VIP - Frequently Asked Questions

akai advance main 3With the Advance Keyboard’s custom-designed Virtual Instrument Player (VIP) software application, your entire VSTi library is controlled by one application.  The included videos and article walk through a number of frequently asked questions about the VIP software.

 

 

 

 

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Akai Pro Advance Series - Creating and Using Multis

akai advance main 3The Virtual Instrument Player (VIP) software application allows you to control your entire VSTi library from one application.  A Multi is a user-created patch that allows the user to layer up to eight patches into a single "Multi" patch which can then be mixed, panned, soloed, muted, and set to keyboard ranges/splits.  This article and video walks through how to create and adjust a Multi.

 

 

 

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Akai Pro Advance Series - Frequently Asked Questions

akai advance main 3Akai Professional’s Advance Keyboards are like nothing else you've ever played. The Advance 49 gives you unprecedented playability and unrestricted manipulation of any virtual instrument with an exclusive interactive, full-color display, complemented by performance-friendly hardware controls. The included videos and article walk through a number of frequently asked questions about the Akai Pro Advance series controllers.

 

 

 

 

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VIP - How to Download and Install

akai advance main 3With the Virtual Instrument Player (VIP) software application, your entire VSTi library is controlled by one application.  The videos in this article walk through how to log into your AkaiPro.com user account, download the included software, and install it on your computer.

 

 

 

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Akai Pro Advance Series - Creating and Adjusting Keyboard Splits

akai advance main 3Akai Professional’s Advance Keyboards are like nothing else you've ever played. The Advance controller gives you unprecedented playability and unrestricted manipulation of any virtual instrument with an exclusive interactive, full-color display, complemented by performance-friendly hardware controls. This article and video walks through how to create and adjust keyboard splits both from the VIP software and directly from the Akai Pro Advance controller.

 

 

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Akai Pro Advance Series - Creating and Using Setlists

akai advance main 3The Virtual Instrument Player (VIP) software application allows you to control your entire VSTi library from one application. A Setlist allows users to order their patches in a “set” for quick selection when playing live or just stepping through a list of favorite patches.  This article and video walks through creating and accessing setlists in the VIP software.

 

 

 

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VIP - How to Customize Category Tags

akai advance main 3With the Virtual Instrument Player (VIP) software application, your entire VSTi library is controlled by one application.  This article walks through how to customize and adjust category tags associated with individual plugin presets.

 

 

 

 

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VIP - How to Build a Plugin Map

VIP is a powerful application that allows users to control virtually any VST plugin from their Akai Pro Advance, Alesis VX49 or M-Audio CTRL49 keyboards. To do so, the application utilizes "Plugin Maps" to connect the hardware controls to software parameters, as well as manage presets and settings. This guide will walk through creating a personalized map for a plugin.

 

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VIP - Managing Kontakt and other Expansion Plugins

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VIP gives you immediate access to any virtual instrument in your collection, with or without a DAW. It's a powerful way to play virtual instruments live or integrate them into a recording session. Kontakt is one of the most commonly used plugins, but because of it's unique structure, the process for using it inside of VIP requires a little more explanation. This guide will walk through using the VIP Plugin Manager to activate Kontakt and it's expansions. 

 

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