How to find out which version of Max you have installed
- Live Versions: 8 - 9
- Operating System: All
As well as regular Ableton Live updates, Max for Live users are also recommended to keep their Max version up-to-date, to maintain stability, and ensure compatibility with certain Max devices and Packs.
To check your current Max Version, load a blank Max Effect (it doesn’t matter if it’s an Audio Effect or MIDI effect), and launch the Edit button.
Max for Live edit button
This will launch the main Max interface, where you can then navigate to the Help Menu → About Max.
The Max version will be displayed in the top left corner.
For instructions on installing Max and Max devices, please see this guide.