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Windows 10 Support for Akai Professional Products and Drivers

Created: 07/31/2015 | Modified: 07/12/2017

Many products are compatible with Windows 10 and there are no known issues with any Akai Pro items. Below is a list of our current hardware products and their driver compatibility with Microsoft Windows 10.

Akai Pro Advance Series - Firmware Update Guide

Created: 07/07/2015 | Modified: 08/03/2017

The Advance Firmware Updater application makes it easy to update the firmware on your Advance 25, 49, and 61 keyboards. Generally, users will look for a firmware update for one of two reasons: They are hoping that a firmware update will add additional f

MPC Touch - Display Configuration Troubleshooting Guide

Created: 10/27/2015 | Modified: 09/05/2017

The Akai MPC Touch boasts a 7" touchscreen that allows you to have full control over your projects without ever looking away from the hardware. The MPC Touch is recognized by your computer as an extra display, so making sure that it is set up properly is very important. This guide answers some of the most common questions and concerns about the display while configuring or using the MPC Touch.

Akai MPK2 Series - Setup in Logic Pro X

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

Akai Pro MPC Touch - Using the MPC Expansion Packs and Plugins

Created: 04/07/2016 | Modified: 07/06/2017

The Akai Pro MPC Touch is truly a workflow revolution. It incorporates the ease of a touch screen right on the device for quicker production. This guide walks through how to get up and running and start making music quickly using the MPC Touch.

Akai Pro MPD218 - Setup with MPC Essentials

Created: 12/21/2015 | Modified: 06/28/2017

This guide walks through how to setup the MPD218 with the included MPC Essentials program.

Akai Pro MPK mini mkII - Complete Setup in Presonus Studio One Prime

Created: 04/19/2017 | Modified: 12/18/2017

The Akai MPK mini mkII series controllers combine deep software integration, enhanced workflow, and core technologies from the iconic line of MPC workstations. The MPK series are engineered to be all-in-one controller solutions for comprehensive interfacing and manipulation of virtual instruments, effect plugins, DAWs, and more. This article walks through how to setup the MPK mini mkII series controller with Presonus Studio One Prime.

MPC 101 - The MPC Workflow

Created: 07/24/2017 | Modified: 08/17/2018

Every MPC workflow is composed of a few basic elements: songs, sequences, tracks, and programs. Before you can be an MPC master, you'll need to understand how they all work together. In this article, we'll go over the basics of each element and how they relate to each other.

Akai MPC Element and MPC Essentials Software - Frequently Asked Questions

Created: 10/03/2013 | Modified: 06/27/2017

This article will help answer user's questions about the MPC Element and MPC Essentials Software, how they integrate, and how they add to the modern MPC experience with the MPC Renaissance, MPC Studio, and MPC Software.

Akai Pro MPK mini and MPC Essentials Training

Created: 01/25/2017 | Modified: 08/22/2017

So you've got your MPK Mini MKII and installed all of the included software, but now what? To help you get started, we've included a 13 video playlist that will help walk you through loading samples, recording, editing, and exporting music with MPC, MPC Essentials and several other software titles.