Before getting started with your new MixMeister Express, Studio, or Fusion software they'll first need to be authorized. While there are several ways that you can do this, the most efficient method is entering the license directly into the iLok License Manager. This article walks through the easiest way to create an account and authorize your new software, as well as tips on deactivating and moving licenses for use on other computers.
When connecting your MIDI interface, for example the M-Audio M-Track or Akai MPC series controller, to a computer with a Mac operating system, you may sometimes face communication difficulties if you have previously had a DigiDesign product installed on that computer. This article walks through some common symptoms and how to resolve those connection troubles that may occur.
Using VST plugins within the MPC software is a great way to expand your creative possibilities. Because of its design similarities with Akai's longstanding line of MPC sequencers, MOTU BPM is a very useful tool when mapped properly to the pads of the MPC Renaissance or MPC Studio, allowing you to utilize its soundbanks in a way that closely mirrors a traditional MPC program.