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Akai APC Series - Modifications and Extended Techniques for Ableton

Created: 09/24/2013 | Modified: 07/06/2017

APC40 and APC20 users and programmers strive to develop extended techniques from the APC series in bold and innovative ways by creating Ableton Control Surface Templates, and Max for Live devices that add features beyond the scope of MIDI mapping. This ar

MPC Renaissance and MPC Studio - Controlling Instruments in Reason on OSX

Created: 03/17/2014 | Modified: 06/27/2017

This guide will help you setup the Standalone MPC Software to transmit MIDI to Reason's instruments.

Akai MPC Renaissance and Studio - Using as a plugin in Pro Tools 10

Created: 05/17/2013 | Modified: 08/02/2017

This guide walks you through using key features of the MPC plugin inside Pro Tools, like setting up audio preferences, routing MIDI from the MPC Plugin to a Pro Tools Instrument Track, and more.

MPC Fly - Frequently Asked Questions

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

There's a lot of excitement brewing about the release of the Akai Professional MPC Fly. We've gathered answers to your most common questions together in this article.

Akai MAX25 - Reason Transport and Remote Files

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

Reason allows for vast control of its parameters. Propellerhead Software has developed a way to remap a single control surface to each of the modules in Reason including the Transport Controls. This protocol is called Reason Remote. We have included all t

Akai Pro MPC Renaissance - Creating Custom Samples

Created: 05/02/2014 | Modified: 06/28/2017

Have a synth or external sound module you would like to sample? With the MPC Renaissance/MPC Software it has never been easier. You can even quantize the sample with legendary MPC swing! The following article will show you how to record a MIDI track, se

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

Mac OS X: Accessing Hidden Library Folders

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

In this Tip's N Tricks article, I want to point out a very important tip for getting around one of Apple's more peculiar security precautions in Mac OS X Lion and Mountain Lion. By default, the User Library folder is hidden in Mac OS 10.7 and above. We'

Optimizing Your System, Improving Performance, and Managing Latency

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

This computer optimization guide has tips that both Windows and Mac users can use to get the best performance possible while DJing or recording with their computer.

Mac OS X - Problems with MIDI devices after an update

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

Q and A: I use a Mac, and after installing an OS update, one or more of my MIDI devices aren't communicating with the computer or are acting strangely. What should I do? The suggestions in this article should help resolve your symptoms.