Akai MPC Renaissance and Studio - Using as a Plugin With Sonar X2
The MPC Renaissance software can be used as a plugin within many DAWs allowing for greatly expanded creative options. This guide walks through setting up MPC Renaissance as a Plugin in Sonar X2.
Adding the MPC plugin to SONAR X2
- Make sure that the VST Plugin folder has been added to the VST folder location in Sonar.
To do this, go to Preferences > VST Settings
- Next, choose Add... to browse to the Plugin folder location.
- Now, add the plugin to SONAR. To do this, select the folder of the MPC plugin which is located by default in C:/VST Plugins/Akai. Press OK.
- Now that the folder has been added to the VST section of Sonar, it should appear when you create a Soft Synth Track.
To creat SoftSynth track, from the main SONAR screen, go to Insert > Soft Synth > VST Plugins > MPC.
- Once you have created the MPC Soft Synth Track, to access the MPC interface, click on the Piano Icon.
You can now use the MPC software as a plugin in SONAR X2! Enjoy!
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