Technology - BPM Supreme - July 22, 2020
Akai Pro Launches MPC Beats, a Free Beat Making Software for Beginners

Akai Professional, creator of the legendary MPC hardware, has launched MPC Beats, a brand new beat making software that is available to anyone as a free download. The MPC Beats DAW features an expansive 2GB content library, three built-in MPC plugins, plus MIDI hardware controller compatibility, making MPC Beats a great option for entry-level beat makers. Keep reading for more.

Based on the legendary MPC workflow, MPC Beats was built to help new music makers quickly and easily make great-sounding beats. It features over 80 audio FX plugins to warp, manipulate, and transform audio, providing endless possibilities for creativity. The included 2GB content library comes with drum kits and plugin instruments from the most popular MPC Expansion Pack sound libraries.

MPC Beats also lets you to record instruments or vocals with two stereo audio tracks and add live elements to your music. Plus, VST/AU compatibility provides more possibilities to add virtual instrument plugins and audio processing.

More features include:

  • 16 pads for triggering drum samples and loops
  • Piano roll to record midi notes
  • Sample editor to chop & edit
  • Browser to search & select sounds
  • Information section to select and navigate between tracks

MPC Beats is available now to anyone as a free download from the Akai Professional website. Akai Pro has also created the MPC Beats Academy full of videos to walk you through creating different styles of music with MPC Beats. Find out more about the series here.

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