CNET Editors' review
Being a DJ is cool, but the cost of equipment is not. PCDJ DEX 2 for Mac is a mixing program for music and video that is fully loaded with features and possibilities offered at a reasonable price.
PCDJ DEX 2 for Mac allows the user to mix music and video and even make karaoke files. The program automatically loads existing music and video files into the interface. You can add additional sound elements using external microphones, CD players and turntables. The media files are easily accessible and can be transferred to the mixing decks by dragging and dropping. The interface even allows for live scratching on audio files. The user can choose between two or four decks on the interface, as well as a selection of preset window sizes. Due to the many configurations and functions that this program has, you can create multipart remixes with ease. Saved files are playable through iTunes. The free trial is limited to sessions of 20 minutes, but all functions are available. The full version of the program retails for $229 and is capable of running on both Mac and Windows platforms.
PCDJ DEX 2 for Mac is a fully loaded remixing program that is capable of creating music, video and karaoke files. This program is suitable for both amateur and professional DJs.
Editors' note: This is a review of the trial version of PCDJ DEX 2 for Mac 2.5.2.
From Digital 1 DJ:
PCDJ DEX 2 for MAC is our all-encompassing professional DJ software that's simple enough for the novice, but feature rich enough for any seasoned DJ. Look no further, DEX 2 does it all - whether you're mixing audio, video, or even karaoke files DEX gives you full control over your media allowing you to do more in the mix than ever before. With our ultra-accurate automatic beat-mixing, your songs will always stay in sync, allowing you to focus on the other aspects of your mix. Since DEX 2 offers no latency playback; loops, hot cues, and all playback controls are as responsive as possible, whether you're using a keyboard and mouse or a DJ MIDI controller. So load up DEX 2, import you tunes, and cue up your imagination - DEX 2 is the total entertainment solution, accept no compromises!
What's new in this version:
- fixed: bug dealing with corrupted mp3 tags
- added new controllers: Hercules DJ Console 4Mx, Hercules DJ Control Air+, Hercules DJ4set, Numark 4Trak
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"Great DJ and Video mixing software"
Version: PCDJ DEX 2 2.0
Great beat matching, video mixing and scratching. Love the time stretching key lock feature, best I've used,
Wish there were more skins available, but PCDJ says they are coming soon.
Best PCDJ DJ/VJ software yet!
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