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Ableton Live System Requirements (Mac/Pc) Versions 1-9
« on: August 17, 2014, 08:49:21 PM »
https://www.ableton.com/en/articles/live-system-requirements/

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Live system requirements

    Live Versions: 1 -9
    Operating System: ALL

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Live 9:

Mac:
Intel® Mac with Mac OS X 10.5 or later

PC:
Windows XP, Windows Vista, Windows 7 or Windows 8

Multicore processor
2 GB RAM
1024x768 display
DVD drive or broadband internet connection for installation

Required disk space for basic installation:

3GB free disk space.

Required disk space if all included sounds are installed:

    Live 9 Suite: 55 GB free disk space
    Live 9 Standard: 12 GB free disk space
    Live 9 Intro: 6 GB free disk space
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Live 8:

Mac:
CPU: 1.8 GHz G4/G5 or faster (Intel® Mac recommended)
RAM: 2 GB (4 GB recommended)
OSX: 10.4.11 (10.5 or later recommended)

PC:
CPU: 2 GHz Pentium® 4 or Celeron® compatible CPU or faster
RAM: 2 GB (4 GB recommended on Windows Vista and Windows 7)
WIN: XP (home or Pro), Vista or Windows 7
Sound card (ASIO driver support recommended)
QuickTime 7 recommended


Earlier Live versions:

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Live 7

Mac:
CPU: G4/G5 or faster (Intel® Mac recommended)
RAM: 512 MB (1 GB recommended)
OSX: 10.3.9 (10.4 recommended)
QuickTime 6.5 recommended

PC:
CPU: 1.5 GHz or faster
RAM: 512 MB (1 GB recommended on Windows Vista and Windows 7)
WIN: XP (home or Pro), Vista or Windows 7
Sound card (ASIO driver support recommended)
DVD-ROM drive
QuickTime 6.5 recommended

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Live 6

Mac:
CPU: G3
RAM: 512 MB
OSX: 10.3.9 (10.4 recommended)
QuickTime 6.5 recommended

PC:
CPU: 1.5 GHz
RAM: 512 MB
WIN: XP/Vista
DirectX or ASIO compatible soundcard
QuickTime 6.5 recommended

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Live 5

Mac:
CPU: G3
RAM: 512 MB
OSX: 10.2.8

PC:
CPU: 600 MHz
RAM: 512 MB
WIN: 2000/XP
DirectX or ASIO compatible soundcard

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Live 4

Mac:
CPU: G3
RAM: 256 MB
OS9: 9.2 (OSX 10.1.5 recommended)

PC:
CPU: 600 MHz
RAM: 256 MB
WIN: 98/2000/XP
DirectX or ASIO compatible soundcard

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Live 3

Mac:
CPU: G3
RAM: 256 MB
OS9: 9.2 (OSX 10.1.5 recommended)

PC:
CPU: 400 MHz
RAM: 128 MB
WIN: 98/2000/XP
DirectX or ASIO compatible soundcard

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Live 2

Mac:
CPU: G3
RAM: 256 MB
OS9: 9.1 (OSX 10.1.5 recommended)

PC:
CPU: 400 MHz
RAM: 128 MB
WIN: 98/2000/XP
DirectX or ASIO compatible soundcard

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Live 1

Mac:
CPU: G3
RAM: 128 MB
OS8: 8.6

PC:
CPU: 300 MHz
RAM: 64 MB
WIN: 95/98/NT 4.0/2000
DirectX or ASIO compatible soundcard

observations:
win95 / nt4.0 last supported with v1
osx first supported with v2
xp first supported with v2
windows 98 last supported with v4
mac os 9 last supported with v4
windows 2000 last supported with v5
directx last supported with v6
windows 7 first official support with v7
xp last supported with v8
Windows 8 first official support with v9

on versions 1-4 osx 10.1.5 is recommended by ableton over macos9.2
(i think this means they are reccomending you use at least mac os x 10.1.5+
meaning they are reccomending mac os x over mac os 9, perhaps for stability)
« Last Edit: September 02, 2014, 09:35:42 AM by chrisNova777 »