Installing Live Packs

How to install a Pack using the Live Browser

All available Packs for your license (and any previously purchased Packs) can be downloaded and installed directly from Live's Browser.


  1. Under Places, click on Packs.
  2. Scroll down to the list of Available Packs and unfold the list.
  3. Locate the Pack you want to install, then click the download icon (downward arrow).
  4. You'll see the progress of the download. Once fully downloaded it will change to an "Install" button.
  5. Click Install and wait for the installation dialog to complete.Screenshot_2019-03-12_at_12.50.22.png
  6. Once installed, the Pack displays in Live's browser and any available lessons open in the Help view.

How to install a Pack using a downloaded .alp file

  1. Open the Pack description page and click "Download". Or download it directly from your User Account.
  2. Live packs download in the ALP format. Double click on the .alp file or drag and drop it anywhere in Live to install the Pack. 
  3. Once installed, they will appear in the Places section in Live's Browser under Packs.
  4. After the Pack has been installed in Live, the downloaded .alp file may be deleted. 

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