Live Minimum System Requirements

  • Live Version: 10, 11
  • Operating System: Windows, Mac

Note: While these are the absolute minimum requirements needed to run Live, you may need higher specifications to work most efficiently.

You can find the Live 1-9 system requirements here.  

Live 11

Windows

  • Windows 10 (Build 1909 and later), Windows 11
  • 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)

Mac

  • macOS High Sierra 10.13 to Ventura 13
  • Intel® Core™ i5 processor
  • Apple silicon
  • 8 GB RAM
  • 1280x800 display resolution
  • Core Audio compliant audio interface recommended

Live 10

Windows

  • Windows 7, Windows 8, or Windows 10 
  • 64-bit Intel® (Intel® Core™ i5 processor or faster recommended) or AMD multi-core processor.
  • 4 GB RAM (8 GB or more recommended)
  • 1366x768 display resolution
  • ASIO-compatible audio hardware for Link support (also recommended for optimal audio performance)

Mac

  • macOS El Capitan 10.11.6 to Ventura 13 (as of 10.1.42)
  • Intel® Core™2 Duo processor. Intel® Core™ i5 processor or faster recommended
  • Apple silicon using Rosetta (as of 10.1.35)
  • 4 GB RAM (8 GB or more recommended)
  • 1280x800 display resolution
  • Core Audio compliant audio interface recommended

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