Akai Professional is continually updating and enhancing the MPC experience. Today they have announced that the version 1.6 of the MPC software is available for download now, adding new features and fixing a number of bugs.
New features version 1.6.
– List Editor: Provides a GUI and LCD-based event editing interface for fine-tuning event lists. Click the GUI list toolbar icon to switch between grid or list view. SHIFT-press STEP SEQ to enter the LCD list editor.
– Note length quantize: adjusts the position of the note ends, or make notes play legato.
– New editor scrolling behaviour: toolbar buttons toggles between scroll modes: Off, Page, Scroll.
– Added MIDI control mode layouts for pad chromatic scale layout/
Featuring 128-track sequencing capability and up to eight pad banks- more than any other MPC ever-the included MPC Software delivers a massive 9GB+ sound library, including all the sounds of the classic MPC3000 and four MPC Expansions. Instant mapping and real-time adjustment of VST plugins lets you record each track as an MPC drum program, Keygroup program, or VST/AU plugin. Use MPC Software alone as your main DAW, or use it seamlessly with your current studio as a VST, RTAS, or AU plugin. And with the included Avid Pro Tools Express, you can compose, record, edit, and mix using a collaborative platform found in nearly every professional recording studio in the world.