MPC Stems for MPC2 Desktop equips producers everywhere with powerful audio separation tools to seamlessly extract individual harmonic and rhythmic elements from any sample.


Frequently Asked Questions 

Is MPC Stems Separation available for MPC Beats?

No, MPC Stems Separation is only available for the Full MPC2 Software & MPC OS Standalone Hardware.

You can purchase the MPC2 software HERE

Is MPC Stems Separation available for MPC Standalone?

Yes, as of MPC 2.15 -Stems Separation is available for MPC Standalone hardware. 

This applies to the following MPC products: 

  • MPC Live Series 
  • MPC One 
  • MPC One +
  • MPC X
  • MPC Key 61
  • MPC Key 37

To use Stems Separation on your MPC Standalone hardware, please update the firmware built to 2.15 

Akai Pro MPC | Firmware Update Walkthrough 

I've already purchased Stems for the MPC2 software, do I need to buy it again for standalone?

No, if you purchased Stems Separation for MPC2/Controller mode, you do not need to purchase this again.

Your purchase will be tied to your inMusic Profile available for you to activate from the activation pane as long as you're running MPC 2.15. 

My MPC Hardware isn't listed above, can I still use Stems?

If you own the full MPC2 Software, yes you can still purchase and use Stems!

If you own older MPC Hardware and the full MPC2 Software, you won't be able to achieve 1:1 integration with Stems via controller mode, however, Stems will still be available from build 2.14 onwards; you'll need to navigate features and functions directly on your computer. 

What are the System Requirements for Stems? 


MPC 2.14 Update:

Windows 10 (21H2) - Windows 11 (21H2)

2GB free disk space (20GB for all content recommended)

4GB RAM (8GB recommended)

Dual-core 2.5GHz CPU

Internet connection


MPC 2.14 Update:

macOS 12 - MacOS 14 (M Chip compatible - check Specific MPC Models for Driver Support)

2GB free disk space (20GB for all content)

4GB RAM (8GB recommended)

Dual-core 2.5GHz CPU

Internet connection

How does MPC Stems Separation Work?

How do I Install & Activate MPC Stems Separation? 

We've put together this step-by-step article to help users complete the installation and activation process 

Akai Professional | Stems Separation - How to Install and Activate Stems

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