Live still launches as Lite or Intro after upgrading

  • Live Versions: All
  • Operating System: All

If you recently upgraded to Standard or Suite, your previous Lite or Intro installation may still launch by default. The launch version is determined by which license is currently authorized in your user account.

To fix this, you need to re-authorize your upgraded version of Live:

  1. Open Live's Preferences in your upgraded Live installation
  2. Go to Licenses/Maintenance
  3. Click Authorize at Ableton.com
  4. Select the appropriate license in your user account

If the above steps don't solve the problem, you can completely uninstall and remove your previous Live installation(s).

There's no need to keep previous versions of Live installed. Your new installation will work regardless of whether previous versions are currently installed on your computer.