Akai Force, MPC X, MPC Live의 최대 장점은 컴퓨터 없이 스탠드 얼론으로 작업할 수 있다는 것이지만 가끔은 데스크탑 DAW의 유연함이 필요할 때가 있다. 다행히 이번 달 펌웨어 업데이트를 통해 이제 Ableton Live와 연동이 될 예정이다. 덕분에 더욱 자유로운 작업 환경을 구축할 수 있을 것으로 기대되오니 본 제품의 유저들은 필히 이번 업데이트를 체크하기 바란다

펌웨어 업데이트 목록:

New in MPC Firmware 2.6

  • Grid Automation – Users can now input, edit and view automation in Grid Edit and Audio Edit.
  • Step Automation – Users can now input, edit and view automation in the Step Sequencer.
  • Support for up to eight submixes in the mixer window.
  • All-New TUI layouts for Akai Vintage effects.

New in Force firmware 3.0.3

  • Grid Automation – Users can now input, edit and view automation in Clip Event/Region editors.
  • Step Automation – Users can now input, edit and view automation in the Step Sequencer.
  • Functionality to export all clips or export a single clip – users can now export the clips in their Force project to audio, MIDI or MPC Pattern files.
  • Matrix Mode enhancements – Users can now copy, paste, create and delete clips from the Matrix mode.
  • Convert to Keygroup function – On a Drum track, users can quickly convert a sample assigned to a pad into a Keygroup track so they can play the sample chromatically.
  • Improved external keyboard support for scales selected in Force.
  • New Step Sequencer Mode – Mono Lanes, perfect for single line melodies and basslines.
  • Support for up to eight submixes in the mixer window.
  • Force now works as an audio interface in Computer Mode.
  • All-New TUI layouts for Akai Vintage effects.