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Akai Pro MPK mini mkII and MPK mini Play - Setup with GarageBand

Created: 01/04/2019 | Modified: 01/04/2019

In this video, we cover the basics for getting your MPK mini mkII or MPK mini Play controller set up with the GarageBand software.

Akai Pro MPK mini mkII and MPK mini Play - Setup with Reason Lite

Created: 01/04/2019 | Modified: 01/04/2019

In this video, we cover the basics for getting your MPK mini mkII or MPK mini Play controller set up with the included software, Reason Lite.

Akai Pro MPK mini mkII and MPK mini Play - Setup with VIP

Created: 01/04/2019 | Modified: 01/04/2019

In this video, we cover the basics for getting your MPK mini mkII or MPK mini Play controller set up with the included software, VIP.

Akai Pro MPC software 2.0 - macOS Mojave warnings and accessibility options

Created: 12/20/2018 | Modified: 01/04/2019

With the introduction of the new macOS Mojave 10.14, there are some new warnings and accessibility steps that may need to be taken to successfully use the MPC software with your computer. This article will provide information on these new warnings, as well as give you steps to correct accessibility problems with your hardware/software with macOS Mojave.

Akai Pro MPC X and MPC Live - Firmware Update 2.3 Walkthrough

Created: 11/15/2018 | Modified: 11/15/2018

In this video, we show you how to download and install the massive new v2.3 update for your MPC X and Live. This includes where to download and how to run the update, as well as all the great new features you can expect on the other side.

Akai Pro MPK mini MKII - Redeeming and Downloading Your Copy of Reason Lite

Created: 10/31/2018 | Modified: 11/15/2018

Your MPK mini MKII comes bundled with so much great software titles, including an optimized version of Reason 10: Reason 10 Lite. While it is a streamlined version of Reason 10, its small footprint makes a big mark in the Music Production space. It is a fully functional DAW that will allow you powerful MIDI and Audio recording with the built-in instruments and audio FX processing. This guide will walk you through the process of downloading and installing Reason 10 Lite.

Akai Pro Fire - Overview and Tutorial Videos

Created: 09/27/2018 | Modified: 09/27/2018

In this video tutorial series, we take you from unboxing to making beats, showing you how easy it is to play with Fire. Featuring Michael Wynne.

Akai Pro Fire - FL Power User Videos with Michael Wynne

Created: 09/27/2018 | Modified: 09/27/2018

Michael Wynne is a recording artist and mixing engineer with a passion for teaching. In 2016 I founded "In The Mix", an audio community where he teaches music production and mixing to over 125,000 members. Some of Michael's videos covering the Akai Fire and how it improves your creative workflow in FL Studio are featured below.

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 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.