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Akai Pro MPC Touch - Uninstalling and Updating MPC Touch Drivers

Created: 09/26/2018 | Modified: 09/26/2018

If you've updated your operating system from a previous version of macOS and you're having trouble getting everything up and running smoothly, remnant settings from the old OS may be causing the issue. This article will walk you through the steps to configure the operating system, hardware drivers, and resolve any issues.

Akai Pro Fire - How to Download and Install FL Studio: Fruity Fire Edition

Created: 09/25/2018 | Modified: 09/28/2018

The Akai Fire is the first dedicated control surface built to interface directly with FL Studio. This article will walk through the complete registration, download, and setup of the included software.

Akai Pro Fire - Frequently Asked Questions

Created: 09/18/2018 | Modified: 10/22/2018

The Akai Fire is the first dedicated control surface built to interface directly with FL Studio. Featuring velocity-sensitive pads, an OLED display, and an intuitive one-to-one hardware representation of FL Studio's sequencer, it will be the perfect companion for any beginner or professional FL Studio user. In this article, we'll cover your top questions about the Akai Fire.

macOS Mojave 10.14 and iOS 12 Support for Akai Pro Products

Created: 09/12/2018 | Modified: 11/09/2018

As Apple unveils its newest operating system, it's time to decide if your system is ready for an update. To help you stay updated, we've tested our products with the latest pre-release versions of macOS Mojave 10.14 prior to its release.

Akai Pro MPC X and Live - Complete Setup in Pro Tools

Created: 07/26/2018 | Modified: 08/01/2018

This article will walk you through a full setup with the MPC X or MPC Live and Pro Tools, including hardware setup, opening MPC 2.0, and routing tracks in Pro Tools.

Akai Pro MPD218 - Optimizing Performance and Reducing Double Triggering

Created: 06/28/2018 | Modified: 12/12/2018

While it is an uncommon symptom, you may encounter double triggering when programming MIDI events with the MPD218. If you do experience this, a few factors could be involved including the surface on which the MPD is placed and playing technique. In this article, we'll discuss how to work with the MPD218 for the optimal performance.

MPC X, MPC Live, and MPC Software - Using MIDI Learn in the MPC Software and MPC Standalone Mode

Created: 05/04/2018 | Modified: 05/18/2018

As of MPC Software and firmware version 2.2, users can now take advantage of external MIDI controllers to control the software and hardware. MPC's MIDI Learn function allows for unprecedented control and flexibility for controlling parameters in MPC projects. Whether you are assigning controls in the MPC Software or directly on the standalone hardware, parameter assignments will translate and function the same way across both applications for an enhanced and integrated experience.

Akai Pro MPC Software 2.0 - Downloading and Installing the MPC 2.2 Update

Created: 04/16/2018 | Modified: 04/18/2018

With the release of the MPC 2.2 software and firmware update, users will receive all new features for their MPC software and hardware, like the long-anticipated MIDI Learn function. MPC 2.2 also comes with a vast amount of bug fixes and stability updates to virtually every aspect of MPC. In this article, we'll show you where you can download the update and how to install it.

Akai Pro MPC X and MPC Live - Installing MPC 2.2 Firmware Update via USB

Created: 04/16/2018 | Modified: 04/18/2018

The MPC 2.2 firmware update for the MPC X and MPC Live can now be installed straight from a USB drive without connecting the MPC to a computer. In the video below, we walk through the process of downloading and installing the MPC 2.2 update with a USB drive.

Akai Pro MPC Software 2.0 - Using List Edit Mode

Created: 03/22/2018 | Modified: 06/21/2018

The MPC workflow tends to lend itself to various methods of getting from point A to point B whether you are creating and editing audio or editing your sequences. The MPC List Editor provides a means of visualizing the various elements of your projects in an organized and linear way. This article will cover what the List Editor is, why you might want to use it over Grid Edit, and will provide an example of editing a project through the List Edit Mode menu.