.alp stands for “Ableton Live Pack.”
It’s a zip file of your project and the samples used, but in a smaller, condensed format.
Why use it?
It makes it super easy to archive Ableton Live projects and share them.
How to make an .alp?
1. File –> Collect All and Save. -This will copy any samples, packs, recorded audio, and Max for Live devices to your project folder.
2. File –> Manage Files…
3. Click Manage Project (Center option on the right pane)
4. Click Create Pack (name your .alp)