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Akai APC Series - Frequently Asked Questions

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

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.

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.

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.

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.

32-bit vs 64-bit - Your Questions Answered

Created: 05/06/2014 | Modified: 07/12/2017

In the world of computing, the differences between 32-bit and 64-bit anything can be quite confusing. The following article helps to clarify the differences between 32 and 64-bit operating systems as well as between 32 and 64-bit programs. It also expla

Akai MPK2 Series - Syncing to External MIDI Devices

Created: 05/22/2014 | Modified: 06/28/2017

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