Get help using VST Instrument Plug-ins with Ableton Live. The second location is for the VST plug-in itself (a DLL file). Always install VST plug-ins directly to the correct folder, rather than manually moving the DLL file afterwards. Don't install the standalone version of a plug-in to the VST plug-in DLL folder. I've just got the newest edition of CM and it's got a CD of new plugins. I've installed some of them, but I'm confused as to how to open/install/use.
If using Audio Units (AU) on Mac, switch "Use Audio Units" on. If using the VST Press "Rescan Plug-Ins" if you installed a plug-in while Live was running. Live Versions: All Operating System: Mac AU or VST? Installing plug-ins Using a Custom Folder for plug-ins What to do if a plug-in. Jun 11, If you are trying to load your Waves plugins in Ableton Live but you cannot find them, follow these instructions in order to make the plugins.
Applies to: Focusrite/Novation plug-ins If you are having trouble with installing Plug Ins on a Mac please see this video. To get your. Feb 2, If you want to use plug-ins in Live, they need to be set up first whether it's VSTs or Audio Units (Mac only). It's an easy and quick process when. During the original installation of NI products, you will be asked which plug-ins formats you wish to install. Once installed, Ableton Live must scan your plug-in.