Compatibility

This is a firmware and software update.

Desktop Software

The MPC 2.2.1 desktop software includes MIDI maps for popular Ableton, Arturia, Korg, M-Audio and Native Instruments controllers.

Downloading the Update

To download the MPC 2.2.1 Desktop Software Update, log into your Akai Pro user account or through MPC 2.2.0 when prompted.

For instructions on installing the update, please visit our knowledge base article here.

Firmware

This release is for MPC X and MPC Live hardware.

Downloading the Update

To download the 2.2.1 Firmware Update, navigate to the MPC X or MPC Live product page and click on Downloads to find the Mac and PC download links:

For instructions on installing the update, please visit our knowledge base article here.

New: Pre-mapped controllers

Ableton:

Push 1, Push 2

Arturia:

KeyLab Essential, MiniLab Mk II

Korg:

nanoKONTROL, nanoKONTROL2, nanoPAD

M-Audio:

Trigger Finger Pro

Native Instruments:

Maschine Mikro MK2

Stability and reliability

Q-Link

  • Insert effect parameters can now be assigned to Q-Links via Q-Link Learn
  • Q-Link Learn now displays correctly when changing Q-Link Modes
  • Q-Link Project and Program assignments created in previous MPC versions now load correctly