Knowledge Base

Audio

Issues related to audio recording, playback, exporting, warping and sound quality.

Authorization

Topics related to the authorization of Ableton products, including Trial licenses.

The Bridge

Topics related to The Bridge.

Controller

Solve issues related to MIDI controllers and Control Surface Scripts.

File Handling

Topics related to file handling. Examples: Import/Export, supported file types, missing files, etc.

GUI

Questions and topics related to Live's Interface (GUI = Graphical User Interface).

Installation

Troubleshoot issues related to downloading and installing Live.

Library

Topics related to Live's Library, including Ableton clips, .alp files, lessons, grooves, presets, samples, and templates.

Live Instruments and Effects

Topics and questions related to Live Instruments, Effects, and Racks.

Max for Live

Answers to questions about Max for Live

MIDI

Topics related to MIDI, including drivers, setup, MIDI files and syncing.

OS and Compatibility

Find the answers to questions about system requirements, compatibility, computer setup and more.

Performance

Topics and answers related to CPU, memory and hard disk related issues.

VST and Plug-Ins

See answers to common questions about VST and other plug-in issues.

ReWire

Clear up questions about ReWiring Live with other software, and Slave/Master issues.

Shopping

Learn the answers to questions about ordering and purchasing at the Ableton web shop

Set up Audio

Topics related to audio drivers, driver settings, hardware setup, mixing, audio routing within Live and within the OS.

Video

Topics related to video in Live.

Other

Other topics and questions.