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What is Ableton Live?

Ableton Live lets you easily create, produce and perform music within one intuitive interface. Live keeps everything in sync and works in real-time, so you can play and modify your musical ideas without interrupting the creative flow.

Live comes with a versatile collection of instruments, sounds, kits and loops for creating any kind of music and provides a full complement of effects to tweak and process your sound.

Ableton Live 10 Suite includes:

  • Ableton Live
  • 13 Instruments to try (including Wavetable, Operator, Sampler, Analog and more)
  • 56 Effects for processing audio and MIDI (including Echo, Pedal, Beat Repeat, Amp, Vocoder, Glue and lots more)
  • Instant mappings so you can use Live with your keyboards or controller.
  • Max for Live so you have access to a range of instruments, effects and customizations created by the Live community.

Installation on a Windows PC

Unzip the file and run setup.msi. Then open Live and follow the instructions there. If you want to uninstall the trial at any point, you can find help here.

Using Live 9?

You can install the trial next to Live 9. Your library will not be overwritten or altered.

System Requirements

PC

  • Windows 7 (SP1), Windows 8 or Windows 10 (64-bit)
  • 64-bit IntelĀ® Coreā„¢ or AMD multi-core processor (IntelĀ® Coreā„¢ processor or faster recommended)
  • 4 GB RAM (8 GB or more recommended)
  • 1366x768 display resolution
  • ASIO compatible audio hardware for Link support (also recommended for optimal audio performance)
  • USB port (USB 2.0 or better) for program installation
  • Access to an internet connection for authorizing Live (for downloading additional content and updating Live, a fast internet connection is recommended)
  • Approximately 3 GB disk space on the system drive for the basic installation (8 GB free disk space recommended)
  • Up to 76 GB disk space for additionally available sound content

Mac

  • OS X 10.11.6 or later
  • IntelĀ® Coreā„¢2 Duo Processor (IntelĀ® Coreā„¢ i5 processor or faster recommended)
  • 4 GB RAM (8 GB or more recommended)
  • 1280x800 display resolution
  • Core Audio compliant audio interface recommended
  • USB port (USB 2.0 or better) for program installation
  • Access to an internet connection for authorizing Live (for downloading additional content and updating Live, a fast internet connection is recommended)
  • Approximately 3 GB disk space on the system drive for the basic installation (8 GB free disk space recommended)
  • Up to 76 GB disk space for additionally available sound content