With the Alesis VX49 USB/MIDI controller keyboard, you can load up your favorite VST software synthesizers, samplers and drum machines as if you were working on a standalone keyboard workstation. The included VIP software scans your instrument plug-ins, indexes all of their presets, maps out the controls, and allows you to switch sounds and tweak parameters on the fly, without ever touching your mouse. This article walks through how to setup the Alesis VX49 with FL Studio.
Connect the VX49 to your computer using a USB cable
Note: VX49 does have driver software in order for the midi controller work with the VIP software. please make sure the driver is installed.
You can obtain the included software for the Alesis VX49 by registering the product on the Alesis website. Here you can create your account, and then register your keyboard to have immediate access to your software downloads. The page will look like the picture shown below.
If you have difficulty locating a plugin within the FL Studio software, be sure FL Studio is reading plugins from the correct location where your plugins are installed.
Remember, FL Studio does not allow for native use of VST instruments, however FL Studio does have a built-in VST wrapper which allows for the inclusion of third-party VST instruments. Because of the use of this wrapper, VIP can open and be used in FL Studio, however the VX49 controller will not automatically map to the various functions in VIP.
To load VIP in FL Studio and then manually MIDI map various controls on the VX49 controller to VIP, follow the steps suggested belows:
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