Xpand!2 not loading in Ableton 8

I have Ableton 8.2 running on Mac OSX. I prefer to keep 8 as when I run 9 all my 32 plugins are not there. But I bought a MAudio Oxygen 49 with Xpand and the VSTs do not load in Ableton 8. As far as I can tell, its because pre-Ableton 9 is 32 bit, whereas Xpand is 64 bit only. Is there a way I can downgrade XPAND to work 32 bit in order to use it as a VST in my preferred DAW? Or an alternative that doesn't involve DAW migration?
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  • Hello,

    Thanks for posting. 

    If I'm not mistaken, Ableton Live 8 should give you the option to install a 64-bit version of the software when going through the installation process. Additionally, when installing Xpand!2, you should see a checkbox to install both the 32 and 64 bit version of the software. I would suggest uninstalling and reinstalling your software, as well as being cognizant of this option when going through the reinstallation process. 

    Let me know how this goes.
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