Akai Pro MPC Renaissance & Studio Black - Complete Download, Installation and Unlock Process

 

The MPC Renaissance, Studio, and Studio Black fuse legendary MPC production with the processing power of your computer.  But before getting started you'll want to authorize and unlock your MPC software. This video and guide walks through how to download, install and unlock your MPC software with your MPC Renaissance, MPC Studio and MPC Studio Black. 

 

Contents

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  1. Complete Setup, Software Download, and Installation
  2. Register your MPC
  3. Download the included software, content, and plugins
  4. Install the MPC Software and Drivers
  5. Install the MPC Content Drum Library
  6. Install the Expansion Plugin
  7. Unlock the MPC Software
  8. Create sound with the MPC Content Drum Library
  9. Create sound with the included Expansion plugin
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Complete Setup, Software Download, and Installation

 

Register your MPC

 

Download the included software, content, and plugins

 

Install the MPC Software and Drivers

 

Install the MPC Content Drum Library

 

Install the Expansion Plugin

 

Unlocking the MPC Software

 

Creating sound with the MPC Content Drum Library

 

Creating sound with the included Expansion plugin

 

Offline Software Unlock Process

If the computer is not connected to the Internet, follow these additional steps:
 

  1. Connect the MPC Renaissance or Studio to a power source and to a USB port on your computer.?
     
  2. Power on MPC Renaissance or Studio.
     
  3. Launch the MPC software.
     
  4. Do not click Unlock Now.  Click Use Web Form instead.
     
  5. The window that appears will have your name, serial number, and software ID number provided.
     
  6. Click Save Details to save this information as a .txt file, or copy the information from each field into another file of your choosing.  Put this file on a thumb drive or disk.
     
  7. Go to another computer that is connected to the Internet, go to the site below:

    http://authorizations.akaipro.com/MPC

    Enter the information you copied in step 2 above, and click Unlock My MPC.
     

  8. Copy the unlock code from the window that appears.  Write it down, or save it back to a text file on your thumb drive.
     
  9. Return to the computer that you are authorizing.  In your MPC software, go to the window from Step 5 above and click Enter Code.
     

       

  10. Enter your name and the unlock code generated by the webpage.
     
  11. Click Unlock, and enjoy your MPC!

 

What's Next? - Troubleshooting and Other Articles

If you've had any trouble with this guide or run into any errors along the way, most problems with the unlock process can be resolved by going through the article below:

 

Once your software is unlocked, the next step is to learn how to use it! Whether you're new to MPC or just need a refresher, check out the articles below for more tutorials and how-to-guides on using the software and perfecting your technique:

 

Further Technical Support

Whether you are a customer or dealer, if you already own an Akai Pro product, or if you just have pre-sales questions, the experienced Akai Pro technical support team is available to help!

Visit the link below to connect with any of the following support options: online community support, phone support, email support.