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Ableton Live Plugin


Ableton Live backup plugin only works with Backup4all.

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If you already have Backup4all, you can add the Ableton Live backup plugin below.

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About Ableton Live

Ableton Live, also known as Live (often colloquially misnomered as "Ableton"), is a digital audio workstation for macOS and Windows developed by the German company Ableton.

How to backup and restore Ableton Live using Backup4all plugin

Once you installed Ableton Live, it is a bit of a problem to move its settings on another computer or to re-configure it after re-installing your system. This is where the plugin to back-up Ableton Live data is important and it will save you time compared to doing a backup manually.
Creating a backup job in Backup4all using the Ableton Live plugin will let you back-up the local user files.
Ableton Live backup
In order to backup Ableton Live, you have to follow these steps:
  1. Download and install the backup plugin here: Ableton Live backup plugin
  2. After you installed the plugin in Backup4all, define a backup job and run it to back-up Ableton Live. If you don't know how to install the plugin and run the backup, read this article:
If you need to restore the Ableton Live files after a fresh system installation or on a different computer, follow these steps:
  1. Install Ableton Live and the Ableton Live plugin from here: Ableton Live backup plugin
  2. Open in Backup4all the .bkc catalog file from the destination.
  3. Press the Restore button and follow the wizard steps.

What information is backed up when using the Ableton Live plugin

The backup plugin mentioned above will add as backup sources the following information:
  • Ableton Live local user files
  • Ableton Live roaming files
  • Ableton Live User Library

Raw Plugin (XML) Code: Ableton-Live.xml

<?xml version="1.0" encoding="UTF-8"?>
<b4asource version="1.0">
	<!--Program unique ID (GUID)-->
	<!--Program name-->
	<name>Ableton Live</name>
	<!--Executable file path-->
	<exepath type="0"/>
	<!--Minimum and maximum versions for which the backup was tested-->
	<!--Information about the plugin author-->
		<email>[email protected]</email>
	<!--Variables used in the XML file-->
		<!--If type="reg" then the value will be read from the registry-->
	<!--The backup sources-->
		<source name="User Library"
			<folder>%USERPROFILE%\Documents\Ableton\User Library</folder>
		<source name="Local files"
		<source name="Roaming files"