Live 10 Beta FAQ

 

Am I eligible to participate in the Live 10 Beta?

You can participate if you own a Live 10 Suite or Standard license. Live Intro and Lite licenses are not eligible for the Live 10 Beta.

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: The "Test development versions of Live" link will only display if you have a Live 10 Suite or Standard License. 

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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.

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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. 

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). We've answered some Live 10 specific questions in this separate article.

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.

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.

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. 

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.

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've lost my log-in for the Live 10 Beta bug-tracking system. Who can I contact?

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

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