July 01, 2016
Introducing the new rekordbox™ video Plus Pack for rekordbox dj – Intuitive and responsive DJ performance using videos and images
We’re releasing the rekordbox™ video Plus Pack for rekordbox dj, which lets you bring videos into your performances. Using rekordbox dj and rekordbox video you can manage video and image files in rekordbox, then play and mix them live on any of the controllers in our DDJ range as if they were audio tracks.
Our video processing algorithm gives dependable video performance even when using high definition video files. You can add text and create slideshows on the fly, and Camera FX lets you show the live feed from a digital camera connected to your computer. The video and images are sent to a monitor or projector from your computer’s video output.
To buy the rekordbox video Plus Pack for rekordbox dj, follow these steps:
- Install the rekordbox music management application (version 4.2 onwards). Download it here for free (available from 23rd June 2016).
- Buy a rekordbox dj Plus Pack licence key here for $129 (if you don’t own one already) and install the Plus Pack.
- Buy a rekordbox video Plus Pack licence key here for $149.
If you’re a rekordbox dj monthly subscription user, you can use the video features without buying a licence key. Find out more about the rekordbox family.
The Plus Packs add performance features to our free rekordbox music management application:
Key features of the rekordbox video Plus Pack
- Excellent video performance and easy file access
Mix large video and image files with confidence thanks to our video processing algorithm, which ensures dependable performance. Manage all your music, image and video files in the same rekordbox library and use playlists and the search function to instantly access any file. Load image and video files to rekordbox decks as if they were audio tracks and play them live.
Video file formats (Windows): AVI, MPG, MP4, M4V, MOV
Video file formats (Mac OSX): MPG, MP4, M4V, MOV
Image file formats: JPEG, PNG, GIF (animated GIFs not currently supported)
- Camera output and interactive features
Connect a digital camera to your computer and send the video or images to the master deck in rekordbox video so the crowd can see themselves on-screen in real time. Prepare playlists of image files in advance so you’re ready for requests, and add text overlay on the fly to display requested messages.
- Video DJ features and FX
Use the crossfader to mix 2 video sources with a choice of 20 in-built FX thanks to Transition FX. Touch FX lets you add FX and adjust parameters by tracing on the x and y axes on the display.
- Plug-and-play with Pioneer DJ multiplayers and DJ controllers
Our compatible DJ controllers and multiplayers offer easy set-up and instinctive control. The new DDJ-RZX professional controller brings new features including three 7-inch touch screens for even more intuitive performances.
rekordbox video™ System requirements
||Windows 10, 8.1, 7 (64-bit, the latest service pack)
||Mac OS X 10.11, 10.10, 10.9 (Updated to the latest version)
|| 2.5GHz dual-core Intel® Core™ i5 or higher
|| 2.2GHz quad-core Intel® Core™ i7 or higher
||8GB or more of RAM
||16GB or more of RAM
||250MB or more of free space (not including space for storing music files, etc.)
||Resolution of 1280 x 768 or greater