Error Messages in Live

  • Live Versions: All
  • Operating System: All

If a problem occurs in Live, you might see a pop-up dialog box showing an error message.

Look for the specific error message below for more information. Note that many issues in Live may not trigger an error message. For more troubleshooting and guides on using Live, browse or search in the Ableton Help Center. 

Error messages may relate to the following categories:

  1. Installation and Authorization
  2. Crashes and Hanging
  3. Plug-Ins
  4. Importing and Exporting
  5. Saving Sets and Managing Files
  6. System, Graphics and Computer Performance 
  7. Library, Devices and Browser

1. Installation and Authorization:

2. Crashes and Hanging:

3. Plug-Ins:

4. Importing and Exporting:

5. Saving Sets and Managing Files:

6. System, Graphics and Computer Performance: 

7. Library, Devices and Browser: 

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