Browser & Library FAQ
- Live Versions: 9
- Operating System: All
This page lists all the most common questions about Live's Browser and Library. Please click the titles to read the dedicated articles
Find out where the Live Core Library, User Library and Live packs are stored on your computer.
User presets are stored in the User Library. Click the link above to learn more about it.
Find Live Packs for Live 9 in Ableton's Pack store and install them by dragging and dropping them anywhere into Live.
Follow the instructions in the article to add your own content to Places for quick access.
Live 9 cannot read the Library database if another Live instance is already running.
Having two instances of Live 9 running is currently not supported.
The preview function doesn't work with your own presets, but works with Live Clips and your own samples.
Information on how Live 9 can access and manage the Live 8 Library.
You can install your Live Packs for Live 8 or older in Live 9. If available, it is still recommended to install the updated version for Live 9.
Adding subfolders of read-only Places is not supported.
When I import my Live 8 Library into Live 9, can I access my already installed Live 8 Packs as well?
Live Packs installed in the Live 8 Library will be imported and can be accessed with Live 9. Updated versions are however available for Live 9.
The Packs page displays the compressed size of Packs.
Norton Antivirus can drastically slow down the scanning in the Live 9 browser.