New Features Export expansion packs to standalone - You can now export any of the expansion packs installed on your MPC desktop software to the standalone MPC Live / X.
Next, on your desktop computer navigate to your user progressions directory Mac ~/Library/Application Support/Akai/MPC/Progressions, Windows C:\Program Data\Akai\MPC\Progressions and copy your user progressions into the Progressions folder on your preferred storage device.
Lastly, in standalone mode, connect your storage device to your MPC Live or X, when you go to Pad Perform Progressions your MPC will read the user progressions in your Progressions folder and add them to the Progressions list.
On the TUI go to either the Audio or MIDI grid and press the Settings icon in the top right hand corner of the TUI to bring up the Settings popup.
Now set the Snap Mode to either Absolute or Relative.
Firmware This release is for MPC X and MPC Live hardware.
Downloading the Update To download the 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.
Snap : Relative or Absolute - Events on the audio and MIDI grids can now be moved or copied with Relative or Absolute snap.
When the snap setting is set to Relative, events will move by the original time position of the event plus the current TC value, when set to Absolute events will move to the nearest TC time division.
Downloading the Update To download the MPC 2.1 Desktop Software Update, log into your Akai Pro user account or through MPC 2.0 when prompted.
For instructions on installing the update, please visit our knowledge base article here.
Choose either the MPC internal SATA drive, SD card or USB Flash drive.