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Akai Pro MPK mini mkII - How to Obtain, Download, Install, and Setup the Included Software

Created: 05/06/2014 | Modified: 06/27/2017

The MPK mini mkII is an ultra-compact controller designed for the travelling musician and desktop producer. This guide walks through how to download, and install the included MPC Essentials, Hybrid 3, and Wobble software and setup with your MPK Mini MKII.

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.

So you just bought an MPK mini mkII. Now what?

Created: 03/28/2017 | Modified: 03/09/2018

The MPK Mini MKII is an ultra-compact keyboard controller designed for the traveling musician and the desktop producer. If you just picked up on one of these handy controllers, you may be wondering: what do I do next? Look no further! This guide compiles all of the best articles and tutorials to help you get completely up and running, and take your productions to the next level.

Akai Pro MPK mini mkII - Complete Setup in Ableton Live Lite

Created: 06/23/2016 | Modified: 06/28/2017

The MPK mini mkII is an ultra-compact controller designed for the traveling musician and desktop producer. This guide discusses the general set up and use of the keyboard and included plugins with Ableton Live Lite.

Akai Pro MPK mini mkII - Downloading, Installing, and Using the Sample Content

Created: 04/21/2016 | Modified: 03/28/2018

The MPK mini mkII is an ultra-compact controller designed for the travelling musician and desktop producer. This guide walks through where to find the three included content packs and how to use them.

Akai Pro MPK mini mkII - How to use the Editor

Created: 01/04/2017 | Modified: 11/14/2017

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 lets you record, compose, and perform with virtual instruments, effect plugins, and DAWs whenever inspiration strikes. This articles walks through the basics of getting to know the MPK mini MKII Editor.

Akai MPK mini mkII - Difficulty loading Wobble and Hybrid 3 in MPC Essentials

Created: 07/22/2016 | Modified: 08/03/2017

The Akai Pro MPK mini mkII includes a powerful software bundle featuring MPC Essentials, SONiVOX Wobble, and AIR Hybrid 3. We don't expect everyone to be an expert on organizing VST plugins, 32-bit vs. 64-bit, or the quirks of activating iLok licenses. Th

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.

VIP 3.0 - How to Redeem and Download VIP 3.0

Created: 11/01/2017 | Modified: 11/01/2017

VIP is a ground-breaking, award-winning music software platform that provides musicians and composers with a total control solution for their virtual instrument and virtual effect collection. VIP provides you with unparalleled access to your virtual instrument and effect collection, seamlessly integrating the hardware/software experience and grants the unrestricted freedom to create in a user-friendly, intuitive format. The combination of VIP and a compatible keyboard controller maximizes workflow and ensur

Akai Pro MPC X and MPC Live - Firmware Update 2.0.3 Walkthrough

Created: 07/13/2017 | Modified: 09/27/2017

In this video, we walk through the process of updating the firmware on an MPC X and MPC Live to the latest 2.0.3 update. This includes where to download, how to connect the MPC, and how to run the firmware updater.