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Akai Pro MIDImix - Setup with Steinberg Cubase

Created: 02/26/2016 | Modified: 06/28/2017

MIDImix is a portable compact high-performance mixer that has the unique ability to control your Digital Audio Workstation. This article walks through how to set the MIDImix up with Steinberg Cubase.

Akai Pro MPC Renaissance and Studio - Installing and Setting up the Expansion Pack Plugins

Created: 03/25/2016 | Modified: 06/28/2017

This article walks through all the basics steps of how to install and open your Expansion plugin in the MPC software. To find out how to install and setup the Expansion Pack plugins, check out this article and then jump right in!

Akai Pro MPC Renaissance & Studio Black - Complete Download, Installation, and Unlock Process

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

The MPC Renaissance, Studio, and Studio Black fuse legendary MPC production with the processing power of your computer. But before getting started you'll want to authorize and unlock your MPC software. This video and guide walks through how to download,

Akai Pro MPD226 and MPD232 - Setup and Mapping in Cubase

Created: 05/20/2016 | Modified: 07/06/2017

The MPD226 and MPD232 are USB/MIDI pad controllers perfect for producers, programmers, musicians and DJ's alike. This article provides presets, mapping files and instructions to map your MPD226 or MPD232 out to Cubase.

VIP - Everything You Need To Know About FX Plugin Maps

Created: 06/21/2016 | Modified: 08/03/2017

With the addition of FX Plugin support in VIP 2.0, plugin maps will be provided to map VIP with the most popular effect plugins on the market today. Plugin Maps give you automatic factory preset importing, automatic category tagging, and automatic control

VIP - How to Build a Plugin Map

Created: 06/22/2016 | Modified: 08/03/2017

VIP is a powerful application that allows users to control virtually any VST plugin from their Akai Pro Advance, Alesis VX49 or M-Audio CTRL49 keyboards. This guide will walk through creating a personalized map for a plugin.

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.

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

macOS Sierra 10.12 and iOS 10 Support For Akai Pro Products

Created: 09/20/2016 | Modified: 06/27/2017

Whenever a new operating system is released, it is crucial to check the compatibility of your hardware and software before choosing to make the jump. This article will be updated periodically to reflect the current status of Akai Pro hardware and software

Akai Pro MPC Touch - Complete Setup And Routing in Logic Pro X

Created: 11/30/2016 | Modified: 06/28/2017

The MPC Touch and included MPC software combine to create a powerful beat-making machine, incorporating all elements of the legendary MPC workflow. Using the MPC software as a plugin adds even more features and options to connect and interact with your fa