Locating plug-ins within Ableton Live (Mac OS X)

May 2, 2016

To load a newly installed plug-in within Ableton Live (Mac OS X), you can follow these steps:

  1. Go to Live menu > Preferences.
  2. Click the 'File Folder' tab. 
  3. Under the 'Plug-In Sources' section, make sure that either the 'Use Audio Units' or the 'Use VST Plug-In Folders' option is enabled.
  4. Click 'Rescan' to rescan the plug-ins folder. 
  5. Close this window.

You should now be able to access the plug-in from with the Plug-in Browser, and from within FX section of your audio tracks.

 

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