3 Free MPC Program Editors – MPC Software

Here are 3 Free MPC Program Editors and MPC Software to help you create and edit MPC drum programs.

Free MPC Program Editors ( MPC Software )

MPC Software Editors

1. MPC Maid – Windows & Mac

MPC Maid - MPC Software Editors

MPC Maid is a software editor for the Akai MPC 1000, MPC 2500, and MPC 500

  • Works on Mac, PC, and other platforms (Java) and makes the edition of MPC programs files easy.
  • Switch between the MPC 500 12-pads layout or the MPC 1000 16-pads layout (also takes care of the correct number of filters and sliders thanks to the built-in machine profiles).
  • Simply drag and drop your sample files onto the pads, and it automatically assigns them, one on each pad or one on each sample layer.
  • Export the full program and every related sample file together to the target location of your choice.
  • Also features a semi-automatic slicing tool: drop your loop file to have it chopped into slices based on a beat detection mechanism.
  • Direct export of the chopped slices as multiple WAV files, one corresponding.PGM program file and one MIDI groove MIDI file.
  • Multiple windows, one window for one program, simply drag and drop a PGM program file will open a new window for this program.

2. Blue Box – Windows

Blue Box - MPC Software

BlueBox was developed for creating and editing programs for the Akai MPC1000. This solution automates some of the tedious tasks involved with creating programs using the MPC itself.

  • Save edited PGM file and all associated samples
  • Filters
  • Q-Link sliders
  • Copy individual pad, layer, mixer, envelope, and filter settings t- any number and combination of pads in one step
  • Playback samples in layers
  • Assign a sample to a range of pads (tune and MIDI trigger are automatically adjusted)

3. MPC Pad 187 – Mac

Free MPC Program Editors ( MPC Software )

MPC Pad 187 is an MPC program editor for the Akai MPC 1000, MPC 2500, and MPC 500. The application allows for easy editing and creation of MPC program files.

4. Paid: RS-16X

RS-16X - MPC Software Program Editor

Sequence & Song style stand-alone drum machine program with virtual controller pads & keyboard.

Creates drum tracks without any external devices.

Related: Free Online Drum Machines

I hope you enjoy these free MPC software program editors.

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Mark V. at Hip Hop Makers

Written By Mark V.

Hip Hop Makers is a music production website that launched in 2008 to teach music lovers how to make music, sell beats, and make money from music.


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  1. Thanks man I’ve been looking for a good Mac App like this.

  2. Is it also good for 2000xl?

  3. @Side Brain

    Yea, it should work.

  4. This is great, didn’t really know they had programs like this

  5. @Rob C

    There are even more programs out there to do this, except they aren’t free. So I didn’t post them.

  6. You forgot RS-16x for Mac OSX

  7. @Money Madeoff

    Yea I saw that one, but I didn’t post it because it wasn’t free. But thanks for sharing the link.

  8. I use mpc maid and it is crazy !

  9. It doesn’t work on my pc

  10. I got the RS-16x and it’s like that. But it’s a little too detailed when I need to put a program together quickly. I’ll give this one a try. Yo thanks for posting this.

  11. mpc maid

  12. MPC Maid ( Mac & PC )

  13. What about mpc 5000?

  14. thank you very much

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