Mac Compatibility with Live

  • Live Versions: 10, 11
  • Operating System: macOS

Note: We highly recommend waiting until Live and all your third-party plug-ins, hardware drivers, and other programs are officially supported before updating to a new OS.

Apple Silicon Compatibility

As of Live 11.1, the Universal Build of Live runs natively on Apple silicon computers and Intel-CPU Apple computers. Previous releases of Live 11 are compatible with Apple silicon computers through RosettaLive 10.1.42 is compatible with Apple silicon computers through Rosetta.


Live 11


Universal build:

  • Apple Intel: macOS 10.14 Mojave through macOS 12 Monterey
  • Apple Silicon: M1, M1 Pro, M1 Max

Intel build:

  • Apple Intel: macOS 10.13 High Sierra only


Live 10


Live 10.1.42 is compatible with macOS El Capitan 10.11.6 through macOS 12 Monterey


Note: When updating to a new operating system, make sure that all of your third-party plug-ins, hardware drivers and other software programs are officially supported. It is recommended to make backups of any important data beforehand. If you are working on any time-critical projects, we recommend staying with your current OS for the time being.

Read the system requirements for Live 1-9.

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