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Software Authorization/Activation Overview
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An Overview of M-Audio Software Authorization/Activation Procedures:


Ableton Live Lite

Authorizing Ableton Live Lite is known as “unlocking”.  To unlock Live Lite, you can enter your serial number in the unlock dialog that pops up when you first launch the software, or via the unlock page at www.ableton.com.

Ableton Customer Support can assist you with license, user account, upgrade, and activation issues.



Pro Tools M-Powered

To launch Pro Tools M-Powered, you must have a supported M-Audio audio interface installed on your system.  You must also have an authorized iLok smart-key connected to your system*.  A pre-authorized iLok is included with your copy of Pro Tools M-Powered.  More details are available in your Pro Tools quick start guide.

*ProTools Ozone Academic Kit and ProTools Mobile Pre Academic Kit do not require an iLok smart-key for product authorization.



M-Audio Key Rig and Drum and Bass Rig

We have knowledge base entries on authorizing these products:

Key Rig

Drum and Bass Rig



M-Audio Session

Session requires that a supported M-Audio interface be connected to your computer, or the product will not launch.



M-Audio Torq and Torq LE (MixLab)

Torq requires that a Torq Conectiv or Torq Xponent be connected to your computer, or the product will not launch.  Torq LE (MixLab) requires that an X-Session Pro be connected to your computer, or the product will not launch.

Torq 1.5 requires a serial number for Authoirzation.  Please see this guide for instructions on obtaining a Torq 1.5 serial number and unlocking Torq.

For Torq 2.0, see this Torq 2.0 Activation Guide.