Live 11 Beta FAQ

Can I participate in the Live 11 Beta?

Owners of Live 9/10 Standard and Suite can participate in the Beta.

How do I sign up for the Live 11 Beta?

You can sign up for the Live 11 Beta via Centercode.

What are the minimum system requirements for the Live 11 Beta?

Windows

  • Windows 10 (Build 1909 and later)
  • Intel® Core™ i5 processor or an AMD multi-core processor
  • 8 GB RAM 
  • 1366x768 display resolution
  • ASIO compatible audio hardware for Link support (also recommended for optimal audio performance)
  • Access to an internet connection for authorizing Live (for downloading additional content and updating Live, a fast internet connection is recommended)
  • Approximately 3 GB disk space on the system drive for the basic installation (8 GB free disk space recommended)

Mac

  • OS X 10.13 or later 
  • Intel® Core™ i5 processor
  • 8 GB RAM 
  • 1280x800 display resolution
  • Core Audio compliant audio interface recommended
  • Access to an internet connection for authorizing Live (for downloading additional content and updating Live, a fast internet connection is recommended)
  • Approximately 3 GB disk space on the system drive for the basic installation (8 GB free disk space recommended)

Where do I download the Beta installer?

The Beta installer can be downloaded from Centercode in the Downloads tab. 

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Note: It isn’t possible to download the Live 11 Beta from your Ableton.com account.

Where can I read the Beta Release Notes?

Here you can find the Live 11 Beta Release Notes

How can I find the Live 11 manual?

You can find the manual in the software: Help > Read the Live Manual.

Is the Live 11 Beta stable?

Although Beta versions contain bug-fixes and other improvements, they have not been tested as thoroughly as official releases. If you have critical studio or performance work, we recommend using the current release version of Live 10.

Will I be able to use Live Sets created with Live 11 Beta in earlier versions?

Live Sets created with the Live 11 Beta cannot be opened in any earlier Live version. If you open a Set from Live 10 in the Beta, you will be asked to save an updated file version that will no longer be accessible in Live 10.

Can I have Live 10 and Live 11 Beta installed on the same machine?

Yes, the Live 11 Beta installation will not affect the regular Live 10 installation.

Why can't I log in to Centercode?

Centercode is a separate site from Ableton.com. If you don’t already have a Centercode account you will need to create one in order to access the Beta.

I can't remember my password for Centercode, what do I do now?

You can use the Lost My Password retrieval function on the log-in page.

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Where do I report Live 11 Beta bugs?

All questions or problems with the Live 11 Beta should be reported in Centercode's Bug Reporting channel. Please do not contact Ableton Support or post Beta issues in the Ableton forum.

Where do I add feature suggestions for Live 11?

If you have suggestions for Live 11, visit Centercode's Suggestions channel.

Are there limitations in the Live 11 Beta?

There are no specific limitations, however, usage data collection and automatic updates are always enabled in the Beta version.

Can I still use the Live 11 Beta once Live 11 is released?

The Live 11 Beta licenses will expire once Live 11 is released. After the release, only owners of Live 11 Standard and Suite can join the public Beta. 

How do I opt out of the Live 11 Beta?

In Centercode, click the drop-down beside your name on the top right, then go to Account Settings > Opt-Out > Remove your User Account.

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