of the VST's which weren't showing up, they then showed up. I also got some to show up by renaming them as mentioned above.

    7 months ago | 0 comments
  • Funk N. Furter
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    In a word, no. Not that I know of. You shouldn't need to put them in custom folders. Are you sure you've not entered something in the browser's search bar? Have you selected the actual VST/plugin boxes in Preferences: Plugin Sources?

     

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    2 years ago | 2 comments
  • AJNAZ13L
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    Even though most of my vst programs give me the option to download both 32 and 64 bit I place them in separate folders. I had the 64 bit folder set as the custom folder within ableton 8 and 9 trial, (64 bit) It worked for a couple sessions, I shut the pc down and the next day I had the same error. I reinstalled everything, still nothing. Maybe I should reinstall ableton?!

    2 years ago | 1 comment
  • reubsty
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    Honestly Ableton should remove the option for 64 bit download. Made my day the biggest waste of time trying to reinstall all my vsts etc only to find out everything works perfectly on the 32 bit version.

    1 year ago | 1 comment
  • thecreoles
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    How do you install the Live 9 upgrade ' currently using Live 8...

    1 year ago | 0 comments
  • allzart
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    4 months ago | 0 comments

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