Windows 10 Compatibility

  • Live Versions: Live 9
  • Operating System: WIN

Is Live 9 compatible with Windows 10?

Live 9 is compatible with Windows 10. You can download the latest Live version from your User Account. 

NOTE: For those using third party software or hardware in conjunction with Live, it is imperative to check with each manufacturer to make sure that there are no known issues with upgrading to Windows 10.

Is Live 8 compatible with Windows 10?

Live 8 is not officially supported with Windows 10. As Live 8 is a legacy version, no testing or updates have been performed. 

Should I upgrade to Windows 10?

If you plan to upgrade to Windows 10, please be aware that there's always a risk that a new operating system may introduce unforeseen problems or incompatibilities with your DAW, third party plug-ins, hardware drivers or other software tools you are using. We strongly recommend checking with each manufacturer if your software and hardware will work with the new operating system.

If you are working on time-critical projects, we'd recommend staying with your current operating system for the time being.

Are there any known issues with Windows 10?

There is a known issue where certain iLok plugins are causing Live to crash. This issue is caused by the PACE software, and also happens on some other DAWs. Please see this article for a workaround.

If you experience any other problems, please contact Ableton Support with the details.