Joining the Live 10 Beta - FAQ


Am I eligible to participate in the Live 10 Beta?

You can participate if you own a Live 10 Suite, Standard, Intro, or Lite license.

How do I apply for the Live 10 Beta?

Log in to your User Account, go to Account and click the link to "Test development versions of Live" in the green box on the right-hand side of the screen. Follow the instructions to join the Public Beta Program and sign up using the link provided.

Note: "Test development versions of Live" only appears if you have a Live 10 Suite, Standard or Intro license.


Where do I download the Beta installer file?

The Beta installer files can be downloaded from Centercode - click on the the Downloads tab. It's not possible to download Beta versions from your normal Ableton user account.


What are the minimum system requirements for the Live 10 Beta?

The Live 10 Beta system requirements are equivalent to the system requirements of the release version of Live 10. 

Is the Live 10 Beta stable?

Although beta versions contain bugfixes and other improvements, they have not been tested as thoroughly as official releases. So if you do critical studio or performance work, you might want to stay with a release version of Live 10.

Where do I report bugs in the Live 10 Beta?

All questions about or problems with the Live 10 beta should be reported in Centercode's Bug Reporting forumAvoid contacting regular Support channels regarding beta bugs and problems or posting them in the official Ableton forums. 

Where do I add feature suggestions for Live 10?

If you have suggestions for Live 10, visit Centercode's Suggestions Forum.

Where can I read the manual and see other FAQs about Live 10?

The manual is included in the software (Help > Read the Live Manual).

Where can I read the beta release notes?

You can find the latest updates under "Release notes" on the left-hand panel in Centercode

What do I have to keep in mind when using the Live 10 Beta?

There are no specific limitations, but usage data collection and automatic updates are always enabled in the beta version. Depending on your license, the Beta may come with feature limitations.

Will I be able to use Live Sets created with Live 10 Beta in earlier versions?

Live Sets created with the Live 10 Beta cannot be opened in any earlier Live version.

Can I have Live 10 and Live 10 Beta installed on the same machine?

Yes, the Live 10 Beta installation will not affect the regular Live 10 installation. 

Why can't I log in to the beta system?

The beta system (Centercode) and your Ableton user account are separate. You can't just use your regular user data. Instead, you'd need to create a new account in the beta system.

I can't remember my password, what do I do now?

Please use the Lost My Password retrieval function on the log-in page.

How do I opt out of the Live 10 Beta?

Within Centercode click the dropdown beside your name on the top right, then go to Account Settings > Opt-Out Remove your User Account.