XLN Audio Support

Ableton Live

How to load XLN Audio plug-ins

Windows:

For VST 3 all XLN plug-ins use the standard path set by Steinberg: C:\Program Files\Common Files\VST3

For VST 2:
First of all you need to make sure that Ableton Live is scanning your XLN Audio plug-in folder:

  1. Load up the XLN Online Installer
  2. Go to the Customize Installation window and click on the Installation Paths tab
  3. Make a note of the VST 2 (64 bit) plug-in path
  4. Launch Ableton Live, click on the Options menu and select Preferences
  5. Go to the Plugins tab
  6. Enable the Use VST2 Plugin Custom Folder option
  7. Click Browse next to "VST2 Plugin Custom Folder"
  8. Navigate to the path from step 3 and click OK
  9. Now you're ready to load the plug-in

Instrument plug-ins (Addictive Drums, Addictive Keys, XO):

  1. On the left side of Live, navigate to Plug-ins -> VST
  2. Double-click on the desired plug-in or drag&drop it on a MIDI track to load it

Effect plug-ins (DS-10, RC-20, Addictive Trigger):

  1. On the left side of Live, navigate to Plug-ins -> VST
  2. Drag&drop the plug-in onto the desired track to load it


macOS:

  1. Click on Live in the main menu and select Preferences
  2. Select the File Folder tab and make sure Audio Units or VST2 is enabled
  3. Now you're ready to load the plug-in

Instrument plug-ins (Addictive Drums, Addictive Keys, XO):

  1. On the left side of Live, navigate to Plug-ins -> VST
  2. Double-click on the desired plug-in or drag&drop it on a MIDI track to load it

Effect plug-ins (DS-10, RC-20, Addictive Trigger):

  1. On the left side of Live, navigate to Plug-ins -> VST
  2. Drag&drop the plug-in onto the desired track to load it

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