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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 11 Suite includes:

  • 17 Instruments, including Wavetable, Operator, Simpler, Analog and more
  • 74 Effects for processing Audio and MIDI, including Hybrid Reverb, Spectral Resonator, Spectral Time, PitchLoop89, Echo and many more
  • Instant mappings so you can use Live with your keyboards or controller
  • Max for Live to give you even more instruments, effects and customizations from the Live community, and to let you customize Live yourself

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 an earlier version of Live?

You can install the trial next to your current version. Your library will not be overwritten or altered.

Live 11 System Requirements

Windows

  • Windows 10 (Build 1909 and later)
  • Intel® Core™ i5 processor or an AMD multi-core processor.
  • 8 GB RAM
  • 1366x768 display resolution
  • ASIO compatible audio hardware for Link support (also recommended for optimal audio performance)
  • 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

macOS

  • OS X 10.13 or later (more on macOS Big Sur)
  • Intel® Core™ i5 processor (more on Apple silicon and the M1 chip)
  • 8 GB RAM
  • 1280x800 display resolution
  • Core Audio compliant audio interface recommended
  • 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