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Akai MPD Series - Using the Vyzex Preset Editor

Created: 09/26/2013 | Modified: 06/27/2017

The Akai MPD series preset settings can be adjusted and changed in a nearly infinite amount of ways by using the Vyzex editing software, which can be downloaded from the MPD product page. By default, the Pad Banks overlap on most presets. This guide wal

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

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.

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 MPC X and MPC Live - Ableton Link Setup and Tutorial

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

In this workflow tutorial, we look at how to setup Ableton Link in standalone mode using the built-in wi-fi capabilities found on the MPC Live and MPC X. Opening up a new world of collaborative possibilities, this enables perfectly synched, real-time performance and production with any Ableton Link enabled device.

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

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 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 MPK2 Series - Setup in FL Studio 11

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

The Akai MPK2 series controllers combine deep software integration, enhanced workflow, and core technologies from the iconic line of MPC workstations. The MPK225, MPK249, and MPK261 are engineered to be all-in-one controller solutions for comprehensive i