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The MPC Software now in v1.7

Those who missed are previous news will now know that Akai released a new update for its MPC Software.

Here are the details of version 1.7 of the MPC Software:

  • AAX plugin compatibility for use with Pro Tools 10 and 11
  • All-new audio mixer architecture with improved metering and control
  • Multi-processor audio path with enhanced performance
  • Extensive track automation with in-depth visual feedback
  • Hybrid 3 built-in; a virtual synth from AIR Music Technology
  • Comprehensive audio export; export audio by program and track
  • Direct Record mode: real-time loop-style sample layering
  • Mixer view filters for customized display of essential parameters
  • All-new expansion browser with adjustable sample-audition volume
  • Two free Prime Loops expansions; 30+ programs of kits, loops, and demo tracks
  • New keyboard shortcuts for greater efficiency during common tasks
  • Over 100 workflow and stability enhancements

The MPC Software v1.7 is available for free to owners of the MPC Renaissance and MPC Studio, who can download it at