Reviews and questions about the entry-level MPC500
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By RobS Thu Apr 21, 2016 12:06 pm

I've recently came upon excellent software MPCMaid and found out that
it's just a few steps from being perfect. So I decided to dust off the source
code and take a stab at fixing those last few things that annoyed me.

Here's the change-log:
  • Improved beatslicer! Left mouse click selects a marker & mouse wheel adjusts
    it's position, playing the slice doesn't block the application.
  • Copy & Paste pad parameters with Ctrl+C & Ctrl+V or with right mouse button!
  • Command line interface! Now you can assign MPCMaid to open PGM files in your
    file browser.
  • Better handling of audio playback. Fix lags & crashes on pulseaudio, limit
    the number of audio lines.
  • Minor bugs and annoyances. Missing image in splash screen, quit button quits
    all windows, fix sample loading on case-sensitive systems, ...

If anyone here uses MPCMaid, can you give it a try and maybe suggest what more
could be fixed or added? Or just what would *you* like to see in this application.

Thank you for any suggestions!

You can grab it here: ... d_beta.jar
or ... d_beta.exe
(Note that you still need to have Java installed to run the EXE).
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By TheUnfuckwithable Thu Apr 21, 2016 12:13 pm
Great, thanks!

The ability to zoom in and out of the waveform would come in handy for longer samples.

EDIT: Was about to request being able to nudge markers using a modifier + left/right, so we wouldn´t need to use the mouse for precise chopping. Turns out it´s already possible!

Last edited by TheUnfuckwithable on Thu Apr 21, 2016 3:58 pm, edited 1 time in total.
By nicokas Mon Apr 25, 2016 9:58 am
This unexpected update is great! I noticed some small malfunctions have been corrected... this application becomes more and more pleasant to use ....!

:worthy: :worthy: :worthy: :worthy:

For applications that I would find (if technically possible): the ability to insert longer samples in the "slice" section.... :nod:
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By JUKE 179r Fri Sep 28, 2018 8:28 am
Any updates on this?