About MIchael Hurwitz

CEO, MIDI Kinetics.

Composer Tools Pro Updated to v1.1.0

Composer Tools Pro v1.1.0 contains critical updates and is recommended for all users. You can download it by logging into your My Account page.   Introducing the Update Utility Composer Tools Pro now comes with a small Lemur project called the Update Utility. It is required for updating to this version. The Update Utility is [...]

November 28th, 2016|News|

Android Compatibility

Due to the wide variety of Android devices, MIDI Kinetics does not guarantee compatibility. That said, many of our customers are happy Android users. So, just to be clear: It's not whether the controller will work, it's how well. Lemur is Lemur. The issue is not compatibility. Lemur code is the same [...]

November 9th, 2016|General|

MK Connect Win updated to 1.0.8

Details: MK Connect now launches minimized to the system tray so that you don't have to close the window every time you restart your computer. Important Note: Please completely uninstall MK Connect Win v1.0 before installing. You can do this using the "Add/Remove Programs" feature of Windows. Don't worry-- your settings (including your licenses) will [...]

November 5th, 2016|News|

Understanding Lemur Targets: Getting MIDI In and Out of Lemur

Lemur Targets are message routers. They allow you to route groups of commands together so that they can share the same MIDI connection. You can think of them exactly like audio mix buses-- except for MIDI. What's great about Targets is that they allow you to separate out the [...]

September 15th, 2016|Troubleshooting|

Software Updates: Using an Upgrade Service

Occasionally, you will need to transfer your settings using a small module called an Upgrade Service. An Upgrade Service is just a temporary container to store your data so that you can transfer it between versions. Basically, you just drop it into your old version, press Save, copy/paste it into your new version, and press [...]

September 10th, 2016|Troubleshooting|

Software Updates: Transferring Settings to a New Version

Every MIDI Kinetics product comes with a container called "User" which contains all your custom settings and objects. Just replace the new one with your old one! Occasionally a product may have additional instructions, so please refer back to the knowledgebase. • Open your old version. Copy (⌘ / CTL + C) your [...]

September 10th, 2016|Troubleshooting|

Have an older iPad? Be VERY careful with this Lemur setting

As noted in the manuals, MIDI Kinetics requires that users with iPads older than iPad Air disable "Anti-alias Canvas objects" before attempting to upload projects to their iPads. It could cause a crash. You can find this setting in Lemur's "More Settings" page. That's fine, but what if you accidentally flip this setting back on, [...]

February 27th, 2016|Troubleshooting|

C_brains featured on Hispasonic

For Spanish speakers, C_brains is featured on Hispasonic. C_brains is the ultimate MIDI editor interface for Cubase with over 1200 Logical Editor presets. It's a tremendous time saving tool in an intuitive Canvas interface for Lemur 5. http://www.hispasonic.com/noticias/c_brains-para-lemur-edicion-midi-avanzada-cubase/40810

July 4th, 2015|News|

Junkie XL Touchscreen Tutorial´╗┐

Tom Holkenborg (a.k.a. Junkie XL), film composer extraordinaire for such films as Mad Max: Fury Road and 300: Rise of an Empire, has been posting a wonderful series of video tutorials covering a variety of topics in film scoring. Like all composers at Remote Control Studios, he uses Cubase, and in his latest video he [...]

July 4th, 2015|News|