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Akai MPC Renaissance and Studio - Using as a plugin in Ableton Live

Created: 05/14/2013 | Modified: 08/02/2017

The MPC Renaissance and Studio include a powerful standalone MPC application. You can also use the MPC software as a plugin within your favorite DAW such as Ableton Live. This guide video guide walks you through everything you need to know about using t

Akai Pro MPD226 - How to Download and Use the Included Sample Content

Created: 03/06/2017 | Modified: 03/28/2018

MPD226 is a MIDI-over-USB pad controller designed for producers, programmers, musicians and DJs. Its blend of MPC controls and technologies mesh with USB connectivity brings the feel of classic beat making into computer music production. This guide walks

MPC Series - Setting up Logic Pro for use with an MPC and a USB MIDI Controller

Created: 09/27/2013 | Modified: 08/17/2017

This video and accompanying download cover how to use Logic Pro as a sound module, with an MPC as the sequencer, along with a USB MIDI keyboard controller.

Akai Pro MIDImix - Using the MIDImix Editor

Created: 03/02/2016 | Modified: 06/28/2017

MIDImix is a portable compact high-performance mixer that has the unique ability to control your Digital Audio Workstation. While it's not always necessary to edit the parameters on the MIDImix, it can be beneficial when creating more complicated mapping

Troubleshooting USB MIDI devices on Mac

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

This guide covers basic troubleshooting steps to determine whether your USB MIDI device is recognized, and working properly on a Mac computer.

Akai APC Key 25 - Frequently Asked Questions

Created: 07/11/2014 | Modified: 07/06/2017

Designed for the performing musician or the conventional composer, APC Key 25 is the first Ableton Live controller from Akai Professional that is equipped with a high-performance keyboard. Uniting the power of a clip-launching panel with a keyboard interf

Akai Pro MPC X and MPC Live - Drum Warp and Flatten Pad Tutorials

Created: 10/25/2017 | Modified: 10/25/2017

In these new MPC Lounge videos, we explore two recent feature additions introduced with the 2.0.5 update. Drum Warp and Flatten Pad open up a new creative drum programming possibilities to our king of swing, the MPC.

Akai MPC Renaissance & Studio - Using as a Plugin in FL Studio

Created: 09/26/2013 | Modified: 08/02/2017

The MPC software can be used as a plugin inside of a variety of DAWs. This guide will cover how to open the MPC software as a plugin with FL Studio.

Akai Pro LPK25 Wireless - Frequently Asked Questions

Created: 12/05/2016 | Modified: 06/28/2017

Don’t let wires tie you down; the Akai Pro LPK25 Wireless connects wirelessly to your device running both MacOS and iOS! The LPK25 Wireless is ideal for musicians that want to take their projects with them on the go or just want to rid themselves of the

Akai Pro MPC X - Unboxing and Basic Setup

Created: 07/10/2017 | Modified: 07/10/2017

In this video, we unbox the brand new Akai Pro MPC X! This includes a walkthrough of the box contents, inputs and outputs, as well as how to plug it in and start making some noise.