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19% remove it81% keep it
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Ableton Live 8 Beta

What is Ableton Live 8 Beta?

Ableton Live is a loop-based software music sequencer and digital audio workstation. In contrast to many other software sequencers, Live is designed to be an instrument for live performances as well as a tool for composing, recording, arranging, mixing and mastering. It is also used for beatmixing of tracks by DJs, as it offers a suite of controls for beatmatching, crossfading, and other effects used by turntablists, and was one of the first music applications to automatically beat match songs.

About  (from Ableton)

Ableton Live 8 is the all-inclusive guide to making music with Ableton's revolutionary live performance and studio software, Live 8. Written for all Live users, from digital audio beginners to seasoned pros, this book explores each fundamental feature in Live. The book provides power-user tips and insider tricks for in...  Read more


The main program executable is Ableton Live 8 Beta.exe. The software installer includes 29 files and is usually about 561.02 KB (574,487 bytes). Ableton Updater.exe is the automatic update component of the software designed to download and apply new updates should new versions be released.

Program detailsProgram details

URL: www.ableton.com/en/live-8
Installation folder: C:\Program Files\Live 8\
Uninstaller: MsiExec.exe /X{67AD170E-2D38-4B11-885C-C68FFC6D3DA9}
(The Windows Installer is used for the installation, maintenance, and removal.)
Estimated size: 561.02 KB
Language: English (United States)

Program filesFiles installed by Ableton Live 8 Beta

Program executable:Ableton Live 8 Beta.exe
Name:Live 8.3.4
Path:C:\Program Files\Live 8\Program\Ableton Live 8 Beta.exe
Additional files:
  • Ableton Live 8 Beta.exe - Live 8.3.4
  • Ableton Live Engine.dll
  • OceanM.dll
  • Ableton Web Connector.exe
  • InstallHelper.exe
  • Ableton Updater.exe
  • Ableton Live 8 Beta.bak.exe - Live 8.4b8
  • Ableton Live 8.exe - Live 8.4
  • Amp.dll (by Softube) - Amplifier (Softube Amplifier)
  • Amp_64.dll (by Softube)
  • Analog.dll - Analog Ableton Device Extension Dll
  • Analog_64.dll
  • Cabinet.dll - Cabinet (Softube Cabinet)
  • Cabinet_64.dll
  • Collision.dll - Collision Ableton Device Extension Dll
  • Collision_64.dll
  • Corpus.dll - Soundbox Ableton Device Extension Dll
  • Corpus_64.dll
  • Electric.dll - Electric Ableton Device Extension Dll
  • Electric_64.dll
  • replacer.dll
  • ReWire.dll (by Propellerhead Software AB) - ReWire
  • REX Shared Library.dll (by Propellerhead Software AB) - REX SDK (REX Shared Library)
  • soundcloud.exe (by SoundCloud) - Desktop Sharing Kit
  • Tension.dll - Tension Ableton Device Extension Dll
  • Tension_64.dll
  • vcredist_x64.exe (by Microsoft) - Microsoft Visual C++ 2008 Redistributable (Microsoft Visual C++ 2008 Redistributable Setup)
  • vcredist_x86.exe (by Microsoft)
  • xdelta3.exe

How do I remove Ableton Live 8 Beta?

You can uninstall Ableton Live 8 Beta from your computer by using the Add/Remove Program feature in the Window's Control Panel.
  1. On the Start menu (for Windows 8, right-click the screen's bottom-left corner), click Control Panel, and then, under Programs, do one of the following:
    • Windows Vista/7/8/10: Click Uninstall a Program.
    • Windows XP: Click Add or Remove Programs.
  2. When you find the program Ableton Live 8 Beta, click it, and then do one of the following:
    • Windows Vista/7/8/10: Click Uninstall.
    • Windows XP: Click the Remove or Change/Remove tab (to the right of the program).
  3. Follow the prompts. A progress bar shows you how long it will take to remove Ableton Live 8 Beta.

Win 7 (SP1) 58%
Win 7 10%
Uninstall it 19%
Keep it 81%

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 7 67.50%
Windows 10 32.50%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 7 Home Premium 27.50%
Windows 7 Professional 22.50%
Windows 7 Ultimate 17.50%
Windows 8.1 Pro 10.00%
Windows 8 7.50%
Windows 8.1 7.50%

Distribution by countryGeography

50.00% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 50.00%
  United Kingdom 10.00%
  Italy 8.00%
  Canada 6.00%
  Belgium 4.00%
  Austria 2.00%
  Chile 2.00%
  Germany 2.00%
  DK 2.00%
  Dominican Republic 2.00%
  Japan 2.00%
  Netherlands 2.00%
  Norway 2.00%
  New Zealand 2.00%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Hewlett-Packard 21.21%
ASUS 18.18%
Dell 15.15%
Acer 15.15%
Sony 6.06%
Samsung 6.06%
Lenovo 6.06%
Toshiba 3.03%
American Megatrends 3.03%
Common models
TOSHIBA Satellite C655 3.33%
Sony VPCF13E1E 3.33%
Sony VPCEG21FX 3.33%
Samsung 700Z3C/700Z5C 3.33%
Samsung 370R4E/370R4V/370... 3.33%
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