When sharing Ableton Live project files to another computer, you’ll want to collect all and save to prevent missing audio and devices.
Ableton Live lets you create a zip file of your project and the samples used, but in a smaller, condensed format. Read this and learn how to make a .alp file
Ableton Live 10 has introduced a file handling improvement that automatically creates a Backup folder within a Project after a Live Set is saved. This folder contains the 10 most recently saved versions of the Set. You can access the backups either via the Live Browser or directly from within the Project Folder on your […]
After opening an .als project which has missing files, Ableton Live will notify you that is has missing files with an Orange banner located in the bottom left corner of the screen that reads, “Media files are missing. Please click here to learn more.” If you click the word “here” on that banner, Live will […]
If you are running the 64 bit version of the software, Ableton Live can use as much RAM as your computer has to supply or Ableton Live needs. Having a computer with at least 8GB of ram is recommended, especially if you intend on using third party plugin-ins According to an article on Ableton’s site: […]
To troubleshoot issues with Live, you can reset to default settings in case the problem has been caused by corrupted setting files. Resetting Live won’t delete any important files, such as project files and presets. Note: Resetting Live performs the following actions: Your template set project file will be erased if you have one Live’s […]
The hardware recommendations for running Ableton Live 9 or 10 include at least: Ableton takes 6GB of hard drive space to install. We highly recommend getting at least 250GB or more space for producing music. A multicore processor (preferably an Intel i7); 4 GB RAM MINIMUM; However, we recommend getting at least 8GB for producing, […]
If you find that you’re frequently missing files when opening project files, it’s important to save your project files using the “Collect All and Save” option (located in the same menu as “File, Save As.”) If you have a folder on your computer where you keep all your samples, and for some reason that folder […]