Taste the Analog Sound of Flavor Pro
- CLASSIC VINTAGE SAMPLING EMULATIONS
- SAMPLE & BIT RATE REDUCTION
- DISTORTION & ANALOG SATURATION
- VINYL NOISE, CLICKS, POPS, RUMBLE, HUM
- TAPE DRIFT, DROPOUTS, AGE
- VINTAGE TAPE FLUTTER, WOBBLE MOVEMENT
- EQ PROFILES
- TUBE DISTORTION, RESISTORS
- HP/LP FILTERS
- VARIANT CONTROLS
- STEREO WIDTH ENHANCEMENTS
- Requires FORCE 3.2 or MPC 2.11.6 firmware update
- VST/AU/AAX versions also included! Purchase unlocks plug-in on three devices.
What’s Your Flavor?
Introducing Flavor Pro, our brand-new flagship lo-fi multi-effects plugin, designed to manipulate samples, melodies, loops, and instruments to the extreme for today’s modern lo-fi sound. Flavor Pro transforms the MPC/FORCE effects experience into a whole new future/retro landscape.
HEAR THE SOUNDS OF THE FLAVOR PRO
Features expansive presets crafted by the AIR engineering team. Listen to a preview to hear samples from this amazing multi-effects plugin.
At the heart of Flavor Pro ingredients are 6 powerful effects modules providing immersive Lo-Fi control with unlimited possibilities. Add instant effects such as Pitch Flutter, Tape Saturation, Tape Dropouts, Distortion, Drift to 12/8 Bit sampling, Vinyl rumble, hum, pops & crackle emulations. Whatever your music style, Flavor Pro’s powerful multi-effects layout allows instant vintage magic and manipulation on your production in a fast creative way.
WOBBLE & FLUTTER
Add “Wobble and Flutter” to your tracks, emulating the classic effect of vintage analog equipment like degraded tape machines and vinyl record players. With dedicated controls for Rate amount, Fast/Slow Speed, Drift, Stereo Width, X Modulation, Mix, and Vary Control.
SATURATION & DISTORTION
Add the vintage magical sound of analog saturation warmth, noise, and distortion. With nine models including Tube, Speaker, Vinyl, and Synth emulations, plus HP/LP Filter, Mix, and Vary Controls.
SAMPLE RATE & BIT RATE REDUCTION
Recreate the iconic lo-fi sound of vintage and classic old-school Akai MPC and S Series Samplers to VHS and cassette tapes. With dedicated bit crushing and sample rate reduction controls to color your sound. Also includes HP/LP Filter, Smooth, Glitch, Length, Envelope, Stereo and Vary Controls. The Flavor never stops!
TRUE VINYL NOISE EMULATION
Control the “true sound” and behavior of vinyl with accurate Crackle, Clicks, Pops, Hum, Rumble, and Noise emulations.
VOLUME - TAPE MACHINE DRIFT & DROPOUTS
Emulate the behavior of Reel 2 Reel Tape adding dropouts and drift. With dedicated controls for Rate amount, Fast/Slow Speed, Drift, Dropouts, Stereo width, Mix, and Vary Control.
TIMBRE - LO-FI EQ SOUND PROFILES
Add EQ color enhancements with 32 creative EQ profiles to shape your sound even further. From Lo-Fi Radio Resistors to 1930’s Gramophone and classic Boomboxes.
INTENSITY, MAIN OUTPUT HI/LP EQ, WIDTH & MAIN OUTPUT GAIN CONTROL
Control the overall amount of Flavor Pro’s effect across your sample groups and the main output channel. Enhance and create even more possibilities with the dedicated main output Hi-Pass and Low-Pass EQ Filters. Add stereo dimension, space, separation, and width to your productions along with main output gain control.
Unlock and explore “30 years” of lo-fi sampling history in a single powerful plugin.
Taste the Flavor yourself and add new ingredients to spice up your beats and instrument plugins.
QLINK Mapped Controls for Easy Sound Editing
Flavor Pro’s parameters are laid out to make full use of the vivid touchscreen, and use MPC’s Q-LINK mapping to put the most valuable instrument controls at your fingertips. Swap distortion models with a twist, change the effects balance with a turn, and find the tone you’re looking for with your Q-LINKS! The interface also gives you instant feedback, and straightforward touch controls get you deep into sound design territory.
"Akai just stepped up the sauce with AIR Flavor Pro!!! Presets alone putting me back to the vintage vibe!"
- MARCO POLO
Download the Demo for MPC Desktop
This plugin is only available for standalone MPC OS version 2.11.6 or MPC desktop version 2.11.6 (or later). Download a demo of the MPC desktop software now to try out this amazing new plugin! If you own a standalone MPC, you can demo these instruments by updating your MPC OS, navigating on your MPC to the “Authorize Plugins” section of the Preferences menu, logging into your inMusic account, and hitting Start Trial.DOWNLOAD MPC DEMO
Flavor Pro System Requirements
Flavor Pro is designed to support VST 2 and VST3 Plugin hosts as well as full support for AU, AAX, and MPC/FORCE Standalone systems. This software requires an internet connection. You will need to install Akai’s MPC desktop software version 2.11 or higher to use desktop versions of the plugins.
|Windows||Mac||MPC/FORCE Standalone Compatibility|
|Windows 10 (21H2) - Windows 11 (21H2)||macOS 10.15.7 Catalina - macOS 12.4 Monterey (M1 compatible - check Specific MPC Models for Driver Support)||Flavor Pro is designed to run on standalone MPC systems running version 2.11 or later, including:|
|2GB free disk space (20GB for all content recommended)||2GB free disk space (20GB for all content)||MPC One|
|4GB RAM (8GB recommended)||4GB RAM (8GB recommended)||MPC Live|
|Dual-core 2.5GHz CPU||Dual-core 2.5GHz CPU||MPC Live II|
|VST 2/3 compatible host||VST 2/3 Plugin compatible host||MPC X|
|AAX plugin compatible host||AAX plugin compatible host||MPC Key 61|
|AU plugin compatible host||FORCE|