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Akai iMPC App for iPad, iPhone, and iPod Touch - Frequently Asked Questions

Created: 10/03/2013 | Modified: 07/06/2017

Akai professional brings classic MPC producion to the power and convenience of iOS devices, like the iPad, iPod Touch, and iPhone. We've collected tips, tricks, and answers to your top iMPC questions into one mega iMPC FAQ for your reading pleasure.

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

MPC Renaissance and Studio - Sampling Streaming Audio Using SoundFlower

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

Soundflower is an OS X system extension that allows applications to pass audio to other applications. Soundflower is a free, open-source utility and runs on Mac Intel and PPC computers.

Akai MPK2 Series - Setup in Ableton Live

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 MPK and MPD Series - Setup with Studio One 2

Created: 05/02/2014 | Modified: 06/27/2017

The Akai MPK series controllers are amazing machines that inspire creativity with every touch of the keys, or smash of the pads. They link seamlessly with music production DAW's and give you the power and flexibility every musician needs. With built in

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 APC40 mkII - Frequently Asked Questions

Created: 08/26/2014 | Modified: 07/06/2017

The APC40 mkII incorporates five years of user feedback into its design. Almost every aspect of the original APC40 has been deliberated, reworked, and improved to provide extended controller functionality, countless musical capabilities, and a smarter wor

Akai Professional MPX16 - Frequently Asked Questions

Created: 09/22/2014 | Modified: 06/27/2017

The Akai Professional MPX16 is an advanced sample player with sixteen backlit velocity- and pressure-sensitive pads. A compact sampling powerhouse, this article walks through a number of frequently asked questions about the Akai Professional MPX16.

VIP - Frequently Asked Questions

Created: 04/09/2015 | Modified: 06/27/2017

With the VIP (Virtual Instrument Player) software application, your entire VST library is controlled by one application. Included with the Akai Pro Advance, Alesis VX49, and M-Audio CTRL49, VIP puts automatic plugin control at your fingertips. The includ

Akai Pro Advance Keyboards - Setup in FL Studio

Created: 06/15/2015 | Modified: 06/28/2017

In this short video, we walk through setting up the Akai Pro Advance Series Keyboards with FL Studio. We review setting up transport control and sync.