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Akai Pro MPC Live - Feature Overview and Tutorial

Created: 06/08/2017 | Modified: 07/11/2017

In this product overview video, we introduce you to the hardware and software features that make up the new MPC Live. Portable, powerful and fully standalone, the MPC Live is set to stoke the creative fire of producers and performers worldwide.

Upgrade Path for MPC 2.0

Created: 06/08/2017 | Modified: 11/20/2017

With the beta release of MPC 2.0 available and the full version on the horizon, you may be wondering: Am I eligible for a free upgrade to MPC 2.0? This article will discuss the different upgrade paths available for MPC 2.0.

Akai Pro MPK mini mkII - Complete Setup in Pro Tools First

Created: 05/15/2017 | Modified: 06/28/2017

The MPK Mini MKII is an ultra-compact keyboard controller designed for the traveling musician and the desktop producer. With an array of hardware controls, MPK Mini MKII lets you record, compose, and perform with virtual instruments, effect plugins, and DAWs whenever inspiration strikes. This article walks through setting up the Akai Pro MPK Mini MKII with Pro Tools First.

Akai Pro MPC Touch - Sequencing and Sampling with a Synthesizer or Drum Module

Created: 05/15/2017 | Modified: 06/28/2017

The MPC Touch offers all of the connectivity and features you need to integrate your favorite synthesizers and drum modules into your performance workflow. This guide will walk through the steps necessary to get your analog synthesizer/drum modules connected and synchronized with your MPC Touch.

Akai Pro MPC Essentials - Sampling with MPC Essentials

Created: 05/08/2017 | Modified: 06/28/2017

Have a keyboard, vocal, or instrument that you want to sample? With MPC Essentials, it has never been easier! The following article walks through how to record a sample using your computer's internal sound card, or an external audio interface.

Akai Pro MPC Software 2.0 - Managing your MPC 2.0 License

Created: 05/02/2017 | Modified: 07/12/2017

Your MPC 2.0 software comes complete with two available authorizations, and endless activation possibilities. Using the iLok License Manager, your license can be easily transferred from one computer to another or placed on an iLok dongle for ultimate portability. This article will discuss how to easily activate, deactivate and transfer licenses, as well as how to fix some common iLok errors.

Akai Pro MPC Software 2.0 - How to Download, Install, and Activate

Created: 05/02/2017 | Modified: 07/11/2017

MPC 2.0 adds tons of new features, including Audio Track Recording, Real-Time Time-Stretching and Pitch-Shifting, Clip Programs, and more. In this short video, we show you how to download, install, and activate version 2.0 of the MPC Software.

Akai Pro MPC Software 2.0 Beta - Frequently Asked Questions

Created: 04/28/2017 | Modified: 11/20/2017

The first stage of MPC 2.0 has been released for MPC Touch and MPC Live users! Here is everything you'll need to know

Akai Pro MPC Essentials - Sample Editing Basics

Created: 04/21/2017 | Modified: 06/28/2017

Samples are digitized snippets of audio that can either be recorded using the recording function of your MPC software or loaded from the File Browser. Have a keyboard, vocal, or instrument that you want to sample? With MPC Essentials, it has never been easier! The following article will show you how to take a sample, assign it to a pad, and chop it up.

Akai Pro MPK mini mkII - Complete Setup in Presonus Studio One Prime

Created: 04/19/2017 | Modified: 06/28/2017

The Akai MPK mini mkII series controllers combine deep software integration, enhanced workflow, and core technologies from the iconic line of MPC workstations. The MPK series are engineered to be all-in-one controller solutions for comprehensive interfacing and manipulation of virtual instruments, effect plugins, DAWs, and more. This article walks through how to setup the MPK mini mkII series controller with Presonus Studio One Prime.