Using Kontakt with Live

Running the trial v9 and enjoying so far, but spent most the weekend trying to get Kontakt 5 to work as a plugin :-(

Used to using in Logic, but now VERY confused, after trawling Youtube etc for help.

Could some please, point me to a 1.2.3. in how to do this ASAP.

Many many thanks in advance.





david2knight 5 years ago | 0 comments

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  • moleculefx
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    I also want that answer.  Apparently native instruments run through kontakt, so if I want play a NI piano pack in ableton...1,2,3 instructions please.  And also what is the point of kontakt in this loop.  Why can't you just drag piano sample pack into ableton?

    2 years ago | 0 comments
  • SpudsMcKenzie
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    1. Put Kontakt on a free MIDI track into Live, like for any virtual instrument.

    2. Open Kontakt

    3. Load the Kontakt bank you wish to use

    4. Done


    You can, afterwards, create an instrument rack containing Kontakt with the loaded bank. This instrument rack can be put in your user space, so you just have to drag it back in your new project to get your Kontakt bank ready to use.

    2 years ago | 1 comment
  • louisjo
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    For MAC user: If you are using a 32bit DAW, than you should download an older version of  Kontakt 5 . Check at Service Center, Legacy products , version 5.3.1 works fine!!


    1 year ago | 0 comments
  • michael.j.mclaughlin20
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    It could be that you are using the 32 bit version of kontakt in the 64 bit Ableton, if you are able to get it to instantiate, but are unable to do anything with kontakt, then it could just be not communicating well with kontakt or not setting up the ports correctly.

    could you give us a step by step of what is happening on your computer that leads to the problems you are experiencing?

    5 years ago | 1 comment

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