Installing Live onto a new computer

  • Live Versions: All
  • Operating System: All
  1. Download: Log into your Ableton.com account to download the latest version of Live.
  2. Authorize: After the installation is complete, the program will guide you through the authorization process.
  3. Installation: For further details about installing Live, please click here.
  4. Unlocks: Installing onto a new computer will use a new unlock from your license. If you receive an error saying you are out of unlocks, you can request more.
  5. Transfer Live Sets: In order to learn more about the process of transferring Live Projects from one computer to another, please click here. 
  6. User Library: Please note that it will also be necessary to copy/move your own presets, patches, instrument or effect racks, samples etc. In case you stored them in the User Library you can simply copy the entire User Library folder which you can find in this default location.