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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.

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.

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

Created: 03/28/2017 | Modified: 11/30/2017

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 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.

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

Created: 04/21/2016 | 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 where to find the three included content packs and how to use them.

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 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 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 Advance Series - How to Download, Install, and Authorize VIP

Created: 04/09/2015 | Modified: 08/03/2017

With the Virtual Instrument Player (VIP) software application, your entire VSTi library is controlled by one application. The videos in this article walk through how to log into your akaipro.com user account, download the included software, and install it on your computer.