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DEX 3.4 Pre-Release Available For Download

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DEX 3.4 (DJ, VJ and Karaoke Software) for MAC and Windows pre-release has just dropped with a myriad of new features and performance improvements.

DEX 3 is designed for DJs that want to provide their audience with the total multimedia experience, and you can download the pre-release below and take it for a test spin today.

The 3.4 update is fairly major, with many under-the-hood upgrades and a sprinkling of additional features including a new BPM detection engine (which is more of a “beat map”) and improved Auto-Cue that will maximize and strengthen DEX 3’s core mixing capabilities.  Another notable addition is support for Icecast; you can now broadcast your mixes via internet radio (we’ll release documentation for how to use Icecast in DEX 3 shortly!)

Our development team has worked hard to bring you the best DJ mixing software platform available, releasing updates monthly.   While this update is quite robust what we have in store for 3.5 is truly exciting, and for many game-changing — but we won’t get let the cat out of the bag just yet!

Here’s What’s New And Improved In PCDJ DEX 3.4

Changes:

  • Brand new BPM detection engine (beta)
  • Icecast support (beta) – broadcast your live mix
  • Loop “Slip mode” setting – when exiting the loop it will continue as if no looping occurred (from the position it ought to be)
  • Auto-Cueing completely revamped:
  • Automatically detected mix-in and mix-out cue points
  • Setting to use either soft sounds or percussion for the in/out cue points detection
  • Setting to use or not Auto-cueing when loading and for Auto-Mix
  • FX engine refactoring (internal)
  • Samplers improvements incl. Sampler play modes (normal, stutter, instant/momentary), recording, waveform, cutoff filter, monitoring (pre-listen)
  • Controllers can now be detected using USB VID:PID also on Mac
  • Denon MC-6000 MK2 fully supported (Script included)
  • When exiting search DEX 3 restores the last viewed list/folder
  • Graphics rendering improvements (eg. better looking text)
  • Setting to change between then new and the old (compatibility mode) BPM detection
  • Other bug fixes and performance optimizations

Known issues:

  • Icecast problems with metadata (not always updating) and problems keeping/making the connection sometimes (solution: restart the app)
  • Some have reported distortion with some sound card configurations (were are looking into this now)

NOTE: This DEX 3.4 DJ Software Update Will Overwrite Your Existing DEX 3 Version Upon Installation

*If you have any problems with 3.4, you can re-install DEX 3.3.3 from the DEX 3 support page HERE

10 replies
    • Ryan Sherr
      Ryan Sherr says:

      Thanks, we’ve just updated the MAC releases and have fixed the issue. Please try downloading DEX 3.4 for MAC again and it should run beautifully!

  1. Mark
    Mark says:

    WOW! Absolutely fantastic!

    I don’t know what y’all did… but this 3.4 version is letting me load my tracks… zip-a-dee do da FAST!

    Lovin’ it!

    The other added features are super duper too! Thanks!

    Y’all are spot on with what y’all are doing… and… I’m honored and proud to be a PCDJ user!

    Thanks so much! Keep up the good work!

    Cheers!

  2. David Egan
    David Egan says:

    Hi Ryan, how can I update my current version of Dex to this new update?? it only gives me option to input details and download 30min trial version… looks good though

    • Ryan Sherr
      Ryan Sherr says:

      David, all PCDJ DJ software versions are ‘free trials’ until activated. So if you already have DEX 2 or DEX 3 installed, simply make sure it’s not open (close it down if so) and install the free trial of DEX 3.4 – it will overwrite your existing release updating it (you won’t need to activate the software again).

  3. juan carlos
    juan carlos says:

    buenas noches la verdad yo siempre he sido seguidor de pcdj dejenme decirles que las primeras versiones que eran solo para mp3 super bien luego no se que paso y lo fueron dañando al producto hasta que volvi a ver pcdj dex y me da mucha curiosidad de volver a trabajarlo espero que lo sigan haciendo el mejor programa para djs del mundo mejoren lo aun mas suerte

    • Ryan Sherr
      Ryan Sherr says:

      Gracias! DEX 3 es una importante actualización de software con muchas características para la mezcla de audio, video y karaoke. Creemos que todavía es muy fácil de usar. Háganos saber lo que piensas!

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