Browser & Library FAQs
- Live Versions: 9
- Operating System: ALL
Find out where the Live Core Library, User Library and Live packs are stored on your computer.
Find out where your user presets are stored in Live 9.
Find out how to organize the content of the User Library.
Find Live Packs for Live 9 in Ableton's Pack store and install them by dragging and dropping them anywhere into Live.
Live 9 Suite will require 50 GB of hard drive space. Does this apply if I already have Suite 8 installed?
The library of Live 9 Suite has been completely rebuilt in terms of preset content and folder structure, and therefore requires a separate installation.
Find out how to access content on your hard drive in the Live 9 browser.
Live 9 cannot read the Library database if another Live instance is already running.
Having two instances of Live 9 running is currently not supported.
The preview function doesn't work with own presets, but works with Live Clips and own samples.
There'll be a Live 8 Legacy Library available later after Live 9 has been released.
Find out how to open Live Sets created in Live 8 with Live 9.
Find here a couple of suggestions in order to open your Live 8 Sets in Live 9.
Can Live 9 handle my Live 8 Library? Will it be imported or copied? Can I still use it with Live 8 afterwards?
Information on how Live 9 can access and manages the Live 8 Library.
You can install your Live Packs for Live 8 or older in Live 9. If available, it is still recommended to install the updated version for Live 9.
Adding subfolders of read-only Places is not supported.
Find out a quick way to view and explore the content of a newly installed Live Pack in Live 8.
When I import my Live 8 Library into Live 9, can I access my already installed Live 8 Packs as well?
Live Packs installed in the Live 8 Library will be imported and can be accessed with Live 9. Updated versions are however available for Live 9.
The Packs page displays the compressed size of Packs.
Norton Antivirus can drastically slow down the scanning in the Live 9 browser.