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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 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 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 Software 2.0 - Downloading and Installing the MPC 2.3 Update

Created: 11/20/2018 | Modified: 11/20/2018

With the release of MPC 2.3, users receive their biggest update yet. New features include three new software instruments, an arpeggiator, auto-sampler, and all new workflow enhancements. The best part is that all of these features are now also available for the MPC X and MPC Live with the MPC 2.3 firmware update. In this article, we'll show you where you can download the MPC 2.3 software update and how to install it.

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 MPK mini Play - Frequently Asked Questions

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

With over 100 built-in melodic instruments, drum kits, and sound effects, the MPK mini Play is an all in one solution to portable jam sessions. Whether you are on the couch, in the park, or traveling to your next gig, the MPK mini Play lets you capture those little moments of creation! Inspiration can strike wherever you are - the MPK mini Play can be anywhere you are. This article answers some popular questions about the features and functionality of the MPK mini Play.

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.