Waves SSL4000 not working with Ableton Live 9.


Hi guys,
I've been a Logic 9 User for around five years now. Around a year ago I started to get more into production as well as recording/mixing/engineering. About a month ago I got a free copy of Ableton Lite 8, and a few days ago purchased the Standard Edition of Ableton Live 9.
I have many third party plugins/bundles (NI Komplete, IK's Philharmonik, FabFilter and so on), all of which are working perfectly in Ableton Live 9, apart from my Waves SSL4000 plugins. They show up in the Browser, but when I load them onto a track it registers, and I can access the plugins interface, but I get absolutely no response from the plugin or its controls. It has absolutely no effect on the signal chain.
I am utterly baffled as to whats going on, as they worked fine with Ableton Lite 8. I haven't switched to 64 bit mode with Live 9 so it shouldn't be a compatibility issue, and I have never had a problem with my copy of SSL4000 beforehand.
Any help would be much appreciated!


hypnotoadmk 4 years ago | 0 comments

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  • sebastian fariias
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    hola estimado necesito plugins para ableton live 9 para mac gracias

    3 years ago | 0 comments
  • [daw] Ableton staff
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    Hi there, 

    Please note that Waves does not support the use of Audio Units in Live, as stated in their compatibility chart right here: 


    So if you want to use Waves plugins in Live, please use the VST version and make sure that your Waveshell is updated to version 9.2 at least. 



    3 years ago | 1 comment

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